Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wednesdays Question

It's Wednesday so that means it's question time. It's time to ponder and then answer just one question. Okay, you can add all you want as a reason for your answer too. We'd all like that.

Here's this weeks question: Are you a healthy eater? Or do you go for the pizza, fried chicken with potatoes and gravy, or a greasy burger with tons of salty fries?
For the most part hubby and I are healthy eaters. When we fall off the wagon though it's anything goes and we usually go for the really bad food. Not often, but now and then.
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  1. I'm a healthy eater, but I also cheat sometimes. I didn't used to like candy much, I was more of a chips and dip person, but lately I crave sweets like they're going out of style.

    Great question!

    Give Little Bit a huge hug for me.

    And I hope you have a spectacular day!

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    1. I have trouble with ice cream. Big trouble.

      You have a spectacular day too. :)

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  2. Mostly healthy but I just eat too much :)

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    1. Me too Bearman, me too. :)

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  3. I mostly eat baked chicken & fish and veggies & fruits. I actually don't tolerate fried foods well and I am allergic to shell fish so I only splurge on fried once a year when I am in New England... And it is always for fried haddock and fried sea scallops with fried onion rings. Nobody does fried as well as New England and nobody does seafood as well as New England. YUM. And I have my flights bood for next month. Seafood here I come! :D

    Having said that, my weakness has always been CARBS - any and all dense or crusty breads, cakes, cookies, doughnuts... See? I just gained a pound thinking about them. haha!

    And portion control. bugger.

    Have a delicious day! xoxo

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    1. I have problems with CARBS too. Pasta, please pass the pasta and the bread. :)

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  4. Because of health probs I try to eat as healthy as I can with a treat occasionally I agree with portion control if you can control portions you can almost eat most things.

    I'm off for a doughnut.....just jokin

    Have a portioncontrolledtastic day Sandee :-h

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    1. Portion control is the key and so very hard to do. :)

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  5. I am basically a healthy eater or at least I try. I do go off on the wrong path at times but life is too short to be good all the time. Sandee, you and Zane and Little Bit have a fantastic day.

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    1. You have to have that cheeseburger now and then. I agree my friend. :)

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  6. Now, I am a healthy eater. Down 17lbs since April 21st. I do still enjoy some of what you mentioned, but only in moderation. If I don't, I feel awful later. Just not worth it.

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    1. Way to go Lisa. I'm so proud of you. I can do that guilt thing too. :)

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  7. I've gotten WAY better in my old age. In my 20s and part of my 30s I just ate whatever I wanted without a second thought. Now I'm way more hesitant to buy or eat the junk.

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    1. Me too Rose. I do remember eating whatever I wanted in my younger years. I didn't give it a second thought either. :)

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  8. I am a strict vegetarian with disciplined food habits. I do eat junk food 3 or 4 times in a month onan average.
    Have a great day!

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    1. We eat very little meat anymore. Being a vegetarian is a good thing. Far healthier than the meat eaters. :)

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  9. I love eating. Lately due to age and health, I have cut down on junks but cheats once in a while.

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    1. I know you do and you've shared some awesome food with us on your blog. :)

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  10. I use to eat all that crazy food that would mess my system up but no more. Once I stated loosing my weight I now eat fish & chicken. I will have a steak once in awhile and I enjoy food when I go on my cruise but I'm now learning how teach myself the realities about food.After loosing 55 pounds I plan to never get back to 235 lbs. Yuk.
    Have a healthy enjoyable Wednesday Sandee. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

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    1. Hubby was that weight right before he retired. He's got his weight back down now. He feels better too. :)

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  11. We are healthy eaters, "most of the time", we do have our times when we fall off and it will usually be domino s pizza or our favorite Greek restaurant. For me, baked stuff is my downfall.

    Happy healthy choices!!
    Karren

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    1. You have to have your favorite something from time to time. We do the same except ours is Italian. :)

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  12. We eat healthy most of the time but we don't rule out pizza or some other 'bad' food from time to time. A lot of the time we make pizza here at home so it's even somewhat healthy! Life's too short to not enjoy a treat every so often!

    Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday Sandee! Scritches to Little Bit!

