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16. On a Healthy Diet
It was hard to eat healthy at school.
was even harder when Jessica entered college. Everywhere
went it seemed as if she was surrounded
unhealthy food. From the dining hall pizza to
coffee shops at every corner, it was hard
her to eat healthy every day. She also
to balance many activities and classes. She felt
had no time to cook or find healthy
. She often stopped at fast food places and
The unhealthy food often left her
tired. She did not have the energy at
end of the day and often felt sleepy.
decided she needed to alter her eating habits.
wanted to stop eating so unhealthy, but she
not know how. She decided to start by
out coffee. At first it was hard since
drank coffee almost every day. By the end
the week, she felt better. She was also
a lot of money by not having to
a drink every day, which quickly added up.
next step she took was to incorporate more
food into her diet. Instead of eating burgers
sandwiches so often, she decided to eat salads
other day. She found that salads were just
quick and cheap as burgers. This made her
more refreshed and energized. She found herself less
and more focused in class. The salad even
better than the burger. Jessica felt so good
her diet change. She planned on cooking once
week every week. She felt ambitious and loved
change she was making.