Eating with co-workers... Will they stop commenting? How to deal?
I'm sure most of us are confronted with comments about our daily eating habits while working at the office. Without fail, someone always makes some type of remark about what I'm eating every single day. I usually grab lunch with co-workers as a nice break from sitting in my cube all day. I am surrounded by people pounding soda, pizza, sandwiches, fried foods, and other non PB meals. I eat mainly fruits, vegetables and some type of protein just like anyone that has any respect for their body should. I never make comments about what other people are eating and could really careless. However, these comments get annoying from time to time.
Sometimes I just try to change the subject right away or Iím patient and Iíll explain what the PB diet entails and encourage them to give it a shot. Other times I just want to fire back with something offensive and tell them that they should be thanking me for caring about my body. They should be grateful that I do my best to be healthy so they can enjoy their cheap insurance premiums and prescription pills. And that they should apologize for their physical appearance and nauseating meals that they bring to work every day. However, I am a very nice person and canít imagine ever insulting anyone, because in the end, whatís the point?
[B]How does everyone else deal with this situation? [/B]