Days 2&3 were… only ok. The caffeine headaches are starting. Yesterday (Day 3) I was really tired! REALLY tired. I miss Coke. I want Coke.
BUT… I have NOT been hungry. I felt a little “snacky” late last night, but it was probably bc I was bored. I had a cutie and brushed my teeth and went to bed. I’ve not strayed, I’ve not accidentally popped things into my mouth without thinking about it.
I’m really kind of hoping this upcoming week I’ll feel like walking some more and doing some yoga. This week I have just felt too blah.
So, Days 2&3 are still successes!
Reading labels is TEDIOUS!!!! Real tedious!
Everything on the planet has sugar in it!
Even soy substitutes have soy in them. What the what?
B: Hash browns, eggs, avocado
L: Ham roll ups*, egg salad, pears
(Kids lunch: Same but substituted chips for egg salad)
Snack: Coconut water and fruit ice lollies
Dinner: Burgers, sweet potato fries (left over broccoli for the toddlers)
*Same concept, I just used sliced ham (with no sugar added!), butter lettuce, tomato slices and cucumbers.
Even though I was unprepared, I’m calling Day 1 a success. Maybe not a roaring success, but a success. I stuck to my menu, I had no sugar. I really didn’t feel hungry, I drank a LOT of water (for me anyway). Keep in mind I am a Coke drinker. At the height of my Coke addiction I was drinking upwards of 12 20oz bottles of Coke PER DAY! Oh yes! I love me some Coke.
Lunch today was good, dinner tonight was dynamite! I did pretty much annihilate the kitchen cooking it, but it’s allgood.
Yesterday I went to the doctor for a check up and blood work. When the 30 days are up I’ll go back and redo it to compare. I was also weighed- eek! I’ll weigh again at the end of the 30. I should have measured tonight, or rather this morning, but I didn’t. I’ll do it tomorrow.
Tomorrow. Day 2.
I will never write a cookbook because I eyeball everything. I season everything to taste. I cook by the seat of my pants and never look back. This salsa is a perfect example.
1 large can whole tomatoes
1 red onion
2-3 fresh jalapenos
In a blender or food processor add the tomatoes from the can, save the left over sauce. Rough chop the red onion and the jalapenos. Start with just 1 or 2, sometimes they are spicy and sometimes not. Add in a good handful of cilantro and the juice of half a lime. Salt and pepper to taste. It kinda takes takes more salt than you’d think.
Give all of that a whirl and taste it. If it’s too tomato-y try a bit more onion, if it’s too onion-y add a little of the tomato juice. You will immediately know if it needs salt. If you can’t quite decide what’s missing, it’s probably cilantro.
Just add small amounts, slowly until it’s how you like it.
Today I got crazy and added all the seeds and membranes with the jalapenos. It was pretty spicy but that’s what I like.
B: Sausage, scrambled eggs and strawberries
L: Taco salad with salsa (No chips or cheese)
(Kids lunch: PBJ on wheat with cheese stick and a cutie)
Dinner: Mango chicken with coconut cauliflower “rice” and
sweet potatoes broccoli. I forgot to put the potatoes in the oven- oops.
Lesson 1 is this: BE PREPARED! I was not prepared for this morning. I did not have the sausage mixed for breakfast and I did not have the ground beef browned for lunch.
My future suggestion to myself is to pick one day a week or every 4 days or so and mix and freeze, or just mix at least. And also, don’t wait till the night before to go grocery shopping, because there will be PLENTY that your local superstore is out of!