This is what I didn't have at tonight's Christmas Party!
Wish me luck. Tonight is our office Christmas party! I'll let you know how it went later tonight ...
Update 10:45 pm - I'm back home now. I just had a satisfying LC snack and I'm ready to proclaim ... I did not succumb to the temptation of pepperoni pizza, free soda & spirits and crouton-laden Caesar salad! Hooray!
What I did do is prepare ahead of time. I brought a hearty dinner to have prior to going to the bowling alley for the party. I ate my LC dinner, drank my nutritional supplements and then departed for an evening of knocking down bowling pins with my colleagues.
I had thought that I might enjoy a drink or two, to mellow myself out. But, it seemed like the only thing on tap was beer and mixed-drinks. I'm not a beer or mixed-drink kind of guy. Red wine's my game. So, I just stuck with bottled-water.
All told, not a bad evening. I got some exercise (bowling). I hung out with some cool people and I "stuck to my guns".
I'll chalk this up as a victory.
Tuesday - December 9, 2008
+ one cup of "choco-coffee" - (two tablespoons of pure cocoa powder, one teaspoon of instant coffee, a packet of stevia + FOS and a packet of Also Salt)
+ one tablespoon of coconut oil (by the spoon!)
+ a vanilla whey protein shake - (two scoops of natural vanilla whey protein powder, 4 oz. of half-and-half, one packet of stevia + FOS and one packet of Also Salt)
+ one cup of "lamb burrito bowl" - (ground lamb sauteed with onions, two tablespoons of spicy salsa, sour cream and Also Salt)
+ a cup on instant coffee with a few ounces of half-and-half and a dissolvable tab of stevia
+ one cup of "lamb burriot bowl" - (ground lamb sauteed with onions, two tablespoons of spicy salsa, sour cream and Also Salt)
+ 2 small Roma tomatoes
+ sour cream
+ blue cheese
+ a glass of red wine
More to come ... I hope!
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