Petrina: I’m all
over the place lately. Can’t seem to get it going. Don’t seem to be able to
stop once I get it going. The family’s been putting up with me, but I know it’s
been wearing on them.
I don’t even know what’s the matter. I keep thinking it’s
this diet I’m on. Lots of proteins. None of the old fats and carbohydrates.
awful ‘P’. What’s Scott think about it?
doesn’t know what to make of me. But he’s with me. He says that if it’s the
diet that doing it, I should get off the diet.
Grace: I had
something like that happen to me when I was dieting to lose my weight. My emotions were all over the
place, and I was too. I finally settled it for myself, though. When I realized
that there was a good part of me that was not happy with who I was, I saw that
it was not the diet itself. Losing weight was what was making it so I could see
just how upset I was about who I was.
I put it this way to myself: When I was losing my excess
weight, I didn’t have the fat or the food to cover up or distract me from my
feelings about who I was. I couldn’t straighten that out myself, and I went to