Fat: 69g (41%)
Carbs: 64g (17%) :(
Protein: 117g (31%)
Calories burned in exercise today: 112
I didn't see anything about rain on the forecast, so I didn't take my umbrella into San Francisco with me today. It began raining partway through all my running around. I ducked into a drugstore and bought an umbrella. That kept me dry while I finished my errands and enabled me to walk to work from the BART station. During the walk the rain stopped and the sun came out. That was my only exercise today.
I got another check today from the property Dad gave me. Instead of depositing it to my IRA, though (like I'm supposed to, but haven't done lately), I put it into my savings so I can put it toward my vacation in July. I'm planning on cashing in some comp time to get some money for vacation, too.
I also got the check from Mom today for my teeth whitening. I called the dentist and set up the appointment for March 2, my first free Friday. Soon my pearly whites really will be pearly white. :)
My latest medication prescription from Canada came today. I see when my doctor called in the prescription he gave me 400 pills (300 remaining now) so hopefully I won't have to see him for a while. Awesome! Here's an example photo of my pills. Sometimes they are oval and sometimes they are round. Click to enlarge:
I get the generic, which is not available in the U.S. A three month supply from Canada only cost me $69.21! :)
I need to cut back on the carbs I'm eating. I've been tired lately, and strangely, I think it might be because my carbs are too high. Generally speaking, the lower my carbs are, the better I feel. So I need to work on that. I think the simplest thing to do is cut out my cold tea each day, and cut out tomatoes on my salad. I'm not cutting the cottage cheese even though it's 8 carbs because I want to see if it helps me build and maintain muscle. Besides which, I need a natural source of calcium since I don't drink milk (due to the sugar content of 12g a cup).
A word on diets and drinking, as it seems there is some misunderstandings. When I say "pina colada" I don't mean those sugar-filled, insulin-elevating things that most of the world calls a pina colada. I use low-carb pina colada mix put out by Baja Bob. It has 1g of carbs and 7.5 calories per ounce. After adding rum and ice, two large glasses run me about 330 calories and 9g carbs.
Compare that to 9g of carbs and 77 calories per ounce in a regular pina colada; an 8 oz. can will run you 61g of carbs and 526 calories! Yike!
Wine, as you may know, is naturally low-carb - the yeast eats most of the sugar in the grape juice, leaving 1g or less of carbs per ounce. (Dessert wine is the exception.)
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