Sunday, January 29, 2006

Junk day hangover

Ai, ai, ai, ai, ai! (as my Amma would say)...

Not feeling crash hot today... Not that I have a real hangover or anything (you just can't get a real hangover on 2 1/2 glasses of champagne), but I have a classic and (for me) familiar old-fashioned food hangover, you know, the kind you get the day after Christmas when you feel sluggish and a little regretful about the overindulgence of processed beige coloured food...

The night before last we had pizza for dinner, with Coke. Then yesterday I had an olive and cheesy roll from Baker's delight, followed by yummy (but deadly) pinwheels, herb and garlic pull apart, fruit cheese and crackers, a timtam, a square of chocolate and a delicious choc dipped strawberry (my first even - might as well have been cocaine, LOL, I'm sure I dreamt choc dipped strawberries last night)... Had a can of (complimentary from homeshop) Coke zero when I got home (bloody hell if they have actually come up with a sugarfree variety that tastes like the REAL thing - or maybe it's just been so long, I can't tell the difference any more???)...

Now, in the old days, this last 36 hours would have represented a normal days food intake for me, but in the past month or so I've eaten a lot of unprocessed fresh food, and well, I'll be buggered if my tastes aren't beginning to change, because now I feel slightly unsatisfied and somewhat unhappy that I ate food that I really didn't enjoy that much (except the choc dipped strawberry, and let's face it, the strawberry was a fresh food, right) at the time of eating...

The other thing is, for me, being a bit of a carb addict, I have this sense that come 4pm this afternoon, I'll start craving the things I've had in the past 36 hours because my blood sugar will be right up there... Oh well, I know this might happen, so I'll be prepared and I'll drink lots of water, make sure I get I nice fresh lunch (will go sliced meats and salad, instead of a sandwich, I think).

I have to keep focused on my goal, which is to become healthier overall, this doesn't mean no "treats", it just means to make sure treats are just that and do not become the main players in my diet...

5 comments:

katef said...

mmmmmmmmmmm chock dipped strawberries... heck though, they are atleast mostly fresh fruit so surely they don't count... well in my case they had better not cause I had three!

_Dee_ said...

at least this is great incentive for you :)
YOu certainly dont want to feel sluggish like this all the time1
and mmmmm choc dipped strawberries.

HipbubbyMama said...

Oh god-I had the junkiest wekend-fish & chips for lunch, much cheese at the blessingway, and mudcake & champagne last night!

HipbubbyMama said...

Oh I agree with Kate-choc dipped strawberries do NOT count! heehee ;-)

Anonymous said...

Pffftt. Chocolate dipped strawberried are practically a health food!

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