In all honesty I thought I wouldn’t make it this far. I’ve been going crazy while my fiance has been gone. I’ve struggled through days of hunger. Days where I am only full at the time I eat and then not even a half hour later feel starving. I’ve had moments of serious self doubt. I know I’m strong and can stick to this but I’ve had so many thoughts of quitting.
One little bite won’t hurt.
It’s just a small nibble, it won’t throw off the whole day.
It’s only a little popcorn.
I gave into NONE of these no matter how much I wanted to!
Breakfast was more fresh fruit! I always take fruit for granted. I wish I could add bananas but I don’t think they are allowed. I’m not having much luck measuring out 1 cup of peaches so I’m eating the whole thing. I had the peach, 1/4 of a honeydew melon and about 1 cup mixed of blueberries and blackberries.
Lunch was sweet potato & roasted red pepper bisque and Greek salad. I used the last Greek dressing that I had a few days before and it’s the last Greek salad I’ll have so I opted to use basic vinaigrette. I made a whole recipe (8 servings) and used one. It was such a huge salad. 1 whole head of romaine and a whole cucumber plus a whole medium tomato. I thought about continuing to eat the salad only to try and get the sweet little 5 kalamata olives but I couldn’t eat any more!
Dinner was quinoa-lentil pilaf with 1.5 cups of steamed broccoli and lemon juice and EVOO. I really want to like the quinoa but I get this gritty texture and I honestly don’t know how much more I can take. I made a double batch of the pilaf so there was some for lunch.
I’m not sure if I’m waking up better or if I have more energy or not. I’ve still taken naps on my days off because I feel so exhausted. I have noticed that my resting heart rates has dropped. My average resting heart rate last week was 63 and so far this week it is 60.