BuffyBear's Journal, 25 February 2012

I have another foe beside nuts. It is instant oatmeal. I had supposedly given this up a few weeks ago but had one last box at work for "emergency" breakfasts. Apparently I had a lot of emergencies. Box is now gone and I will not be buying another until I reach my goal weight.

Have a nice weekend everybody.

165.0 lb Lost so far: 21.0 lb.    Still to go: 33.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 25 February 2012:
1757 kcal Fat: 130.52g | Prot: 97.64g | Carb: 51.96g.   Breakfast: Cream, walnuts, brewed coffee, fried egg, Almond Milk, almond milk, Almond Milk, brewed coffee, flax meal, Cream. Lunch: tomato, Feta Dressing, dole salad, butter, ground beef, steam asian. Dinner: butter, ground turkey, cauliflower. Snacks/Other: Almond Milk, Almond Milk, Almond Milk, apple, country style ribs, Cream, Cream, Cream, ground turkey, barbeque sauce, mixed nuts, brewed coffee, brewed coffee, brewed coffee. more...
on diet Atkins   losing 0.9 lb a week


I know how you feel... I just said "goodbye" to my nightly small bit of ice cream. Obviously ice cream isn't helping me lose any weight... LOL! Darn it! WTG on "letting go" of the oatmeal. Hugs! 
25 Feb 12 by member: Mom2Boxers
Mom2Boxers - Ice Cream isn't good for weight loss - who knew?  
25 Feb 12 by member: BuffyBear
Used to eat alot of that as well..had to quit as it gave me the vapors..LOL..I am taking your advice and going to give up the wheat.. Told DH and he said what ever it takes to help me..he said he would stop pushing foods on me...Now that we will see..he is an expert you know...LOL..have a oatmeal free day...Love ya...:O) 
25 Feb 12 by member: BHA
Bren - so glad you have your Hubby's cooperation - at least for now. No oatmeal today - think I'll make us a nice omelet.  
25 Feb 12 by member: BuffyBear
I miss oatmeal. More so then bread even. Kinda strange. 
25 Feb 12 by member: karenagain
When I want hot "cereal" I mix flax meal with almond flour, or use just flax meal. I add water, stir and microwave it for about a minute. I add almond milk and Splenda mixed with cinnamon. It tastes good to me, reminds me of Wheatina.  
25 Feb 12 by member: Gigi39
Karen - I'd rather have oatmeal than a bagel. But it will be a food I can re-introduce when I'm at my goal - and yes, some day that will happen!  
25 Feb 12 by member: BuffyBear
Gigi - Heather had also given me a recipe but I only tried it for the first time today. It was pretty good. Don't see why I couldn't mix it up in packets and bring it to work (like instant oatmeal). I have to be at work at 7 AM and that is way to early for me to eat. Thanks! 
25 Feb 12 by member: BuffyBear
I use regular oats and mix in chia seeds. I also add cinnamon. I don't know if that is a better option or not ... have a fabulous weekend! 
25 Feb 12 by member: Javadali
I just ate one on Friday. Been a long time since I had one. Oatmeal is fairly healthy. It's full of good fats, fiber, and complex carbs. I guess the only bad part is that is has a lot of calories for what it is and if you are on the low carb thing you might be in trouble!!! 
25 Feb 12 by member: Fish609


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