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August 6, 2014

for the love of bread

I have a problem with carbs.  There I said it.  While I take pictures of these gorgeous red and yellow cherry tomatoes that my friend Elaine gifted me from her garden,  innocently giving you the impression that I snack on these straight from the bowl, what I really munch on absentmindedly are carbohydrates.


I am not picky in my love of the white stuff....cookies, bread, rice, potatoes...it's all fair game.

I think I've always know it was a weakness but it really hit me square in my ample bumm yesterday as I cut up a fresh loaf of french bread that I impulsively bought hot out of the oven from Albertson's.  (I mean, how can you say no when the bags are still warm and steamy and they're on sale for $1.00).


The bread didn't even make it all the way home before I ripped off a nice hunk for the drive home and now less than 24 hours later the loaf is gone...completely gone.


They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, check.  The next would be not putting them into my mouth.

One step at a time, one step at a time.

xo, Patty




7 comments:

  1. :) I love carbs too. Especially warm bread with butter!

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  2. Patty, Myself I would be repeating that first step many times... I love cookies. I made a deal with my granddaughter, that I would eat less cookies if she ate less ice cream. She is 12 and needs to lose about 20 pounds. I feel she is over weight. I told her to just eat less ice cream than before. Just one tablespoon less and she will be surprised. Hope it works. I wish I had a cookie. LOL. I did not buy cookies at the store this last visit. If we as lowly humans could just control our impulses. Honey, I am wishing you great luck. xoxo,Susie

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  3. But...bread and those tomatoes are delicious together...sighing with you.

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  4. yum, warm bread fresh from the oven. I love carbs too and I'm trying to cut way back. sigh. and double sigh. Best of luck to you!

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  5. It's just really hard to pass it up when you walk in the store and they are taking it out of the oven. I have certain foods that are impossible for me to pass by - Oreos to start with. Seriously, I have to just not buy them.

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  6. Why are carbs so darn GOOD? I have tried to walk past them, but it just doesn't work. They are the devil!!

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  7. Hi Patty, YES, I LOVE carbs too.......but I have to admit....I LOVE garden tomatoes MORE!! I would be eating the tomatoes home...room temps are Best or off the vine! I love honesty...lol! blessings~~~Roxie

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