Here's what I have figured out. I can say no to just about any food. But there are some foods that I find it nearly impossible not to gorge on.
We saw Harry Potter over the weekend. My wife and I split a large popcorn (sometimes we have popcorn for lunch at a movie). I felt as though I inhaled most of the bag (so did she, but she didn't have more than I did). I understand that such a bag of popcorn is 600 calories. All things considered, that's not that bad for as much as there is. But I'm glad that I didn't know about the free refill. I would have gotten it. It was great stuff.
Same with chips. The Terra Exotics. Forget it. I can't have them in the house. I will eat them all.
Spinach and artichoke dip. Forget it. I can eat vats of it. Better to have an actual artichoke.
I'm up two pounds now from Saturday. Arguably, it's because of the salt intake. I have not eaten an extra 7000 calories in the last week or so. But it's still disconcerting. I feel as though I've been a little lax lately, going over my caloric max a few times, just a little. But still.
Tonight, dinner was a couple of garden burgers on bagel thins. So far so good. I'm trying to keep in mind how nice it is to take care of myself.