Breakfast was at 8am...egg white scramble.
I had to meet my cousin Jennifer for lunch today and she chose an old historic house that has been turned into a restaurant. It's called The Foster House. This is one of those old Southern houses that has a fireplace in nearly every room...I took some pics!
The menu was challenging to say the least. It was full of a lot of country fare, such as Southern fried chicken livers and Mamie's fried chicken....then there were a few burgers....I did find a Caesar salad with grilled shrimp or chicken, but I figured the romaine was pre-tossed in the Caesar dressing and there'd be no possible way to count the calories for that. Besides, I didn't want a full-fat dressing. They had a couple of other salads that all had the same basic ingredients....lettuce, a couple of tomato wedges, bacon bits, cheddar cheese, and the biggest croutons I've ever seen in my life...they must have been homemade.
I finally opted for the veggie plate. Here were my list of choices:
fried sweet potato chips
cole slaw (full of mayo)
macaroni 'n' cheese
Can we say limited choices for healthy eating???
I chose the 4-veggie plate, and got the green beans, turnip greens, mashed potatoes and a side salad w/ lite raspberry vinaigrette on the side.
The mashed potatoes ended up being a good choice because there was no salt in them, or any of the other veggies for that matter, and there was no butter or cream in them...they were completely bland, so I very easily left half of them on my plate. I picked the mixed spring greens & a couple of tomato chunks out of my salad and dipped them in my dressing. Jennifer noted that I left all the cheddar cheese and bacon bits in the bottom of the bowl, lol. I also only used about 1/2 of the dressing.
So, I ended up with 1/2 c. of mashed potatoes, 1 c. green beans, 1 c. turnip greens, a little lettuce & tomato and a little raspberry vinaigrette.
Needless to say I was still hungry when I finished, lol. I had to run errands for a couple of hours afterwards and stopped by a Larry's Subs around 2:30p for a REAL lunch.
I got my usual ham and turkey sub w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, lite mayo, spicy mustard & mushrooms.
Dinner was salsa chicken at 6:30pm. 5 oz. chicken breast w/ Rotel, mushrooms, olives & 1/4 c. of shredded cheese along with 2 c. of steamed broccoli.
For dessert I had a 60 calorie cup of sugar-free chocolate pudding that I forgot to take a pic of.
I'll have my 2 c. of decaf later...creamer is 30 cals.
Total Calories: 1478
Water Intake: (4) 32 oz. glasses
Exercise: 2 mile walk at park with Scarlette
I've decided that if my arm isn't better after the weekend then I'll go to the doctor. I'm taking Advil and keeping it in a sling for now. It already feels a bit better after doing absolutely nothing with it today. 'Nite friends! :)