Today I went to the grocery store by myself for the first time since surgery. It wasn't on purpose, just hadn't happened. I was shocked at how many times I saw "goodies" that would have made it into my basket pre-surgery. Everything from Cheese-its, to Honey Buns, to cheese dip, to that Snickers at the check-out counter. I knew I often picked up little treats when I was shopping - especially alone, but I didn't realize how much of a habit it had become until today when I knew I couldn't have those things. The good news is that I really didn't want them - just started to reach out of habit. and caught myself (well, maybe I did want just a bite of the Snickers - LOL). It just really shocked me to realize how much of a pattern it was before that I would sort of go into "auto-pilot" and think about buying those things.
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