Another Sugar Bullet… Dodged

Beware the afternoon slump!

During our afternoon break, along with coffee and tea, the conference provided a buffet table with platters of warm chocolate chip and oatmeal cookies… parked next to a freezer stuffed full of ice cream bars and frozen Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

I’m not too proud to admit I made it to the table and my hand reached out for the tongs to take a cookie. I was doing all kinds of mental gymnastic rationalizations about how I could just eat half or that even a whole one wouldn’t be that bad.

But then I felt resolve flowing through my body like steel.

I got a glass of water, a cup of decaf, and ate half of a Chocolate Almond Brownie Balance Bar.


And now I’m off to band practice with 2% string cheese, an apple, and some almonds in my bag. I will not be defeated by today’s wacky schedule.

I am CrossFit, and I live in the Zone.

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  • Erin Clare says:

    Seriously, that’s ph3n0m3n@l! Your dietary resiliance is damn near knee-scabbin’ bow-worthy. Reesess PB cups are my weakness.

    Today I had 1/2 a sugary muffin, 1/2 an apple (more sugar), and macaroni and cheese (pre-fab) the whole damn thing.

    *paints red and white target on chest*

    Mel, you may be my only dietary hope… 😉

  • Bonita says:

    How impowering to not get snagged and dragged backwards into the “muck”.
    I think it will get easier the more times you have to face those well worn thoughts.. eventually there will be no thought process and therefore no desire.



  • Melicious says:

    You know, it would all be ever-so-much easier is cookies weren’t so stupidly delicious.

    Mmmmmm…. cookies.

    I’m holding out for Christmas because I make the best Russian Teacakes in the land. I do! And I’m eating them.


  • Roni says:

    HA! I challange you to a Russian Teacake “tea-off”!