Meaty Cheesey Goodness/Badness...a
nd Valentine's Surprises :)
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
So, I made a goal on here to do 1000 fitness minutes this month. I probably won't reach that (why did I pick the month with the least number of days? Haha!) But I have been going more, and I changed my ticker to just say the minutes instead of my weight or anything anymore. But it's been nice tracking those numbers instead...it's a nice change of perspective.
Okay, so last night Matt took me out to dinner for Valentine's Day. He has to work today, so he planned the surprise for last night. It was sooo yummy. We went to this Italian place I've had my eye on. Anyway, I of course ate plenty of meat and cheese, and what was kinda cool about it was that I felt the effects. I mean, it wasn't cool that I felt like I had a spikey brick in my stomach all night long and even this morning from the meat, or that I had a stuffy nose the second I walked out the door of the restaurant from the dairy... But it was cool to finally NOTICE the effects. Any other time, having eaten that stuff more regularly, I wouldn't notice a difference in how I felt. Now I know that I feel really good when I don't eat that stuff, and that if I'm going to choose to eat meat or dairy I have to weigh the consequence of feeling like a bag of poo. It was still worth it last night...especially the stuffed olives....YUM. But I'm definitely detoxing now. My stomach was so acidic overnight and this morning, and most people would blame the tomatoes on that. But nope, I know it was the meat. I even had chicken lasagna, and it did that to me. Meat and dairy are acidic to your body, believe it or not. I could eat tomatoes and citris for days and never have heartburn. In fact, I don't remember the last time I had heartburn like this...and I'm sure of the fact that it was from the heavy meaty cheesey goodness...or badness really. :)
No regrets though! Lesson learned and I'm better for it. :D It's like anyone that weighs the pros and cons of eating a sweet treat or fatty snack, but this time this really ouchy reaction will stick with me and remind me to consider the consequences of my choice. :) Yay for being hurty even though it was...hurty. Haha.
All that said, it was a really really really nice night! He even brought me flowers when he picked me up from work. He's the best. :)