Hi there –
My Denver trip is keeping me quite busy, but in a good way overall. I hate being bored so pile on the millions of things and I’ll be a much happier girl.
But I have to admit, that I have been engaged in some mindless eating. So much so that I did this:
Yeah, I did throw away half my bag of Cran-Pecan Love Granola Frankly, I actually didn’t care for this flavor as much — it tasted burnt…anyone else have that experience? I do however still adore the almond-raisin and chocolate. Either way, I was munching away on something I didn’t like consuming hundreds of calories for no reason.
I confess that I also did this with a bag of jellybeans. You see, when I’m forced to be in meetings all day, my narcoleptic tendencies kick in so I like to have some sort of candy (usually portioned into a serving size) to keep me alert. Well, err, without that portion sizing, I end up eating nearly the entire bag. I’m so ashamed. Really.
Mindless eating isn’t actually all that mindless after all. When I step back and think about why I’m so called mindlessly eating it, I realize it’s almost always because of some underlying anxiety I’m feeling. And frankly, I am anxious. I have a lot of things on my mind as of late and can’t seem to quiet all the thoughts. So I eat.
I’m trying not to beat myself up about it and instead focus on how I can turn this around into more thoughtful eating, while simultaneously trying to tackle this anxiousness. Wish me luck?
Alright, back to WIAW:
My WIAW is going to be somewhat pathetic, I must say. I only have my iPhone to snap pictures and forgot to get a shot of half my food. Oops.
Breakfast: Not worth a picture. I had a NuGo Dark and some coffee. My hotel didn’t have the yogurt-granola-to-go today so I opted for a protein bar I brought.
Snack: red vines from meeting and jelly beans (oops)
Lunch: Totally forgot to take a photo, but it was a mexi buffet that was catered. I had a bed of lettuce, spanish rice, black beans, tomatoes, topped with a bit of cheese and salsa.
Snack: err, more jellybeans, a banana (stolen from hotel), and a decaf latte (I was sooo cold in the room)
Dinner was held here:
Snack: well based on the first picture, you can surmise that it was too much granola