Hi, Happy Monday: It’s almost Tuesday, everyone!
I sent my food journal to Steve for Thurs – Sat’s meals. He was not impressed. I had a few dinner parties and met up with a friend and admittedly got a bit off track. So, when I sent it to Steve I said right in the subject line that I slipped a bit due to meeting up with friends.
Here is what I sent him:
Thurs2 scrambled eggscoffee with coconut creamcofee with half and halfMixed Fruit2- 16 ounce glasses of waterSalad with feta, celery, carrots, sesae seeds, bacon bits (not many), ham with light cesar dressingsmall bag of oyster crackers16 ounce glass of waterapplehalf of a Quesadillabunch of corn chips (too many)Vitamin WaterTea before bedFriZone barcoffee with coconut creamcoffee with half and halfmixed fruitspoonful of cottage cheese (ack)Chili with a few corn chips2 -16 ounce glass of waterBaked oatmeal/blueberry/banana cake16 ounce glass of waterGrilled shrimp cesear salad- barely any dressingbread with butterwine – was out to dinner with a friendSatZone Bar2 cups coffeeOver easy eggs, bacon, home fries, english muffinChips and dip (too much)pork, salad, sweet potatowine ( was at a dinner party)
He had 3 words for me.
“Proper prior planning”
I can think of 3 words for him too, but I’ll let you fill in the blank!
Just kidding, I know he’s right.
Well, I did that Friday when I went out with Kelly but I went a little hog wild when I went to our dinner party Saturday night. Part of my problem was I made an appetizer that I LOVE and never eat that is super fattening and impossible for me to resist.
I guess in retrospect I either shouldn’t have made something that I know I will eat until it’s gone (and there was a lot of it) OR thinking of Steve’s planning theory I could have put some for me in a small Tupperware container and just had that rationed out bit. When something I love is in front of me and I am left to serve myself a portion I eat it until it’s gone. I am kind of like a dog in that respect.
So fine, fine fine.. Steve is right and I didn’t plan how I was going to handle something that I know is hard for me. Steve is starting to feel like a second husband to me. He tells me where I am wrong, I tell him he’s right and I sulk. Oy vey!
I told Steve that I am ok during the week but the weekends can really undo all my hard work during the week. I know that is my weakness so I will have to work on how to deal with that.
Hey, you can’t change what you don’t acknowledge, right? At least I know my problem.
This coming Friday is going to require some planning. I am meeting someone for lunch at a restaurant and I am meeting a friend for dinner that night. I have a double whammy of eating out twice on Friday. I will have to look at the menu prior to going and find something not too unhealthy and then not even open the menu once I get there.
The good news is to counter my eating I went to Step Aerobics tonight. I hadn’t been in awhile just due to scheduling and it was good to get back. I am hoping for Spin tomorrow night but we’ll have to see about the weather, more snow is on the way.
Question of the day? What do you do when you know you will be in a situation where you could over indulge?