BuffyBear's Journal, 30 January 2013

Happy Hump Day! And Day 3 begins.

Funny, yesterday's eating was technically a failure. I weighed my food before I ate but recorded it into the diary after I ate. The result: my calories were 168 under but my carbs were 3 over goal.

And it all comes from presuming that each "half" of a sweet potato weighs the same. But since those 3 extra carbs were the result of yesterday's "half" of the sweet potato being larger than Monday's "half", I'm calling in at win. This technical stuff can get ridiculous!

Diet Calendar Entry for 30 January 2013:
1344 kcal Fat: 87.23g | Prot: 112.52g | Carb: 30.66g.   Breakfast: heavy whipping cream, unsweetened almond milk , brewed coffee, egg, deli ham. Lunch: chicken breast, Dole Salad, Blue Cheese Yogurt, red pepper, green pepper, cucumber. Dinner: Yogurt ranch, green beans, butter, dole salad, ground beef. Snacks/Other: cocoa, almonds, GNC whey protein, almond milk, coffee, Instant coffee, almond milk, almond milk, coffee. more...
on diet Atkins  


small stuff. You're doing amazing. 
30 Jan 13 by member: Helewis
Happy Hump Day to you too, my friend! We can get too caught up in the details,can't we?!? But as Helewis said, don't sweat the small stuff! xoxox 
30 Jan 13 by member: Ruhu
Hey Buffy those figures are too small to worry about - I would call that victory!! 
30 Jan 13 by member: triaby
Happy Hump Day Buffy..don't stress on the half of sweet potato..you probably burned those cals and carbs off by just worrying about it..LOL..Like Heather says..don't sweat the small stuff...I think there is a trend here for you to heed..Have a great day girl...:O) 
30 Jan 13 by member: BHA
When the difference is that small, it is time to not sweat the small stuff; your winning this war, accept it. :-) 
30 Jan 13 by member: ShyGuy
Thanks everybody - Like I said - I'm calling it a WIN! 
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
You ARE a winner for many reasons, weighing & measuring...you are my hero, I need to do that. 
30 Jan 13 by member: gg-girl
Plus, you were able to just eat HALF! Good job!! 
30 Jan 13 by member: gg-girl
GG - Thanks. For this Challenge I am weighing everything (whenever possible). But, if I exercised like you I could eat a whole sweet potato. Maybe some day!  
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
hehehe you made me giggle because you are so right. I can't wait to get to a smaller weight so I can start micro managing. 
30 Jan 13 by member: Neptunebch
Neptune - You'll be there soon.  
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Ha HA - even I m not that precise! I eat sweet potato almost daily but I am sure they change in size...thanks for the spinach suggestion! I have eaten spinach two days now and like it - especially in omelettes. 
30 Jan 13 by member: HCB
Give yourself a break Buffy- sounds like you are doing great! 
30 Jan 13 by member: newmooney
HCB - You are welcome. Speaking of green veggies - I can't wait until zucchini season!  
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Newmooney - I'm taking the break and ignoring the 3 carb overage. BTW - hang in there. Spring really is coming!  
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Close enough for government work! It's good to keep a close watch on things like that, but you're right....sometimes we can all get a bit too technical! Here's to perfectly-formed sweet potatoes! 
30 Jan 13 by member: Sandy701
Sandy - So glad you understand - I have no intention of being that technical the rest of my life. My goal is to learn what reasonable servings are - without the help of a measuring cup or scale!  
30 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
keep it up Buffy! Hope you had a great Hump day :) 
30 Jan 13 by member: Marty70


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