Dessert Course: Weigh In Week Seven

Not pulling any punches, I’ve had a 2½ lb gain this week, but I know why.
To combat some of the tiredness, I’ve been reaching for sugary/energy foods which are high in carbs, quick to prepare (ie. open wrapper), and even quicker to devour.
smiley toothsweet toothcad choc

I have also had quite a lot of bread this week (without spread but it is still an extra we don’t normally have aboard), too much fruit plus an entire catalogue of naughties.
I need a change in strategy because I’ve got sloppy and lazy, so time to put things to rights.
But first:
kick
It’s a major shopping day tomorrow being the first of the new month. Time to stock up on basic staples such as rice and pasta, and replace some tinned standbys.
I shall be making Spaghetti Bolognese for our main meal using 5% lean minced beef, and adding speedy veg to my portion.
Hopefully I shall be able to plan my meals in advance, shop accordingly, and keep the munchies out of my way!

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About pensitivity101

Retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination, loves to cook, favourite food everything especially chocolate and jelly babies. Best friends are Hubby and Dog, Bro and our Dominoes Friend aka MOH (and his dog). Also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' is now a 41 foot narrow boat. It's different and having swan and duck families for neighbours is much more relaxing on the eye not to mention the ears!
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9 Responses to Dessert Course: Weigh In Week Seven

  1. Oh…those carbs !! Don’t beat yourself up…it happens.

  2. colinandray says:

    I am an expert on the 3 steps forward… 1 step backward experience. Just learn from it and move on or, as I used to tell my staff and I often tell my “kids” – I will expect perfection from you as soon as I can set the example. You are all quite safe for the immediate future! 🙂

  3. It doesn’t hurt to binge every so often. I can lose up to 5 # sound nights due to water lose.

  4. nanny15 says:

    I find not all sugars set my body to craving. Like a piece of cake doesn’t do it, but chocolate is like mainlining and then I have to reset by detoxing, no sugar, for a few days to get back to stable.

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