BuffyBear's Journal, 24 March 2013

I messed up last night. After an almost perfect day I had some sugar free fudge pops last night. I was thinking they'd have the same nutritional content as the sugar free Popsicles - WRONG!

I'm so mad at myself. I don't want to go back and add them in, but guess I'd better. Lying about it won't make the calories go away.

Diet Calendar Entry for 24 March 2013:
1471 kcal Fat: 104.14g | Prot: 75.07g | Carb: 60.21g.   Breakfast: egg, Butter, fresh pork sausage, half and half, brewed coffee, half and half, brewed coffee. Lunch: ground turkey, hard boiled egg, Dole Salad, baby greens, yogurt feta, coconut oil. Dinner: turkey hot dog, sauerkraut. Snacks/Other: half and half, brewed coffee, fudge pops, half and half, brewed coffee, cabbage, onion, cheddar, sour cream. more...
on diet Atkins  


I hear you Buffy. This is so tricky. It is really worth it to read the nutritional values first. But I am sure it will not be THAT bad! 
24 Mar 13 by member: Jozette99
Don't be too hard on yourself, my friend! I can't imagine they set you back too much & you've learned something in the process. Enjoy your Sunday! xoxo 
24 Mar 13 by member: Ruhu
Jozette - no, it was not that bad but you are so right. Got to read the label on everything. BTW - did you know the government allows the label's calculations to be 20% off? Another reason to stick with fresh ingredients.  
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
not sure about the 20% but I am aware that things don't need to be declared or the value is 0 when it is below a certain point. 
24 Mar 13 by member: Jozette99
Ruth - Thanks for your encouragement. You see, that was a "beginners mistake". Hope I'm not regressing!  
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Jozette - for whatever it is worth - this is off the Dr. Oz website "Jeff Rossen explained that you should never trust food labels because the FDA allows food companies to be off by 20% with their calorie count on a package. Anything you buy that is packaged in a factory, from canned goods to frozen meals, can have an inaccurate calorie count." 
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Buffy, I understand. But then, even if you buy fresh, there is always some fluctuation or do you always know the fat percentage of your piece of meat? And, some days we have a little more than we would like to and on others less. I would not worry too much about it, it might even itself out.  
24 Mar 13 by member: Jozette99
Jozette - Yes - you are right, we can take this a little too far. Got to use a little common sense - which on most days I am lacking - LOL.  
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Buffy, Buffy, Buffy..your stressing too much..you know your eating good and will continue to do soo...100 cals more or less is not going to make you fat...You have to live and learn on this journey for the rest of our life...we are going to have ups and downs and thats OK..if we didn't make a mistake we are not doing any thing..so cheer up my friend..and smile..It will be for real spring soon...:O) 
24 Mar 13 by member: BHA
Bren - I ate the last 3 today so they won't be a problem for me anymore - LOL. 
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Good for you, Buffy!!! I would have done the same thing! LOL Hope you enjoyed your time with the hubby! 
24 Mar 13 by member: ctlss
Stef - thanks - great minds think alike! 
24 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Hey Buff! I did that the night before the 30 carb a day challenge started. I ate three ice cream bars that I had in the freezer. Ice cream --- love the stuff. LOL! Well they are gone now, right? You will be fine. I want to know if there is a way to make our own ice cream and keep it low carb. IS this possible? :) 
24 Mar 13 by member: Mom2Boxers
Ice cream can be made low-carb & sugar free. Egg yolks, half & half, whipping cream, vanilla, and your choice of sweetener. Yummy! The ice cream I've been making has 147k, 3g carbs, and almost 3g protein per 1/2 cup. I add fresh berries when they are in season. 
25 Mar 13 by member: DarleneW101


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