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Outback Success!

Woo-hoo! My first time eating out at a sit-down restaurant since I started my diet and I did fabulously. Strange that I haven’t eaten out before now. I guess I really don’t have much of a social life :) Notably, this was also the first time I actually ate all the food I ordered at the time I ordered it. No leftovers and no doggy bags. No doubt this is because we skipped the bread and I went for the 9oz steak cut when I previously would have gone for the 12oz. I also had a great salad with blue cheese vinaigrette dressing (Note to self: must buy this dressing. Yummy.) and a side dish of steamed vegetables. Honestly, I wasn’t enthusiastic about ordering the vegetables as I would have much rather preferred the fries or fried mushrooms, but the veggies were better for me and blah, blah, blah I didn’t really mind that much.

Also, I fit in the booth with at least 3 inches to spare :) It truly is the small things in life. Pun sort of intended.

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Ames • August 9, 2008 at 6:40 pm

Oh, I can SO relate with the booth thing. I just discovered your blog, so forgive me for being 3 years late in commmenting. I am at the point where most booths are too tight for me, and I live in fear of new restaurants. Oh, and armchairs are the devil.

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swinglifeaway • June 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm

I went to Longhorn with my boyfriend the other night. We both are losing weight (he is 6ft and 350lbs, i’m 5’5″ and around 300). He ordered a huge steak, loaded mac ‘n cheese and a sweet potato with sugar and butter. I ordered grilled chicken with a sweet potato w/o the sugary buttery goodness, and mixed veggies. By the end of the meal, he was kicking himself for eating such foolishness and all I could do was smile to myself. Ha. I won. ;)

….. Not that it’s a competition (really, it is) or that I am happy he made bad choices. I felt bad for him, but really, I could only encourage healthy choices so much.

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