6 starches per day (3 grams of protein per serving = 18 grams). A starch is 80 calories worth of bread, pasta, rice, cereal, starchy vegetables, crackers, pretzels or low-fat sweets (fat-free frozen yogurt, cookies). Continue reading “Lisa’s Journal: Week 13. Part 3”
Your fat grams averaged 45 this week, double last week’s total. That is assuming you were able to estimate those high-fat dishes accurately. Mom’s home cooking is hard to resist, and it tastes so good because of the delcious fat content. Of course, food is an offering of love, so how can you say no! Sometimes just seeing how quickly the calories and fat add up is a reality check. No need to be embarrassed — everyone should have the luxury of mom’s homecooking now and then. Continue reading “David’s Journal Week Eight. Part 2”
Well, this week had its ups and downs. I didn’t lose any weight, which isn’t surprising, considering what I ate over the weekend while I was visiting my parents. Home cooking is hard to resist, but I didn’t gain any weight, which did surprise me. I guess the exercise helped to burn off some of the excess calories.