For almost a year now my husband and I have been doing food prep, which means that we prepare our meals in advance for the week. We’ve found it extremely helpful in helping us to eat in a more healthy way, working around our busy schedules and around my mental and physical illnesses.
Being prepared for the days ahead and knowing that I have planned healthy meals and prepared food for our little family with help from my wonderful husband, allows me to feel proactive and empowered. I am using everything at my disposal to beat my mental illness, not to allow it to dictate my life. Often during the week I am too tired or my mood is too low to make a healthy meal, so it’s tempting to eat something unhealthy or get a takeaway: food prep means that we have healthy, tasty meals there that we can just heat up to curb this need. I have that satisfaction of knowing that I am taking action, taking control of my own life rather than allowing bipolar disorder to take that control away. Read more here:
Read more here: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar-journey/2019/11/how-food-prep-has-helped-me-fight-my-bipolar-disorder/