Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home

Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Main Lowcarb Lobby
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-09-2013, 12:39 AM   #1
Major LCF Poster!
marieze's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Posts: 2,030
Gallery: marieze
Stats: 376/199/180
WOE: My way low carb!
Start Date: July 11th 2003
Sitting here in the confessional.......

Well, I awoke with good intentions this morning! Had my thermos of coffee with 2 tbl. Coconut oil and HWC for breakfast which for some reason wasn't keeping me full as usual. I left the house at 7:15 and around 10:30 I was starving. I typically carry a snack with me but I was picking my son up from early dismissal at school at noon and we were going to go out to lunch.

By the time I picked him up I was ready to chew my own arm off

He wanted to go for sushi but figured I don't eat rice and surely, as hungry as I was, sashimi sure wasn't going to do the trick. We decided to go to the deli where I could get a cobb salad. Then the dev.il on my shoulder said....let's go to Red Robin where they have "bottomless fries with fresh ranch"....that will fill you up! And their onion rings.....those sound good.......but I cleared my head and we kept driving. When I mentioned to my son what was going on in my head, he said.....mom, you've lost so much weight, one meal won't kill you. I thought, he's right. We went to the deli and instead of my cobb salad I ordered the fish and chips with a side of ranch dressing for my fries. Then tonight since I figured I'd already blown it that I might as well eat the 10 taquitos in the freezer and wash them down with 1/2 box of raisins

I posted this for you guys, not myself (as the damage is done) as a reminder why you don't want to deviate from your program......I feel sick. I'm so bloated I feel "thanksgiving" uncomfortable, I have a headache, I have gas, my eyes are burning, I am congested......and thirsty like you wouldn't believe. I tested my blood sugar and it's 170......freakin' 170!!!!! Needless to say, my ketostick was not purple any longer as I knocked myself out of ketosis.......and all this because of one simple thing......I got very hungry and wasn't prepared. Simple as that.

I also just noticed how dry my mouth is....I feel disgusting. So my friends...keep this post readily available just in case you are thinking of straying from your plan. Read how my choices made me feel. Was it worth it? A resounding NO!!

Tomorrow is another day. I'm going to drink a lot of water, coffee with CO and hwc, a couple poached eggs with bacon.....a leftover steak salad for lunch and shrimp scampi for dinner.

I won't feel so bad if I know that someone might learn something from my poor judgement....

P.s. and to think I was worried about the little amount of rice on a sushi roll!

I've got a new attitude 12/04/06
And an even newer UPDATED attitude 9/1/2012

Last edited by marieze; 02-09-2013 at 12:42 AM..
marieze is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 02-09-2013, 01:43 AM   #2
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
Patlaf's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: In a small town on the sunny coast of Spain.
Posts: 3,232
Gallery: Patlaf
Stats: start 226/178/145
WOE: Atkins
For your penance drink LOTS of water and go forth and sin no more.

Thanks for the reminder that the devil on our shoulder still has a powerful pull.

Patlaf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 02:02 AM   #3
Ntombi's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Boston, then OH, then NYC, now SoCal. Whew!
Posts: 38,397
Gallery: Ntombi
Stats: Restart: 360/284.4/190
WOE: Atkins for weight loss, NK for maintenance.
Start Date: Restarted: 1-3-13 Original: 8-23-02
Maybe print this post out and keep it in your wallet for future reference. I know I can rationalize with the best of them too, but if you have a physical reminder of how you feel now for the next time you talk yourself into something, you might think four times instead of three. you'll feel better soon.
Ntombi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 03:31 AM   #4
Senior LCF Member
dianda's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 71
Gallery: dianda
Stats: 145/121/115; 5'3''
Start Date: November 2012
I blew it too yesterday! "You're so close to goal, you can have this one slice of pizza, can't you?" - but then one slice became two and two became three and before I knew it I had eaten a whole pizza. LOL Gained two pounds for it and I'm forcing myself to drink lots of water. I'm lucky because I get back on plan easily but still, why? I was doing so good
dianda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 05:52 AM   #5
Senior LCF Member
Julie1972's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 745
Gallery: Julie1972
Stats: 220/186/160
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: 1/1/2013
Been there, done that! For me it was going to a BBQ restaurant a few weeks ago and splurging on baked beans and Mac-n-cheese! I was so miserable afterwards I haven't really considered cheating since! It was NOT worth the few minutes of pleasure and it took days to recover. It was the incentive I needed to stay on plan though! :-)
Julie1972 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 03:09 PM   #6
Senior LCF Member
hopewell's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 621
Gallery: hopewell
Originally Posted by Patlaf View Post
For your penance drink LOTS of water and go forth and sin no more.


