Do You Have Metabol-Envy?

January 31, 2015 3:21 AM

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Yesterday, I sat with a friend, and she said if she could have one wish it would be to be able to eat whatever she wanted and not gain weight. I clarified, "You mean instead of your family being healthy or world peace?" She said, "Well one wish or thing I could change about myself." I think I believe that last part. The truth is, I hear all about these friends, siblings or coworkers who can eat whatever they want. I've sent the majority of session consoling clients over metabolic diversity (or injustice in their eyes). "I have to work so hard at this," or "I am eating the salad while they are having fries" -- I've heard it all and have a few things to say about these "everything eaters."

If I have any form of envy it's confidence envy. I would love (though maybe not since I turned 40) to be the person who parades around in a bathing suit or feels no need to cover up. My friend gave me some advice about this one. She said it's all about practice. People who are super comfortable on t...

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