Ok, so, after talking with my pastor's wife last night, and a few friends online (and thank you LIFENPROGRESS for your comments!) I've decided to pretty much ignore the low oxalate diet guidelines from my urologist. Why? I simply can't cut out all the veggies I love. I've cut out so much from my diet already, what on Earth would I eat if I cut out the veggies it says I can't have? All the veggies on that list were ones I love to eat! I honestly do think that once I lose this weight and am healthy again the problem will either go away or slow down enough that it won't really be a problem.
Okay, confession time. Yesterday was very stressful with taking my husband to the doctor and then trying to find food he can eat. And I'll confess, I let myself get hungry. Really hungry. I didn't take my shake with me like I should have. We ate out at Waffle House. That is a lot of calories. Then we didn't feel like going out again to have sushi (which was date night last night so that was our plan) so DH ordered pizze. He did get me a personal veggie pizza, but it was still pizza. I know I'll have some weight gain from it, so I'm not going to weigh till Monday and I'm going to do my best to work out like crazy to get that calorie deficit I need in order to lose the weight. *sigh* And I won't make this mistake again. I'm going to call Dana (pastor's wife) and get her to order me a shake bottle for on the go. I honestly just didn't want to put it in my water bottles. I dislike putting anything but water in my water bottles.
I'm going to stick to my plan today!!! Juice and a shake for breakfast (making an orange creamsicle one today!) and a shake for lunch. Salad and a grilled chicken breast for dinner. Should be enough that I don't need to snack, but if I do I've got rice cakes or rice cracker and hummus. In case I need something with a crunch after all that drinking.
I'm adding an actual strength training plan today! I've got a small one to start on, and am going to use one that my old exercise physiologist gave me after I had my first baby as a model for what I'm going to do next. I know SP used to plan a strength training program for you, but I can't seem to find where that is now. So I'll base off of what I have and go from there!
So much to do today, I'm not going to list it all. I'm going to try not to take a nap today, I almost always do on Saturdays, my way of sleeping in I guess, lol. But I've got so much to do and that I want to get done, I'm going to skip it. I've got my juice to give me energy, and there is always coffee, lol.
I think eating like that yesterday, and how horrible I felt afterwards and today, will help me in the future not only to be prepared and take my shake with me, but to say no. Knowing how it will make me feel the next day, sluggish and icky, should help me to say no to eating foods that are not good for me.