When you fall short and have a day where you over do it with food, forget to eat your fruits and vegetables, or even when you may under eat, remember that your body likes averages. We are biologically set up for imperfection with our eating.
Through the years in my practice as a registered dietitian, I've seen hundreds of people searching for answers and ideas for how to navigate transitioning from rigid tracking to trusting their bodies. This won't happen in one day, but you can do it.
There was one point in my career as a registered dietitian where I was finally able to pinpoint what always bothered me about goals: When most people set goals, they’re really talking about values. It was a true lightbulb moment.