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Upcoming birthday

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Yes, my birthday is on Saturday. emoticon I am slightly apprehensive. I've picked where we are going to eat but have been struggling with their menu. It's not that they don't have good food. I wouldn't eat there if they didn't. I just keep looking at the nutritional information. One of my favorite dishes has 2899 mg of sodium! Yeah, that's NOT a typo. emoticon That's JUST the entrée....that doesn't include any sides. emoticon The scary thing I have found is that is not the highest sodium dish on their menu.

I know it's my birthday and I know I don't eat like that everyday...anymore. I just find myself cringing when I think about eating that much salt...I would have to drowned myself in water for days. emoticon

I know I will enjoy my birthday. I will enjoy eating out and spending time with family. I will enjoy the food I eat and relish the fact I am able to make an informed decision before I arrive at the restaurant. I will enjoy how good I feel having picked food that I can be satisfied with both physically and mentally.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
Aristotle

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KT-NICHOLS-13 10/30/2012 11:18PM

    Happy Birthday!
I can tell you are going to have a great time. Your blog also tells a story of how far you've come on your journey, the changes you've made mentally & physically.
Celebrate!!!!

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BESTSUSIEYET 10/30/2012 10:17AM

    Happy Birthday! Just curious, isn't there another restaurant you go enjoy without the fear of a sodium overload? But, hey! Congratulations on being proactive! So many just figure that "anything goes" for a celebration dinner. You will succeed in the long run?

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DAWN14163 10/30/2012 9:24AM

    Have a wonderful birthday! I love those last few sentences - go girl!

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MJRVIC2000 10/30/2012 9:22AM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY and hope you have many more! God Bless YOU! Vic.

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