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I'm a crappy drunk.

Friday, April 20, 2012

I was alright today. I thought I was going to fail at the end of the day when I was scarfing down those awesome everything bread sticks (3), to be followed by baby carrots and hummus (and two more bread sticks for good measure), and that square of chocolate that I ALMOST forgot to track. I have selective memory ya know. And then I input everything and I'm no where near going over. I could still eat a whole sandwich if I really wanted to. Clearly I am just crazy. I always do the same thing when I think I am going to just pig out. I tell myself I don't care. But I decided I did care and here I am. Even got in more than enough calcium, thank you (5) polly-o string cheese.

Yesterday was a special, different kind of story. I find that when I am hung over (ohgodiamneverdrinkingagainble
hh) I don't track at all. Or I haven't yet. I'm pretty sure I went over a little on Tuesday by taking all those vodka shots. And those couple beers, but what's a few hundred calories when Game of Thrones is on? emoticon

I bought my sweetheart a pizza and some scratch offs to try to make up for being crazy. He usually ribs me pretty good when something like this happens but he took it easy on me (lucky me, I know he hates when I black out). I didn't track, and I can't even pretend to remember what I ate all of 1 day later. I tend to drink a lot of milk when I'm hung over. Not sure why. I wryly refer to puking after said milk-drinking as "makin' cheese" (think what you will, I know I am comic genius). I drank a lot of milk, and had a bunch of garlic knots and a slice. Some cereal and one of those cereal bars rounded out my day. Carb-tastic. I choose to be kind to myself when I feel like death.

I've decided to take sabbatical from drinking. I don't know/have a limit and, while I love to get crunk, crunk hasn't loved me in some time. Plus, that's a whole lot of calories I could be wasting on chocolate.
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    Oh I so could have written this! I am taking a break from drinking for while, because I make such bad choices when I do drink. Even two drinks and I'm all "Let's get pizza!"

    Not Good.
    2547 days ago
    Poor girl, hangovers are so nasty. I make wine spritzers - ice, wine, diet 7Up so I don't have as many calories, or as much alcohol - I can't handle a hangover.
    2556 days ago
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    One thing I have noticed, drinking and weight loss don't work together. One drink can send the whole day down the tubes. Tracking is the only thing that keeps me from straying and being honest with it, every crumb so I know where I stand, then if I didn't already worked it into my calories at the beginning of the day and if, and only if, I have something left, I cut the appropriate amount to keep me in range and on the low end of it possibly. It's been paying off, steadily and haven't felt deprived. I do get my occasional drink when dining out, I just make sure I have the calories to down it.

    Planning, tracking are key. Good luck.
    2560 days ago
    I had to double check to make sure I didn't write this myself. Last night, I had a few vodka and tonics (diet tonic, at least, it's healthy right?) garlic knots and pizza. I didn't get as far as "makin cheese" but...close. I'm like "why would I eat that chocolate, when I can have a beer?" haha.

    I've had to pare it back too. I let myself get completely wasted maybe once every two months. Seems a good compromise.
    2560 days ago
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