Archive for August 22nd, 2010

22nd August
written by Tellus

A new start ..

Ok, so the last few days have been shamefully sugary which gave me an immense problem falling asleep, so through the last two nights the day has been shifted so much so that I didn’t fall asleep till past 7 am this morning and didn’t get up till 3 pm. This has got to change! And today is sugarless 😉

So let’s get a brief overview of today’s food intake:

Lunch (can’t call it breakfast at 3 pm can I ?)
– Acetyl L-Carnitine mixed in a glass of water
– Beef rib eye, 180 grams (477 kcal, 30.6 g fat, 48.6 g protein, 0 g carbs), cooked with onion in coconut oil.

– Spicy lamb curry w/onion, broccoli, carrots, fennel, ginger, chili, lemon grass, curry paste & coconut milk.
Again very delicious, but actual portion size is hard to tell… Picture of dish coming soon though, had it first time earlier this week and really love it!
– 2 multivit & 3 Omega-3 tablets.

Don’t think I met my energy target of 2500 kcal today, but then again it’s been a short day and not very exerting (except for a short workout routine upon waking). I did however have enough protein just from my lunch to cover the entire day, so pretty sure my protein intake has been way too high today, but I consider  a day with too much protein  while “coming down” from the sugar high is OK.

Hopefully I’ll manage to get to sleep earlier today. It is already 1:30 am upon writing this, but if I can get to sleep by 2 am I’ll be ecstatic about that compared to past 7 am last night..  I have also noticed a bit of eczema/dry skin around the nose again, most likely due to the recent sugar feast, and some itching from eczema on the scalp. These, combined with ease of falling asleep, stomach upsets, energy level throughout the day and mental clarity are my prime means of monitoring if I’ll find this diet good for me.

Catch you on the flip side!

22nd August
written by Tellus

Walk of shame and new day’s resolutions..

Let’s start with today’s food intake.

– Acetyl L-Carnitine mixed in a glass of water
–  Coconut oil, one heaped tablespoon

– Beef sirloin, 135 g, cooked in coconut oil
– Yellow apple, one piece

– Wild salmon, 125 g, cooked w/onion in coconut oil
– Broccoli & carrots, boiled

Moviesnack (The Karate Kid)
–  Marzipan chocolate, 150 grams.

– Beef soup w/vegetables, 1-2 bowls, reheated left-overs.

Ok, this is just stupid. Without going through the numbers I’m pretty sure I didn’t give myself enough calories throughout the day and this in conjunction with including sugar/snacks recently I ended up giving into temptation for marzipan chocolate again today (it’s so good!). So that’s the walk of shame, I gave in again, what’s happened to my discipline the last few days?

And here is my new day’s resolution: I will not eat any sugary candy or piece of fruit for the remainder of this 30 day fat for fuel trial. some berries are ok, but that’s it.

As it is written, so let it be done.