Turtle Babysitting is harmful to my nutrition
Sunday, September 13, 2009
DH and I have been watching the turtle nest for a week and a half. Well, there have been nights I go alone. But we, or I, either pick up takeout or make something quick at home. That means few vegs, and usually high carbs. A sandwich, maybe whole grain chips, maybe cookies. DH is a junk food junkie, and, well, at the beach there isn't much to do in the dark - so if the food is there, I'll eat it too.
So I am making a roast with potatoes and root vegs for today, and we can heat it up all week. We have blueberries to eat with yogurt for dessert. I'm making whole grain low fat muffins, so we can take a few to the beach if we really feel we need a snack.
Luckily we both drink tons of water.
I'm doing what I can to keep this healthy. But it's so tempting to grab a slice or two of pizza and a pint of ice cream and just sit on the beach and eat. So tempting. So easy. So not what my body needs.