Win some, lose some

The challenges of following a diet like this when I am out in restaurants for special events can be difficult. We had a wonderful outing with family last night at a restaurant we frequented often back in the day. I ordered a stir fry with shrimp, which turned out to be roughly a half a cup of veggies and 2 cups of rice in a sugar laden sauce. I ate the shrimp and the veggies and a half cup of the rice and complimented the meal because I just think its rude to do otherwise. When I get back home to Alberta I will be able to tighten up my regime and get back on track. On the whole I did well, its just the meals out where I’ve had to compromise, but I chose the best I could. Here at the house, I’ve had the support that I needed to do this. My family is genuinely happy to see me doing so much better physically that they are 100% behind my efforts to do this. I’m very grateful for that.

I made a disaster of a meal tonight. Its a dish I make often at home. Gluten free floured cod, pan fried with yam fries and salad. The fish wasn’t completely thawed, couldn’t get it to thaw, I finally cooked it half thawed and it bled water, which ruined the breading (soggy) and it took forever to cook. I removed it too soon and had to put back in the pan to continue cooking after we began eating. Ugh! The yam fries which were baked I timed the same as sweet potatoes, big mistake. They were burned. We ate them anyway with the soggy fish. The salad was perfect. Oh well. Win some, lose some.

Bon Sante


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