If you work in almost any type of office, you’re most likely surrounded by food at the most inopportune times. It isn’t always easy to say NO when you’re faced with birthday doughnuts, bagel boxes and the ubiquitous candy jar.
I confess I’m an instigator: I’m supposed to be well into macrobiotics, yet I have been known to bring in large containers of Necco wafers, containers of assorted chocolate and the previously-mentioned Tumbleweeds. Can’t have them at home; they’re not macrobiotic!
There’s no sense in hiding from it: We know our weaknesses all too well. If you’re trying to follow a strict diet or just a healthy eating plan, how do you combat the office goodies? Do you change the well-traveled path to your desk so you won’t pass the cookie jar? Avoid birthdays, team lunches and baby showers? What if a pie-pusher sits next to you? What if it’s your birthday?