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Thursday, January 10, 2013

In weight that is. Not even remotely surprised. This is what happens when you eat and eat and eat and eat bad food. You gain weight. I was talking to my mom last night as we grocery shopped, and I asked, "Why is it so easy one day and so hard the next?"

There was no way I was going to start eating right at the first part of last week. All I wanted was to stuff my face with muffins, pasta, potato chips, breads. And that's exactly what I did. When I DID make a good choice, I felt grumpy and deprived, even though the food itself that I went with was tasty.

Yesterday I "decided" to eat right again. By decided, I mean, I just did it. And today, I'm just doing it again. It's not hard. The food tastes good. I am, as usual when eating right, having to deliberately eat, because I'm just not as hungry, since the food I'm eating actually has nutritional value. But it's still good. I'm not quite sure what I'm going to do for dinner. After breakfast, lunch and snacks today, I'm up to 772 Cal. And honestly, I can only eat so much meat. I like meat, meat is good, but I've already downed two eggs and will have finished 7.7 oz of chicken before the day is done. That's a lot of meat for me. I have veggies, but they won't fill the calorie gap.

I like nuts, but it seems odd to eat them every day. Oh oh oh oh! I just remembered I have acorn soup! That would make an EXCELLENT dinner. I have no idea of the nutritional value, but I'm sure it's good for me. Acorns have a full complement of the essential amino acids I know. And, you know, fat, which will make up the difference in my calories. And being so low on calories, I'm not going to have to worry too hard about overdoing it.

Neat! Yay blogging! The socially acceptable way to quasi-talk to myself, so I can work my way through my problems.
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    Acorn soup is a lot of work. And I don't know who could teach me.
    1833 days ago
    You do need to learn to make your own acorn soup. And select good acorns.
    1833 days ago
    Eh, I just go ahead and talk to myself. :P

    When all else fails you can always grab a spoonful of coconut oil. Mixed with a dab of almond butter it ups your calories and your ketones in one fell swoop.
    1834 days ago
    Eating right seems to be the key. And that just takes self discipline to get the right food that you will actually eat in the house. Thanks for mentioning that proper nutrients keep you satisfied. emoticon
    1834 days ago
    send the acorn recipe!!
    1834 days ago
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