So I was working out last night at Anytime Fitness and every machine has it's own personal TV attached so you can plug your ear buds and watch mindlessly while working your butt off.
I love the idea that I get to watch my stories when they air on TV, but the worst part of it is the COMMERCIALS!
Any commercials about food: a restaurant, fast food, soda, crisps and snacks, cookies, cakes! Every time I see these commercials, I want to eat those things. I want them in my mouth. Right. Now.
I know this would derail all of my weight loss progress (-50 lbs since May 2013, woohoo!) and give me the worst heartburn, and basically be the bane of my existence.
I struggle so hard with cravings. I'm an over eater, or binge eater, I have been since I can remember, but it became a problem when I went off to college. Now that it's 8 years later, things have been slightly more manageable, but cravings have been so strong lately that I have given in a few times within the last month.
I was just recently diagnosed with Type 2, in the beginning of November 2013, so I'm still trying to figure things out.. I know I want to lose more weight to get to my goal of 160 lbs, to do that I need to lose 30 lbs. I can't do that if I'm giving in to my cravings all the time.
It has been such a huge challenge to see those foods on TV commercials and not get to have them, or have shame/guilt when I do indulge (in moderation).
My conclusion is that TV commercials are evil and even though I get to watch my stories, I should have other things to do and look at when those commercials come on.
PS Apologies for my rantings and ravings.