The Healthy Junk Chronicles: My Journey with Junk (Healthy and Otherwise)

Kitchen counter

Kitchen counter (Photo credit: lorda)

It’s been a while since I posted on this blog. Heck, I didn’t even wish anyone Happy Holidays on this blog. That sucks. :x

I’ve been concentrating so much of my Fight dis-ease! blog and on my life, I totally neglected this blog. I must admit that I thought about it a lot – the different topics and posts that I could share with you – but nothing ever came to fruition. I was developing that necessary focus needed to maintain all the things I need to do with excellence.

With that said, let’s get to the junk! ;)

My life, no matter how much it seems I am improving on it, is a junk filled mess. I have clutter out the wazoo, I have clutter in my mind and I’m doing so much, I don’t have time to clear the junk out of my body. (doesn’t this sound familiar?) 2010 was filled with all kinds of ups and downs and I did my best to navigate through it with ease of mind.

Unfortunately for me, my ease of mind came in various forms – clutter, chocolate, carbonated sodas (organic of course! :p), wasteful spending (when I get depressed, I don’t eat. I shop) and whatever else ails me that ego doesn’t want to recall – and the second part of last year as spent finding ways to cut down or cut out all this junk!
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The Healthy Junk Chronicles: My Experiment with Junk II

What’s good everybody?

I hope you’re all enjoying this Earth Day and did your level best to be green…even if it’s only for one day! ;)

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I wanted to continue with my experiment with Junk Food and what I have done, so far, to rectify my situation.

disclaimer time!

Everything I am about to discuss from here out, you don’t have to do. You can try it and if you like it, then, go ahead and make it happen. Otherwise, wait for me to get specific and explain certain things before making a decision. It don’t make sense to ride the horse if you don’t know how to ride! ^^

When I got home from running, disgusted with my time and how I felt, I sat down and decided to make some changes. The first change I was going to make was how I was going to budget my money for food. Usually, I’m hungry. I see how much $$ I have. I then go downstairs and buy whatever will last me for the day. Then, I would wake up the next morning hungry and feeling funky.

I needed to buy enough for a week. Refrigerated, Microwave it (we’ll talk about that soon too. I told you I’m a “flexitarian” (lol)) and save it for later…I was all for that. So I went to my stores and bought dried cranberries (in bulk), a bunch of pears, 2 Macro/Vegan Noodle meals (Pad Thai and Udon Noodles), an organic microwaveable meal (yo, Whole Foods got it…don’t sleep!), some chocolate (I can’t wait to talk about this with you but first things first! (siffle)), and my gallon of water. Continue reading