Song of the Day: Katy Perry - Wide Awake
This morning after eating my well proportioned breakfast of a health food "pastry" and cup of non-fat yogurt, I thought to myself, "Well, that was
good but I'm not full." Then I realized that I wasn't hungry either.
the years I have changed the word "full" from meaning satisfied to
stuffed, or overstuffed. I had decided that if I wasn't feeling heavy
and slightly sluggish by the time I was done eating, then I didn't eat
enough, and therefore I wasn't "full." I semi-recently read an article
about how French parents teach their children about food. One thing
that really stuck out to me was that instead of asking their children if
they "are full" they ask if they "are still hungry." It's amazing how
one little word can change the entire meaning of a concept. Even
though I was a little in awe of this revelation, it obviously didn't
change my thinking because I still ate until I was past full for the
next few months. But this morning, as I was reflecting on my own level
of fullness/not-hungry-ness, I remembered those words.
So yes, I may not be "full" but I'm not hungry either. And that's a good thing.