Like a lot of people, I’ve spent no small amount of time thinking about the future and how great of a time it would be to do all of the things I should probably be either doing or at least working toward in the present. There really is no time like the present, as they say. Nevertheless, deciding on goals and directions does require some thought of the future, and sometimes it’s just fun to imagine how things could possibly go later down the road.
For me, one of the hardest things to bring out of the future and into the present is a healthy diet. I love food. I love healthy food…. but I also love horribly unhealthy food like pizza, pudding, cake, chips, chocolate–pretty much anything excessively salty or sweet. I’ve got a stage performance coming up this November that will have me shirtless in front of many people and surrounded by fellow cast members who are in excellent shape. You’d think that would be good enough motivation for me to not order pizza once a week and sneak chocolate and bags of chips into my grocery basket nearly every day, but the reality of the matter is that I have very little self control when it comes to food.
One day, though… One day I’ll have self control and get into the best shape of my life. I’ve just got to make sure that day comes before November 23rd, which means I need to start starving my inner fat kid (his name is Clarence). The problem is that I’ve got a Pizza Hut coupon I’m just dying to use for lunch tomorrow, and the idea of not getting it just makes me terribly sad.
I’ve nodded off at least five times in front of the computer since I started typing out this post, so I guess I’ll be going to bed now.