"Is That You In the Mirror?"
That's the title I gave my nutrition/fitness seminar because it asks the right question -- is who you see when you look in the mirror really you? I spent years avoiding mirrors so as not to have to answer that question. Now, after having lost 55 pounds and putting on a lot of muscle over the last couple of years, I can say, "Yeah, that's me in the mirror, and I like what I see."
It is really not difficult to get to that point in life. It is simply a matter of deciding to do it and having a fool-proof system to get it done, one that provides the accountability we all need to get anything done. (I will be at Fitness International in San Miguel de Allende this Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m. talking about it. If you're in the area, come by. More dates in other locations coming soon . . .)
One of the few "rules" we play by at plus50fitness.com is this: "If you can't tell what it was, don't eat it." What I mean by that is so much of our food is so processed that you cannot tell what it once was in the original form. You can tell a peanut was a peanut. But you can't tell what your Coco Puffs once were, now can you? Nope, you can't.
We learned this lesson (again) today reading the papers about the lawsuit filed against Taco Bell. Seems