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We’re heading back to the U.S. next month for a family wedding.  I am craving home for a million reasons; I miss my family, I can’t wait to see one of my favorite people marry the love of her life, and I’m positively craving the warmth of the Florida sun on my skin. I am even going bikini shopping!

The fact that I have to be stood next to young, gorgeous women half my age in a bridesmaids dress for several hours has kept me pretty committed to watching my die*t.  Perhaps it’s a result of my hunger pains, but I find myself fixated on the foods that I want to eat when I get back to the U.S. I’ve decided that after the wedding I will not count calories or limit anything until we return to the UK.  I’ve got so many things on the list that I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to fit them all in (we will only be there a week).

Some particular cravings that I’ve had since we’ve lived in the UK are diner breakfasts.  I can’t wait to have a breakfast like I used to get at Nick’s in Dallas. I miss you, Nick’s.  You were the best diner ever.  Or maybe some real biscuits and gravy (yes, please!). I’d like a waffle that isn’t covered in ice cream and caramel sauce.  Waffles are for breakfast, not dessert! Hash browns are anticipated.

I’m also, of course, going to indulge in some Mexican food.  Real carne asada burritos with lots of fresh guacamole. If I can find them, freshly made tortillas right from the grill, slathered in butter like they do at the Old Town Cafe in San Diego.

DH and I are both looking forward to an American style steak somewhere – when you order it medium rare and it comes out, well, medium rare! And moist and soft and not overcooked.  Yes.  *drool*

And, since we’ll be in Florida anyway, I will absolutely have to have my favorite dessert ever – Key Lime Pie.  Believe it or not, Publix makes one of the best I’ve ever had.  I hope that hasn’t changed!

I am sure by the time I feed all my cravings, I’ll fit in neither the Bridesmaid dress or the bikini any longer.

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