Wednesday, July 20, 2011

A Dry Post Mostly Consumed with Details About What I'm Eating

The evening snack I made for Sam last night. It inspired today's meal plan.

Hi, I made it so anyone can comment on the blog. Before you had to have some type of ID. Sorry, I didn't realize that was the case. Also, I fixed the time zone problem. It had been Pacific since I started the blog, and I just started playing around with the settings and found the option by accident.

Writing blogs in the morning is hard, because I have a tendency to zone out. Now it's almost 8, and I need to leave. I use the word "zone" too much.


July 19 - Back on calorie-restricted "Zone"

  • 1/4 cup raisins, 109 calories, 1 gram of protein, 29 grams of carbs, 0 grams of fat
  • 1 oz. almonds, 180 cal, 7 P, 6 C, 14 F
  • 1/4 cup raw peanuts, 207 cal, 10 P, 6 C, 18 F
  • 8 oz. almond milk, 45 cal, 2 P, 3 C, 4 F
  • soy protein, 130 cal, 30 P, 0 C, 1 F
  • can of lentils, 300 cal, 24 P, 51 C, 0 F
  • barbecue sauce, 40 cal, 0 P, 10 C, 0 F
  • 20 fat-free saltines, 240 cal, 8 P, 52 C, 0 F
Totals: 1251 calories, 82 grams of protein (25%), 157 grams of carbs (49%), 37 grams of fat (26%)


July 20 - "Toddler's Delight"
  • Lots of pickles, 0 cal, 0 P, 0 C, 0 F
  • 1/2 cup of raisins, 218 cal, 2 P, 58 C, 0 F
  • 2 oz. almonds, 360 cal, 14 P, 12 C, 28 F
  • 1/2 cup high fiber cereal, 70 cal, 4 P, 27 C, 1 F
  • 1/2 cup rice milk, 60 cal, 1 P, 12 C, 1 F
  • 4 jumbo Smart Dogs, 320 cal, 60 P, 12 C, 4 F
  • 4 Whitewheat hot dog buns, 360 cal, 20 P, 80 C, 4 F
Totals: 1388 cal, 101 P, 201 C, 38 F


"Toddler's Delight" is a reference to a comment my mother made about my son Sam's food last night. I intentionally increased my calories and carbs and decreased my fat (as a percentage) from the day before. I don't have time to go into that part. Also, no P90X this morning. I woke up a little too late for that.

Argh, I better go. Toodles.

4 comments:

  1. They've got me on a paleolithic diet, basically if you can kill it or pick it you can eat it. Seems I'm pre-diabetic, and my diet already was somewhat low in carbs and high in protein. So this is kinda taking it to an extream, but I've lost 5 pounds since starting it and do feel better.

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  2. I just realized that I need to drop a few pounds to get my BMI back on track, but when I tracked my calories, I was still under 1600 and many days under 1400. Added in a 1 mile dog walk in the mornings and seem to have leveled everything out. It's just crazy how tracking calories REALLY keeps you accountable on what you're actually eating. I love using the Lose It app on my iPhone to track calories. Makes it so much easier. Good luck on the restrictions you've been following.

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  3. Hey Kyle. Did your doctor recommend that diet? The most recent study I recall promoted low-fat, plant-based for diabetes. With that said, I only heard about the study through vegan friends, so it's clearly not overtly objective or representative: http://diabetes.webmd.com/news/20081001/vegan-diet-good-type-2-diabetes

    Then again, this is also for full-on diabetics. I don't know if that would make a difference.

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  4. jamiebollich@yahoo.comJuly 22, 2011 at 2:34 PM

    Take heart, Alyson, in terms of knowing that hormones probably affect one's tendency to gain or lose.

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