So this weekend was my first camping trip since my surgery, diagnosis, and diet change.
What an experience. I figured it was only ONE day & night so I’d just eat my old camping food (MREs or dehydrated MountainHouse foods). I brought fruit and nuts for snack foods, too. And plenty of water.
Boy, what a mistake.
Friends were cooking fajitas over their camp stoves, which I resisted. Other friends made beef & cheese tacos for everyone. Which I also resisted. What I didn’t resist were the Fritos… or the beer…or the Bisquick pancakes in the morning. I didn’t end up eating an MRE, but did enjoy the MountainHouse Chicken & Rice meal…So here I was with plenty of wheat-based products, a bit of dairy, processed foods and sugars…which I have been avoiding as much as possible for the past six months.
But today, today my stomach is hosting a riot!…The only way to really learn that the Stove is Hot is to touch a burner…only make that mistake once.
Next time I know better: I’m packing an ice chest with my salad, my tea fixin’s, fruit, nuts, turkey dogs, and a few other “easy to haul/easy to fix” meals appropriate to my EndoDiet. I fear I’ve become that “high maintenance camper…”
But, it’s okay. What’s better for my body is better for me!
What do you guys pack food-wise for your overnight adventures?
End of rant! I hope you guys are all having a wonderful week!