First things first - drinking is just completely out for this month. I had a drink with dinner (Bailey's and almond milk), and it contributed to my upset belly. More importantly I have no idea what's in the Bailey's, but I can make a safe guess that's it would not get the MM seal of approval.
I was doing good throughout the day, enjoying my homemade bread (a wheat bread with walnuts and flax seed in it that Hubs will not only eat, but wants to have again) and breakfast smoothie. As dinner approached, things didn't go so well. We had our regular movie night company, and I had another big piece of the bread before dinner. I ate my salad first, but then also at the big bowl of ham and beans (homemade, yum!) that I was served. I knew going into that bowl I was full, but I didn't stop eating. In fact, I finished it and then waited a bit before taking a biscuit (homemade, they're the best).
My belly was full and my heartburn was on its way. I spent time thinking about it and Friday night movie night has become just as much about the dinner as the movie. We often have dessert for movie night, too. I think a few simple changes will help me have better movie nights:
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