The New Moon in Virgo brings us an opportunity to refine our eating habits. One of the best places to start is with our pantries and cupboards. What’s in yours?
My household has changed recently and so have our eating habits. After 10 years of being a caretaker to elderly parents, it’s just the hubby and me now—a Cancer and a Virgo. Can you imagine? We’re…different, you know?
A lot of our conversations go like this:
Cancer: You should eat something. You’ll feel better.
Virgo: I’m not hungry.
Cancer: You want a sandwich?
Virgo: I might have some cereal later.
Cancer: You should eat something.
Virgo: I’m not hungry.
He finally has lunch around 4:30 and it blows supper, you know? Well, now that it’s just the two of us and I’m not required to fix a meal for his mom, I’m not cooking nearly as much. Which has its plusses and its minuses.
Plusses: There’s not as much food around the house, not as much shopping, not nearly as much pressure to cook a big meal.
Minuses: Meal times are irregular, we’re not eating as well.
Oh, there’s another plus.
The cupboards are getting cleaned out.
Not in that I’m pulling everything out, throwing stuff away, and cleaning the shelves kind of way. I’m just slowly using up what we had and getting rid of what we won’t use. But this is great preparation for the New Moon in Virgo and the oppportunity to refine our diet. Not the I have to lose 10 pounds by this afternoon diet, but the I’m making nutritionally sound choices diet.
It’s time. It’s past time. I can’t even see what’s in the dang cupboard anymore. I want to streamline my cupboards and my diet. Virgo likes that. Clearing your cupboards is a fantastic New Moon project. Get rid of all the things that aren’t healthy, nutritional, or fresh. How long has that can of beans been there, anyway? The label’s faded to all pinkish; the top’s dusty. While you’re at it, clear the refrigerator and the freezer, too.
Why not make it a New Moon ceremony? Start clearing the cupboard now (great during the waning Moon phase). On the day of the New Moon, do some healthy shopping and load in your new items. Let the Grand Trine in Earth easily guide you. Pluto in Capricorn is here to transform the physical world. Jupiter in Taurus can make wise choices, as well as big ones. (Don’t over shop!)
How can the New Moon in Virgo help you refine your diet?