Thursday, January 30, 2014
Yesterday I made cheddar potato soup for lunch and thought I was being smart by using a couple tricks to lighten up the recipe. Except it was so good, especially with how cold it's been outside, that I ate way too much. I added the recipe to the nutrition tracker AFTER eating a couple big bowls of soup, and realized that I had just consumed over 900 calories.
Then we had a yummy, cheesy, bread-crumb-topped, Midwestern-style casserole that my mom had made for dinner... and despite planning to just eat cereal instead, I threw caution to the wind. Sigh. I'll have to plan a little more wisely and check out calories ahead of time, so that I can eat the right portion sizes and not feel guilty afterwards. Lesson learned!
I did go to spinning yesterday so hopefully that made a tiny dent in the day's calories. Anyway, it's a new day with a clean slate now. Hope everyone has a good one!