KimReed's Journal, 04 April 2014

I've stayed on track. Dinner was good, but I am fighting the urge to eat cheddar cheese potato chips................HELP!! I won't do it, but the urge is there. YIKES

Diet Calendar Entries for 04 April 2014:
693 kcal Fat: 54.50g | Prot: 30.94g | Carb: 20.50g.   Breakfast: Instant Coffee (made from Powdered), Tap Water, Cream (Half & Half), Safeway Stevia, Great Value 100% Lemon Juice, So Delicious Original Coconut Milk. Lunch: Challenge Unsalted Butter, Great Value 100% Lemon Juice, Nature's Earthly Choice Hemp Seed, Cabbage, Onions, Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Tap Water, Polish Sausage, Deviled Egg. Dinner: Minced Garlic, Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Zucchini, Onions, Celery, Carrots, Roast Beef (Lean Only Eaten), Challenge Unsalted Butter, Lee Kum Kee Minced Ginger, Nutiva Organic Hemp Seed Raw Shelled. more...
2862 kcal Activities & Exercise: Housework - 30 minutes, Sitting - 4 hours, Standing - 2 hours, Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 2 hours and 30 minutes, Resting - 7 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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throw those chips out the window right now. Ha Ha. I am going to have almonds for a salty crunchy snack. (atkins lacks crunch) but I have trouble stopping at one serving...uhg 
04 Apr 14 by member: Kimberly Diane
Have you ever tried the cocoa almonds? They are coated in a semisweet cocoa powder and not too bad carb-wise. I think it's 3g net carbs for a 1/4 cup which isn't great but it helps with the sweet tooth. 
04 Apr 14 by member: ekinsley
If you must eat chips, weigh out an ounce and be happy that you had some chips. An ounce will not destroy all the work you've done. Have a great evening. 
04 Apr 14 by member: LadyBea40
Yep. I'm with Kimberly Diane... I end up throwing out almost full bags of chips because I don't want to be tempted. I'll buy one now and again for the kid, and for me to have a carb backload for a bit, but after a little, toss them away. The first couple of times I felt half nutty for it, then I realized that's been my whole problem all along. I have no idea why being protective over stupid potato chips comes naturally, but we are not automatically protective of our bodies. It ought to be the other way around, and after a few times of throwing them out, you'll realize that you've **TURNED** it around! Have a few, offer up some to your family, and then pitch them. 
04 Apr 14 by member: Rob.c.weiss
If you buy chips you buy temptation. if you buy don't buy a big bag even if you want to buy for the family buy smaal bags I know it's more expensive buy thats the only wy you can avoid to over in duldge corn chips has less calories and fat 
04 Apr 14 by member: Hannelie nobody
remember how good it felt when u stood on the scale an it said the weight u wanted to see. if u eat numbers will go up. go meditate instead  
04 Apr 14 by member: maiewa
Ah Chips... my weakness. Then donuts. But chips are always in the house for husband. I think LadyBea's idea of measuring out an ounce is excellent. Think I'll do that so I don't dive into the bag and make a meal out of them.  
04 Apr 14 by member: ClassicRocker
Weird, maybe we're on the same wavelength. I went to the store to get a bottle of Ballatore for my wedding anniversary and every salty snack in the store was calling to me. I resisted too! 
04 Apr 14 by member: gilliansings
I love chips too. I have found Green Giant roasted Tortillas made out of vegetables and they are pretty good without all those high fat. They come in Zesty cheddar or Ranch dressing. 
05 Apr 14 by member: cyd69
My weakness is Doritos, any flavor... I loooove them! Anywho, I know I can't have them anymore, so when I'm craving something crunchy, I eat pork rinds instead. I've never really been a huge fan of them, but I've learned to tolerate them, and they're actually quite filling. Just a few of them is all I need to curb my craving.  
05 Apr 14 by member: jessberry
On this website, someone recommended a low carb website http://yourlighterside.com/ The author has a Dorito style chip made from cauliflower, egg and cheese. I made them twice now and they really do make you feel like you are eating chips. They are not a low calorie food, just a low carb food, so you can still over do. I added that recipe and the zucchini chip recipe which is zucchini, eggs, and cheese to fat secret. currently they are pending approval. But when you have those chip cravings, these really do work. 
05 Apr 14 by member: rgmanley

     
 

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