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It’s my first day both at work and on my pre-op detox diet, and man, is it HARD!
This morning we got several chocolate deliveries as well as a large box of mini gourmet cupcakes from some fancy shop.
At least I’m not alone in this, after death by chocolate (a whole afternoon sampling the entire menu at MoRoCo in Yorkville thanks to work!) on Friday, me and several of the other girls are on detox and other diets. But the temptation is still there… and so easy to fall prey to!
Only one of us was able to abstain from the adorable mini cupcakes (hint, it wasn’t me).
I really need to do better with this diet though, because it directly impacts my surgery. I am hoping that the first day is the hardest and subsequent days will become easier.
The detox diet I am doing is to help reduce the fat around my liver. The smaller my liver is, the less the surgeon has to root around in my innards to install the Slimband. My diet is full of veggies and spinach, and a little low-fat dairy and protein. I’m able to sub in protein/meal replacement shakes at any point, so I picked up some Slimfast to help me out.
I wish there was a better time to do this… The Holidays were definitely NOT my first choice! But I’ll work with what I’ve got; at least it should be pretty quiet and easy up until Christmas Eve (my family is doing a big gathering up north). I’ll have to deal with that when it comes.
Does anyone know how I can spice up spinach salads, low fat cheese, yogurt and chicken breast? What about canned tuna?
It’s day 3 overall and I’m already running out of ideas!!!