The Diet That Works for Me
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I was struck by the idea of the body being not just a â€œtempleâ€ butâ€”rituallyâ€” an â€œaltar.â€Â Not many of us have temples in our homes but most of us spiritual-minded people do have altars, sometimes more than one.Â What if we respected our bodies and held them as sacred as we do our altars?
I promised a while ago that I would explain my I-feel-great diet.Â Itâ€™s not really a diet so much as finding the right foods and processes that work for me. I was on this particular regimen for two months, went off of it because of some situations at the office that didnâ€™t allow me to follow it, and now Iâ€™m back on it.Â Within a day or two of going off this eating plan, I felt awful again, and within a day or two of re-initiating it, I felt good again, with lots of energy.Â My weight has fluctuated, mainly because Iâ€™ve dropped fat pounds and replaced them with muscle pounds but rather than let the scales determine my good mood, Iâ€™m letting how I feel physically determine my good mood.
I know what works and doesnâ€™t for my metabolism, and my doctor agreed that it was a good plan.Â This isnâ€™t dietary advice for anyone else and Iâ€™m not here to tell you what to doâ€”itâ€™s just a glimpse into something that works for me and you can decide for yourself if itâ€™s something you want to investigate….
Thank you for reading!Â The complete version of this article is now included in Give Your Life Direction.