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Monday, March 16, 2009

I'm really enjoying this new way of eating. I've found that a key to success is definitely planning and preparing. Its pretty tough when you find yourself with very few options. I spent a good deal of yesterday cooking ahead for this week.

I was really happy about Saturday as we were on the road most of the day and I ate well. We went to Bob Evans for breakfast and I had oatmeal. That wasn't hard as I don't care for Bob Evans food anyway. I do wish I had brought along some raisins... oh well. We went to the beach and I didn't eat any of the usual beach foods - I'll do us all a favor and not list them here. Again, this wasn't so hard. I knew that those things smelled good and would even taste good but I also knew what havoc they wreak on my body and my weight so.., I walked right past them ;)

Rob the Wonderful looked and looked and looked until we finally found a compromise place where he could eat what he wanted and I could have something good for me. So, being St. Pat's weekend, I had cabbage and potatoes - sans the corned beef. I enjoyed it and felt good about it. That's how its been working for me.

We have a REAL trip coming up. We'll see how we manage that... it'll be a challenge but I think I'm up for it.
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  • TAMMY...
    Good for you! The fact that you were able to take in all the food smells, pass them by and still choose something that worked with your plan is awesome! That really says something about how commited you are! Great job!!!
    3919 days ago
  • CYNTHIAS50
    Patti, if anyone can do something when they put their mind to it I would say it would have to be you :)
    You and Rob go to Heather and Bob's house and have a wondreful time! Let your hair down for a few days .........Have fun!
    3922 days ago
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