My adult kids and close friends from both USA and Australia got together today and invited me to join them. I had an inkling that they would all want to eat out and that cake would be involved.
I decided therefore to forgo my usual carb rich breakfast and replace it with high protein eggs and fruit, I ate breakfast late and missed out lunch.
So glad I planned ahead as when I arrived they announced our overseas visitors wanted a cream tea.
I was able to have a scone with a little cream and jam. Not the best food when dieting but it is the first time in 11 days I have had any sort of food treat. I just entered everything into my fitnesspal and I have plenty of calories for a healthy balanced dinner. Will have plenty of veggies and lean meat and actually won't go over calories for the day.
Amazing what you can still eat so long as you plan ahead and balance it out over the day and over the weeks too. We showed our visitors around so my step count is high.
I will return straight to my strict regime of healthy low calorie low fat foods but this is exactly what those yummy foods are for.... Occasional treats. Occasional treats are good so long as we view them as just that and plan them in. Feelings of deprivation are the surest way to a diet fail.
Mmmm I wonder what the scales will say though.... I just bought a new fancy set that do all sorts of clever calculations and are more accurate. Got a bargain as well. Reduced to only £7.50 at Boots!