GRRAAAAH! Feeling Deprived and Paying the Consequences
Friday, July 16, 2010
GRRRAAH! Couldn't fall asleep last night (bc I didn't do anything to relax before bed) and of course after a while (around 1 a.m.) felt hungry, since I ate dinner at about 6 p.m. What did I reach for? The "healthy" cookies that I bought from the health food store. But they're not healthy if you eat so many of them! I estimated calories by checking out what were similar recipes entered into SP and I know the quantity because they were purchased by weight.
I just wanted to eat until they were all gone, and while although there was little sugar, there was no protein, it wasn't filling.
I need to keep nuts on hand or something that has protein in it that I can munch on if I do wake up at night. Of course, I will ideally not do this at all.
I know that while I was feeling good about my healthy choices, I was feeling deprived last night and it continued on.
I simply don't get how people on here can eat about 1500 cals and still stay active. Even if I eat clean and eat veggies and protein, I get hungry, and I'm talking legit hunger, not just the munchies. Then of course a feeling of deprivation does set in too.
Well, I guess I'm going to just try to take it easy on the cals today, but I want to not let a feeling of deprivation set in again. I'm going to focus on protein.