I need to get something off my chest. I am just gonna lay it all out – and it might not be pretty.
I WENT TO KFC THIS WEEKEND! *insert sad, but sort of enjoyed it, emoji here* Oh my gosh I feel so much better already.
Here’s the deal, and the reason I am sharing this with you, I by NO MEANS have my food act completely together. Do I try very hard to keep my diet in check? Yes, I really do. But do I have the ability to fall victim to the Colonel on days when my head is pounding so hard I think it might explode & my stomach wants nothing but pure grease (a.k.a. a hangover…)? Yes, okay?! I’M HUMAN! I do not want to give any illusions with this blog that healthy eating comes easy to me all the time – it is still a conscious decision I make everyday. I didn’t just wake up one day and hate doritos and red wine & only want to eat chicken and vegetables. (That will never happen.)
BUT here is the thing…the key to my healthy relationship with food has been moving on. Not focusing on the fact that I could have (and probably should have) made a better choice. I didn’t – that’s that. And feeling sad, mad, embarrassed, or guilty about it isn’t going to change that I, Shauna the paleo cooking blogger, ATE A KFC BOWL. However, can I try to catalog those feelings and retrieve them the next time I have had one too many drinks on a girls night out and am feeling a little rough the following day? I sure can! And that’s my point to all of this folks – no one is perfect. We are all trying to balance our lives with health choices. Hopefully we make more healthy choices than not, AND THIS RECIPE CAN BE ONE OF THEM! Great segue, I know…