How about a Ph1 treat for you? There are some good ideas in the recipe thread. You can enjoy your dinner at the steak house. Order a nice steak and a nice big salad and/or some steamed veggies.
Remind yourself that the point of the occasion is to celebrate a birthday, not eat. There will lots more birthday parties and birthday cakes in your future. You will be able to taste birthday cake and beer occasionally in the future, but for now you don't want to waste all the hard work you've put into Ph1. Make some healthy snacks for everyone to nibble - cheese, nuts, veggies, deviled eggs
. I find I deal with it better if I don't tell myself "that's something bad and you can't have it," but rather "I don't think I'll have any this time, maybe next time." You will feel strong and proud. After all, it's just a wad of white flour, fat and sugar. Don't let it conquer you! I am sure you can do this. Here's some