Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Yes, my birthday is on Saturday.
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.
That's JUST the entrée....that doesn't include any sides.
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.
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.