Well….not such a great day of eating today. I was so tired after working open to close yesterday, that I couldn’t drag myself out of bed in time to make anything to take to work today. I ended up eating from the stupid, evil vending machine. I had a bag of Cheez-Its for what I guess you’d say was my lunch today. Unfortunately, breakfast was no better. I ate a SuziQ…you know, those chocolate cakey things with the cream filling…not a lot of nutritional value in either of those choices, I’m afraid.
After work, I stopped at the grocery store, despite my vow not to go grocery shopping when I’m hungry or tired (and I was both today). I walked down the cookie aisle, looked at the Fig Newtons (which really wouldn’t have been a terrible choice), then walked away. When I walked by the deli, I looked at the BBQ wings, then walked away. In the freezer section, I looked at the ice cream. Then I looked at it some more. Then I reminded myself that just a few days ago, I said I wasn’t going to buy ice cream. I ended up buying a box of strawberry fruit bars…80 calories apiece…I think that was a better choice than the ice cream that I’ve been eating. I ended up buying all healthy food and no diet Pepsi. I think I’m getting closer to giving it up (again). Anyhow, I’m feeling pretty good about my shopping trip…oh yeah, and that I have tomorrow off work!
Do you struggle to purchase healthier food and beverage choices? How do you cope?
- Stonyfield Frozen Yogurt Bars “Summer in a Box” giveaway (thismamacooks.com)
- Easy, homemade coconut ice cream (parenthacks.com)