OA Check-In | 04 April 2017

Yesterday was a big test because work was chaotic and hectic and I don’t do well with chaotic and hectic.   But, it helped that I pre-planned and had the food I needed to have at work with me at work.  It was still very difficult and it did feel like a bit of white-knuckling it because I really wanted to run out to the store and buy a bunch of stuff to help me feel “not nervous”.   I did not do it.

Yesterday I did good on my food plan but I did discover a change I need to make to my eating behavior plan.   I purchased at the grocery store this past week all of the “healthy” snacks my nutritionist had given me.  I took them all to work with me.  The only problem is I am allowed 2 snacks during a day on my food plan.  Still even with healthy snacks, my tendency was to remember they were there and to want to eat one – more than twice during the day.  I didn’t eat more than 2 snacks but my brain was going there big time.  So, the adjustment to my eating behavior plan is to only take to work the two snacks for that day.

Yesterday I ate:

At home breakfast of cereal and milk.

At work snack of 4 triscuits and 2 strings of cheese.

At work lunch of turkey, cheese sandwich on this amazing bread I discovered a couple of weeks ago:  The brand is Eureka! and it is wheat with lots of nuttiness and seeds and not just in the top crust but throughout the bread.  It is amazing!   I am adjusting to not having chips or something like that to go with the sandwich.  My nutritionist told me to add a cup of veggie soup but I really was full after just the sandwich.   I also had my seltzer water with my lunch.  We buy the kind that has no added anything except just a little natural fruit flavoring.  zero calories.

At work snack of greek yogurt.

At home supper of chili w/onions and a little cheese and a seltzer water and some of the pre-packaged salads that we buy.  There are so many ingredients in those salads that if I tried to recreate it I would have a lot of things that I may not use again for a while and they would go bad or stale.

So yesterday was a success.  I’m still working on today so will check in tomorrow.  But so far so good.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

MentallyNotReyt

An overactive mind. Borderline Personality Disorder & Acute Stress Disorder

The Dawn of Inspiration

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

An anonymous escape from life

They may see, they might know, but they'll never understand

beauty, booze, and budgeting

A new mom. A lover of wine. A penny-pincher.

Bloggsy Malone

Life2.0 - On Thursdays, I am the Emperor of Alternity!

Saving Without Scrimping

Loving Life on a Budget

Cooking Without Limits

Food Photography & Recipes

Living for Experiences

Simplify . Travel . Enjoy

Calories and Coffee

~ Sojourner Sabrina ~ My journey to becoming the me I was always supposed to be ~ physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually & environmentally ~

Notes From The Frugal Trenches

A simple & frugal life in a large Canadian city!

%d bloggers like this: