It seems that despite all my best intentions, all the months of really smart eating and being truly proud of my choices, the last few weeks have been Gorge Fest 2008. Perhaps it's because it's the end of summer, perhaps its because of the up-tick in my dating life (seriously dating is the most fattening activity ever!), perhaps it's a total lack of control, but whatever the reason, I'm eating way too much.
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This is not a manifesto on the joys of dieting; I don't really believe in that. I believe in health first, and feeling good about food--but I'm eating more than makes me comfortable. The rational side of my brain just says stop, but when the majority of your social life revolves around a table, reason doesn't always get to speak up. And at the end of the night, I see myself saying very diet-like things to myself, things that I've worked very hard over the years to never say to myself again.Read More »from Talking myself out of dieting