Read about our COVID-19 health advisory

Don’t Let Your Eyes be Bigger than Your Stomach

POSTED ON November 25, 2010

Blog

If any of you are like me, you are probably gearing up for some of the best food of the year this Thanksgiving. Not just the turkey, but the mashed potatoes & gravy, cranberry sauce, mac-n-cheese, collard greens, rolls, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pies, cookies, & deviled eggs…need I go on? I definitely see myself indulging in a little bit of everything, but now that I am in my 30’s, I am haunted by my older metabolism and the fact that I just can’t shake 10 ...

If any of you are like me, you are probably gearing up for some of the best food of the year this Thanksgiving. Not just the turkey, but the mashed potatoes & gravy, cranberry sauce, mac-n-cheese, collard greens, rolls, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pies, cookies, & deviled eggs…need I go on?

I definitely see myself indulging in a little bit of everything, but now that I am in my 30’s, I am haunted by my older metabolism and the fact that I just can’t shake 10 lbs like I use too. Year round I try to watch my weight, but during the holidays it seems like I just watch it go up. Sure, I will be one of the many people that increase their face time at the gym in January, but I can already stand to shake a few pounds right now, so this Thanksgiving I will practice a saying that my mother use to say to use as kids…”Don’t let your eyes be bigger than your stomach.”

Although this will be a challenge, I plan on taking smaller portions (at least for the first go-round), and refrain from the ever so popular “2 layered plate.” If it doesn’t fit on my plate the first round, I will try it after I finish the existing food on my plate.

So for those of you that are like me who are trying to be conservative this Thanksgiving, enjoy the food, family, and fellowship, and don’t let your eyes be bigger than your stomach at the dinner table!

Recent Posts:

You may also like this: