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Eating Well – Day 32

Way back before I did the Fed Up challenge the first time around, my friend, who was the one who told me about it in the first place, told me that on day 3 or 4 “it was like I was on meth.” Basically, what she meant was that on her 3rd or 4th day of cutting sugar back to proper levels, paradoxically, she had all the energy in the world.

I never got that feeling. Not the first nor the second time. Until today.

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Eating Well – Day 16

This entry is going to be short. Have you ever been so tired that you’d willingly eat cardboard if it meant you could collapse?

Today I got in over 15,000 steps. It was a long day work-wise and at the end of it I felt physically spent.

I didn’t eat cardboard and I resisted the urge to just eat junk.

Breakfast: mixed berries and 1/4 cup ricotta

Lunch: leftover salads

Dinner: I can’t find the recipe, but it’s basically tomatoes, sugar snap peas, corn, and sauteed scallops mixed together with a vinaigrette. I had enough calories left to enjoy exactly 4 Hersheys Treasures candies and 1.5 oz. of bourbon over ice.

Gonna call it with that. I have a mountain of dishes and then bed is beckoning.

 

Eating Well – Day 15

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I don’t think I’ve talked all that much about exercise since I started this thing.

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Eating Well – Day 14

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Looks good, doesn’t it? (If you ignore my terrible photography). Well . . .

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Eating Well – Day 13

I’ve read that we eat with our eyes first and I’m really starting to appreciate that. As you can probably tell from my photos, it’s highly unlikely you’re ever going to see fancy culinary plating from me, but I think there’s a lot of truth to this notion.

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Eating Well – Day 12

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I will never be a food stylist. Or a good photographer, but this was really yummy.

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Eating Well – Day 11

As I blogged yesterday, I just finished the Fed Up Challenge. I’m feeling good and I decided to continue with a modified version of this going forward (hence day 11). Basically, the plan is for me to continue keeping processed foods to a bare minimum, try and keep at the appropriate recommended daily amounts of nutrients, not go out to eat all that much, and essentially cook as much of what I eat as possible.

But I live in the real world and occasionally that means going to a restaurant for a meal.

crab cakes benedict

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