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And the Winner is - ME!!!!!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

I am so proud of myself. Today is Administrative Assistant’s Day and the bosses in our department decided to treat us to lunch. They organized a beautiful Italian lunch complete with pasta, chicken parmagian, lasagna, salad, and for desert they had cannolis, éclairs, and fruit tarts. Sounds yummy, but not very diet friendly. If I would have eaten that, I would had felt like a loser (and not of pounds nor inches).

So when I found out about the luncheon 2 days ago, I told my boss “if you really want to make it special for me, please make sure they bring enough salad so I can make a plate." I also asked for some balsamic vinaigrette (instead the creamy kind) and a plain grilled chicken breast.

Well, she did as I asked and I had a wonderful lunch with my co-workers without cheating on my diet. Actually, I was low in calories for my lunch so I can have a special treat tonight after dinner. Maybe the 100 calorie packs of chocolate covered pretzels with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter. I swear it tastes just like a crunchy reese’s peanut butter cup. So yummy!! Want to hear something strange? I am actually more excited about tonight’s 100 calorie chocolate pretzels with peanut butter than about the desserts they had on the table.

My how things have changed!



ME!!!!!!!!!

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FARRAH511 4/30/2012 9:24AM

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JESSIKA_56 4/25/2012 7:51PM

    Way to think ahead!

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KISHYMARIE 4/25/2012 7:48PM

    That is AWESOME! Seriously fantastic that you A) asked for what would be helpful for you and B) truly enjoyed your choice!

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XXSOLA_FIDEXX 4/25/2012 7:48PM

    emoticon Awesome!

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TKDEAL76 4/25/2012 7:44PM

    Fabulous! emoticon

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LULUBELLE65 4/25/2012 5:09PM

    Great job being proactive! And the pretzels and peanut butter sound really fabulous together!

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TORIAMAE 4/25/2012 4:40PM

    Awesome! Way to advocate for yourself!

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LIBELULITA 4/25/2012 3:43PM

    Well done for planning ahead and staying in control of the situation...you are a star!! Now go and enjoy your well deserved treat emoticon emoticon

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MDCARPIO 4/25/2012 2:14PM

    What an awesome accomplishment! It is incredible that temptations are all around us, but you are strong enough to to give into them!! I am so proud of you!! emoticon

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DEEJACKSON 4/25/2012 2:13PM

    Awesome!!! Good strategy and follow through!!!

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