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Day 5- Lose the Belly

Friday, May 06, 2016

Today's big challenge was a potluck salad dinner at church. I had oatmeal with fruit and almonds for breakfast, and just a grilled chicken breast for lunch, knowing that I would be faced with a lot of calorie-laden bowls of pasta and who knows what tonight. I ate pretty moderately and skipped the bread & dessert, except for one dark chocolate truffle. Tracking? Pure guesswork! But I did my best guessing, and seem to have come out pretty well over the course of a day, so I'm claiming victory!

Tomorrow we celebrate Mother's Day with my family, and the men are cooking. It's always a lot of fun! I am going to take a day off from the tracking and just enjoy the day with some special treats, but nothing too over the top.
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  • PACEKA1
    Those pot lucks can be challenging because everything looks so good - but it sounds like to managed really well. How nice for you to have a day off from cooking, that sounds like a win to me! We'll be driving all day tomorrow. I don't know if I'll be able to track what I eat. We're bringing crackers & cheese & meats to eat in the car at lunch time - better than stopping for fast food. I won't get much exercise either - just walking around at the rest stops with Daisy. But I plan to make it up when we've arrived in Galveston! Walking on the beach sounds wonderful to me.

    Happy Mother's Day!
    1826 days ago
  • PISCES24
    Enjoy! :)
    1826 days ago
  • JOANN25
    Good for you. You need to take time for yourself occasionally especially on a special occasion and just enjoy your meal. You're doing great just getting the men in the kitchen. Sounds like fun. Afterwards...just Keep on Sparking.
    1827 days ago
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