Thursday, May 19, 2016

Demon cups

I drew the line in the and a week and a half ago with the Reece's cups.  (Now known as demon cups!). I will freely admit that I have looked at them longingly in the store!    I will also confess that the other day when I caved and ordered DQ for lunch at work that I got the $5 lunch box and I upgraded it to a blizzard ($1 extra). and without thinking I just rattled off that I wanted a Reece's cup.   It wasn't until I was eating my small blizzard that I realized that I was eating some of those darn demon cups!!   Luckily it did not spark a downward spiral of demon cup craving!  Maybe because the demon cups were chopped and somewhat frozen encased in the ice cream...so I didn't get the ooey gooey goodness of the peanut butter chocolate mixture.   Jason is quite supportive...and when I stopped at the store to pick up a drink the other day he texted me and asked 'no Reece's cups right?'   However his support comes with lots of teasing.  He claims he is going to hop in my car someday soon with the bright orange Reece's cup package hanging out of his shirt pocket...and he will have to have it on the dash over the air vent to keep it from melting!  He also said that he is going to eat one....and then give me a big old kiss so I can taste the demon cup!!!   Sooo mean!!!  Hahaha. I just tell him to tease away....turn about is fair play!!!  (And of course the more he teases the more determined I am to refrain! And yes he knows that....yes he has figured me out...my ex never figured that little quirk out in all the years we were together yet this man has me figured out in  6-7 months!!).   I did  find a loophole though!!!  The line in the sand was for Reece's cups!    So I just need to  go to to the dollar tree and get a cheap brand!!!!!!   Problem solved!!!!   Hahaha. No...I don't plan on using my loophole!!!  

So let's see....what has happened in the last week since I last wrote.   My eating has gotten a bit more under control.  Still wavers on out of control some days...but overall so much better!!!  My report in to my friend Sue looked like this...


I did win last weeks challenge of running but I am only squeaking out wins!!!   This challenge is going to keep me moving and running!   I'm now adding in one or two miles if speed work (typically my last miles of my run).   Basically right now I'm just running intervals...fast run then slow jog and then back to fast run.   I can see it helping my pace.  :-)

Last weekend Jason and I spent some time in Winchester, va....we hit up the old courthouse civil war museum....


The Kernstown Battlefield

We kicked out and hit a living history encampment.

And of course the Pritchard House on the battlefield...

We also were able to get in a hike...even though the weather was rainy on one day of the weekend and blustery cold on the other day!   We hiked in the George Washington National Forest. More specifically..we hiked at the Elizabeth Furnace.     The furnace trail was neat as it had neat little monuments that pointed out the old furnace and explained how the furnace operated.

The furnace trail actually hooked up with the Tuscarora Trail....so we did some of that also.... 


So I was active.  I'm slowly getting my food under control!!!!  Slow but sure!   

7 comments:

MyStalkerIsFat said...

I love history, so those places would be awesome to visit! Congratulations on winning the running challenge last week. Keep it up!

Jen B said...

I have some Reeses in my drawer ... holding for now. It was the Easter edition (the eggs) that really got me. I'm glad they are gone. I'll occasionally just take a small chocolate bar and dip right into peanut butter. We also have a PB bar recipe that is great, but dangerous. I haven't made it in years (my oldest and I made it and he said he'd take it to school to remove the temptation, but he didn't ... and I ate so much!) My #3 son and I just tried a BettyCrocker peanutbutter bar mix. They are all so bad.

I know - just don't buy the stuff and have it in your house. I'm not good at that.

I've also been in a baking mood, which is a problem too ;) But I AM down some this week, I'll be posting my Friday update soon.

jen said...


Love all these pics of the places you visit, the history and the timelessness are awesome.

Well done on winning the running challenge.

#fatfreefloozy said...

I was so happy when those demon cups were not available in Australia and I'd wait longingly for someone to go overseas and bring me back one, and then I cherished it! I now have to see them every time I shop and it is so much harder. However, it is one thing that you can make a semi healthy version of. https://iquitsugar.com/recipe/sugar-free-reeses-peanut-butter-cups/

Lori said...

I love Reese's especially the miniatures. I do not like the cheap ones or the Palmer brand at all. It has to be Reese's.

Great job with the hiking.
Lori

Lyn said...

Loved the pictures! And I agree, those Reeses cups are just evil! They are so addictive. I have to stay away from them!

Cathy said...

I can't tell you how much I love reading about your relationship with your boyfriend. It sounds so much better and healthier than your previous one, and I'm very happy for you. :-)