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Special Dinner Tonight

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Tonight we are getting together with my daughter and going out to dinner at a fabulous restaurant at a the beach. This will be an advance, joint celebration to include her 29th birthday, my 57th and Mothers Day. My best friend (and also a surrogate grandma to both of my kids, so she is really family) is coming along and my daughter's girlfriend will be there too. I am going to eat well today with lots of veggies and water. We plan on getting there early and doing a lot of walking, so that is a positive.

First and foremost, my plan for today is NOT to BINGE. Whatever may calories are for the day is what they are as long as I do not go on a full blown binge, I'm happy. The calories will average out for the month anyway and this IS a celebration and I plan to enjoy myself. I will have to "eyeball and guestimate" my calories at dinner. I know I will have a martini, so that's say, 300 - 400 calories depending on how large they make them. DD is making a special cake for after dinner when we go back to her place for coffee. I'm going to say 400 for that, and eat a SMALL piece, VERY SLOWLY and enjoy it.

My entrée will be one of these:

Crispy Rockfish - Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Roasted Grape Tomatoes, Sunburst Squash, Meyer Lemon Sherry Cream, Fennel Arugula Salad, Garlic Basil Oil

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Spring Roll Stirfry - Silken Tofu & Wilted Scallion Spring Rolls, Sugar Snap Peas, Malibu Carrots, Sunburst Squash, Red Quinoa, Coconut Sweet Soy Reduction, Shaved Asparagus Smoked Almond Salad


Like I said, I'm going to have to guess, but I AM practicing "Choice Control" (Thank you Dee!). emoticon
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PEWTERBUNNY 5/19/2014 4:40PM

    Hope you had a fabulous celebration!

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FIFIFRIZZLE 5/8/2014 12:15PM

    Hoping this was as special as it sounds.

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_RANDY_ 5/7/2014 10:57AM

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enjoy!
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ASRMOM 5/5/2014 11:57PM

    I hope you have a great time!

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ALEXSGIRL1 5/4/2014 12:35PM

    enjoy the celebration love your many choices

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BE-THE-CHANGE 5/4/2014 8:29AM

    Enjoy your celebration!

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BRENDABUNNY 5/3/2014 10:15PM

    Happy Pre DD Birthday & Your Birthday & Mother's Day! Whew emoticon emoticon ...Have a great time on all those days when they come too! emoticon emoticon

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TEXASFILLY 5/3/2014 11:56AM

    emoticon Hope y'all have a great time! Enjoy~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon

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BABYSOX 5/3/2014 11:39AM

    Eat everything you want but in moderation. Remember the first bite always tastes the best.

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_BABE_ 5/3/2014 11:20AM

    Good food, great taste doesn't have to be high in calories. Enjoy your birthday my dear, partake a little in everything you want to and just know you are fabulous!

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CAKAROO 5/3/2014 8:55AM

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