So yesterday was my last day of work. Decent day! And my not anymore boss threw me a going away party with cake, cookies, truffles and juice. I had a glass of juice to be nice but knew better than to willfully break my whole30.
That being said I technically did and didn't break it yesterday. The way I look at Whole30 is about looking at cravings, food control... etc. Last night I went to a dinner party and *technically* broke whole30 but not quite. My buddy had auctioned for a private catering company to come cook at his house and he had myself and some other friends come over. They are paleo so the meal was I'd say 95% paleo. Now the things that broke whole30 in the meal were a bit of feta on the salad, the champagne vinegarette, and there was a bit of a custard (added sugar of course) next to the poached pair with dessert. I was offered alcohol throughout the night which I was good about turning it down
So here's why I'm not calling it a break of the Whole30. It was a dinner party with a set menu, I wasn't tempted by anything, I didn't make the decision to go out of my way to be tempted, and when presented with a decision (alcohol, and dark chocolate) I gladly turned it down. I'm calling it "safe" and will be continuing my whole30 as per usual....
So here goes!
Whole30 Day 5
Meal 1- Fasted
Meal 2- Cajun dusted chicken wings at Hog Tails (they smoke their wings and finish them on the flat top). The cajun dusting is "slap ya mama" seasoning which is literally salt, red pepper, black pepper, garlic. (Clarkie, they have another branch near you under the name "lancaster smokehouse" by Gulf's steakhouse.
Meal 3- Dinner party
Salad Starter- Smoked duck breast sliced over mixed spring greens, peacans, craisons, and a bit of feta topped with a champagne vinegarette.
Appetizer- Rare scallop topped with bacon over a parsnip puree and olive oil infused bruchetta
Entree- Medium rare prime rib, chip-thin apple slice over fennel, shitake mushrooms wrapped in cabbage, and a cranberry sauce (almost compote)
Dessert- poached pear, custard, and pecans.
Damn fine meal!
SW (Nov 22nd 2011): 333, 2 Years: 245lbs
Current Weight as of December 4th, 2013: 239
Short Term Goal: Happy brain, figure out direction in life.
Met Goal: Be a 2x Shirt, Fit in a standard airplane seat belt without the use of a seat belt extension, Better sleep, Be a 1x Shirt
Long Term Goal: 166lbs (One day!), Buy whatever cloths I want to wear.
Pain is temporary, quitting is forever- Lance Armstrong #NoExcuses