What’s a balanced diet, anyway?

April 6, 2018

 

Some days I’m fueled by lean meats, leafy greens, and quinoa. Other days, I’m fueled by Starbucks, cupcakes, reddi-whip, and Diet Dr. Peppers. And you know what? That makes me happy.

Getting healthy isn’t about being militant with your diet and exercise. It’s about being proactive. Sure, eating like a garbage disposal for 4 days in a row for lunch and dinner isn’t going to make me feel the best (I’ve totally done this), but it sure doesn’t make me a failure. Even if you eat like a tornado for 7 or more days in a row, YOU ARE NOT A FAILURE.

 

You know why?

Diets don’t teach you how to eat at the ballpark. They don’t take into account b