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What I did right today!

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Last night I decided that I have worked too hard this past 10.5 months to chuck it all while DH is in the hospital.

So, I cooked up 2 packages of frozen veggies and ate a portion of each and put the rest in the fridge.

This morning before I left I cooked up yet another package but put the whole thing into the fridge.

Tonight I came home and had 3 portions of veggies, already cooked, with 3 oz chicken, also cooked! This is going to work! I even had some calories left for a portion of Souped Up Minute-Rice, yes, it too was a cooked leftover!

I was *too tempted* at the hospital and ate some of DH's dessert but I came home and looked up what I believe the equivalent is and charged myself for a full serving of the cheesecake! Still in range! Hallelujah!! On the bright side I had Tilapia, carrots and string beans for lunch. Oops, and vegetable sticks - gotta go figure them in! Not still in range. But I am human and I did eat a lot of veggies today!

That was my worst slip in 9 months!!

The good news is I ate 4 fruits and 6 veggie portions today!! WooHoo!!
Pineapple, Strawberries, Grapes, Peach, Carrots, Green Beans, Vegetable Sticks (not as healthy but oh so good), Brussels Sprouts, Mixed Vegetables, Mixed Greens!

**edit: I cannot locate vegetable sticks so I was definitely over on my day! Rats!! But I am pretty sure I have burned enough calories today to save the day.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CAROL_ 2/15/2009 11:53PM

    You are doing a TON of things right! Yes you HAVE worked to hard to chuck it all. And the story of the onions is inspiring. Hard work!

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THININSIDE847 2/15/2009 10:32PM

    LOL You are so cute. I agree with the other ladies, you are doing so awesome and they were after all veggie sticks LOL

You are inspiring and good for you for all the freggie servings!! mmm mmm good!

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FORMYDARLINGS 2/15/2009 8:29PM

    Linda. IT WAS VEGGIE STICKS!!!! You did a greatthing today. You allowed yourself to be human and you are still on your program. It's going to be alright. LOL You make me laugh at myself and you. I eat a slice of cheesecake at 2am for a snack, count it and move on. You, who are making such fabulous progress, eat veggie sticks and worry. I guess what I'm saying is make sure you are living in the real world. A lifestyle change isn't something that will not allow room for veggies. Be careful, myfriend,

Gini emoticon

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DINA:-) 2/15/2009 8:25PM

    this is your worst slip up in 9 months? i don't think this is bad at all- you made a great recovery for the day. way to go, linda!

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MARTY19 2/15/2009 7:46PM

    I don't even consider that a stumble. You are doing so well that this isn't even going to show as a blip on the radar screen.
You are fantastic condiering Ray is in the hospital. Pat yourself on the back for turning it around.

R>P.S. I'm getting closer to you.

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