There must be something wrong with my scale because it shot up like a rocket on the way to the International Space Station. It must be a malfunction. I am sure it has nothing to do with the big dinner at Casa Garcia last night. 😛
I was expecting a bounce up but not 3 pounds. 😦
Oh well, back to Atkins after a nice break.
Yesterday’s Meal Plan
Breakfast – Burger and cheese
Lunch – Broiled chicken and salad
Dinner – Lots of chips with salsa and bean dip. Chicken fajitas with all the fixings.
Yum. It was worth it but I ate entirely too much and gave myself a stomach ache last night. I blame the waiter. He was doing a great job and he kept refilling the bean dip, salsa and chips. My hand has a brain of its own when it comes to chips and dip. I am powerless. 😀
Calories – 3200 +
Biking – None
Net Calories – 3200
No ride on Saturday. I got caught up watching football and never had the time to get out there. I didn’t have a very good week on the bike. Only two rides for a total of 20 miles. I need to do better this week, especially after the Garcia Incident. 😀
Tip Of The Day
I didn’t follow my tip from yesterday, so I need to give you a tip I follow on a regular basis.
Measure everything. I’ve been doing a pretty good job with that lately. In order to lose weight, you need to have a caloric deficit so you need to know exactly how much you are eating.
Typically, I cook big meals and split them into portions which I measure out. No, I don’t break out the scale and weigh everything. If I am eating chicken I will read the label and find out the total calories for the whole pack and divide by the number of pieces. This of course is not 100% accurate because some pieces are big and some much smaller but it averages out.
I was eyeballing condiments for a while, but I am back to measuring everything and you should get used to it too. We all tend to underestimate the calories we eat. Measuring things will give you a much better calorie count.
Measuring and reading labels for nutritional information is a must.
Happy Dieting, see you tomorrow
The Grumpy Man