a rare occurrence

31 Jan

I find myself now in a situation that rarely occurs:  I’m done with dinner, and I’ve still got 8 points to use out of my WW allotted 33 per day.  Whaaaatttttt do I do with them?? In all honesty I’m not stuffed, but I’m not that hungry either.  Here’s a run down of my food today:

B – 1/4 canteloupe; 1/2 c FF cottage cheese; coffee & skim (1 WW P+)

L – Chipotle burrito bowl with steak, black beans, extra veggies, pico de gallo and salsa verde, cheese, and lettuce; Coke zero (10 WW P+)

S – Kind almond cashew bar; tall decaf americano from Sbux, with skim and a little splash of half & half (CHEATING!!!! oh well) (6 WW P+)

D – an entire package of Trader Joe’s Indian Fare Madras Lentils (2 servings); a big ol’ green salad with bell peppers, cukes, and cherry tomatoes, plus 1.5 T homemade honey mustard vinaigrette (8 WW P+)

Total: 25 WW P+

And I felt like lunch was pretty indulgent with that steak and cheese.  I guess my breakfast could’ve been a little heartier, and I didn’t have a morning snack because I got my lunch around 11:30.

So do I pat myself on the back, hunker down to do the studying I’ve been putting off? Or do I calculate precisely what to eat that will cost me 8 more points??

Here’s the good thing:  I feel like I”m on such a roll that I have no desire (OK, maybe a little bit of desire, but nothing significant to act on) to spend those 8 points on ice cream, which does happen to be sitting in the freezer right now.  And I resisted J’s deep fried mac-n-cheese balls tonight.  Go me.

I have a feeling it’ll end up being another sloppy mocha ricotta mush for me…ah well, satisfies the sweet tooth and makes me not want to put anything else in my stomach.

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One Response to “a rare occurrence”

  1. Shanners February 4, 2011 at 1:17 am #

    They say you don’t have to use all your points if you’re not hungry, but who are they kidding? There’s always room for a treat.

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