8. Veggie Pizza and vegetable Chinese food – both are great. The pizza was fantastic. The chinese food was a little more difficult as I was really craving my mongolian beef, but I managed and it did satisfy my craving. However, no crab ragoons. That was the hardest to not eat.
So today I began two things.
1. Eating with no meat as you are well aware of by now if you follow this blog
2. Eating healthy
I will tell you that both things have already proved to be a challenge. I made a healthy smoothie this morning for breakfast that consisted of oatmeal(the plain terrible tasting kind), blueberries, honey, whey protein, and milk. Halfway through my in-service today my stomach was growling. I had a snack of a Kashi protein bar. I went home for lunch so I would not overindulge myself and had a mushroom pasta meal with a handful of granola. So far so good. I also ate some yogurt later in the afternoon. The true test will be dinner. Thank goodness coffee has no calories so I don’t have to give up all my food cravings.
Update: I had eggs and whole grain waffles for dinner. I find myself hungry all the time which is part of the process of changing my eating habits. Off to play basketball and eat some PB and J to get ready for working out tomorrow.
I wanted to share with you an interview with the author that my dad found for me. Check this out. Very interesting.
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Okay, so my family ventured to Wal-Mart for some groceries to get ready for being back to school next week and to also get ready for my week with no meat. I was a little stressed in that I was not sure what food I would choose. After we finished up shopping(which doing grocery shopping with a 3 and 5 year old is never successful), we spent over $250. Say what? Man, it is so expensive eating healthy. Aside from not eating meat, we have decided to go back to being healthy after throwing that concept out the window for about 2 months. Now, I have a massive amount of food that cost more than we thought. Food has been gathered and now I begin to prepare some dishes for the week tomorrow. Will keep you posted. We tore up some Steak N Shake as our final meal of really unhealthy food. So good and the kids eat free!