Road work

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I’m sitting here in the passenger seat, trying like hell to rein in my desire to pack an unseemly amount of food into this day. That ain’t what the eat-whatever-I-want day is for.

I got up at 4:00 AM for a walk. I came back and ate a toasted cinnamon raisin bagel with cream cheese. I made tea and enjoyed it with one of the raspberry hamantashen I got from Zaro’s on my way home yesterday. Then I had an oatmeal raisin cookie from the bucket I got at Stop & Shop last night.

After Grace and I got on the road, we split the cheese Danish, also from Zaro’s. Are you noticing a trend? This is what I meant by hoarding: buying a bunch of food in anticipation of an eat-whatever-I-want day, thereby warping it into an eat-everything-I-can day. Not good.

I’ve continued to munch my way through the oatmeal raisin cookie bucket as I sip my way through the thermos of tea. And I’m coming to terms with the fact that I’ve already eaten quite a bit today, and I should *not* eat all the meals I was considering for today. I wanted to have a late breakfast when we reach Oneida. I wanted to have a cookout in the afternoon. And I wanted to have pizza and ice cream tonight.

One of those has to give.


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