Holidays and the importance of preparation.
Saturday, December 26, 2009
I can't stress enough the importance of being prepared for every curveball so that you can remain in control of what you eat. That took a major back seat this week when I was at my sister's and brother in law's house for the holidays.
1. They have NO nutritional food in the house at all. And they have a baby, which makes this only more sad.
2. They don't cook at home. They don't even have any food to cook in the house. They've been living on cookies and candy and crackers the entire time i've been here. Literally they have no food in the fridge. They have doritos in the cabinets and about 3 dozen holiday cookies.
3. My subtle mentions that we should go food shopping fall on deaf ears. We've eaten out every meal, which is only one meal a day here!
4. They give my nephew cookies for breakfast! he's only 15 months old. I find this absolutely disgusting and makes me want to slap them both. They are both very sensitive, so I just need to keep my mouth shut about it, but it breaks my heart and makes me furious.
It's literally been hell on my diet being here. As much as I love seeing them, I think it may be a while before i get back here. It's too difficult to maintain my daily routine here, and that makes it very stressful for me.
I am so excited and cannot wait for Monday when I leave here to go to MA to meet up with my boifriend and his family. I will be able to get back into my routine there, and I've already expressed to him how much I need to get to the grocery store to get some vegetables and other healthy foods.
So, I won't be weighing in until the second week of January. I am pissed about this, and mad at myself for getting in this situation. It is what it is and I just need to make the best of it this weekend, but I won't find myself in this predicament again.