Coles Bites

A food journal of a teenager with a mission to be and eat healthy

A leap of faith February 29, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — colesbites @ 6:01 pm

Once every four years, February has an extra day. Companies usually give away something for free or have some sort of one day sale. To me, its just a day really. One more shot to make it could, maybe run a little harder or sleep a little longer. I always feel that the beginning of each month is like a fresh slate. A chance to make a change in your life.

Aside from that, Lent recently started last Wednesday. The past few years I would I’ve up sweets but when I come to think of it, I very rarely eat them anyways anymore. Instead of giving up gum, coffee or diet soda, which I’m trying to cut back on, I decided to be more positive and look for the future. We should take care of ourselves and stop beating ourselves up over silly things in life. I tend to be way to critical of myself, like many people are. I tend to over analyze things in life, how I’m do in school, how I look, if I fit in, and by worrying and stressing over things like this takes the joy out of life. 

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Spring break begins next Friday already but today it doesn’t quite feel that way. I like being home since Im rarely there anymore but I do enjoy the freedom of living on my own away at college. 

Getting to the eat: my typical breakfast is oatmeal with almond milk and a banana, lunch is always soup and a cup of vegetables and dinner is the exact same thing as lunch. SO boring, I know. Come spring break, it will change as my options are varied a lot more than at school. 

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