I attempted more cooking at home, and getting more vegetables into my diet. I even started eating salads at lunch, and recently tried diet shakes for breakfast, figuring the vitamins, protein and controlled calories couldn't hurt.
The thing is - I'm hungry during the day. It's probably not a true hunger; I don't really think I need more calories. I'm thinking it's more out of boredom or stress or a combination thereof.
But - it's still a problem. Why? Because I get
I just really see no reason why I should have to choose between happy and healthy. While I know I need to improve my diet - I firmly believe I should be able to have both. Some of it is a mental adjustment in my attitude towards food - but a large portion of it is finding new ideas.
Cause let's face it - food isn't going to stop making me happy. And life is better for everyone when I'm happy.
So, I guess I need some healthy snacks that I can keep on hand, to eat that will satisfy the hunger - without piling on empty calories? Suggestions welcome and appreciated.