I sit at my piano. The pads of my fingers rest on the ivories. I take a deep breath, and as I exhale, my fingers begin to play Mendelssohn's Rondo Capriccioso. My fingers fly across the keys, the muscle memory still so deeply ingrained in my hands. It has been 20 years since I've performed that piece on stage. I spent hours and hours drilling these chord progressions and passages through rote memorization that they weaved their way into the very fabric of my being. Now I play these complicated passages of notes without even thinking. The music- it's just a part of me.
Changing the way we eat is a similar process. It takes time. There are iterations and adjustments that have to be made. But after awhile, you find your momentum. You practice making the right decision. At first, it's really hard. It takes energy and work. But after awhile, you get the hang of it. You make the right food decisions more often, and pretty soon, healthy eating is just a part of you.
Today I received a review from my client who I'm so proud of. He is well on his way in this journey, and it's stories like his that make me so grateful to be doing the work that I do.
If you're looking for some guidance and would like to partner with me on your journey to feeling healthier and stronger, I'd love to help you. I understand that it's about progress, not perfection. Along any journey, there are obstacles and detours, but it helps to have a guide who knows the way, who knows your goals and where you want to go, and who can steer you on the right path. And pretty soon you'll realize that making healthy food choices is just a part of you.