Well, I didn’t lose any weight but at least I didn’t gain anything. Steady as she goes!
Maintenance sure is giving me fits. I do just fine for the most part with Atkins but switching over to carbs is messing me up big time. I think I just about have red beans and rice out of my system so it will be easier to head back to Atkins once this meal plan is done. Next time I do Atkins, I am going to head a bit lower than my previous low because it is clear no matter what I do, I will gain plenty of water weight the second I add carbs back on the menu.
Yesterday’s Meal Plan
Breakfast – Instant oatmeal raisin and spice flavor
Lunch – Turkey and cheese on wheat with salad
Dinner – Red beans and rice and sausage
Snack – Oatmeal, wasabi peas
Calories – 1500
Biking – 0
Net Calories – 1500
Sleeping Problems Tip Of The Day
I was having a tough time sleeping last night so I tuned to a little Bob Ross.
If you can’t sleep, head over to youtube and watch a few Bob Ross videos. His voice puts me right to sleep. 😀
He sure makes painting landscapes easy. One of these days I might have to give it a try.
Diet Tip Of The Day
The scale is very important. First, make sure you get a good scale. My scale is garbage. I have to weigh my leg each morning because the stupid scale stores the weight from the previous day and only shows a change if I gain or lose more than a pound. So I need to fool it by weighing my leg each day.
Get a good digital scale and make sure it shows tenths.
How often do you need to weigh yourself? I weigh myself daily, but this can lead to some frustration with daily fluctuations up and down. You should weigh yourself at least once a week. I know some people do it once a month but that is lunacy. As frustrating as daily fluctuations can be, weighing yourself once a month only to find you lost zilch will quickly cause you to toss in the towel.
Once a week is enough so you can make adjustments to your diet if you need to.
Happy Dieting, see you tomorrow.
The Grumpy Man