BuffyBear's Journal, 20 March 2013

Well that feels much better!

Day 1 was about 5 carbs over - not bad considering I had forgotten about the challenge starting yesterday and not having the right food ready. Did well eating out last night as well.

This morning I boiled some eggs, packed a salad, etc. Goal will be under 30 and keeping those calories down, down, down.

So today is the first day of spring? At least it is not snowing here but winter clothing still required!

Diet Calendar Entry for 20 March 2013:
1375 kcal Fat: 83.88g | Prot: 122.41g | Carb: 31.21g.   Breakfast: half and half, brewed coffee, half and half, brewed coffee. Lunch: Dole Salad, ham, tomato, hard boiled egg, swiss cheese, yogurt ranch, Kens ranch. Dinner: chicken thighs, yellow wummer squash, broccoli, butter. Snacks/Other: half and half, brewed coffee, babybel, chicken thighs, popsicle, chicken dark meat. more...
on diet Atkins  


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good for your very low carbing.i refuse to call it spring here til i dont have to wear a coat and i can put my flip flops back on. 
20 Mar 13 by member: rockytu
Awesome Buffy..getting the hang of a new challenge can be taxing...but at least you remembered in time...Yes we will have to keep our winter wear ready for a few more days..But there is a light at the end of the tunnel..I can feel it..Have a great day...:O) 
20 Mar 13 by member: BHA
Day 1 is always the worst ... and you've got that behind you! Size 10 capris....here she comes!!!! 
20 Mar 13 by member: Sandy701
Rocky - Oh I love my flip-flops too. DH has a fit because I like to have a color to go with every outfit. Come on spring!  
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Bren - You are always so encouraging - about both weight loss and the weather!  
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Sandy - Don't you just wish motivation came in a pill? Then we wouldn't have to keep repeating Day 1 over and over. Hope you are having a good day as well! 
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Good for you! I think you're doing amazing. You're an inspiration! 
20 Mar 13 by member: DairyFarmersWife
Day one of anything is tough! Today is my day one of clean the ice cream out of my system! Grrr LOL! You can do it, glad you hugged your puppy in the storm. Darn its winter again, we shall warm up soon! 
20 Mar 13 by member: Lizzygracemusic
Great job, Buffy!!! For not having anything planned out, you did fabulous. I know that blue line will be sinking fast in the next couple of weeks. They are calling for an "unusual, late season, winter weather event" here tomorrow and Friday, then again Sunday into Monday. The first one is supposed to give us 2-5" of snow. In Missouri, that is very unusual, although I have seen snow as late as April 7th. We shall see...at least the robins and red wing blackbirds have returned...that is a true sign that spring is ready to bust out all over! Have a great and successful rest of your week! HUGS! 
20 Mar 13 by member: ctlss
DairyFarmersWife - This coming from the Exercise Diva who is wearing size 8's? Thank you! 
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Lizzy - Oh, that ice cream is a killer isn't it? And yes, my pooch is very, very spoiled (probably just like yours). You stay warm too!.  
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Stef - You've got me feeling sorry for the poor birds! Guess if we can make it through these last storms we'll have a better appreciate for spring!  
20 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
So it is carbs, then, not net carbs. Wow. Great job, Buffy. I'm watching to see how it's done. You ARE an inspiration. 
21 Mar 13 by member: Helewis
5 carbs is nothing! You did great! Keep up the good work. 
21 Mar 13 by member: Neptunebch
Buffy, the weekend forecast for us here in Missouri has the potential for 12+ inches of snow...poor birdies and froggies are going to freeze their little tail feathers and tushies off!  
21 Mar 13 by member: ctlss
If it is any consolation what-so-ever...it is really cold in Wisconsin yet too. Good job on the re-start & the great attitude that shines through too...sexy, slim capris are in your future! 
21 Mar 13 by member: gg-girl
Happy to hear you're doing well, my friend, & eager to reconnect. Im starting again too, so will try to follow your lead! 
21 Mar 13 by member: Ruhu
Buffy.....where are you? Had to find you on page 2 again. Hope you're doing fine and not working too hard during those l-o-n-g days at work. Bet you're looking forward to the weekend! 
22 Mar 13 by member: Sandy701
LOL...I had to hunt for her too...hope all is well on the Eastern side! 
22 Mar 13 by member: gg-girl
Buffy - what's going on? Everything okay? Missing you! 
22 Mar 13 by member: Jozette99


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