1. Have you ever been to MOD pizza?
It’s like Subway, but with pizza. We’ve only been to a couple times, but it’s quickly becoming our go-to pizza place. Last night I went for triple olives on my pizza! See below…
2. This week I got some indirect, negative feedback from someone about the blog.
I felt hurt, because I like the person who said it. I think the thing is, it’s frustrating to feel misunderstood. The person doesn’t approve of a particular type of blog post I do.
Then I remembered the below quote…”you are not for everyone, and that’s okay.” And repeated the following lyrics from this song to myself, “Boss up and change your life.” Meaning…boss up and don’t let others keep you/me from doing awesome things because they are emotional about decisions you’ve made.
Now we’re all good. Moving on.
A technique I use with clients, and practice myself, is overplating. You simply serve yourself too much food and then pay attention to when your tastebuds get bored of the flavor and your stomach is full. When you have awareness of those two things happening, then you know it may be a good point to finish your eating experience. You overplate food so you get the chance to tune in and be aware of when you are satisfied.
I do this with pints of ice cream all the time. I sit down with the pint, there is something lovely about eating straight from the pint(!), and then I pay attention to when my tastebuds tell me I’ve had enough. I rarely eat ice cream because I’m hungry, it’s more because it just sounds tasty…so, for me, tastebud flavor fatigue is a better indicator of when to stop eating ice cream than fullness.
(and yes I realize the below is froyo and not ice cream, but dang Ben & Jerry’s froyo is tasty)
4. This unicorn ballon is my favorite thing I’ve seen in awhile.
One of the Houston fashion bloggers I follow is @carriec. She’s pregnant as well and shared this unicorn balloon from her baby shower on her Insta Stories. There were also unicorn macarons and a unicorn cake at the shower. I’m in LOVE with the entire thing and want a permanent GIANT unicorn balloon for our nursery.
5. Commenting on the blog
I’ve been getting more and more of you commenting saying, “longtime reader, first time commenter.” Those comments make me so happy! All your comments make me so happy. To anyone who isn’t commenting, please feel free to comment. This blog belongs to you too :)