I am thinking about putting all of the couscous, pasta, white rice, etc. in a different, high cupboard and telling him he can only open it once a week. That seems extreme, but he keeps buying more and more. He enjoys shopping, so I let him do it, but he comes home with even more of the things I keep hoping we will run out of, and only rarely replenish.
Now, with baby growing, and my appetite starting to be funny, I really want to make healthier choices. I think he wants to do that too. The trouble is that he thinks he IS making healthy choices. He does make salad quite often, but it's like he has processed wheat amnesia, or blindness or something. Like if he just changes it up, he doesn't think about it all being the same, or that our main dish is a processed wheat product nearly every night.
I get tired of feeling like a nagging, ungrateful wife. After all, he is making dinner, which is more than a lot of husbands, but I just want us all to be healthy. I want him not to drop dead before our child is 18. I want to give our baby the best start we can. And I don't want to have to start taking cholesterol meds.
Have any of you been through this? How did you get your partner to understand that healthy eating is more than making a side salad, and putting "less" on the plate?