….and I’m not waving the white flag of surrender yet!
I have to say that I am *gasp* actually enjoying this new Jenny Craig diet that I’m on! I feel totally supported by my family and friends and I just have an all around good feeling and incredible motivation about it. The first few days have had their challenges , ones that in the past might have really sent me over the edge of indulgence but I surprised even myself be resisting the tempation to turn to my old friend food. This weekend we were at the baptism party of my beloved niece Gabriella and the food was taking some time to come out and because of my strict schedule of trying to eat on a sort of planned out schedule……I was starving. I was feeling particularly anxious about how hard it might be to resist some of the delicious treats that would be served as the meal unfolded but I’m proud to say that I had a nice big salad, some chicken, roasted peppers and parsnips, and 3 very small potato disks – for dessert I chose the fresh fruit cup over the creme brulee and raspberry cheesecake and when the baptism cake was passed around I took a deep breath in and declined the offer.
A lot of people would say that I should have indulged in just a small piece of cake but (more…)