13 November 2010

And Now a QUIZ

The freakin world of stress was bestowed upon Barbara.
I mean the kind of stress that makes you completely wonder(how much (more) can I take!!

So in response to the stress ..
Please take the following one question QUIZ...

How did Barbara handle it.

A. She did a critical self evaluation and rationalized that this will not be the last time stress affects life and that she should just practice her breathing exercises.

B. She completely retreated and rolled her body up in a fetal position and whimpered in the corner.

C. She pulled the large sized tub of garlic hummus, and the Turkey Hill peanut butter ice cream, took two spoons out of the drawer and alternately ate from the containers.

THE ANSWER IS... scroll down.

C.... I freaking ate the most disgusting combo of hummus and ice cream.

WHAT THE HELL.. I can not deal with stress.
no matter how many books, seminars, investments in this or that.
The core of me buckles in and EATS what ever the F is within reach.
And I am here to tell you that humus and peanut butter ice cream taste as disgusting as it sounds.
But did that stop me .. NO.
Have a good weekend.


  1. Dear sweet Barbara: the hummus was good for some protein! Good job!

    I am a stress eater too. Sadly, I am also an anger eater, a happy eater, a celebratory eater, a bored eater...frick...I'm practically a sleep eater. You are fabulous. Period. Tomorrow, don't eat the ice cream. Much. It's gonna be ok :)

  2. OMG, what a horrible sounding combination! Ugh! Oh well, life goes on. We've all been there and done that...except maybe not that exact mixture of foods, lol. Hang in there!

  3. Hummus... shummus! You are amazing... I am dumbfounded by the fact that you're a stress eater who doesn't weigh 400 pounds... I mean, you have handled an incredibly amount of stress and you're still rockin' that band. I adore you. Keep resisting the ice cream, but when you do give it, Turkey Hill Chocolate Peanut Butter is the best place to start... i mean, there's protein in peanut butter and chocolate comes from a bean, so that's healthy... LOL XOXO, *Maria*-blogger from "This one time at BAND Camp..."

  4. Wow, I don't think I ate combos like that when I was prego! but really, you can't go wrong with peanut butter! and hummus is awesome as well, they were bound to come together at some point! lol, I hope it gets better for you!

  5. huge huge hugs your way! I'm praying for you and your hubby.
    And I deal with stress in almost the same way only it involves anything sweet and within reach.

  6. I still love you even when you eat hummus and ice cream off of the same spoon.Who is to judge everyone on some level still emotionally eats.. xoxo

  7. You're going through so much, its completely understandable.
    Although, that actual combination is not at all understandable!

    Be kind to yourself lovely lady.

  8. {{{HUGS}}} It's ok. We all do it-still. And surprisingly, I am sure you really didn't taste any of it. Which is why we keep eating more to numb us. It happens and we will probably always have to deal with stress this way. But sometimes being aware of the why is progress. We're still here listening when ever the hummus/ice cream urge hits. I've been trying to think of my worst combo but can't match that one. Yesterday I did have about 4 cups of chocolate chip frozen yogourt. I just kept scooping and scooping. The 8-cup container is gone now-I had 8 servings in all. Sometimes I eat just to finish something and get it out of my sight. I wish I could just throw the food away but can't. So we are giving you a eat-whatever-you-want day. Hope it doesn't happen often. Always thinking about you girlfriend even when you don't post.

  9. Oh dude...next time try whipped cream.
    Here's to next week being better.
    Love you.

  10. Listen, I wouldn't be able to resist peanut butter ice cream either. Stress eating is the most difficult thing to overcome, because when you're stressed the last thing you want to do is talk yourself down. Hang in there, girl. I'm thinking of you!

  11. Hope today is stress free.

  12. Ok that's a gross combo, no doubt about it. But it's true we all do it to one degree or another. Hang in there, I hope next week is much, much better!