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Whole 30 day 3

It was a better day, but that constant headache is driving me crazy. I started the morning with coffee, almond butter, banana, and flax seeds (ground). The banana was not ripe but it was some morning carbs. I wasn’t very hungry for anything else. The Grinch mug was on purpose…

breakfast

I packed a bag full of stuff. Salad with chicken, sweet potatoes and almond butter, salsa/snow peas, olives, chicken soup.

lunch

Lunch: Chicken soup, tangerine

And that’s all I had until late afternoon after a workout. I wasn’t hungry so I didn’t eat. My appetite is way down simply because I don’t feel good so my stomach shuts down.

After a workout, I was hungry and I wanted protein and veggies. I ate some green chili chicken with spinach and chopped onions, mushrooms, and squash. I used olive oil/red wine vinegar on the salad and I could actually taste the veggies, not my dressing. It kept me from being hungry but I wasn’t stuffed and lying on the couch. Progress!

salad

Later for dinner, I had planned on leftover chili, but I never got REAL hungry. I could have eaten, but I just wanted to sleep. This is eerily similar to way back in the days of South Beach, the first “diet” I ever tried.

I was way under any kind of calorie goal but I survived without sacrificing loved ones. 3 days with NO added sugar (the banana has its own) and I hope to see some relief in my headache soon.

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Katrina

Sunday 20th of January 2013

It's CLASSIC almond butter with 2 ingredients. Organic almonds and oil. But thanks for trying.

smh

Saturday 19th of January 2013

Oops. Lookin' at the chocolate almond butter, of course that has sugar!

smh

Saturday 19th of January 2013

Betta check the Justin's Almond Butter-second ingredient SUGAR!