One Bad Day!

The ham sandwich on Tuesday did no real damage. In fact I dropped a little bit on Wednesday morning. All in preparation for the debacle on Wednesday. The free lunch was various poboys (meatball, cheeseburger with grilled onions, hot roast beef and gravy, muffaletta) as I thought it would be. I didn’t even hesitate a second. When lunch was announced I ran up to the kitchen like a wildebeest stampede was behind me.

My first trip to the kitchen was not too bad. Just one piece of a poboy and lots of salad. However, my second and third trips were not very diet friendly. On top of the poboys, I broke down and grabbed a sugary drink. I’ve cheated MANY time over the last two plus years BUT….. I’ve only had 2 cokes. I guess I can say I have made at least one permanent life change and that is I no longer WASTE my calories on sugar bomb sodas.

Having said that I grabbed a Minute Maid Pink Lemonade to go with my 3rd trip to the poboys. 360 worthless calories. I learned something from that drink and it is I don’t need to do that again. I like the Crystal lite lemonade just as much as that Minute Maid calorie bomb.  Crystal Lite would have been about 30 calories instead of 360 and I would have enjoyed it just as much. So yeah, I wobble on most bad food choices but I think my days of killing 2 liters of coke are gone FOREVER.

You would think the 3 trips to the kitchen would have been enough for the day but alas no.

I was late getting home so I used that as an excuse to pick some food up on the way home. I went with the HEALTHY

Chinese option. 😛

The lady behind the counter immediately asked me if I wanted my regular order. Once again Kudos to the lady for remembering me and my order.  Good service is always welcome and this lady had it nailed. By the time I finished dinner I could barely move. I felt an explosion was imminent.

Weight Statistics

Wednesday – 173.3

Thursday – 178.8

Friday – 178.5

I had another Webinar to host yesterday but I did a much better job. I  ordered a salad for lunch. I also had a salad for dinner and I passed on cake at a meeting.  With my good day yesterday, I was expecting a bigger drop this morning. I didn’t gain 5 real pounds in 1 day. Most of that has to be water (i hope).

I think I will see a bigger drop tomorrow as long as I have a good day. I’ve got healthy food cooking in the oven

as I type so I think I can make it today without a misstep. I need to have a great weekend because I know I am going to have a bad 4th of July with my annual hot dog festival. I used to eat hot dogs and chili all the time but now I have it about once a year on the 4th of July.  The 4th is on a Wednesday so it would have been a bad eating day anyway. 😛

Today’s Menu

Breakfast – Pork loin and cheese

Lunch – Chicken with salad

Dinner – Chicken with salad

Snack – Cheese

Calories – 1300

It has been a long time since I really stuck with Atkins. I need to get back to LOW CARB. No ice cream. No Oatmeal. LOW CARB!!!

Tip Of The Day


You need to make yourself accountable for your actions on the diet journey. First off, you need to tell everyone you know about your diet. Then you need to keep a food journal and you need to log your weight. Posting on a site like this helps keep you accountable. When I post regularly, I make better eating decisions. When I stop posting, I make terrible choices. I need to get back to posting daily so I don’t have to hang my head in shame when I post. 😀

Happy Dieting see you tomorrow

The Grumpy Man

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