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Comfort food overdose

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!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    Like my sister Dee says, it's a new day. It sounds like the soup was awesome! Besides, if you spin, shouldn't you eat more? My trainer (back when I was lifting weights) would urge me to eat way more when I lifted, and I never actually did to his range, but I suspect the truth was somewhere in the middle. Anyway, the calories will average out. :)

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BABY_GIRL69 1/30/2014 5:17PM

    It should even itself right. Spinning ain't easy & you burn huge calories... Today is a NEW day.

God bless,


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NGCHILD 1/30/2014 1:58PM

    I hate how those good food calories sneak up on you!!


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BIGSISTRUCK 1/30/2014 11:21AM

    This is why I don't cook lol! I used to try and make large amounts of low fat recipes but I would always end up just eating way too much of it at a time. I had to resort to frozen Lean Cuisines. I know it's not the healthiest, but it works well for me and there's so many varieties now that I never get bored. Good for you for getting back on track today!

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SIEGRID 1/30/2014 11:13AM

    Sigh, I know the feeling. emoticon emoticon

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