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Thursday, November 13, 2014

One of the challenges this week. for my Azure team on BLC26, is to do one thing out of my healthy comfort zone this week. I heard on TV last week someone talking about how much food is wasted. I am major contributor to this waste.

I buy way too much food, not just fresh food. My freezer is always crammed full and my pantry is the same. I am challenging myself for this week to live on what I have in the house right now and to buy no groceries before next Thursday. I did not pre-plan this so it will be interesting to see if I can meet this challenge. Don't worry I certainly wont starve and all my nutritional requirements will be met.

As I have today just started on South Beach Phase 1 that will add to my challenge. I know as I get to the end of the week it will become harder but I am excited to see if I can do this. I am blessed and usually I can have whatever I want to eat - there are many people who never have that choice. My grocery money that I save I will be giving to the Food Bank.

I will blog next week to let you know how I did.
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  • ZANNACHAN
    Good luck! I love the idea of working on not wasting food... we end up wasting more than I care to, usually because things do Not Go As Planned. I hate wasting food though so once things get more settled maybe I will see if I can devise a plan that Wastes Less Food.
    2068 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    Good luck! It sounds like a do-able challenge and rewarding too. I hope you make it through the week with no grocery runs. It may lead to some creative meals and maybe some new favorite dishes.

    Have fun!
    2069 days ago
  • COOLMAMA11
    What a great idea, I have done that on occasion , we do buy way too much food, and I too waste from time to time..My DH is addicted to grocery shopping, I don't like to stock pile, but alas he does, I prefer fresh! Good luck to you, I can't join you as I have to stock up on veggies for the SB diet, I'm all out!
    2069 days ago
  • SUSANELAINE1956
    Good luck. That is generous of you to donate your savings to the Food Bank, and very timely with The holidays coming up. I wish I could join you but I need ingredients to make it through the week on South Beach.
    2069 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/13/2014 4:39:17 PM
  • JUNETTA2002
    I am with you. We buy more food that goes in the trash. So I too try to only buy what I need for the day.
    2069 days ago
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