BuffyBear's Journal, 21 January 2013

Sometimes you've just got to brag. Here it goes: I went to a Mexican restaurant yesterday and didn't eat one chip! There, got that out of my system.

Now to be humbled - ate too many carbs, mainly from the stuff I ate after I got home (thanks for pointing that out Jozette). Even though I'm not strictly counting carbs, I do like to stay below 30(net carbs) and I went over 40.

So today I'm thankful that it is Monday - back to the old routine.

Diet Calendar Entry for 21 January 2013:
1342 kcal Fat: 95.94g | Prot: 71.30g | Carb: 45.44g.   Breakfast: brewed coffee, unsweetened almond milk , heavy whipping cream, brewed coffee, unsweetened almond milk , heavy whipping cream, egg, seasoned beef. Lunch: Yogurt Ranch, black olives, grape tomatoes, Dole Salad, hard boiled egg. Dinner: summer squash, onion, ground turkey, butter. Snacks/Other: brewed coffee, unsweetened almond milk , heavy whipping cream, apple, almonds, brewed coffee, unsweetened almond milk , heavy whipping cream. more...
on diet Atkins  


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THAT is AWESOME!!!! Way to go, Buffy! 
21 Jan 13 by member: jsfantome
Thanks Paula - hope you continue to have a great week.  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
i think they should have low carb chips too 
21 Jan 13 by member: rockytu
OMG Rocky... if you find that... LET ME KNOW!!!! 
21 Jan 13 by member: jsfantome
Buffy- no chips at a Mexican restaurant- what did you do sew your lips shut-heeeeheee- that is certainly taking control! I don't think I could ever accomplish that! Hope you have another "in control day" and are able to stay within your carb goal. Have a good Monday:) 
21 Jan 13 by member: newmooney
Nice victory Buffy!!! Your new determination is paying off - nice downward slope for this month! Go you!! 
21 Jan 13 by member: triaby
Rocky - Now that would be some restaurant!  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
NewMooney - I just tried to focus on the conversation until my food came.  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Tracy - Thanks. Now I need to start reorganizing my house too.  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
I will take one chip and scoop a tsp of salsa then add the hottest tobasco on the table and use the chip like a spoon. No I don't double dip. My entree arrives by the time my tastebuds recover - usually after at least 2 large glasses of ice water. 
21 Jan 13 by member: FullaBella
FunBella - Oh the games we play! But, whatever works!  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Great job Buffy, you can be so proud of yourself!///What did I point out? The smootie? We all need things that are not necessarily required to survive, I get my unnecessary carbs from other sources, and be it with a glass of wine. As long as we keep an eye on it and don't overdo it constantly we are good to go. And, if we don't watch it and act accordingly we will see the result, not the desired one ;-) 
21 Jan 13 by member: Jozette99
Jozette - Yes. Looking at the carbs of the smoothies made me look at the totals I'd been accumulating. Today is going to be a "smoothie free day". I'll do my "carb loading" on some nice summer squash I picked up yesterday.  
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Buffy those chips are the hardest things to NOT eat...So proud of you girl..but all in all you did great...stay warm the next couple of days..its to be 20 degrees Tues here...Brrrrrr...may have to get out those hand and feet warmers..you know the ones that get hot??...Have a great day...:O) 
21 Jan 13 by member: BHA
Bren - I appreciate that. And we are expecting cold here too - will pull out my "real" winter clothes for the first time this year. 
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
That's freakin' amazing, Buffy. You and Sharon. WTG, girl. I think the thing with chips is that once you start, you (at least I) can't stop. I'm proud of you, girl. Have a great day. 
21 Jan 13 by member: Helewis
Heather - Well thanks. That is what happens with me too which is why I can't eat even the fist one! No self control. 
21 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
What a triumph! The chips are so addictive....we're all like zombies when we hit the Mexican places.....just automatically shovelling them in, hardly being aware of how many we eat. A pat on the back just doesn't seem like enough recognition of how great it is that you had NONE!!! Ver, very impressive! 
21 Jan 13 by member: Sandy701
Totally impressed with you for that super human feat of uncompromising will power! I so missed you guys...glad you did good! 
21 Jan 13 by member: gg-girl
Alright, Buffy!! You did amazing! Once I start with those chips, I just can't stop. I have a big bag in the pantry (left from Christmas and saved for visitors), but they aren't open. As long as they stay closed, I'll be just fine! lol Have a great week, and good job figuring out those net carbs! 
21 Jan 13 by member: ctlss


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