hopewell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 03:32 PM   #7
Major LCF Poster!
Arctic_Mama's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Alaska
Posts: 2,781
Gallery: Arctic_Mama
Stats: 257/145.8/140
WOE: Atkins 2002/Protocol
Start Date: Began losing 10/08. Working off last 20 lbs.
Don't moralize it, just move forward and do better. Then realize that permitting off plan eating, on any level, doesn't cheat anyone but YOU. Feeling so cruddy is no reward
Arctic_Mama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 03:58 PM   #8
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
princessmommy's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: NW Arkansas
Posts: 4,271
Gallery: princessmommy
Stats: 207/184/145
WOE: Low Carb!
Start Date: May 21 Yet Again!
Learned this lesson Christmas night at my Parents house! 5 homemade egg rolls, 2 servings of sweet and sour chicken Plus 2 pieces of homemade peacan pie! Omg I was so sick and Still so sick the next day I couldn't even eat a salad at Applebees! I feel sick just Thinking about it!
princessmommy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 04:19 PM   #9
Junior LCF Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Hoosier Heartland
Posts: 33
Gallery: Susann
Stats: 252/236/130-5'4"
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: 01/14/2013
For your penance drink LOTS of water and go forth and sin no more.

Marieze-we've all done it but thanks for the reminder-it is sooooooo easy to hit that slippery slope into Carb H E double hockey sticks!!!
Susann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 04:55 PM   #10
Senior LCF Member
Big Stevie's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: So Cal
Posts: 851
Gallery: Big Stevie
Stats: 295 Start/212 now/195 goal
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: 7-22-12
The Carb devil had his fun, left you feeling bad. It always seem to end up the same. Hope you feel better quickly.
Big Stevie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2013, 07:17 AM   #11
Senior LCF Member
Luckyone2934's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Michigan
Posts: 173
Gallery: Luckyone2934
Stats: 220/159(158)/where i'm comfy
WOE: Low Carb
Start Date: January 2003
Thanks for the reminder. I really hate how my carb junkie will make me rationalize eating off plan. I am trying to remember: eat like crap = feel like crap.

Hoping your back on the wagon and back to feeling better.
Luckyone2934 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #12
shelby'snana's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: middle of nowhere, Tx
Posts: 6,610
Gallery: shelby'snana
Stats: 173.5/ ? / 127 5'2"
WOE: low carb
Start Date: LC 7/28/2011
sorry that happened, we've all been there ! Thanks for the reminder to all of us ! Now drink, drink, drink my friend
shelby'snana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 04:30 AM   #13
Major LCF Poster!
baileygirl3's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Where The Green Grass Grows
Posts: 1,358
Gallery: baileygirl3
Stats: 177/135/135
WOE: Low Carb
We have all slipped up a time or two...we are human...but the best part is that you realized your mistake and you are willing to get back on track. Get back on track lady!!! lol! Here is to a better week! You can do it!
baileygirl3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 05:04 AM   #14
Major LCF Poster!
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 1,268
Gallery: Spanilingo
Stats: 130 now 102 5 ft 1
WOE: Lost Atkins/mod carb. Maint-HFLC
Start Date: Feb-March 2011
You are confessing to being hungry? As penance ---you need to eat. Eat food for breakfast. Not oil , but food. Real food. Eat great food when you are hungry!
Spanilingo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:09 AM.

Copyright ©1999-2014 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.