When I told my coach that I had been going to bed a little hungry every night this week, he was horrified. And then we adjusted my daily intake to 500 more calories.
If the body is hungry, and this hunger isn’t addressed, the body feeds that hunger by breaking down precious gains of muscle mass to sustain itself.
Which is why when I’m hungry for love, or to be heard, I’ve stopped breaking down. And I look outside of myself for sustenance.