QuiltedHeart's Journal, 27 April 2012

When I first started losing weight three years ago, I had a mini candy bar in my desk drawer at work. I decided that I would leave it in case I needed chocolate one day. My thought was that the mini bar would be better than the full sized (or king sized) bar in the vending machine. It became a challenge to see how long that candy bar stayed. Eventually, I threw the thing away since I figured it would be too old to eat. Lots of things have happened since then and I lost focus. I've managed to maintain the 50 lbs I lost, but I stopped losing. I decided that it was time to finish losing the other 50 lbs I need to.

So yesterday I really wanted some chocolate. All I could think about was how my coworker keeps a bunch of fun sized candy bars in her desk. I wanted one bad. I finally got up and got one and a cup of black coffee. I put both on my desk waiting for the coffee to cool a bit before I enjoyed my snack. I started on the coffee but let the candy bar sit. I decided I could wait. And it sat there all day today.

Just like that, I'm back to my silly game. The rules are simple. If I'm going to eat chocolate, I have to eat that candy bar. We'll see how long I can let it sit.

Diet Calendar Entries for 27 April 2012:
2268 kcal Fat: 89.89g | Prot: 87.89g | Carb: 293.16g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Instant Oatmeal (Apples & Cinnamon), sugar, Rich Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix. Lunch: grilled catfish, Side Salad, wheat dinner roll, Ranch Salad Dressing, Green Beans. Dinner: Spicy Tuna Roll, Dragon Roll, Sushi with Vegetables and Seafood, Fried Rice, Vegetable Spring Roll. Snacks/Other: Ice Cream. more...
3000 kcal Activities & Exercise: Shopping - 3 hours, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 30 minutes, Sleeping - 5 hours, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes. more...

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