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  Week of 6/24/2010 - Featured Board Post

Drats! Foiled Again!

Yesterday, I was so mad about my fitness test that I went and dropped in on a Zumba class at a local gym. I usually drop in on classes at the local Y, but that instructor had the audacity to have a baby and won’t be teaching this summer. Some nerve. What about my needs???

I was all ready to allow myself one day of self-sabotage and couldn't do it. I even went to the grocery store looking for sweets. Not one thing jumped out at me, not even my favorite chunky chips ahoy. I can’t even capitalize the words the way I used to. Where are your comfort foods when you need them? Instead, I got a bunch of bananas. Bananas?!? Now I am really starting to get depressed.

I thought of other fallback devices I could use like shopping. I went to the local plaza and decided to mosey around, but all of the cute clothes depressed me so I bought fitness socks. Fitness socks?!?

Now I knew it was time for me to go home before I really hurt myself. I saw the nearby McDonald’s and thought “Ah ha! That’s the ticket”. I could consume a Big Mac except I don’t like Big Macs. In fact, nothing on the menu looked enticing enough to send me into a feeding frenzy. And why am I chewing on this Kashi Pecan Roll while in the drive-thru? Get me out of here before I’m caught on camera!

I get home and put away my bananas and my socks. I go into the pantry and pull out my old faithful. If food won’t do it, I know I can always drown my sorrows in …water.

Drats! Foiled again!

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