SoCalPam's Journal, 13 October 2018

Friday night is my "anything goes" night. I eat well all day and save myself some calories for the night, but I don't count. Last night it was a lovely pinot grigiot, grilled steak, some bread and butter, and the little lava cakes from Costco. Surprisingly, no vegetables, LOL! (In my defense I had a big salad for lunch.) And... I'm down a couple more ounces. One thing that has changed for me is how much I eat. It's not the quantity, it's the quality. A small piece of really well-cooked steak; some very fresh French bread; those little lava cakes... all good. I'm even using a smaller wine glass, LOL! Train the brain... eat well, eat small. No need to binge. I'm chewing slower and taking more time with my food, too, which helps get me to a feeling of satiety earlier.

Today I'll be doing a lot of walking around at a couple of fairs and I hope to burn off another ounce or two (if I can resist the kettle corn).
146.7 lb Lost so far: 24.3 lb.    Still to go: 11.7 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 13 October 2018:
1716 kcal Fat: 101.38g | Prot: 76.85g | Carb: 127.93g.   Breakfast: Apple Pie (Two Crust). Lunch: Jack in the Box Jr Jack. Dinner: Black Bear BBQ Chicken Breast, HEB Italian Style Chopped Salad Bowl with Pepperoni, Blue or Roquefort Cheese Dressing. Snacks/Other: Chicken or Turkey Salad, Pringles Snack Stacks Original Potato Crisps, Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Cereal Bar - Mixed Berry. more...
2082 kcal Activities & Exercise: Shopping - 3 hours, Driving - 4 hours and 30 minutes, Resting - 8 hours and 30 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet SoCalPam's own diet   losing 1.4 lb a week

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To me that is the key to being able to enjoy the foods you love. No need to binge out. Eat healthier, sensible most of the time and enjoy the things you love in smaller portions, just not every day. I think you got this. 
13 Oct 18 by member: Kenna Morton
Have a good weekend! 
13 Oct 18 by member: Harapeko Keichan
Portion control is key for me. That way I can enjoy yummy stuff like your dinner last night.  
13 Oct 18 by member: TheMartinsNest
I call mine Guilt Free Friday. I use that day to eat what I want, satisfy cravings so that I can resist the urge to binge during other days of the week. 
13 Oct 18 by member: SLIM-SLAM
I do this, too. Last night, calzone from my favorite Italian place. Today, back to the usual stuff except with the last two bites for breakfast instead of a bowl of oatmeal. 
13 Oct 18 by member: Katsolo
Good ideas and they are working! 
18 Oct 18 by member: abbadabba
Great tips! You're doing great.  
18 Oct 18 by member: Becc@
You got this thing on the run socalpam!! Way to go!! 
18 Oct 18 by member: jengetfit123

     
 

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