I have been doing a no sugar, very low carb diet for about 5 and a half weeks. I had a very hard time at first, but noticeable changes have kept me going. I have lost 13 pounds, I no longer feel gross, and my mind is no longer “foggy.” I do still forget things, but it is totally a different feeling. I thought today was a good day to splurge and eat one of my favorite meals: Grilled chicken thighs covered in “butter chicken curry” mix with basmati rice and naan. I thought to myself, “I have been on the cleansing streak, this will be a nice little indulgence.” It went down well. Especially with my homemade Mango Lassi drinks… (Did you know they have easy to make smoothie mixes ready to blend in the freezer section?) I was in heaven. THIS was the type of meal I have been missing. This type of meal makes me feel satisfied like no other.
Well…. For about ten minutes at least.
Then it hit me, and I got drunk. Drunk on carbs. I feel dizzy, spaced out, and about to vomit. I feel hotter than normal *temperature* and even my cheeks are flushed. I suppose this wouldn’t be much of a surprise, as I flush at the onset of any emotional state as well as any amount of exercise. But eating isn’t exercise, and I didn’t get angry at dinner. Let me say that YES, I screwed up. It is too late to go back and change that. But I am writing this not only to be the laughingstock of the blogging world, but also to remind myself in the future, that I really don’t want to indulge in the foods I once loved. We just don’t mix so well, and I’d rather feel like myself than feel like I am goofy walking around on that tipsy boat of his.