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Day 4 and feeling good / 3 things I am grateful for today November 8 2019

Saturday, November 09, 2019

Another day will soon come to an end - and am feeling pretty good. I am somewhat amazed how easy this going sugar / flour free has been - thought the detox would be worse than it is - might be not so bad as I had eliminated a lot of sugar foods already - but now committing to the rest (such as processed sauces) and making sure I plan each night for the next day and then the measuring. It is working well so far and I can see I will be doing it on a regular basis as I like the results I am starting to see.

My plan today for supper was my go to chicken but 1/2 way through the afternoon hubby decided he really wanted hamburger. I thought about it - asked him how he was wanting to cook it and he told me, mentioned the changes that would make it fit may plan and he agreed so rather than the chicken for protein at supper I had 4 oz of hamburger, 8 oz of vegetables, 1 teaspoon of butter on vegetables and 4 oz of boiled potato. I feel good about it as it was still on plan.

Have my food plan written down for tomorrow - this week am trying to keep it as basic as possible in order to get the drift of just what a food day looks like. Tuesday will start a new week and in that week I will try one maybe two different suppers - different vegetables and possibly a soup and looking at getting some fresh salmon to try. On Tuesday I am planning to have 1 oz of the original shredded wheat with my breakfast so that will be a change - will be interested to see how that affects my weight if at all.

3 things I am grateful for today are

(1) grateful for the country I live in

(2) grateful for the family I was born into

(3) grateful for having 2 loving sisters

My streaks here at Sparkpeople are

Day 4 of going sugar / flour free = am loving it - today scale showed down 4.1 pounds

Day 43 of blogging my journey of making changes

Day 48 of logging onto Sparkpeople

Day 48 of tracking all food and water

Day 48 of reading the Bible with hubby (2 more days and we will be finished the Book of Job)

Pedometer is now reading a total of 1,115 steps

Virtual Walk Across Canada - Vancouver Island BC -
**Port Hardy BC to Port McNeil 27 miles = completed**
**Port McNeil BC to Campbell River BC 17 miles = 14 miles completed**

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