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Today was surprisingly ok.

D and I went running this morning and my muscles and joints protested more than usual, but I didn’t feel like a slug quite so much.

Foodwise, it’s been better.  I started the day out with scrambled eggs again, with a bit of bacon mixed in.  That lasted me until 11am, when I had a couple of handfuls of popcorn.  By 11:50am I wanted my lunch – leftovers from last night’s meal.  It wasn’t a big lunch, so I wasn’t surprised to find myself going to buy a sandwich at 2:30pm.

I had a plum at 4pm.  D is making us a frittata for dinner as we speak.

I’ve had a slight headache that has come and gone throughout the day.

But it’s a massive improvement on yesterday and Tuesday’s Oh-my-God-I-am-so-hungry-I-could-eat-a-horse-and-a-cow.

I just want to get to that stage where you don’t overeat, and you don’t crave sweet things.  So far I haven’t craved sweet things that badly, but where I work, temptation is never far away.  I work in a social service agency that provides food.  Tasty, sugary treats are often at hand if you want them.  Today, for instance, someone brought in some cupcakes – you know, the ones that have more icing than actual cupcake.  I thought ‘Yum!’  And then I remembered, I don’t eat that any more.

I think I will just have to have ‘I am not eating poison anymore’ as my mantra.  And repeat it, oh about a bazillion times.