Ok so my dh wants to take me out for Valentines Day on Saturday. I am so excited he even told me that we were going to go to a comedy club and that's right up his alley, I just hope it will tickle my funny bone. I am so happy he planned all this. The only thing he said I need to do is figure out what and where we should eat. As he fully supports my THM new shape happening.
Well I started the One Week Cycle and will be on a E meal day. What do I do? This will be my 2nd week through and I don't want to destroy it but when does my dh ever plan anything?? I couldn't say no.
So what type of restaurant do I go to? What do I eat? Help, suggestions please. Also, we will not be going to some fancy place. It just has to be dinner!
I don't know if this will help you or not but I'm in the same boat. My plan is to eat E all day but allow myself to eat an S dinner...I can't think of a healthy, on plan E meal to eat out & my Fuel Cycle is merely a way to boost my metabolism, it is not a measure of my success on this plan. If my husband wants to take me out then I will drop the FC for the night & completely enjoy my time w/ him & I can eat an S meal w/ no guilt. Enjoy your date, comedy clubs are so much fun!
Wife to 1 amazing man, Mama to 8 spectacular kiddos. I am one blessed, happy Mama...working hard to be a Trim, Healthy Mama
I was going to say the same thing as cashen You could get a low-calorie salad, with chicken breast and low-fat dressing (fairly common menu option). Or a white fish with citrus (depending on where you go).
But I would probably switch it up and do the S, I don't think it would be destroying your week and you could finish your last day as E in the morning (guessing you have one left). You could always decide for sure once you get there as long as you have had 3 hours to switch.
Thanks ladies I appreciate the advice! I know I shouldn't worry but I am still trying to loose and last week loosing a 1.5 lbs I wanted to see something like that this week. I suppose I could just do a 3rd week if Monday I wake and don't feel like flopped. I need this boost as well. We had talked prior to starting so that I didn't have any of these days happen. But when dh get's an idea he runs. Which is good, or we'd never do anything as I am a home body! :-)
gs3691: Hey, everyone. I need help! I started off so well, I lost 17 lbs. and was doing great! Then, well, summer happened, and I fell off the wagon. I got a call today and my doc says my bl sugar is too high and also cholesterol. I feel like such a failure!
Aug 12, 2014 12:07:12 GMT -5
gardenchick: Just got my book and have been gobbling it up. Trying to get started slowly, since I still need to buy some foods. I made a delicious dinner tonight... I was hoping it was an E meal...but I can't be sure. :/
Aug 12, 2014 20:44:59 GMT -5
steffanie3: gs3691 You can do this Please feel free to ask questions to get the support you need.
Aug 12, 2014 20:51:27 GMT -5
steffanie3: gardenchick, if you want to post up in one of the forums we could help you know for sure. You could post in http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/board/20/plan-general-discussion with your ingredients
Aug 12, 2014 20:52:51 GMT -5
whaven: I am trying to find information on Maca. Thanks for your help
Aug 13, 2014 12:32:22 GMT -5
mandy140: Where do I find the recommended items and where to buy them? I thought they would be on this web site. Like THM Sweet Blend, Whey powder, Gluccomannan, Konjac noodles, Chana Dahl beans. I can't seem to find my way around.
Aug 14, 2014 0:30:06 GMT -5
steffanie3: The Trim Healthy Mama store is http://store.trimhealthymama.com/ so far they have only released the sweeteners and Whey protein, the other items are "coming soon" not sure how long it will be
Aug 14, 2014 1:36:00 GMT -5
steffanie3: The only info I have on Maca whaven is in the book, sorry I am no help. I have just heard great things about it.
Aug 14, 2014 1:36:39 GMT -5
stacylynn: mandy140: I bought the konjac noodles and gluc powder at: www.konjacfoods.com, but found the chana dahl on Amazon! Check out the whey powder on www.swansonvitamins.com. Hx food stores and Grocery Outlet may be local options for you as well.
Aug 14, 2014 10:02:39 GMT -5
stacylynn: whaven: I researched Maca a bit more online at webmd and mercola websites. I purchased it at www.azurestandard.com. Blessings!
Aug 14, 2014 10:05:27 GMT -5
mandy140: I have a question about Whey Protein Powder. I read Serene's article on Whey, friend or foe? I checked Swanson's web site and there are so many Whey Powders there I can't find the one Serene recommended; the CFM. How do I know which it is? Thanks.
Aug 14, 2014 15:36:31 GMT -5
farmerblacks: I did THM for a few months and loved it. I got away from it when I had to have 2 surgeries in 6 weeks. I would like to get back to it, but now my husband has to be on a low sodium diet. Are there any THM families that also do low sodium?
Aug 14, 2014 17:07:38 GMT -5
steffanie3: mandy140, this is the one https://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-premium-whey-protein-powder-36-5-oz-1035-grams-pwdr
Aug 14, 2014 17:52:13 GMT -5
Blessed Beyond Measure: You can also now buy THM brand whey protein powder at www.trimhealthymama.com
Aug 16, 2014 17:39:10 GMT -5
vintagejva: If brown rice is acceptable on THM, can I then eat brown rice pasta?
Aug 18, 2014 16:33:53 GMT -5
steffanie3: vintagejva, the bottom of page 348 is a good reference for this (more as a side).
Aug 20, 2014 2:51:23 GMT -5
robbiesnest56: Do you make the ice cubes out of whole fat and low fat coconut milk so you have both options? Are they both S?[br]
Aug 20, 2014 18:24:44 GMT -5
ggwells: Ok new to the site. Want to keep it simple. I understand not to mix high fat with carbs. I love having eggs for breakfast sometimes. So can I have egg burrito with bacon. Then have to S meals for lunch and dinner?
Aug 25, 2014 5:18:51 GMT -5
steffanie3: All coconut things are best thought of as S, but you could use a small amount for FP robbiesnest56
Aug 27, 2014 0:55:38 GMT -5
steffanie3: ggwells, if you purchase some low-carb tortillas you could have a S meal and enjoy burrito. For how it effects lunch and dinner on THM you simply need to wait three hours before you next meal and switching fuels
Aug 27, 2014 0:57:20 GMT -5