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Saturday, March 19, 2011

We are empty nesters who love to go out with friends and we always end up at a restaurant, I don't want everyone to know I am watching my calories and I don't want to pay for food I don't love, and that is a big problem! How do other manage this?
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  • LINDAJ0621
    I go online and check out the menu in advance. Most good restaurants have menus with nutritional information these days. I select what I will have before I go and automatically cut my entree in half and ask for a to go box. If anyone says anything, I say I am just not feeling that hungry right now and would rather have the rest of it later. Also, it gives me another meal to enjoy and saves me money!

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    3764 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4653029
    It's hard! We love to go out to eat and sometimes, in spite of my good intentions, I eat it all. I try to only eat half and ask for a take home box for the other half. I will sometimes order Ala Crate and order light things. Mostly it depends on where we are eating and the mood that I am in. Good luck!
    3779 days ago
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