Recently, a challenge group participant posted “How do I know that I’m making the right choices when I’m eating out?” I thought for a moment and realized that most of the fit-work I do when I have a night out actually happens before I get to the restaurant. Once there, I sit back, have fun, and let my plan guide my actions. Know Before you Go — Research! Depending on where we’re going, my approach changes slightly. But the general principle is that I know what I will be eating before I get to the restaurant. This way, I won’t be persuaded by what others are choosing (“if she’s getting fries, I can have fries”), my decision is made before I’ve had any wine to make me think the “one night doesn’t matter” argument seems reasonable, and it also it gives me time to do some “research. ” If I’ve made my mind before I get there, I focus on conversation and not thinking about the food I’m not eating. Research comes in three categories: …
A sneak peek into my first week of the Bon Appetit Food Lover’s Cleanse.
How to keep the weekend from getting in the way of your health and fitness goals. It IS possible!!
New challenge group starting January 5th with intro/ramp up starting on January 1st! Contact me at fit.kitch.mom @ gmail.com for more information, only a few spots left. Curious if a challenge group is a good fit for you? See my posting for an insider’s perspective.