a health rebuttal

I’ve had several people criticize me lately, saying I don’t eat well enough or that I don’t take my health seriously enough. Now I grant you, I should get more exercise than I do currently, but I think overall, I take my health pretty seriously.

In my defense, from CalorieKing, here is my average daily food intake for the past year.
Now granted, I didn’t enter what I ate every single day, but I did do it fairly regularly for several months, and very honestly. Although I haven’t entered it as religiously lately, I did enter what I ate for the past few days, and it’s in line with the averages.

As you can see, it’s a fairly high-fiber, low-fat, low-sugar, low-sodium diet, while still maintaining plenty of calories and a healthy proportion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.

I am also within 5 pounds of my ideal weight.

Of course, none of that seems to matter, since I have developed gall bladder issues, I’m viewed as a failure. It’s always the negative things people point out, never the positives.

It’s one of the things I don’t like about doctors – they are quick to point out faults and problems, but seldom do they mention the things you are doing *right* – they always focus on the negative, because healthy people don’t interest them.

2 thoughts on “a health rebuttal”

  1. Whoever told you that you don’t eat right obviously doesn’t know what they are talking about and should keep quiet. I know from hanging out with you on a constant basis that your overall diet is extremely healthy. Everyone has weekends where they indulge. This is normal. I should eat like you do. I’d probably drop a lot of this weight if I did! 🙂

    I *did* walk to the nursing parking lot today from work! Even though I was tired after my shift, I know it’s the only exercise I’ll get today. I’m going to try to do that every day, unless it’s raining buckets or something. 🙂

  2. Hey, you eat a helluva lot more healthy than I do! Other people are ignorant. I’d say the gall bladder thing is probably genetic.

    love J.

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