Getting Back On Your Feet After Falling Off the Wa

Chelsey Hudon
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first. - The Lizard King

May 08,2018

Following up on two of my previous articles entitled, “KetoCraze”, I thought i’d better circle back and touch on the emotional tole it can bare, not only as a suggestion to others but also as a reminder to myself. 

Being gentle with yourself can be one of the hardest things to accomplish. We seem to take in consideration the feelings of the others before we regard our own. 

Especially when it comes to our appearance.

I must admit, when entering into this new way of living and eating, I became mildly obsessed.

With every calorie counted, I was weighing myself every day in hopes to see a change, allowing the mirror to consume every glance. I even began to shame myself If I were tempted to stray from the diet. 

I have also never been one to force my views on others, but I found myself examining other’s meal choices, and would occasionally wind up spitting mini lectures, that I AM SURE other’s could’ve done without. 


But with “cheat days” came lessons. I am slowly learning to be more gentle with myself and remind myself that I am only human and I urge others to show themselves the same lenience when beginning something new. 

Do not deny or deprive yourself, and do not hold yourself in contempt. 

You are allowed to live and enjoy life and that includes a passion for the palate! 

All things in moderation.. however, if you are to COMPLETELY fall off the diet band wagon one day (like I have), just saddle up and get right back on the next day! 

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