SAY What Wednesday!!!

Today’s SAY WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT is about food.

I thought about this blog post on our way back from our last trip. We stopped to get gas and to get some snacks. On the way there I had pre packed ones so I didn’t have to stop to get anything. Anyway, I was craving Cheetos Puffs. I used to LOVE them.

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But after a handful of them I was done. They weren’t as good as I remember. I SAY they are Way too salty now. It wasn’t guilt telling me this, it was my taste buds.

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I also got a Mtn. Dew which I also used to love. Nah, didn’t do anything for me. I couldn’t even finish it. For me to not finish a soda is HUGE. About 4 years ago I was ADDICTED to soda. I would refill my 32 oz cup multiple times at work in 1 day. It was like water, actually it was my water because I hardly ever drank water.

The first thing I do when I get to work is fill up my water cup, the first thing I do when I get home from the gym is fill up my water cup. I drink water so much now, it’s crazy. I usually always carry a water bottle with me.

Anyway, When I couldn’t enjoy what I thought was going to be an awesome snack. I started to think of a lot of foods that I don’t eat anymore that I used to think I could not live without.

Including home-made tortillas. Yummmm. I used to eat these almost every day growing up. Now, I can’t even remember when I had one last. Even if we go to Chipotle I get a bowl. I remember when I first started eating better it was the hardest thing to imagine my life without flour tortillas. Now it’s like whatever.

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Don’t get me wrong. I’m not for completely eliminating something you love from your life but at the time I was being really strict on myself. Now I know that there is moderation and I do eat things I still love once in a while.

For example:

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French Fries…yum.

I actually didn’t know how much I loved french fries until I stopped eating them. I have them once in a while and enjoy them every time.

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Also another thing I didn’t know I loved until I didn’t have it anymore is ice cream. I LOVE ice cream. I include froyo as ice cream by the way, because it’s still so good. Having it for a meal would make me happy 🙂 and I’ve done it once or twice. 😉

Question: So WHAT would you SAY is a food you used to love that you don’t anymore? And WHAT would you SAY is a food you used to not care about but now LOVE?

Betty

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4 comments on “SAY What Wednesday!!!

  1. Melissa says:

    Hmm….i don’t know if i have a food that i used to love & don’t anymore. Is that sad? lol. I will say i can’t drink a regular coke anymore – way too sweet.

  2. I love soda still and don’t deny myself when I want it every week or so. There are so many things that I used to eat constantly that I am okay with having occasionally now, like cookies, pizza, white pasta, etc. If I’m craving it or I want it, I just have it. I’m over having guilt foods anymore. Seriously.

    I’ve had company the past couple of weeks and I was eating quite extravagantly. Since I’ve been getting back to normal, I’ve been going crazy over my healthy eats. I missed them SOOOO much. More than I’ve ever missed pizza or the like. It’s crazy.

    Also, one last thing that I can NEVER EVER imagine living without is Mexican food. Can’t imagine it. I just stopped getting combos though. Now I’ll just have a taco instead of a monstrous burrito. I also realized how much I love reheated mexican food, so eating half of my meal is no biggie to me because that means I get to enjoy it twice!

    I loved this post, hence the novel I wrote 😉

  3. ashley says:

    i drank sodas every day in high school and now i can’t have more than 3 sips at a time. i have always been a onion hater! i could tolerate some level of cooked onion for flavor, but recently i’ve been eating raw red onions on salads and *gasp* enjoying them!

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