TANDES15's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TANDES15 TANDES15's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Way Over http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5152110 Wow. I need to carry a calorie list with me. I had NO idea that I would go so WAY OVER calorie wise. I took the kids to the movies and hadn't eaten lunch or breakfast for that matter. I had a slice of pizza, a coke and some nachos. Dinner was a stouffers turkey and dressing dinner. I was thinking, I'd be close to my daily allotment, BUT no, I was over. All because I was basing my choices on some assumptions. On the other hand, what do they do with food at restaurants and the like that cause t... Fri, 30 Nov 2012 22:48:21 EST First Real Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5149485 I actually set up my parameters yesterday and kept the calories under my recommended amounts, BUT I consider today my first real day. I am mindful of what I am eating today rather than just eating what was available, like I did yesterday. Yesterday, I ate some cookies which I shouldn't have because I am a Mountain Dew drinker and while I realize I will need to give up that empty calorie habit, I want to start with other stuff like the cookies first. I am fine with eating well at home especial... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:26:44 EST