Tuesday, July 01, 2014
My temper got me into trouble yesterday. After a hard day of work (shopping, gardening, cleaning, and working on Ancestry.com) I fixed dinner. (I always start on it at 5ish because I never know when my hubby will be home.........usually it is between 5 and 6:30.) After that was taken care of, I headed to the basement to do some cleaning. While I was cleaning, my hubby snuck in and ate a half a loaf of bread with cheese on it. You might wonder what is wrong with that. Well, two things. First of all, he is a bread junkie so I try to limit the amounts of bread that we have lying around. Secondly, I made the time to prepare dinner and after the bread and cheese my hubby was no longer hungry. To make a long story short, I did the mature thing and gave Hubby the silent treatment, that is, until I lost my temper and screamed that he could fix his own dinner in the future. (Which he will do for a few days so I can remind him who's boss......another mature decision.)
What did I learn from all of this (that's what it's all about, right)? My most important take-a-way is that I can't force my hubby be a healthy eater. If he wants to blow his calories on less healthy foods, that's his problem. So, I've decided to continue cooking healthy food (after a few days, of course). If he wants to get out a loaf of bread or other not-so-healthy stuff, so be it. I can only control ME!
By the way, we both forgot about our "fight" after a short time.........that's the way we roll.