My second day of my 90 days of eating good/exercising and NO SCALE went better than great when it comes to calorie burning/intake… I ran in the morning and then I came home for my normal day… I made all the right choices with food… but… the reason why the day went better than usual is because hubby came home early, he got here around 3:00, I was in the middle of baking a cake for our Worship Pastor (for his birthday) and I was going to have to be in church at around 6:30, I realized I needed more vanilla for the frosting, the cake wasn’t out of the oven yet, I needed to get the box to carry it and I got it in my head that I wanted to run a second time… (of course I would also have to get dinner ready)… so… even with how tight my time was as soon as the cake was out of the oven and cooling off I went to the gym and ran for half an hour there then I ran to the store to get the vanilla and they didn’t have any boxes for my cake, so I came back home, around 4:30 got the meatloaf and brown rice started for dinner, asked hubby to get the box from Wal-Mart and while he did that I got to making the frosting and decorating the cake… oh wait… I also took a shower, I was so busy! But finished right on time… Went to church while hubby fed the girls and then on my way there I realized I hadn’t eaten any dinner and with the rush I hadn’t even had any snack or anything… I started to feel dizzy and too hungry! Someone in church offered a bag of M&M’s but I wasn’t going to “throw it all out the window” for a bag of M&M’s so I waited until I came back home and had some of the meatloaf (thankfully I made a much lighter/healthier version without the ketchup/mustard/brown sugar glaze on top and without the bacon in it) had a 1/4 of a cup of brown rice, lots of water and then my coffee and ice cream plus 2 ibuprofen for the pounding headache I gave myself! LOL! So… I know it wasn’t right to spend so many hours without any food (lunch was a t 12:20 p.m. and dinner at 8:30 p.m.) I will make sure that doesn’t happen again but I am just thrilled for how good it felt to not have the pressure of the scale and to be able to exercise again in the afternoon… I burned a total of 1200 calories from exercise my calorie deficit for the day was about 1800… Mostly for all the exercise I got in! Don’t think I don’t eat… Just to give you an idea of how my day looked yesterday (in regards to food) I will describe it here:
2 eggs 150 cal.
1 English muffin 100 cal.
1 tbsp. Reduced Sugar Grape Jelly 25 cals.
1.5 tbsp. almonds 60 cals.
1/2 Medium sweet potato – Baked 51 cal.
.5 tbsp. butter 18 cal.
Turkey Sandwich (sandwich thins,1/4 med. avocado, tomato, oven roasted turkey, dill pickles, onion, mustard) 277 cal.
1/4 cup Prepared Kraft Mac and Cheese (thankfully I stopped myself before eating more of this!) 100 cal.
“light meatloaf” slice – 209 cal.
1/4 cup cooked Brown rice Mahatma 50 cal.
Snack (nightly treat)
Coffee with Sugar Free Vanilla Creamer – 37 cal.
1 cup of 1/2 fat churned vanilla Ice Cream – 200 cal.
Total = 1277 calories for the day.
That was my second day in my 90 day short term goal… Yes… I am The Thin Lady Inside and I am a food (and scale) addict… I’ve been sober for 2 days… And today… just for today… I’ll make all the right choices…. ONE DAY AT A TIME!
The Thin Lady Inside