100 lb. Club - NSV at the Plant Swap....

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05-22-2010, 04:47 PM
For the past nine years I have organized and hosted a plant swap/potluck every spring. It's grown to have some 135 people, thousands of plants for trading and a unbelievable potluck. It is absolutely one of the funnest things ever!

But, I've been nervous about the potluck. However, I started PLANNING early in the week my strategy. I knew that I would bring some healthy veggie dish and my friend was bringing a hot pasta dish. That is what I planned to have with any fresh fruit or veggies available. I also know that I don't ever have second helpings of anything anymorel So when I was faced with 5 huge picnic tables of every kind of food you could imagine....I took what I planned and sat away from that area. I had DH take charge of helping to set up the food- so I didn't have to deal with handling or setting it up.

I couldn't have had more than 400 calories. This is a HUGE victory for me. :) I did not feel deprived.

I think I am making progress. Had to share!

05-22-2010, 05:07 PM
Oh, BeverlyJoy, I am so happy for you! I have seen throughout all your posts on 3FC how much you organize and think and execute your plans to succeed, and here is one big example of how it paid off. You are doing so well. Huge congratulations!

05-22-2010, 05:21 PM
Way to go BeverlyJoy! I'm so proud of you; you did great.

05-22-2010, 05:22 PM
Way to go

05-22-2010, 05:58 PM
That is awesome!!

The plant swap sounds fun too.

05-23-2010, 08:33 AM

05-23-2010, 02:50 PM
Yay! And your plant swap sounds like tons of fun

05-23-2010, 04:24 PM
Awesome!! Congrats :D