Losing Weight With Butter

While buttering my toast for breakfast this morning, I was thinking about how relaxed I feel this time in losing weight, mainly because, for one, I am not starving. And two, while yes I am eating healthier, my diet still contains yummy things like BUTTER and carbs (I heart you, bread)! The only things I cut out are confections and soda, because cakes, cookies, pies and all their wonderful friends in that category are my trigger foods, and diet soda makes me want to dive in a Olympic-sized swimming pool filled with cupcakes with my mouth open – after I drown myself with a family-sized bag of sour cream and onion flavored Ruffles. But anyway, I’m so happy sauteing my veggies in butter and spreading it on my toast, because not only is it super delicious, but it makes me feel more satisfied and I don’t feel deprived from eating that fat-free stuff, which I used to to eat religiously.

And with that, I leave you with this series of gifs that illustrate another viewpoint about food:





 

Have yourself a tasty day. 🙂

P.S. Just wanted to make myself clear and say that the amount of butter I eat can’t be measured in sticks, okay? I use like two pads per toast and to saute. A little bit goes a long way, and because of that, it doesn’t make sense to me to avoid it at all costs.

EXERCISE LOG

I was going to go for a walk this morning, but had to skip out because my leg was not happy this today. I’m aiming for Monday!

RECAP: 5/16 FOOD LOG

Beverages

  • Jasmine tea: 20 oz
  • Water: 101.4 oz

Breakfast

  • 3/4 cup Fage 0% Greek Yogurt
  • Banana
  • 30g Special K Vanilla Almond cereal

Lunch

  • Vietnamese: Grilled pork bun with 2 egg rolls

Dinner

Sushi for dinner tonight! We found this place walking distance from our house that offers sushi for only $3 per plate. What’s even better is that the servings are quite small, which is probably something people don’t like, but I love because I can try so many different things without getting too full. And of course, the best part was that between my fiance and I, we ordered nine plates (five for me and four for him) and it came out to a whopping $27. When are you ever able to walk out of a sushi joint for only $27 for two people and be full?  (((happy)))

  • 1 spicy tuna roll
  • 1 spicy tuna roll with salmon
  • 2 salmon sushi
  • 2 tuna sushi
  • 2 tamago

Dessert

  • 2 tangerines

 

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