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So, my mother didn't really freak out anywhere near as much as I thought she would. She scoffed in disappointment and judgmental knowing but didn't really have much to say on the matter. She's worried about my health and worried about eating disorders, which is a typical mother response but I'm a grown...
Highlight of last week - discovering a spin class (albeit I haven't been able to walk since!) Lowlight - my second fast day, went over by 200 calories and had the worst headache.
Evidently, I can resist artificial sweetners, but not ice cream.
So yesterday I was fine - just fine - after my dinner of about a cup of Chicken Adobo, I actually felt surprisingly full in my stomach. But evidently I cannot leave well enough alone. I think by staying up late, I set myself up for trouble.
My mom has (had) a pint of Haagen Daas ice cream in the freezer. She does NOT have a problem with ice cream. But around 11pm I thought "since I have eaten more calories than yesterdays fast, and not enough for an "up" day, I'll just have a little ice cream".
A few spoons in and I was having a second conversation with myself "okay, that's enough, put it back and be done. You've done well today, don't make yesterday's efforts worthless..."
But I didn't listen to myself pleading me to stop, I finished what had been a nearly full pint,...