Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Am on my way to California Pizza Kitchen to join a group of my former classmates from a year-long leadership course that I took in 2009. We're having a reunion luncheon. What is terrifying me most?- the FOOD!
Here's what I've done: I checked the CFP's Nutrition guide and figured out that I am going to order a cup of their Tuscan White Bean Minestrone - PERIOD! That's 157 calories.
My plan is to eat a snack of asparagus and turkey before I leave and take one of my peanut butter granola bars with me to have after the soup if I think I'm still hungry.
Calories are not the only thing on my mind with this decision. I also needed to be aware of cost. The cup of soup is $4. and as it is the end of the month, that seems like a reasonable amount to me to spend for lunch.
Its really interesting to see how afraid I am of food. The first week on the Spark Plan, when I saw how full my refrigerator was, I went into meltdown with tears. Its also highlighting the fact that I don't remotely trust myself around food.
But, bit-by-bit, I'm realizing that I have not eaten everything in sight & have stayed on track - WooHoo!