I’d like to appeal to the “powers that be,” whomsoever you are, that this be instated forthwith. I, for one, am all in favor in spite of the “yeah, you wish it!”s out there. Listen, magic happens every day. . .
“Yes, thank you. I’d like a refund on that milkshake? It just wasn’t as creamy, malted, or chocolate-y as I (an my stomach) anticipated. Awesome, thanks! 800 calories for something else! 😀 “
This definitely was me once upon a time. I still do this, but nowadays it’s me realizing the Boom Chika Pop (yellow bag!) is empty. What the…??
So I can’t say that I actually DO do this… I don’t. But it is pretty damn hysterical, and I actually laughed out loud. . .
None of it is *really* “good for you,” let’s just face the music, shall we? Probably more peaceful for us to accept it together. If not. . .some health guru might be judging you behind your back. . .
This is definitely our Keku…
He’d totally stuff his face, still have it stuffed, and mumble “Any chance there’s more of that chicken?”
I used to feel really badly about the fact that I don’t really cook much. . .
I’m suddenly feeling a whole lot better.
I appreciated Rachel Crocker’s article – which came to me via Oxygen Magazine – because I’ve totally been snookered by all three of these!
Holidays are tough because sometimes we feel pressured to please everyone – never easy to let a family member down! Other times we just feel flat-out out of control. Been there for sure, but it helps to know that it doesn’t *have* to be that way. I struggled for a long time with setting those boundaries and letting people make me feel badly – surrounding yourself with supportive people, AND strategies, helps!
There’s enough stress this time of year – between the parties, mini vacations, and family gatherings – do what feels right for you, and feel good about it. You’re allowed!
Elke S. Nelson, PhD and CFL-1 also has some “Weight Loss Hacks” for this time of year – the more the merrier as far as help staying on track for me. Temptations all over the place!
While I know my own approach to nutrition is, to say the least, mindful…I did get a good laugh with this…
Growing up, I was TOTALLY that kid. I was voracious 24 /7, and I pretty much housed anything in my path!