Jennifer Lyon

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023
I’ve Become a Pusher

You all know I love to bake.

But I really don’t eat much that I bake anymore. My diet restrictions are generally boring so I won’t recount them all here, but I will say I’m a huge believer in not expecting others to conform to my issues. So while I do bake some items tailored to my needs occassionally for me and Wizard, I don’t force these items on others.

So what do I do? Well, yesterday we had a friend over to see our house, then this weekend we’re going to her place to see her house. She offered to serve lunch, and I begged to bring cookies or cupcakes — that I know I can’t and won’t eat. Which kind of makes me feel bad because I’m so focused on eating healthy, unprocessed foods, but I want to tempt others with junk food so I can get my baking fix.

I’ve officially become a sugar pusher :-) But I’m doing it for fun, not profit, so…maybe that doesn’t make me quite so bad?

Happy Wednesday!

4 comments to “I’ve Become a Pusher”

  1. B.E. Sanderson
    April 5th, 2023 at 6:19 am · Link

    Shhh… baked goods aren’t junk food. And even less so when they’re home-baked. I wish I had the time to bake more stuff. Like you, though, I don’t really need to eat what I bake. For me, it’s less about the sugar than the flour. I’ll die before I go gluten-free, but I do need to watch my intake of wheaty things and make sure I eat plenty of fruits to balance it out. I was naughty last week and it’s reminding me of the facts of my life. LOL

    Have fun at your friend’s house. Push her some sugar – literally and figuratively. ;o)

  2. Viki S.
    April 5th, 2023 at 3:15 pm · Link

    🤣😂You’re a pusher of yummy delights. My grandma was one too which puts you in the “super nice comforting person” category. I push too 😉 though mine is often main course food.

    I went and had an eye exam today. I haven’t had one in at least 6 years and I promised my Dr. that I would get one before I see her in June. My eyes changed 3 clicks, whatever that means. I ordered new glasses for night driving and sunglasses. They should be in by the end of next week.

    Spunk is crying at me to get his dinner ☺.

    Have a wonderful afternoon!

  3. Jennifer Lyon Apodaca
    April 5th, 2023 at 4:48 pm · Link

    B.E., I totally understand about not wanting to do gluten-free. It’s a learning curve and gets expensive. If you can control your issues just by limiting, it’s a good option! I’m only so picking because mine got serious very suddenly. I’ll do a lot to avoid that again.

    I do hope you feel better after last weeks slight overindulgence in gluten-y things!

  4. Jennifer Lyon Apodaca
    April 5th, 2023 at 4:52 pm · Link

    Viki, at least your main courses are a healthier option! My only defense is that I don’t mind at all when people decline. I fully understand. Being a grandma gives us special perks :-)

    You must have pretty good eyesight if all you need is glasses for driving. I hope you love the new ones when you get them. And I hope Spunk got his dinner on time! (Maggie hopes he does so too! She totally sympathizes with how upsetting a late dinner can be.)

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