So, for those of you who are thinking about Atkins or something similiar, including drastically cutting your carb/sugar intake, just know that it's not always easy and it doesn't always feel good.
Like I said yesterday, Monday and Tuesday were pretty awful days. I was incredibly cranky, I felt like I couldn't concentrate on anything and yesterday, my stomach started to feel, funny. I started reading about what it does to your body to cut out carbs and everything I listed are the by-products of this diet. I wasn't sleeping very well at night, either. Now, it DOES make me feel much better, in the fact that I losing weight and I am not bloated all the time and my mid-section is dwindling, so I will not be quitting this new way of eating anytime soon. But yesterday afternoon, I made a corporate decision to binge on some carbs and sugar.
Jason and I went to eat some enchiladas and I had some chips and salsa. When I got home, I ate two mini-bags of M&M's and went to sleep at 7:45. I slept all night and woke up this morning feeling great. Isn't that weird? But I still got up and had my normal breakfast of a boiled egg and egg whites, yogurt and cinnamon almonds. This just makes me realize that I can't cut everything out altogether and that I just can't afford spending my days the way I felt the last two days. It's just not worth it.
I wish I had some pictures to post here, but unfortunately, I do not. I will take some tonight, though!