Daily Archives: September 14, 2013

Daily Bites and Raging Against the Hormones

Today was a pretty good day, protein-wise. Here’s what I ate:


Today’s food choices, from upper right: part of a jambalaya bowl from Genghis Grill (chicken breast, shrimp, onions, bell peppers, minced garlic in a roasted tomato sauce); homemade maple chipotle pork sausage patties with a 2% milk Kraft Singles slice; the most perfect roast beef slices with a Tillamook cheese snack; Isopure Zero Carb; multivitamin and calcium supplements x2.

Seriously, that roast beef could not have been cooked more perfectly.  It was nice and pink in the center, and when I saw it in the case at the store, I knew I had to have it and that it would be dinner tonight.   So instead of my jambalaya bowl leftovers, I had a little shy of 3 ounces of the most perfectly cooked rare roast beef and a piece of cheese for dinner.  SO GOOD.  I don’t eat red meat very often, but when I do, I make sure it is quality stuff!

Good thing that happened today:  I think I figured out the optimum time to grocery shop.  If I go to Central Market around 7 pm on a Saturday night, I avoid the sampling that tends to take place on Sunday afternoons.  This may be my new default grocery shopping time because it helps me avoid mindless eating that goes on when I stop and get samples.  And it gives me one less thing to do on Sunday afternoons so I can enjoy my last weekend day before the week starts up all over again.

Shifting gears entirely…I don’t feel good about this week.

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