I am really learning a lot about food right now. Yesterday was Day 6 and b/c hubby worked from home and both girls got great reports from school I thought we should go out to eat. I picked a place that I knew had a good selection of fish. After asking a million questions about brown or white rice, cheese or no cheese etc. I finally decided on a house salad and a grilled tilipia. I had to ask for no cheese on the salad, i forgot to ask for the dressing on the side, and the pecans were candied. I couldn't eat it, the dressing was too much it was drowned in it. FAIL, next was teh fish, I should have gotten a blackened fish...the fish came in a puddle of butter....6 days ago i would have not even noticed it, i would have ate it happily. However, last night I was a bit disgusted staring at the pool of butter. why did they need to use SO much. I had sweet potatoes instead of white rice and lord knows how much butter was in them. NO dessert.
I was mad, I have been so good and I felt like that ruined it. I am down 2 -3 pounds. But more importantly than the weight is I do feel really good. I also feel like habits are forming, grabbing some raspberries for a snack not junk food. I still need to work on portion control, tonight i had turkey chili and i ate too much. Yes it was sans the cheese and sour cream but I also did not need to eat as much as I did.
Today was finally a real nice day out and I loved it. The sun and warm weather does something wonderful to the spirit. Unfortunately tomorrow is going to really nice and my older one has a fever. I had a playdates lined up and was ready to get a run outside, oh well, life is life.
There was an article in the WSJ about gluten sensitivity and the fact that it is real. Did you read it ? What are your thoughts on gluten. I had gluten bread for the first time and it was not bad, i could learn to live on it. I am realizing that it would not be that hard to go gluten free but i really wish there was some SIMPLE test that could tell you if you were gluten sensitive or not. I have heard of the hear test but not sure I believe it.
Tomorrow is the next phase of the cleanse. I have to cut out everything but fruits veggies, fish and nuts and gluten free grains. i have planned out what I will be eating.