Monday, December 10, 2007
so i have found a new way to motivate myself. last night i thought mark called me a hippopotamus, and i got really upset and cried myself to sleep. it was a misunderstanding, but this morning i found myself saying no to grazing and eating chocolate because that's what hippos do and i am not a hippo. I am not a hippo! so i will not eat or act like one! this is my new emotional eating weapon. whenever i feel like grabbing something bad (or even something healthy when i'm not hungry) i just have to tell myself i am not a hippo and it makes me stop, think, and walk away. this event which torn down my self esteem for a little while built me back up and inspired me to go further.