Supposedly the Eat for Health Plan is a gentle way to arrive at Eat to Live which is very strict.
Well, I craved nothing yesterday! That is a miracle!
I was eating my 3rd meal all during the evening. No time for junk food.
I was actually hungry about 6:00 PM.
Making these meals was really hard for me.
I was in the kitchen most of the day, preparing vegetables.
I have no system in place for preparing vegetables.
I just grabbed what I had purchased in the morning from the grocery bags, washed them, chopped them, riffled through the fridge and cupboards for things like sesame seeds, cinnamon, lemon juice, utensils, measuring devices, knives, garbanzo beans, soy sauce, nuts, peanut butter, etc. I had forgotten
to buy fish so I used garbanzo beans instead. I left
all the vegetables on the cupboards because I was exhausted after making lunch. Finally about 10:00 pm I put the vegetables in the fridge. I had a nap
in late afternoon so I had a little energy at night.
This morning's breakfast is toast and peanut butter and fruit. At least that is easy!
But today's lunch and dinner are lots of work.
My husband won't eat any vegetables! None!
So I made him BBQ country pork ribs and rye bread. I did not know his health aide had given him a light breakfast (very unusual) and I had given him shrimp and cocktail sauce for lunch. He was starving at dinner time and I did not know it. I actually made my meal first-which was my lunch!----I ate and chewed and chewed and chewed in front of him while is meat was par-boiling. When I realized how hungry he was I gave him some rye bread and strawberries. If he had told me earlier about his light breakfast, I would have given him a heartier lunch.
Not my fault. He never 'speaks up' till he is ravenously hungry. And he is able to make himself a meal if I have things where he can get them--but he will never do that! He has to be dying from hunger first. Then he looks for snacks! Very, very stubborn!
Another hard thing about this Furhman way of eating is that tracking the foods in SP is very time consuming right now!
To track easier, I have typed in 2 days of meals , made groups of some meals, brought other members' Fuhrmans recipes into my recipe book on SP.
A continual problem in SP ingredient tracking is getting the measuring correct. For example, I want to say 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds, not grams . I know how to convert but it is time consuming. I used to be able to note this in the group or favorite's title. I could not note it in the favorites titles. I guess favorites titles can't be edited.