Friday, June 19, 2009

Being back in the game

Yesterday and this morning has been great. I got to do what I love--being a reporter. The banquet last night was night. In the past, whenever I covered banquets or any event involving food. I never really ate. I would say that I ate before or get a small portion.

This has changed. Last night, I had chicken breast with broccoli and cheese casserole, lima beans and macaroni and cheese. It was delicious. For dessert, I had the best lemon creme cake ever. I realized while driving home that I didn't stress about the meal. This is a odd feeling to eat without feeling guilty.

The county meeting was great. They actually had a verbal tussle and I was the only reporter there. After the meeting, I met the editor and publisher of the paper. The publisher wanted to meet the lady "who was writing such excellent articles." She pointed that I was a rare find in the newspaper world. I wish they were able to afford to hire me but there is no use moaning about this. I am just so glad to be able to write. It keeps me from isolating myself from the world.

Daily Dose

1. Broccoli and cheese casserole

2. County council meetings rock!

6 comments:

  1. Great job on eating without guilt :) That shows so much progress! Sometimes I find myself eating something I wouldn't have eaten before and I stop and think, "Wow, pretty cool." It's pretty empowering :)

    What a great compliment on your articles :)

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  2. It's ALL good!!! YAY for you. Eat and write, write and eat - one day at a time. Hugs from suZen!

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  3. doing work you love and eating well -- what a wonderful combination!

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  4. Awesome for eating without feeling guilty for it, that is huge. And why should you feel guilty?!

    I'm glad you were able to get the opportunity to write; it can be so wonderful, especially when it's work you love.

    <3 <3

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  5. That's awesome that you didn't feel stressed out after your meal :) Seriously a big accomplishment. I love how you reflect on the positive things in your day. It makes life a lot easier

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  6. Congratulations!!

    big hug and best wishes
    Ribbon

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