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LAALI: Chap. 2.0 - Eat BIG for results

Monday, August 06, 2012

Living alone and loving it - goal being rational with breaking a plateau

So the five day plateau ended this morning with another pound lost. Starting to feel like a roll to me and that all things could be possible. My complete dream weight is 100 lbs away, my short term goal - being 220 by August 13 is three pounds away.

I'll be honest, one of my first reactions in the past to getting to a great success point was wanting to celebrate with the few foods that I always will love cream cheese danishs and berry pie. But not this time, I really, truly want to make this small goal. Stay the course, keep doing the same thing, forward pushing, don't let up!

Then there is over achiever girl that is yelling - stop eating you can get there by the end of the week. I've also learned from the past that that is a path to sure failure that ends in a midnight binge of never ending hunger. I need to stay the course, keep doing the same thing, pushing on without letting up.

Yet I knew both of these part of me had to be satisfied on a day like today. The eat more voice by the end of the day would obsess and this is one day that I would need to fill full all day. I knew I could let the achiever girl in myself be happy by delaying some of my calories into the afternoon - so I could end the day feeling very full.

The way to survive was to 1) keep protein going spread through the whole day 2) eat a blast of fiber towards the end of the day and 3) eat BIG. I see so many people logging tiny bits of high calorie food and setting themselves up to be starved at the end of the day. I see this because I use to do it.

What do I mean by eat big? Making a huge PLATTER of food that is low calorie, high protein, high fiber and full of nutrition.

Like:

Note the teapot in the background to gauge how much food this was for 250 kcal, 30 grams of protein, 11 grams of fiber . . . this last part translates to feeling full full full. The other bonus is the mushroom are full of Vitamin D and the Kale full of calcium - which will lead to feeling full and building strong bones.

For good measure, I've have two Fiber One bars in the late snack area so there is not way I feel like craving anything. Day's end total calories 1,276 and other than fat I've balanced perfectly for the day.

Since October's high I'm at a total 28 pounds off. (I know my counter doesn't reflect that much, but I work much better on smaller goal lines). More that 1/5 the way there and 11% of me gone. Don't worry that was the bratty part!

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JULIEANNCAN 8/6/2012 12:35PM

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