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Day 1 of not tracking

So, today was my first day of not tracking and eating a 99.9% whole foods diet (Up from probably 95% before) and also not using any oil at all.

I'm trying to eat things that are whole, but also things that are pretty darn close to whole as well. (like tofu, or other things with 5 or less identifiable and pronounceable ingredients as smaller parts of my diet.)

Today I had a protein shake for breakfast. This consisted of a cup of soy milk, 1 scoop protein powder, 1 frozen banana and 2 tbls of ground flax meal.

For lunch I had brown rice with black beans, corn and onions. Later, I had a snack of a salad with green leaf lettuce, carrots, onions, broccoli, radishes and a dressing made of apple cider vinegar and thyme.

For dinner, I had roasted potatoes with a tiny bit of ketchup, zucchni and peas and for dessert I am having pineapple and spinach juice.

Overall it was pretty easy and I hope that eating a wider range of foods and cutting out most empty calories like bbq sauces, oils, and tvp will hopefully really help to get my weight loss moving again.

I get paid friday and plan to join the gym as soon as I can get up there!


  1. This is really interesting! I've been thinking about doing this exact same thing, but haven't committed to the idea yet. I can't wait to see how it works for you :)

  2. I am doing the same thing.. I realy want to learn to eat more intuitively. Constant writing, weighing, counting is just keeping me in a diet mentality.. a "good or bad" "black or white" mentality.

    So far I have had 3-4 days of eating this way and I have lost several pounds (was up in water weight because of binge eating).. it seems that whenever I do what I think is "GOOD" diet wise I always end up pigging out. I decided it was the entire way I was looking at food.

    I think we can do this!

  3. Mallory, so far so good! Just had breakfast I think I'll be updating daily this month with my food stuffs. Cuz I know examples help people. My mom has read my grocery list and said "but what do you do with this stuff?" WHAT!? ha.

    meta: I feel ya! good luck to us!


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