I ignored the scale yesterday, and still took it easy from my accident the other day. Now, my headache is nearly gone, my gash is healing nicely, my cramping stopped, and I'm positive about lots of things.
First, a big change. I worked on our budget yesterday and boy howdy we're in a pickle! Money is very tight so Hubby will be living closer to his job during the week, coming home on weekends. He has a place to stay within 10 minutes of his workplace, a comfy bed, NO rent and a sweet motherly-type woman to take care of. Yes, Hubby will be staying with his mother. This will actually help with our finances, and help MIL not be so bored and alone, with only a dog to keep her company.
Second, because he won't be here during the week, I need to do a week's worth of cooking on weekends so he can take 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches with him. LOTS of cooking! And not just one dish because he doesn't like the same thing every day. So I'm cooking a pot roast in the crockpot that will be ready in the morning, just in time to put in containers. He'll get 2 days worth, with meat and veggies and potatoes, and I'll take 2 portions of just meat. I'm also planning on cooking him some wontons and a lasagna-muffin (I'll post pix when I finish each one. Probably some plain ole pasta with sauce too. Maybe some soup that I don't like to eat ... like winter squash with chicken and corn and broccoli. For breakfast I'll give him biscuits with sausages (already done) and some kind of muffins. Maybe some cereal bars.
This will be good for the menu-idea book I'm working on. Everything I prepare for Hubby will have to be transported first to his mom's house and put in her freezer, and then one breakfast and one lunch carried in his lunchbox.
Third, this low-carb thing is HARD! Of course, it IS only day 1, but I can do this! I realize I didn't get enough calories today, but trying to get the right amounts of fat, cholesterol, protein, sodium, carbs and protein is complicated! Anyway, spent about half of what I usually do at the grocery today even tho I got lots of meat and some veggies.
Hmmm... I'm getting hungry! And I just ate!!!
Fourth, I figure you all are probably tired of hearing the itty bitty details of my life so I'll change the way I post. I'll ramble on about something (maybe details of the recipes I'm working on for my menu-ideas book), give a quick breakdown of my food, then my numbers for the day. Ok?
Here are my plans for the weekend: fix 3 chicken coops, muck out the goat pen, make room for and receive hay in the barn, cook a week's worth of food, and get the potted tomatoes and peppers and eggplants ready to move into the house because it's getting cold! Oh, and eat healthy by entering every morsel into my spreadsheet!
Have a great one, all!
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Breakfast: 3 pork sausage links
Snack: 2 slices bacon
Lunch: protein drink, 1 string cheese
Snack: 1 tbsp dark choc chips
Dinner: 4 garlic dill pickle slices, 10 olives with pimentos, 2 tbsp peanut butter, 1 boiled egg, 1 tsp mayo, 1 low sodium V8
BP-Pulse: 127/80, pulse 73
Calories Eaten: 1334
Calories burned: 5251
Yet another delay - I honestly started back on my writing, while preparing to get the house ready to sell and monitoring my son's epilepsy ... then it happened. Another lump ...