I knew this was coming. I knew that part of the reason I'm heavy is that all social events revolve around food. 2 nights in a row now my family wants to go "grab some dinner." I'm on my mostly liquid pre-op diet. Restaurants are not gonna happen. I teetered, thinking, maybe I could go and hang out and just drink water, but I knew it would be super hard. Especially because the first night was O'Charley's, home of the yummiest bread ever! and the second night was mexican food (which I could pass on the food part normally) but no chips / dip... Chips and dip are my WEAKNESS! I would give up all the chocolate in all the land to have some salty, crunchy chips, with a cool sour cream (or cheese) based dip. MMMM....
So, I went to watch my soon-to-be brother-in-law play softball at one of the local churches, and then went home afterwards when everybody else went out for mexican - and drank broth. NO FUN! During the week, this was easier during the day because I was super busy at work. Weekends - Not so busy. Especially when you are avoiding restaurants!
So I have taken a stand and locked myself in my bedroom (metaphorically, of course). The kitchen is most of the way cleared out, but there are still some real food options I would TOTALLY take advantage of right now.
I'm trying not to be obsessive with the scale, but hey, I'm sitting around. I weighed this morning, and I might have lost about 5 lbs since Tuesday night. We'll see.