It’s Fat Tuesday, and the name could not possibly be more apt.
My work pants are so tight I’m in danger of busting out of them and I feel like crap. I think I’ve given myself too many free passes to eat badly because I’ll be committing to CrossFit and a clean eating program in just a couple of weeks. But why?
Do I want to start off at an even heavier weight, with even more to lose? Are a few slices of pizza worth that?
This Fat Tuesday is the end of my fat days. As Dave Ramsey says, “If you want to be rich, do rich people stuff. If you want to be broke, do broke people stuff.” And if you want to be healthy, do healthy people stuff.
So what is healthy people stuff? Well, here’s what it’s not. It’s not pressing your snooze button six times so you run out of time to make a healthy breakfast and lunch. It’s not getting home from work, immediately putting on PJs and parking yourself on the couch. It’s not ordering pizza because the idea of tilpaia and asparagus for dinner is just so….blah.
So long, Fat Tuesday–and so long, Fat Kristen. We are doing healthy people stuff from here on out.