I like planning ahead, too. I agree, if you can find the restaurant menu online and decide before you go what you'll order, it simplifies things considerably--AND moves things along faster since your decision is already made! LOL
When I eat breakfast out (and I feel like being a "good girl" LOL) I usually order from the side dishes... a side of bacon; a side of fruit; if I don't plan my one dairy for later, I can have cottage cheese... it's plenty for me to fill up on since I eat mini-meals six times a day....or, if they have it early enough, and I'm in the mood, I'll have a cup of soup.
There's no rule that says you have to eat a specific food just for breakfast--it's simply a bit harder if the restaurant doesn't serve everything all day! LOL
For most diabetics, there isn't any food you can't have, as long as you know what your trigger foods are, keep portion sizes under control, and TRACK EVERYTHING so you stay in your goal boundaries on your various nutrient....
I even eat cake on special occasions--two inches square, about two or three bites--but it will be my only carbohydrate source for the entire mealtime! LOL
If you're like me, it isn't about the food anyway... like holidays, it's more about the people!
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
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