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Hurry up and wait! The perfect snack disaster for me

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

This summer has shown me a snack pattern I didn't realize I had. I'm a project manager by craft, so I spend a lot of time with a task list making sure the next person/company/event is ready to go.

I'm dealing with an unplanned project right now at home. A flood that has destroyed a bathroom has been further complicated by the fact that I own what's inside the room, but the Home Owner's Association owns what's inside the flooded walls and beneath the flood floors.

So between waiting for the HOA Chief Engineer to do his magic, them wait for my contractor to show up, then working with the homeowners above and below and everyone's personal schedule, I spend a lot of time waiting to open the door, make a call, wait for a call, return the wrong item to Home Depot.

I'm at home and there's my fridge. What have I been doing? Opening it up and eating.

I haven't decided how to work with my revelation, but I do know that I've got to replace the waiting time with something other than eating.
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  • EILEEN828
    I'm sure you have some small entertainment activity that you could engage in while you are forced to wait. Make it something you enjoy instead of trying to squeeze in a chore. Backup plan is have a bowl of prepared fruit to eat, like melons, pineapple, cherries, or grapes. So if you find yourself getting a chill from standing in front of the refrigerator with the door open, you'll be able to have a predetermined treat instead of succumbing to grazing, and you can get out of there without having to deal with frostbite. emoticon
    2524 days ago
  • HMBROWN1
    Could be the stress of the situation also. Stress is a super bad factor for bad eating. Best wishes with the renovations!
    2527 days ago
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