Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Hidden Evils



If you were going to the movies and wanted to have some popcorn this would seem like the way to go right? How many calories do you think it would be? Well, I was SHOCKED to learn that it is 300 calories AND 20 grams of fat!!! I have learned to make better choices and eat smaller portions. I am learning more every day. I really would have thought this was a good choice. Now moving forward I will either bring my own Air popped popcorn or popcorn rice cakes but there is a lot to be learned when tracking foods. These are the hidden evils!

Had a decent day yesterday. Ended up have a snack kinda late so had a deficit of 723. I had a Caesar salad with Crab for dinner. Yummers! We picked out the shore excursions for our trip which was fun! It is going to be here before we know it. I need to get cracking! Until next time...


12 comments:

  1. Fortunately I don't go to the movies too often. No more popcorn for me (at least there.) I gave up diet sodas (all soda) Jan. 08! Yeah, one bad habit gone!!

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  2. BTW...good that you are keeping things in check! Your doing great!

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  3. I thought the title to your post was "Hidden Elvis" so I was searching the pic for The King.

    Movie popcorn = The Devil

    I took a pack of gum to Star Trek and chomped my way through it.

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  4. Hey! I like the new lay out and the updated pictures! You look great!

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  5. Then we wonder why kids are fat these days? Geez - I'm never buying my kids movie popcorn now!

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  6. Thanks Miss Christy! I like to change things up now and again. I still agonize about the pictures but it is good to see a little progress. I will be much better about them in the future.

    Good for you Rhonda on ditching sodas! I have one a day or less usually. I think that is ok.

    Jack - Good for you on the gum idea! I hear Star Trek is great even if you aren't a closet trekkie :-)

    Jenn - Isn't that crazy!!

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  7. I sneak my own popcorn in. One of the advantages of carrying a big purse. It's a big no-no in my theater, believe it or not, so if I got caught, I'd be in trouble. lol

    I usually just rent movies, so it's no that big of an issue. Nasty stuff, that movie popcorn.

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  8. Wow! I would not have guessed it was that much!

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  9. I usually just take a couple Tootsie Roll Pops and try not to bite too soon! I'm a popcorn fanatic so the smell KILLS me. If that little kiddie bag is 300 cals, I don't even wanna think about the bucket I eat...

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  10. And without butter!!! Sheesh!!!

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  11. First time seeing your blog. I like the pics on the right. Nice blog.

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  12. I take my own popcorn and drinks. I use the biggest purse I have! Not only is it healthier, it's cheaper. If they say anything, I just kindly tell them that I wouldn't have to do that if they served healthier options!

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