I've been up at 6 this morning because my cable box decided it was a good time to start buzzing really loud over and over again. What's going on with that? It wasn't even turned on! So I went to dinner with a friend of mine last night. We wound up at a bar and grill and I had waaaaay too much fried food. We started with the sampler appetizer and I had a few onion rings, a potato skin and 2 fried cheese sticks.
For dinner I, being of the mindset that I was having a "cheat meal", ordered the mini sliders and fries. After my chowing down on our appetizer, I got through one slider and a few fries and felt stuffed. Over the course of the night I wound up eating 2 of the 4 mini burgers and some fries. Oh, and a few drinks too.
But let me tell you. When I got home, I felt like CRAP. My stomach hurt, I was bloated, and I couldn't even fall asleep because I was so uncomfortable. Now this morning I'm up a couple pounds on the scale, I have an uncomfortable feeling in my tummy and an all around feeling of blech. I KNOW I didn't have 7,000 extra calories and that much of the weight is water from the salt and alcohol, but it's a bad feeling to know that one night can make that much of a difference. I could've gone out, ordered grilled chicken or a salad, or even just skipped the appetizer and had one drink instead of four and I would've had just as much fun as I did with all the extra crap I put into my body.
I wouldn't call what I did last night a binge. Poor decision making yes, but I surely paid for it and still am today. I'm writing this blog as a reminder of how eating like that made me feel, in the hopes that the next time I start thinking about doing it, I can read it and make a better choice. I will say I'm proud of myself for stopping at 2 burgers and maybe 1/4 of my fries. It just didn't taste good anymore.
I'm hoping that with getting back on track today and drinking lots of water, I'll get rid of those couple extra pounds by Sunday. That's my big weigh in at the gym. I'd LOVE to see the 150's by next week sometime. I was 160.8 pounds yesterday morning. So close and I'm kind of starting to see a difference! Went to a Reds game with my ex boyfriend. We dated all through college and broke up and now are really good friends.
Can't see much of a difference here. Working hard on my farmer's tan at the stadium! We had awesome seats.
But this picture...hello, collar bones! I don't think they were that prominent before.
Alright, I'm going to go drink a few gallons of water and hope I can pee out some of this salt. Lovely.