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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

The lunch of awesomeness (okay, the one within my self-prescribed limits for the day) remains in the fridge. I was going to eat it, promise, but then I began assembling it.

Roast chicken. My allotted, my mustard aoili. My high fiber wrap with a whole tomato and a white peach for dessert.

I took one bite and ... oh. I SO could not eat this.

I know we all have days like this, when our carefully packed whatever turns into a thing of scorn.

If not, I envy you. Feel lucky.

For me, it was the ongoing semi-theme of "You can't be successful eating out" that spurred a trip to Aladdin's Eatery for a taste of Mediterranean flavors. Oh, there were so many things I could have indulged in.

I didn't. I also didn't order the salad. Instead, it was the tuna shwarma with no dressing. I got the flavors with the reduced fat. Was it the "best choice" ... for me, yes. For others, not so much. But I adapted my dinner choices to fit in with my lunch choice and, well ...

Yes, I was still over calories for the day but it was satisfying and I know that THIS is a restaurant I can work into my daily routine.
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  • _MOBII_
    First of all...I would SO eat at any place called Aladin's! Haha!

    And second, I totally know what you mean when your throat closes off and refuses to eat the same old stuff! When that happens, I know its time for a change up.
    2085 days ago
    I looooove shawarma! Good on you for making good choices =)
    2085 days ago
    It's good you found a reasonable alternative.
    2085 days ago
    I totally do this! I bring lunch to school and then decide I cannot face another day of hard boiled eggs, salad and an apple. Luckily, my school has improved its lunch choices this year, and there are at least two or three items a day that I can work into my eating plan and not go completely off track.
    2085 days ago
  • CRAZY_KAT_1984
    I have done this so many times! Not just at work, but also at home...I've found that I have to work a lot of variety into my diet or this is what happens emoticon
    Good for you, though, making the healthiest choice you could! emoticon
    2086 days ago
    Mama said there'd be days like this! You made good choices anyway. Good for you! emoticon
    2086 days ago
    So you learned something good ... an eat out place that can work for you. And you satisfied that something you needed. ANd it's only one day, not everyday.
    2086 days ago
    That's great!

    2086 days ago
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