So I’m currently in Southampton and the amount of drinking and eating out is playing havoc on my body! I’m itching to get back to the gym to start lifting weights and doing those much needed ab crunches. However, when I think about my lifestyle in general, I find myself struggling to eat healthily. Especially when it costs a lot more dollar than eating unhealthy foods.
Shopping for healthier alternatives such as vegetables, fruit, fresh fish and meat can cost a lot of money. As an actress, being self-employed and constantly trying to get promo jobs just to get by, means that eating healthier foods that are more expensive, take place at the bottom of you’re budget list.
Let’s be honest, food like salads don’t even last that long and it’s not as if you can freeze them either! I did have a brief point where I actually made some homemade soups and they did taste quite nice but that takes a lot of time and effort. I think maybe it’s to do with the on the go lifestyle I currently have, that I’m unable to to make homemade soups and take them to work because my work rarely involves a staff kitchen.
It’s a tough balance because I love food and anyone who knows me, will know that I’m constantly thinking about food (no joke it’s only mind all the time). Food is something that I can’t skimp on because I just love it so much! I don’t think I have the ability to skip meals or have meal replacements. The slim fast that I’m taking on and off doesn’t seem to have much effect.
Maybe my healthier lifestyle, eating wise will arrive when I’m more set in a routine. Maybe when I land a television or a film role….
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