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Friday, August 24, 2012

I am totally shocked! Went out to eat at Subway today for lunch with my hubby since it's his first of 3 days off. Ended up ordering my usual footlong before even thinking about my food tracking.... but I remembered as the girl was putting double meat on my FOOTLONG sub... oops. So instead of going back and looking silly and asking her to waste what she had already cut and put on, I tried to make it a bit healthier than I usually do. So no cheese this time and no ranch. Went with some fat free honey mustard sauce instead and added green peppers to my usual spinach, lettuce, and black olives. I was SO hungry! Kept telling myself I should only eat half and leave the other half for later.... But... talking to my hubby and eating... well I finished and felt full and looked down and the whole thing was gone! I immediately felt like such a pig! So much for trying to crack down and portion. :_( I almost wanted to start crying. But it was so delish. I kept thinking it's subway. It couldn't be that bad since everything here is healthy...

I came home and went to look up the nutrition facts for that sub.... By the way... there's this really nifty site where you can literally go and re build your sub or salad ingrediant by ingrediant and it puts together and adds up your nutritional facts for you into one neat little label. However what my label read shocked me speachless! Over 1000 carbs for that one 'healthy' footlong sub.... No wonder I can't lose wieght. I had myself convinced subway was the healthiest fast food and delicious restaurant EVER. I'm so ashamed! I will never do that again.

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    I've totally done this before!! I didn't track, I didn't look up my food before ordering. Thought I picked well. Ended up with a 1200 calorie meal eating things I thought were good choices!!

    Knowledge is power! Now you know. Now you can choose differently.

    Better yet, you can look up your meal before going to a restaurant and decide to make healthy choices before you go!!

    At least now you're aware of some challenges! You can do it!!!

    Life is a learning experience. Make mistakes, and learn from them!

    2064 days ago
  • LTRUM71
    Don't beat yourself up. You already improved by making the swaps that you did. Imagine how much worse those numbers would have been without the changes. Slow and steady changes are what is going to make this work for you. Also now that you've done this you'll remember it the next time you go to subway!
    2065 days ago
  • POSHA627
    LOL yeah it was over 1000 calories. Try that site i linked... it is really neat.... and shocking :_(
    2065 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/24/2012 10:39:21 PM
    You had to have typed that in wrong... there is no way a footlong sub has 1000 carbs. You either meant 100 carbs or 1000 calories.
    2066 days ago
    It happened and tomorrow is another day and you will eat better tomorrow. What I do when I order a large sub is to ask her to please divide them in two packages rather than one. that way you would be consciously opening the other bag instead of just reaching in the opened one.
    2066 days ago
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