Monday, May 3, 2010

I'm SOOOOOO hungry.

I made myself and the family a yummy tortilla tonight. It was made with potato, onion, eggs, ricotta cheese, fresh parsley and basil and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese on top. And may I say it was exceptionally yummy. Taillah my daughter decided she wanted to add a salad to the mix and made a divine Carrot Salad. A totally vegetarian dinner and it was to die for. I can safely say now I am full, but prior to eating my meal and as I was cooking I was ravenous.

Last night's meal was a feast fit for any carnivore on the planet. A juicy T-bone steak with a green salad. That was absolutely finger licking good. I not only gnawed on the bone I did not leave one bit of meat on that bone. I even think my dogs would have turned up their noses to the naked bone I left behind. I just can't seem to eat enough now, I am always hungry.

I remember back to when I was trying to lose weight and having to re-train my brain to eat smaller portions. All I wanted to do was eat cause my portions were so small they would have only fed a sparrow. Now I am always hungry cause my metabolism has sped up so much I am burning more than I can put in and I even think I can put Fred Flintstone to shame eating the amounts I am beef I am eating. My body is obviously craving protein and I can't seem to feed it enough. I guess it's ok considering everytime I exercise I am burning a tonne of calories. And if I don't fire up the engine with enough fuel then it's just going to burn out. And anyway, I feel in tip top shape doing what I am doing. The scales never show weight gain at the moment if anything they are either sitting pretty even or showing a slight deficit in the weight department.

I seem to be managing ok on my own so far.


  1. dont you love it! being able to eat, eat, eat and not gain weigth as a result! Enjoy it! Cheers

  2. pués si El Cuerpo te PIDE esquina llegado Todo Lo Que Quieras, si ademas Tienes la suerte de no ESO Ganar peso ya es Una buena noticia.aqui Muy típico en España es la tortilla de patatas de (yo la llamo papas) y en mi blog PUEDES view in El Archivo Una Gran tortilla Que Tengo Puesta Una foto (tortilla de papas) ¿Que rica! uuuuummmmmmm, salu2

  3. Barb, for those of us who love to eat (me included) that's a great bonus to an active lifestyle! Most people would love to be able to eat as much as they want, and not gain weight! As I run more miles, I sometimes have to even eat MORE than I really want to keep my weight from getting too low! Is that a good problem to have, or what?

  4. Skierz: I sure do, but it took some adjusting in having to up the calories.You brain kind of gets hung up on calorie counting when you are losing weight.

    Tragabuche: Me encanta poder comer ahora y no poner peso. Voy a visitar el archivo y ver la tortilla.

    Vern: it sure is a bonus and the best problem to have. I used to be like this when I was younger, eat, eat, eat and be stick thin. I love it.

  5. Not much to add except I like how you spell tonne which correct if I'm wrong would be considered the Queens English? I work with tonnes of Canadians they do the same thing.

  6. Thankyou so much Mara for your comment and for visiting my blog.

    Patrick: Sure is the Queen's English.


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