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    what do you suggest?

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    So, I know tonight I will be drinking some wine and probably eating some cheese and various other finger type foods...I am letting myself have this and using it as part of my 20%..gotta enjoy the good things in life and tonight I am going to a dinner party like I have not been to before and am super excited.

    Anyhow, my question is this...I was planning on having a taco salad...obviously minus the cheese, beans, and shell for lunch. But, should I have something that is absolutely 0 carbs since I know I will be eating that tonight...even if the calories will be higher? Say, 2 burger patties or chicken with the skin...the calories will be higher then salad with some meat on it but will be 0 carb...

    What do you all think?

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    Oct 2009
    Northern Ireland
    I wouldn't worry about it too much really. If I were you I'd eat more protein and fat at lunchtime to stop myself from going overboard on the 20% stuff later but don't sweat it too much. As long as you get back to normal the next day is the main thing.

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    May 2009
    San Diego, CA
    Quote Originally Posted by Lindsay0311 View Post
    I am letting myself have this and using it as part of my 20%
    This is all you need to say. You don't need to justify it by eating a certain way beforehand or afterward. Enjoy.

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    2nd primalchild.

    Eat the veggies for lunch as you'd planned.
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    +3 to the above.

    Eat normally, enjoy your 20%, get back to normal tomorrow.

    The more pressure we put on ourselves to avoid things, I think sometimes makes those things so "wantable". I've found that the longer I eat primally, the less often I want extras, the less i want of those extras... and the less bad I feel about having them. And amazingly enough, I just go back to normal the next day. No guilt, no "making up for"... just eating great food when I'm hungry.

    It's kinda nice being off the eat/binge/diet/guilt/mustbetoothpickskinny treadmill. :-)

    Have fun!
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