Ok.. so this morning mom and I stop on the way so she can get some coffee (I have mine TYVM). She comes out with a little cup full of mini cookies. She opens it and offers me one. Here is the thing I take it AUTOMATICALLY without thinking. I did this twice. So often my missteps are when I am on auto-pilot and to be honest, I feel like I am on auto-pilot most of the time. I call it survival mode. So: lesson.. I KNOW I need to be conscious of eating and ask the right questions such as "Am I hungry" "Why would I eat this?" "Why do I want this?" etc.
The good news is: I came out of the store with stuff for Lily and it has no appeal for me (muffins) and a BIG OL BAG of beef jerky to have on hand at school and HWC for my coffee. I have my lunch packed (no eating out) and its my awesome easy-peasy taco salad.