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  Week of 6/14/2012 - Featured Board Post

My Body Knows

This is the first time I really "heard" from my body.

For the first 4 weeks, I cooked my meals, and ate chicken & tuna with lots of veggies & salad. Got a lot of great recipes on SP, filling and tasty, and had no problem with cravings.

Last week when I went shopping I decided to go convenience, so bought a bunch of frozen lunches and dinners.

Last night, for the first time in 4 1/2 weeks, I went 300 calories over my range. I'm not getting enough protein from those frozen things, even though they meet the requirements. All I know is 4 oz. of chicken that I cook fills me up for a lot longer than a sodium & sugar drenched frozen thing.

I never noticed it before, because I don't cook often, too much trouble....until now. I was at the grocery store at 7:30 this morning, in my cart was chicken, fresh spinach, mushrooms, and spicy oil to make a new crockpot recipe. Another package of chicken will be boiled and used for my "famous" chicken salad, and enchiladas....

Really, it's no trouble at all.

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