“Chipotle is My Life”

About two years ago, the funniest little kid hit the Vine scene with this 7-second video and it’s been my motto ever since. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that.If two year ago you would have told me that in two years Chipotle wouldn’t be my life, I probably wouldn’t believe you. I love Chipotle. Like, for real. As many of you know from my numerous previous posts, I have embarked on a journey that has been haunting me for at least 7 years; the journey to fitness.

Since embarking on what I define as my “fine”, I have been very close with my trainers and not afraid to ask any questions because honestly, I’m only doing this once. Get fine now, stay fine forever. I’ve learned so much and have watched my body change a lot since January; it’s motivating and very rewarding. Speaking of which, in my ‘Slow Progress is Progress’ post, which you can find here, I shared with you my baseline physical fitness.

In 8 weeks I lost 5 lbs. Doesn’t sound very impressive, but wait, there’s more. I dropped 2″ in the waist, gained an inch in my flex (bicep and tricep), and lost 2% body fat. I’m not holding planks with 25 pound plates on my back and deadlifting 60 pounds. I feel like a legit athlete. I’m exited to see where I am in 8 more weeks especially since I think I’m on the verge of a real break thru.

So back to Chipotle, right? My trainers gave me the go on having Chipotle every once in a while and they’ve even given me some tips on how to make the choices conducive to my goals (basically, lower my carb intake). And while I would usually eat Chipotle for dinner, I was advised that for lunch was a better choice. Let me tell you, even with knowing this things, I have not craved Chipotle in over a month. I never thought I would see the day. It’s pretty strange, actually. I literally went cold-turkey on my #1 (maybe #2) addiction.

Wanna hear something even more crazy? It’s been about a month since I’ve had anything from Chick-fil-A. I have no clue what’s going on with me but between Chipotle and Chick-fil-A, I could have literally lived a happy life. Notice I didn’t say healthy. Haha. All of this is not to say that I won’t ever have them again, because I will definitely make one of these a cheat meal in the future but I’m just proud of myself that I am committed to this change in my life for real this time. I don’t know what did it necessarily, but I am so, so, so, glad that I’m sticking to it and I’m excited to see and fill you guys in on where I am in 8 more weeks from now. The ultimate goal is shed another 3% body fat while building strength and endurance. Let’s see how this goes.

What are some food you are addicted to? Have you ever thought of giving them up? Let’s continue the conversation in the comments below, I’d love to hear what you think.


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