Scary weekend coming up

previous topic · next topic
ktracha96

Joined: Sep 12
Posts: 6

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 14:01
Ok, so this weekend I am meeting up with my mom, my aunts and cousins and I just know that there will be a big bowl of "pan dulce" (sweet bread) on the table, and my aunt is going to cook some of her delicious but not so healthy Honduran dishes. I started with this diet on Monday, and have not eaten any bread or "unhealthy foods".... how should I approach this weekend? I want to enjoy family time without being worried about FOOOOOODDDD
No Ciento Ochenta!
Plushie

Joined: Sep 12
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 14:06
I love that bread, I grew up in south america to I really know what that is gonna feel like. Is your family aware you are really trying to stay away from those tempting foods? If so perhaps you could simply ask them or her to not leave it out this time as a favor, explain that you absolutly love her breads and cooking, and that is the reason why you can't eat it. That way she isnt offended thinking you don't like her cooking, Also I know it might not be the best idea, but try and drink a full bottle of water right when you get there to keep your tummy full...maybe? Im not a food expert or anything, but maybe if you feel full you'll eat less? Good luck!!
Work hard and be nice to people.
Snow833

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 156

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 14:09
On family gatherings, dinners and lunches i don't eat the fatty food they made then just what's on my diet plan - there are always some chicken and veggies around. They will call you crazy and pitty you for it LOL but in the end you will be slim and they will still be the same weight or higher (most of the women in my family are overweight)
ktracha96

Joined: Sep 12
Posts: 6

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 14:12
Thanks,,, I like your idea about drinking all that water,,, my brain will say "hey eat that one, the one with all that sugar on the top" but my tummy will say "naaah I'm full right now, maybe next year" hahahaha Gotta stay strong!
No Ciento Ochenta!
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,266

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 19:35
I have made a commitment to make the diet top priority, which means I will adapt everything else as needed to stay on track.

This means that when I reward myself for reaching goals by eating at a favorite restaurant, I order things that I can fit on the diet and eat only what I need, aggressively doggie-bagging my meal. So I still get to eat out, and it doesn't set me back.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Crisis
Corifeo is right on you need to reduce your calories as well as eating healthy. It takes awhile to actually build muscle however when your muscles are in their healing/building muscle stage they will ...
by wholefoodnut on 16 Apr 14 07:42 PM
Food intake list
Thank you so much!!!!!!!!! This makes things so much easier. Have a great day
by wwhitney67 on 16 Apr 14 09:43 AM
Coffee increases Blood Sugar?
I would drink two cups of coffee before 4 pm, but I also added ice, so they were not boldly strong. Watered down coffee.
by Deb_N on 16 Apr 14 02:00 AM
Net Calorie Intake
myfitnesspal.com is a good site that you can log food and does calculate net calories if that is what you are looking for- i like this site because of all the recipes
by fludderbye on 15 Apr 14 09:51 AM
Stalled out on Atkins
Thanks everyone - this is very helpful. I'll watch the calories and the ratios more closely.
by goalofonefifty on 15 Apr 14 08:37 AM