Grain on the brain
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Pasta, bread, granola bar, cereal...anything! It's only been two days since I cleaned out the cabinets and downsized the available amount of gluten and products made with refined white flour that had found their way into our house. I've at strictly veggie, meat and fruit the last two days but all I can think about is anything and everything gluten.
I've met my newly adjusted carb level for both days supplementing the carb balance with things like pinto beans at the bottom of this mornings huevos rancheros instead of a corn tortilla. So, my blood sugar is staying well in check. I've just fallen victim to gluten addiction and I apparently have to suffer the withdrawals.
So far today I've managed to get a lot of cleaning done with a lot of motivational help from my Mom but, I've only managed a measly 10 minute bike session. Oh, and one trip to that way-ward mailbox but, that a normal event. My concentration is shot trying to sit still I hear a large flour tortilla in the fridge calling my name and telling me it was smothered in sour cream, spices, hot sauce and cheddar. I shall refrain because I refuse to let the flour win.
I spent so long avoiding all the foods I got rid of that I'm not sure how I subconsciously started buying them all again. Maybe I was concerning over the dollar sign instead of health. My guts feel a lot better today after avoiding gluten for two days. Now, if my brain would agree I'd feel much better.
Well, back to doing much of nothing. It's been a slow yet busy day. I've managed to stay moving even if I don't have much desire to workout. A walk sounds fantastic but the wind here is howling outside so, I'll just continue to be bored and maybe get lost looking at Pinterest. I'm using the computer at the counter so at least I can stand and stay moving.