Showing posts with the label On the wagon

Thought for the Day--April 7, 2011: Just for a Week...

Last week, I was at a 4-day conference in St. Petersburg. Except for Thursday (torrential rain and tornadoes), the weather was lovely: perfect postcard blue skies, low humidity, and just-right temperatures. I had a good time, probably too much fun with the Key Lime Pie and an extra-large plate of Chicken Pad Thai, which I polished off. And then there were the accidental French Fries, which arrived instead of the salad I ordered. My mistake: not sending the fries back right away. I ate about half of them. That episode triggered a mini-binge later that night. It seems that whenever I eat too many simple carbohydrates, it kicks up that ugly hunger beast... And, of course, then I feel physically lousy and guilty. So this week, I have decided to NOT use my extra PointsPlus, not to punish myself, but to reset my hunger index, somewhat out of whack, back to where it was a week ago. I am NOT starving myself--that never works for me. Instead, I am concentrating on eating whole foods (Power Foo

Memoir Madness: Driven to Involuntary Commitment