I woke up yesterday morning, put on my office wear to work, stand in front of the mirror admiring myself when my hubby poked his head through the door with his ridiculous grin, "L, have you seen your side profile?" I froze and I was in a daze for a moment. I suppose he must be referring to my tummy bulge. As soon as my hubby walked away, I eyed my reflection in the mirror miserably. He was right. The sight of the bulge was obvious and making its presence felt all right. There I was, the older I become, the more I exercise, the less I eat and yet my tummy bulge got worse. duh!
But I thought I had it under control. For years, I thought all I needed was Trudtox tea for a flattering tummy. I guess now that I'm hitting over mid 30's, the method of shedding the belly fat has made it more difficult for me. sob! sob! But fat days hit all of us, you just have to know why and how to handle them. Looks like I need to adopt other desperado measures to get rid of the unwanted inches from my jelly belly. One of the programs that sounds too good to be true is the Flat Belly Diet, the diet everyone is talking about! Incase you haven't heard of it, the program leads readers step by step, day by day, meal by meal, towards a flatter belly...and a longer, healthy manner.
According to the editor of Prevention Magazine, the gimmick of this diet is to eat healthy fats (Monounsaturated Fatty Acids or MUFAs) at every meal. The good thing about MUFAs is that they specifically focus on eliminating belly fat! Gee....I guess the more MUFAs you consume, the more you lose belly fat. Now I am liking the sound of that!
God willing, I hope I can whip my body back on track with a combination of strict diets, workouts, discipline and persistency.