Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day, she warbles happily. The book is done, and off. A huge weight is off my shoulders.
Unfortunately a huge weight is on my stomach. And butt.
Yeah, I’ve been eating, non-stop. No holds barred. Yesterday I had a muffin, four apricot scones, a couple of bratwursts, some goldfish pretzels. Ah, a health food diet.
Full disclosure time. I don’t want to tell you what I weigh. I don’t, I don’t.
Maybe I’ll tell you tomorrow. It could be worse. Sigh.
So here’s my plan. We’re going down to Crusie’s this week to pick up her extra set of lawn furniture — yippee!!! I have such plans for my outdoors this summer.
But this week I’m concentrating on food, first and foremost. And feeling better. So here’s the deal:
No dairy. As in, zero. I eat pizza and cheeseburgers and spaghetti with cheese without lactaid, and I think even those small amounts wreak havoc on my digestion. so I’ll avoid them completely. Of course, the day before I head out on a trip is unreasonable, so I think I need to do my best till Thursday and then hunker down.
The other thing I’m cutting back on is gluten. I did cut out all gluten for a couple of weeks and didn’t notice any change, but I’m guessing I’m sensitive to it. If I stuff myself with crackers and bread I an get a pain in my stomach. Might just be from stuffing myself, but I think cutting back on gluten (or even cutting it out) might help.
And it’ll force me to bulk up on the veggies and fruits.
And of course, back to my original plan. No fast food, no fried stuff, etc. In fact, if I cut way back on gluten I’ll really be doing a lot better, and it’s easier to think of it that way. Not cut carbs to two a day, but cut gluten.
So anyway, that’s my plan, but since I’ll be on the road Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday so I’ll just have to do my best. More about that tomorrow. In the meantime, what’s on your agenda?