October 2 07

best thing about my parents coming in:

this arrived with them!

worst thing about my parents coming in:

the gluttonous eating.

I don’t know how to go to a restaurant and order, erm, wisely. i eat really well when i’m cooking it myself (or when my Haydee is cooking it). only brown bread, brown rice, lots of veggies, lots of protein. sensible. but, in my mind, when i go to a restaurant, i want to enjoy myself. that means eating the bread (the white bread! i know, shocking!) the fries, the appetizer, the dessert, the whole gamut.

the problem, of course, is that usually the husband and i go out to eat once a week. so, i allow myself this one meal on sunday night to pig out. but when your parents come for an entire week and you are eating at least one meal out a day, sometimes two, this is where the problem lies.

i’m thanking my lucky stars that i got the hoodie in a medium, because by the time this week’s over, it may be the only thing that fits… 🙂

  1. we were eating out alot in the last month or so, and I ultimately decided to eat two apetizers instead of appetizer/main course or even just main course on it’s own. I find it’s volume that is the kicker. Plus, I feel less guilty having dessert .. which is kindof a must have for me in a restaurent :).

    Comment by Sarah on October 2, 2007
  2. That hoodie is SO cute!
    I’ve been eating like a pig all the time – it’s like I’m fattening myself for hybernation. Food and I are bidding each other a sad adieu.

    Comment by Rebecca on October 2, 2007
  3. cute…I love hoodies!

    Comment by mamma knows on October 2, 2007
  4. I want that hoodie so badly! How did they find it for you, if you don’t mind my asking?

    Comment by Jen on October 2, 2007
  5. You got your hoodie!

    All is right with the world. 🙂

    Comment by mamatulip on October 2, 2007
  6. Ack – you only live once. Unless you’re one of those reincarnation types…

    Comment by BOSSY on October 2, 2007
  7. Hehe.. I know what you mean. Menu’s make food sound so delicious!
    Good luck!!

    The hoodie is cute!

    Comment by Bronnie on October 2, 2007
  8. OOOH! I’m jealous. I love hoodies and that one is SO cute!! I am JUST like you about the eating. We just eat out too much when the parents come and it really is hard and takes some discipline (which I don’t have) to order something that is good for you. Good luck with that!! You can do it 🙂

    Comment by nicole on October 2, 2007
  9. I love your hoodie!

    Comment by Keri on October 2, 2007
  10. I love your hoodie! You’re getting all the good presents these days!

    (And I can never resist the worst items on the menu when I go out for dinner either. It’s truly a weakness.)

    Comment by b*babbler on October 2, 2007
  11. We do the same thing when my in-law’s are in town. We eat out all the time!

    I’m looking forward to my Thursday guest post 🙂

    Comment by FENICLE on October 2, 2007

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