Sunday, April 12, 2009
OK, it's Easter right? I've been looking forward to this day for a long time because it's one of my favorite holidays. The thought of eating wrong never crossed my mind because I just know "I've Got This!" The morning started out fine. Sunrise service at 5:30 then on to a breakfast of whole wheat pancakes with 2 slices of bacon and light syrup, some fruit compote on the side and a glass of cranberry juice. Drank down some milk on the rocks and had my morning allotment of water. Fine, right?
Then after morning service my brother who thinks he needs to cut back if he goes from 150 to 155 decided to cook today-grill and indoors! I had already cooked a lasagna for my daughter and I along with some veggies but noooooo....The little big brother cooks green beans, mac and cheese(grandmother's recipe with the foot in it), fried okra, collards and cream corn. Still not so bad but then he pulls out the weaknesses-fried chicken and his delectable grilled ham! He puts a Virginia ham on a rotisserie on the grill and he makes a bourbon-dijon glaze that he brushes on while the ham cooks. If only my mother would have let me "touch him" when we were growing up! I just couldn't walk away from that ham! He fried the chicken in a cast iron pot that's big enough for him to fit in! The chicken is brined for tenderness and then he seasons and flours it in his own creation and drops it into the oil! I couldn't walk away from that either! Before I knew it I'd had 2 pieces of chicken, and 3 pieces of ham with 4 slices stashed in the fridge
and a chicken breast! Yes, I ate the sides too including my aunts tater salad. Not potato salad, there's a difference. You buy potato salad already prepared in a container at the store. Tater salad is homeade with love, pride and just the right seasonings.
In addition to that my niece made snickerdoodles and I had one or two of those AND I couldn't walk away from my own lasagna(I hate waste!). I feel like Elsie right now! Remember the Borden cow? I'm sure someone out there would love to burn some cardio by kicking me, beating me with a bat or just stomping me to death! I deserve it after what I've done! I don't know what happened! I'm usually so in control! Maybe I was just due for a meltdown Supreme. Sounds like the name of a new burrito creation at Taco Bell doesn't it? Not funny!
Well, I'm going jogging and then I'm finding a way to get this food out of my system as quickly as possible. Remind me to stay away from that Little Big Brother on Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day...all holidays involving food! The only boy so I couldn't touch him!