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Starting Over: Day Three

If am to be successful, I need to figure out how to deal with stress, anger, rage, and general grumpiness without eating a large bag of potato chips.

I don't wanna talk about it.


May 6, 2013

Weigh-in (doc's office): 279 lbs

Exercise: 1.48 miles of around-town walking.

Breakfast: Veggie sausage, egg, cheese on toast
Iced coffee with skim milk

Um...Breakfast two:
Iced latte with 2 percent milk
Egg white and cheese sandwich on whole grain

Lunch: Small bowl leftover chicken brown/wildrice

Snack: Cup of trail mix.

Snack: Greek yogurt

Snack: Salt-n-vinegar chips (ooooooh no!)

Dinner: Three bowls of salad (lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheddar, hard-boiled egg, Italian dressing)

Comments

Notorious Ph.D. said…
A good day three, Joel! I end up with "second breakfast" myself sometimes, too. But breakfast would also be a good place for the one thing you're missing: fruit. It will help fill you up, and it's good for you. You could also add veggies to the chicken & rice (broccoli is always good).

As for the chips: I crave salty stuff a lot, too. Eventually, you want to bring that to a minimum, but for now, focus on finding non-fried salty/savory munchies -- I like high-fiber baked crackers with low-fat dip, but anything with crunch & salt will satisfy 70% of that chip craving.

You're doing great, Joel. Every healthy choice you make is a step in the right direction. Focus on that, rather than the "ooooooh noes", and you'll be all right.

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