I did my best today, tomorrow I will do even better.
Fitness Minutes: (1,207)
1,172 5/10/14 12:04 A
Eating at home is healthier - you control what you eat, and if it is home made you know everything in it - not just calories and guesses and estimates. You CAN eat out and be okay - but it often won't be the happy hour cheaper items. Surprisingly, I can be just fine at a fast food place if I get the grilled chicken wrap or a small hamburger. Sometimes I take one half of the bun and toss it to the birds, etc, Always order a side salad, or else I get a plain bean and cheese burrito - no meat. For me it's a bigger issue to not have a drink when I go out. Cocktails after a stressful work week seems to almost always put me over my goal that day.
Fitness Minutes: (164,007)
19,602 5/9/14 11:59 P
not too often
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.
- It's Janine!
Fitness Minutes: (82,255)
5/9/14 11:50 P
At most twice a month.
5/9/14 11:40 P
I try not to, but with work we might go out every two weeks. I am really watching sodium and if I eat out, there go my numbers. I feel like when I go out I'm paying for food that is crappy. it might look and taste good but it is not food that my body needs. In a pinch I'm more apt to have a string cheese and apple from a grocery store or 7-11 than to want to eat in a restaurant.
Fitness Minutes: (330)
30 5/9/14 2:29 P
Once or twice a week. The hubs and I have "date night" on Saturday where we go out to dinner. Sometimes if we are running errands we will have lunch or breakfast out. Now tonight we are grocery shopping,( well I am, he takes me and waits in the car, watching a movie) But before we go, we'll stop and have dinner somewhere. Sometimes it's hard making a good choice, and also sometimes the "good choice" isn't so good. There is a salad that I love at a particular restaurant, I thought it was okay until I broke it down and added it up. Can't remember how many calories, but I do know it was really high. Haven't eaten it since.
If something looks like it too much I simply split in half. Another thing that can help, order things alacarte, or have a side sized serving of something if possible.
Before I started eating healthy, I ate out three or more times a week. Now, I rarely eat out.
Fitness Minutes: (72,393)
5/9/14 11:38 A
Fitness Minutes: (11,285)
5/9/14 11:36 A
About two or three times per month.
Fitness Minutes: (42,178)
5/9/14 11:33 A
Twice a week, only on weekends.
Fitness Minutes: (99,908)
5/9/14 10:37 A
Rarely - mostly on vacations and about three dinners out a year.
Fitness Minutes: (9,224)
5/9/14 9:48 A
I go out once per month with the my friends, and usually once or twice with my hubby. I never go out for lunch, I just can't afford it.
Fitness Minutes: (12,395)
1,695 5/9/14 9:14 A
I have very little self control when I go out to eat. I do avoid all All You Can Eat...cause I will eat all I can. I avoid all fast food period. But I do go to places that has categories for healthy foods. But you still have to be careful. Those cooks get heavy handed with the oils/butters back there in the kitchen (use to work at restaurants I know!!)
ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN
5/9/14 9:10 A
once a week, sometimes less
Fitness Minutes: (2,228)
1,832 5/9/14 8:53 A
too much...but have been making better choices these past few weeks
Fitness Minutes: (124,896)
5/9/14 8:53 A
a couple times a month .
Fitness Minutes: (90,741)
5/9/14 8:45 A
"As you are eating healthier, do you have to eat at home more, or is it just as easy to eat out?"
No, I do not HAVE to eat at home more. Any restaurant I have been to has options that will not throw me too off track. The main issue with restaurant food, for me, is sodium content.
We eat out at least once a week, We often have dinner before an event,,, and along with symphony seasons, it is baseball and hockey seasons, so we are quite busy (and eat out more than most).
ï¿½We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.ï¿½ ~ Randy Pausch
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." ~ Art Turock
"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good." ~ 7 Years in T
Fitness Minutes: (2,943)
5/9/14 7:58 A
not often. I only eat at restaurants if I am away from home at the clinic or something.
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