When Life Hands you a Cupcake…GIVE IT AWAY!!!!!

Grasshopper CupcakeA new cupcake place opened up close to where I work, Gigi’s Cupcakes.

Being the loving and amazing wife that I am, I bought my husband six for Valentine’s Day.

So, here is the problem…

They were so good!  We loved them all so much that we had a hard time picking our favorite.

I think they must put some kind of drug in the cupcakes because you start to crave them after you eat them.  So, my husband and I have been splurging on cupcakes lately due to our “cravings.”  So, craving splurges lead to gained weight.  It hasn’t been a lot that I have gained but a pound or so for the last two weeks.

So…I decided this morning that I was going to be super strict this week.  I am going to count every point I eat and take nightly walks.  Tuesdays are my new weeks since I weigh in at Weight Watchers on Monday nights.  I was doing so well today counting Weight Watcher points, putting in everything I was going to eat today and then BOOM…Gigi’s cupcakes delivered to my elementary school.

Not only were they delivered but I was the first one to get to pick my flavor!  And there, sat our all-time favorite flavor, grasshopper.  I quickly snatched it out of that box and hauled booty to my classroom where I was going to enjoy every bite in peace.  I get back to my classroom without anyone seeing me carry this humongous cupcake down the hall (if someone had seen me I might feel guilty and not eat it) and I am just about ready to sit down and enjoy when I remember my commitment to myself.

Test #1…failed.

Well…not quite.

I quickly called my husband and asked him to come see me for a minute.  I took the cupcake out the door and handed it over to him without taking one bite.  No, I didn’t even eat the Andes candy off the top.  Test #1…success.  This reminds me of a quote my amazing Weight Watcher leader says, “What you eat in private shows up in public!”  I wonder what else this week has in store for me in terms of challenges?

We will always have “cupcakes” or challenges given to us.  How we handle them is the true test.  What are your “cupcakes” lately?

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  • Pizza Girl

    LOVE your blog!!! I go on Monday night too – my daughter and I are the Pizza Girls! Lots in common with you. We just discovered Gigi’s last week and thought it a GOOD idea to get one cupcake each for my husband’s birthday March 1st. Our theory was that we’d eat just one and not have the whole cake. The problem with that is that Lindsay’s birthday was March 6th…. and what were we to do? Grasshopper is the BEST flavor. But they are all gone now and no more birthdays for a while. Like all your info on Fat Tuesday. Lindsay was actually born on Fat Tuesday and I couldn’t get word to my family in New Orleans because they were all at Mardi Gras. AND we have 2 shih-tzus – Riggs and Sophie. Lindsay also teaches 2nd grade here in East Cobb too….. Take care and see you on Monday!

    • http://www.itsuxtobefat.com Jennifer

      I had no idea we had so much in common! I am so glad you and your daughter are back and you brought someone very special with you! Thanks for reading my blog and commenting. It is nice to know there are people who are reading my posts! See you Monday!

    • http://www.itsuxtobefat.com Jennifer

      I didn’t know we had so much in common! Thanks for reading my blog and commenting. It is nice to know there are people out there who are reading my posts. It is so nice to have you back at WW and you even brought a special someone with you this time! See you on Monday!