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Day 43: Planning for Eating Success

I just returned from the trail. I ran 310 consecutive steps!  I found that walking for at least 20 minutes first gives me the nerve and the warmness of muscles to attempt to run.  My lungs were on fire the last few steps, but I did it!

I am on my way to teach a student right now, so not much time to ponder. 

Tomorrow I will go to the gym in Salem.  Back and biceps workout.

I need to pick up some more grapefruit today. My breakfast was very sad without my morning grapefruit! But I had 1/2 an orange and it was nice and juicy. The grapefruit really wakes up my taste buds and sets up my day on a positive note.  I think I will keep this habit!

After my run I had a bowl of chicken and kale soup from yesterday. I added a few chunks of a leftover baked potato. And I had a small salad of beets, radish, green onion, hominy and my homemade yummy sauce.  Fashioned after Cafe Yumm sauce it has nutritional yeast, vegan mayo, lemon juice, garlic, turmeric, green onions an vinegar.  Lives up to it's name for sure! 

And a big glass of ice water!

I am having trouble with dinners though.  I feel that 6:00 p.m. cut off time start to approach and I feel this need to overeat to compensate for the noneating hours. 

So I think I need to plan my dinner.

Since I have a student, I will probably stop at the library while I am out.  So I am thinking of eating dinner out today. But what to eat as to not overeat, yet not feel deprived?

I am thinking about Pho. There is a nice little Pho restaurant near the library where I am heading.

That should hit the spot without too much fat or carbs.  So now I have a plan and now I am off!

Happy Tuesday! :)

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