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    HALIGONIAN   5,223
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Day 1-Atkins-July 1

Monday, July 01, 2013

I did it! I needed some eggs, so I went to the grocery store. Why do they put the eggs waaaay in the back past all the breads, cookies and (gulp) cereal! I stood in the cereal isle...(my carbenemy) must have been at least three or four minutes. Paced up and down the isle a few times...but I escaped with only my eggs. I was still thinking about the boxed goodies I left in that isle as I drove out of the parking lot. This was a big step and now I know I can keep it up!
Day 1, so far so good! A bit low on energy, but I had the day off work and was able to take a short afternoon nap. I am not hungry at all though.
I'm not sure if anyone tried the yellow squash frittata!? I made it with feta cheese and it was awesome! I can see this being a weekly menu item!
On my weekly goal: to eat consciously...I did well. I caught myself at lunch eating while standing...but made my way to the table and sat down to enjoy sauteed shrimp and avocado salad. Yum!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
WOUBBIE 7/1/2013 8:55PM

    Hang in there. If you feel headachey or really fatigued you might be low on salt. You can try a little bit of broth to get your electrolytes back in balance.


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HALIGONIAN 7/1/2013 2:26PM

    Thanks SMD! Hope you're having a successful day too!

Yes, ERASTES...I've heard that too...I'll take the roundabout way next time! :)

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STEVEN_D 7/1/2013 1:31PM

    Way to go, one day at a time!

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ERASTES 7/1/2013 1:27PM

    Well done - I read somewhere that the better foods are kept around the edge of a supermarket, so try and go around - or if not, simply plan your route up the veggie aisle. I keep running out of eggs too, but luckily I live in the country and there are a lot of roadside places that sell home-laid eggs, saving me a trip to the tempting shops!

I'll friend you if I may and keep up the encouragement!

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