A food addict's travels on the road to recovery.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Panic Mode

The weekend is here....time to panic.  This is where everything always goes downhill.  I go into every weekend with a "plan"...but rarely does it work out.  When you've got someone else involved in your wknds, things can go awry...and they usually do for me.  I have to weigh in for the challenge on Sunday morning.  Let's pray things go smoothly for me tomorrow and I can stay on track.  I think expecting myself to stay under 1200 on weekend days is, quite frankly, laughable.  The goal for me is going to be my maintenance calories, the ones I started the challenge with....1870.  Here's my food pics for the day...I have the calorie counts but just don't feel like posting it.  I came in under 1200 because I didn't eat all of my dinner.  My stomach has been in knots all day....I don't know why.


2 eggs, 1 egg white, 1/8 c. cheese, veggies



8 oz. shrimp on salad w/ 60 cals olive oil/vinaigrette dressing



Sweet potato



The sandwich platter that my supervisor picked up at Costco today for lunch for all of us....turkey, ham, roast beef sandwiches on croissants w/ cheese and mayo spreads.....this hurt, lol.  If you want to know if I ate any, see the shrimp salad above.  :)



Apple



1 c. 100 calorie Barilla pasta sauce with mushrooms, onions, bell peppers and spinach over 2 c. of spaghetti squash (42 cals/cup).




This is how much of my dinner that was left...stomach hurting today...couldn't eat anymore...but it was DELISH.

Have a good weekend everyone.  :)

9 comments:

  1. That shrimp salad looks goood. I think I am going to have to start eating shrimp salads now.

    And make your plan for the weekend and stick to it. Do you want Allan calling you out? I don't think so. ;)

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  2. YUMMY!!

    I need to get some spagetti squash and do that too. I love it with the sauce!

    :)

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  3. Looks like the squash worked out! Hope the panic subsides and you can enjoy the w/e. Don't sweat the small stuff. Your decision to resume maintenance eating for the weekend is very sound. Hang in there!

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  4. You can do it. Because you are strong and worth it. Just keep busy and distracted. That'll keep your mind off food. Go for a walk in a new place. Go window shopping.

    You CAN do it.

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  5. Crap! I headed into a bad choices weekend, too! Hope the exercise will make up for it!

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  6. I'm starting your blog from the beginning & right now I'm in your first summer of your journey. I'm diabetic too & struggle w/ a lot of things you are/were writing about. I'm starting my journey now & want to blog about it too but just wanted to say I'm a subscriber & am getting many great ideas from you already about calorie counting, food ideas, etc; Looking forward to reading more.

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  7. All your food choices look awesome! Shrimp salads are the best.

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  8. Your food choices are awesome and look delicious! Keep up with good food choices. And I have a question - what type of dressing do you use with a shrimp salad?

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