Ice Cream Cake and Lasagna

  If you are my trainer, I’m totally cool with you reading this post.  Even though it describes my sheer bliss over eating ice cream cake a few days ago.  And the fact that I’m going to eat a humongous serving of lasagna tomorrow.  Know why you can read it?  Because you approved it!

Yes, mark your calendar folks, Daniel let me eat crap 6 1/2 weeks before my next show.  How did this craziness come about?  Well, I was at Walmart (of course) getting birthday cake for Henri and even though I already knew the answer, I felt it was worth the attempt to ask for ice cream cake.  Allow me to share my text messages with you…

  • 9/19/12 Lisa:  On a scale of 1-10, 1 meaning no problem and 10 meaning hell no, what r my chances of eating a slice of ice cream cake tonite for Henri’s 50th birthday?
  • Daniel:  U know the answer to that
  • Lisa:  Ah man…fine.  I’ll eat protein pudding.
  • Daniel:  You’re 6 weeks, right?  (OMG, is he actually considering this????)
  • Lisa:  6 1/2 weeks.  (That extra 1/2 week makes all the difference in the world right?  Cause it’s more like 7 or 10 weeks out.)
  • Daniel:  Okay.  I haven’t seen you lately.  (Because I’ve been taking care of my family with The Exorcist stomach flu.)  How much u weigh?
  • Lisa(This could be a trick question.  I’m not supposed to weigh myself, but fuck it, I want ice cream cake.) 111
  • Daniel:  What kinda cake?
  • Lisa:  Carvel ice cream cake
  • Daniel: And can you stick to one piece?
  • Lisa:  Yes, yes, yes!
  • Daniel:  Okay one small piece and this is your cheat meal.  (Seriously????  Daniel?????  Did I text the wrong trainer?)
  • Lisa:  YAHOO!!!!!!!!!!!  THANK U!!!!
  • Daniel:  One small piece.  (Did you notice he felt the need to repeat that?)
  • Lisa:  Promise
  • Daniel:  Don’t eat it past 7pm and don’t have any carbs and I’d prefer it be after u workout
  • Lisa:  Done  (I will agree to any oddball rules if it means I can eat cake.)
  • Daniel:  If u can, just enjoy
  • Lisa:  🙂
  • Daniel:  No more.  Got it?  (Guess he didn’t believe my “promise”)
  • Lisa:  Yes!  I promise I will only have 1 small piece after I workout 🙂
  • Daniel:  Perfect…Have a protein shake after as well.
  • Lisa:  Will do.  YAY!
  • Daniel:  After that u have to stay on track.

So then I called Henri speaking so fast I barely made sense.  “YouhavetocomehomefromworkontimesoIcangetaworkout inandthenbedonesoIcanhavecakebecauseithastobeaftertheworkoutbutbefore7pmsocomehomenowok?”

He’s been dealing with crazy things like this for a while now, (we’ve been together 12 years) so he just went with it and we all had a good time.  And look, I even made him younger!






It was hard to tell who was happier about the cake – Little Henry or me.






Oh what joy one (1) small piece of cake, after a workout, before 7 pm, with a protein shake can bring 🙂

I’m going to eat lasagna too, but that’s another story.

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