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    1. I agree that life is too short not to enjoy the good stuff now and then. We do the same. :)

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  13. Both! Because that makes life more fun :)

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    1. I agree Jen until your doctor monitors what you consume. Aging puts restrictions on some things. :)

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  14. I'm an 80% healthy eater, but now I'm hitting at 100% because I'm studying for my yearly checkup. c-)

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    1. Yep, you have to study for those checkups. :)

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  15. We eat healthy for the most part. Rarely do we eat fried food, although (me) growing up in S GA, fried everything was a staple in our diet. Good question!

    Big hugs, honey, and scritches to LB...

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    1. I was raised on fried foods too. It's the way of the south. :)

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  16. Mostly healthy, but I do eat M&Ms every day. :)

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    1. Good for you Christine. M&Ms rock. :)

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    2. chocolate is on the good food group! Enjoy!

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    3. It is on the good food group. Good for the heart. :)

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  17. Like the song goes, "I'm a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n roll". I am eating much healthier these days than I did even last year. With that said, a great burger or pizza is never going to disappear from my menu. Nothing will ever replace country southern fried chicken with mashed potatoes and white gravy...nothing!

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    1. Mine either. Those are two things we have now and then. You just have to once in a while. :)

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  18. Because i'm a sugar addict in recovery, i eat healthy. For me, it was a matter of losing weight and keeping it off so i can stay healthy.

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    1. For me too. I can walk past a buffet table and gain two pounds. Age just does that. :)

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  19. When I cook, hubby and I are healthy eaters. When I don't cook, we're not. Fast food is so convenient - too convenient sometimes. :)

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    1. We shy away from fast foods. Rarely have them. It's so good though. I get the convenient part too. :)

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  20. I am a healthy eater, but I do enjoy treats now and then. :)

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    1. Treats are a must now and then. :)

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  21. we are pretty healthy eaters....everything in moderation- we do find we eat less meat than when we were younger. When we eat out it's still pretty healthy- I cannot remember the last time we ate at a fast food joint. That food tastes gross to us.
    Excellent question and do have a very happy day today...scritches to LB!

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    1. We noticed we are eating less and less meat too. Must be an age thing. We do love fast food now and then, but not very often. You two are both trim too, so not having fast food shows. Bravo. :)

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  22. Sandee,

    Sometimes I try to be a healthy eater. But, pizza sure sounds good.
    So does Ice Cream y-

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    1. It sure does. I love pizza. Now I'm hungry. :)

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  23. I don't do much fried stuff, but I eat a variety. I'm good 70% of the time.. Okay, maybe 60%

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    1. I'm have the same issue. Lately I've been good about 60% of the time. It shows too. :)

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  24. All these healthy eaters and here's me. I really do try but I love food of any kind. I guess that means my answer is no I'm not really a very healthy eater....lol

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    1. It's not easy being good. Most of the time I am, but our boating weekends send me over the edge. Oh well. :)

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  25. Are you implying that pizza, fried chicken with potatoes and gravy, and a greasy burger with tons of fries isn't healthy?

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    1. Pretty much Binky. Unfortunately. Some of my favorite food right there. :)

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  26. I love pizza and Mexican food, but I try to eat healthy. I just fail most of the time!

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    1. You're young and you can get away with failing most of the time. When we get older it's not a good option. :)

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  27. We try but we always fail..hahaha! but we do try again and again :) we love veggies though.

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    1. I love veggies and when it's hot that's a great meal. :)

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  28. I'm basically a healthy eater (lean meat, brown rice, whole wheat pasta, veggies), since I re-joined Weight Watchers last August. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE pizza, fries, burgers, etc., I either avoid them now or make lower fat versions. Have a great day! xoxo

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    1. There are lower fat choices indeed. We need to give that a go. :)

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  29. We're basically healthy eaters. Lately we're eating more unprocessed foods and trying to stay as close to natural as possible. Not always, but we're trying.

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    1. I agree, the processed foods are not good for us. Not one bit.We try to do the same. :)

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  30. Now, I am a healthy eater. Before, not always. I have very strict food guidelines. (sorry so late to answer this one)

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    1. Sometimes our health dictates what we need to eat and what we need to eliminate. Sadly. :)

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