“Whether you’re reaching for one of your favorite cookbooks or just winging it, do your best to keep a well-stocked arsenal of healthy ingredients at your disposal. At the very least, you’ll always be ready to whip up a green juice or smoothie.”
~ Author: Kris Carr
I created a reminder list for today. I want to make one daily.
I have completed all of the above reminders. I have a great diet diary also, which I will paste below.
I used Instacart to request groceries and have one of the two orders already put away. The Costco order is pending.
It was chilly outside this morning as I walked to the chiropractor. My cell phone said it was 37 degrees F. A light amount of precipitation fell. My parka kept me warm, and my COVID-19 mask did, too.
My husband’s son came over to visit. He took our ballots to be counted. Next time he comes, he will help us put the patio furniture in the basement cage.
Perhaps the most healing reminder above is Forgiveness. I need to let go of the binge, correct my process, and go on. Today, I ate more than 1200 calories, which hopefully will make splurges a whole lot less likely. We shall see.
This diet diary looks considerably better than yesterday. It feels better too. I feel calm tonight, confident that I can fast until breakfast tomorrow. I am a bit short on lysine. I have some lysine pills, but I am nearly out. I may order some soon.
Instead of using a 22-mg zinc supplement, this week, I am using Silica Complex, which contains 15 mg of zinc. That seems to balance better. It is challenging to find a zinc supplement of the right potency. Many of them have 30 mg, more than I need, even with copper-rich nuts and green drinks.
Green Drink Frequency
I do not do well at getting all of my nutrients without a green drink. At one time, I thought a green drink every other day was sufficient. However, it works better to drink one every day. Years ago, I often drank two a day. That is probably overkilling.
The green drink at lunch has a calorie density of .56 calories per gram, less than one calorie per gram. This can aid weight loss, according to Barbara Rolls’ volumetrics theory.
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This article, with its diet diary, shows what worked for me. I do not claim that it will work for you. Consult a licensed medical provider to determine your diet and medical care. These blog entries do not diagnose or treat any disease. If I provide any clues for you or your provider, I will be happy.