OK, it’s not really an ode, I just liked the way that sounded. I don’t have the patience to write an ode. Not when there’s so much to watch on TV.
But I did just eat the most amazing grilled cheese. It was on my homemade sourdough bread, with half a tablespoon of real butter and a slice and a half of Kraft Deli Deluxe American cheese. I sliced the bread very thin. The whole amazing thing came out to 230 calories.
Inching closer to my weight-loss goal. Day by day. Fitting in sandwiches like that one make it easier. I’m definitely one of those people who, most of the time, would rather have a small amount of something great than eat massive amounts of so-so things all day.
And the past two days were a huge challenge. I was baking all of my favorite things, for a charity bake sale. Breads, cookies, brownies, my house smelled like all of it (still does). I was touching and smelling it all and somehow, staying away. Because I want to reach my goal that much sooner.
Yesterday I baked myself one-third of a cookie, which seemed kind-of pathetic at the time, but it was what I needed on that particular day: to get just a taste, and move on.
It’s all about balance. Life’s too short to not enjoy a grilled cheese if I really want one. But it can’t be the 800 calorie monster I would make if I didn’t care what I looked like.
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