Frustrated About Calorie Intake
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
I'm frustrated. Some days I feel like I really have a handle on my calorie intake, I eat within a healthy range and I don't feel deprived. Other days, not so much.
Yesterday was one of those days. I didn't even feel like I had eaten very much, tracked everything, FELT on track and yet ended up going over my calorie range. And to make matters worse I felt hungry and deprived and crabby about it. I was so annoyed, I was showing my husband my tracker and saying this is all I ate today yet I'm over my calories, I've eaten 5 freggies, drank 11 glasses of water and I'm still hungry and mad about it. I ate good, high quality food, no junk, thwarted a gummy bear attack, exercised and still, I am hungry. (and just as a side note, I do have my trackers set to adjust based on the amount of exercise I do, so this frustration comes even after my calorie range was adjusted for my exercise).
How is it that some days I can eat in the 1250-1550 range and feel satisfied or even struggle to eat enough to get to that range and other days I can't stay in a range to save my life and still feel deprived even though I'm eating more.