Food for Thought – Day 6

I think I’m finally starting to understand the cognitive dissonance – feeding my soul can – and should – be done with something other than food. My body is a wholly different story.




I’m so confuddled

need to feed my body well

soul doesn’t need food.



Cartoon Credit: James John Malcolm


Trying out a new series: a month with a food theme – trying to help myself toward health. I don’t know where they’ll go – longings, choices, food-lust. Hey – life is a journey. And you have to eat…

About armsakimbobook

I'm a mother, a lawyer, a feminist, a writer, a potter, and an inveterate and unapologetic New Yorker. My book, Arms Akimbo: A Journey of Healing, tells of my journey of healing over a number of years, learning to live a full life after I was molested by my father at a very young age. I live in Maynard, MA, with my wife and and our two moose-cats, Samson and Hercules. My daughter used to live with me part-time, but she's all grown up now and in her junior year of college, which I can't quite fathom, since she was born about five minutes ago...
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4 Responses to Food for Thought – Day 6

  1. I have found that nuts have been the way for me to go on the health issue. Although they are high in fats and calories they are good fibre, very healthy and it can satiate the appetite to some degree (knowing full well if you want chocolate nothing will suffice)

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  2. The soul needs spiritual I’m afraid. but I get your drift. I also have a love affair with dieting that does not ever seem to go right. 🙂

    Thank you for the follow. 🙂 Doing same.

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