Blessed Help and Wishes!
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
DD and DSIL are coming to dinner to help eat up Christmas dinner. I will have turkey and a bit of stuffing with no butter, asparagus, green beans and a small microwaved yam. I will section fresh oranges and grapefruit from our trees and add to the fruit salad -- mostly watermelon and cantaloupe left -- along with fresh pineapple, mango and banana. Great! I'll let them eat up the ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, the buttery stuffing, the candied yams, the dinner rolls.
The whole apple pie that is left and the half of chocolate pie that is left are not tempting me at all. But I do hope they will eat them and maybe take the rest home.
The temptation I truly had trouble with was a beautiful big plate of homemade cookies and fudge delivered by a neighbor. Last eve I switched it to a smaller plate and put it out of sight. Hubby thought I had eaten it all! Thank heavens, I didn't. I ate enough, though. OK, too much, but I did stop. Some credit for the stop! Fully got my holiday sweet fix.
I am now ready to return to the best, healthiest eating I can do! I am at my scream weight again! Hoping for a truly healthy and happy 2018 -- for you and for me. Wishing the best for sweet SparkFriend in the hospital again. Wishing that the US life expectancy decline of the last 2 years will be reversed and more emphasis on healthy living becoming apparent throughout our schools and neighborhoods!