Fat Tuesday? – Diet Day 40

In New Orleans Louisiana today marks Fat Tuesday. This is the day before Lent starts refers to the last day people would eat richer and fattier foods before beginning their ritual fasting the following day. Generally Fat Tuesday is a gigantic party where pretty much anything goes and is shown as an example of how gluttonous society can become if given a chance or an excuse.

Normally I acknowledge Fat Tuesday, go out to dinner for some Cajun cooking with some gumbo, blackened shrimp or if I am in an especially wild mood I’ll have a heaping portion of jambalaya. I don’t normally go wild and crazy and you’ll never see me lifting my shirt up hoping to score some beads.

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