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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

It's Peanut Butter & Jelly Time!

Peanut butter and jelly on any type of carb (bread, crackers, etc) is my crack.  It is my gateway drug.  It leads me into temptation.
I don't really have my PB & J much anymore...maybe once every 6-8 weeks.  I just happened to have it this morning since I forgot my neatly packed grocery bag of Greek yogurts, milk, string cheese, and protein bars at home this morning.  Therefore, I was at the mercy of my employers cafeteria...which doesn't have the best band-friendly choices.

So I toasted a piece of bread and spread on the thick yummy peanut butter and strawberry jelly.  And you know what?  It didn't taste as fabulous as I remember.  I think my taste buds have changed?

Have your taste buds changed now that you're living a healthier lifestyle?

6 comments:

  1. I don't know if my tastebuds have changed exactly but I think things I build up in my head that are going to taste oh so fabulous end up not tasting as great if I think about how wonderful they are too much. Does that make sense? LOL.

    I do find that I don't crave food that is "heavy" anymore as much. Like fried food for example. Keywords, "as much" as I do still crave it just not as much as I used too.

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  2. I get disappointed too. I was just talking to my husband about that. I now crave savory things vs sweet things and low carb vs high carb.

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  3. My taste buds have totally changed. I used to gag when I tried white strips and now I cannot even taste them.

    There are several foods that now taste great that were way to strong and yucky before.

    and finally..stuff I used to love that doesn't really taste all that great..french fries are one.

    xxxooo

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  4. Funny, the one thing I miss most, and wish I could still eat is PB&J sandwiches! Not that I ate them that much before but every once in a while it's a nice comfort food. My kids eat it daily and sometimes the smell makes me want a bite, but I'd rather not be in the bathroom sliming for the next 2 hours, so I refrain.
    I do think my tastes have changed a bit since banding. I'll have to think about that some more, and come up with some examples.

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  5. HAHAHAHA! I love the timeliness of this blog post. Just before I opened your blog page I literally scooped out a spoonful of peanut butter before sitting down at the computer. I too cannot really do carbs, so I just eat peanut butter with a spoon. Gotta be careful with portion sizes this way though.
    Christine
    www.phoenixrevolution.net

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  6. So true, its what alcoholics call romancing the drink, the thoughts of the drink (food) far out weigh the enjoyment of the actual drink (food)

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