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Bread - my arch nemesis

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

I did REALLY well today. Had a lunch meeting and ordered a delicious salad, ate good snacks, was within all my nutrition ranges, plenty of veggies/fruits... and then I ate 3 pieces of rye toast with a tbsp of margarine, at 9 o'clock at night.

WHY????? I feel so gross now. And it's bedtime. Which means all of this is going to just convert into sugar, and then fat.

Dang it! Ugh - I erased an hour of exercising today with TOAST!


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TARANITUP 7/24/2011 8:29AM

    I am with you... bread is my crack! I seem to crave carbs at night too... and sadly they fill me up the best. I will never be a person who cuts it out of my life completely, I have no desire to. But what I DO hope is I can train myself to take ONE items out of the bread basket at a restaurant and not be salivating over a second!!!

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KAITMEND 7/21/2011 10:46PM

    oh man I love bread. especially rye/ time think about if you NEED it or if you can live without it. Is it helping you reach your goals, or hurting you.

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LSPIZZA 7/21/2011 6:47PM

    Lisa-what is 6W6P? I keep seeing stuff like that and I am lost...
Lauraine emoticon

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GREENLISABEAN 7/21/2011 5:53PM

    Thanks for all the encouragement and advice. I had a good cardio workout at the gym just now and when I get home I'm going to do 6W6P, so at least I'm still working out.

I honestly don't think I was easting emotionally or anything. I was just thinking about how good a nice slice of toast would be, and then before I knew it I'd eaten three. It just sounded delicious and I wanted it! :-/

I've never been a great example of will power but I'm making progress. For instance, last night AND the night before FH had wine, and I did not partake!

Slow and steady wins the race!

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IAMZBEE 7/21/2011 2:03PM

    Don't get discouraged over it. Just figure out what triggered your impulse and try to remedy it the next day. emoticon

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ICKA_2 7/21/2011 1:57PM

    a slice of rye is only like 60 calories. so that's not even that much!! you could have done way worse, try not to stress about it! I'm a total carb junkie myself, and always crave bread pasta or taco bell lol. doing a work out the next day usually makes me feel better after a slip up emoticon

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LSPIZZA 7/21/2011 8:39AM

    Was it the day? I did the same thing- but my bread was fresh semolina that I bought "for my girls" - who really do love it. But they didn't need it either and WHY did I do that at 8 pm?

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MICHSTATE 7/21/2011 4:19AM

    I have a love/hate relationship with bread!!!! I am surprised how little I am missing it now though, ummmm, that is odd!!!!! This diet seems to be doing what it claims, go figure?!?!?
Today is a new day!!!!!!:-) Have a good day!!!!!

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AKATUJE 7/21/2011 3:02AM

    Tomorrow is another day. You will do better. emoticon

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1500LUNGES 7/20/2011 10:59PM

    I've been totally struggling with cravings too. I think its my hormones. I listened to an interview with Bob and Jillian where they talked about how a piece of pizza = 1hr in the gym. SUCKS! At least you canceled the toast out by working out. It could have been worse. Tomorrow is another day!

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