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A mini cup cake is 121 calories !

Thursday, December 17, 2015

I am so glad I joined this community and got into tracking my food. A coworker loves baking! For the past two years every 10 days or so there are unbelievably pinterest like desserts in the kitchen... scones, cup cakes of various sizes, cakes, pies and on top of that we have monthly group lunches for all the ladies, where she brings in super decadent desserts that are to die for. Before today, depending on my mood... i would either pass by or pick one or two up.. but today she brought in these mini cupcakes that tasted like a dream. I had one, complimented her and asked her for the recipe and the exact details. Turns out she made 48 of those cup cakes based on a recipe she found online and each one of those is 121 calories. A mini cup cake is 121 calories. I previously downed 1-2 regular cupcakes that are about 3-4 times the size as a snack. This explains so so much. No wonder I weigh this much. That's 500-600 "extra" calories right there. I am now aware of portion sizes. The concept was alien to me before. I feel empowered and informed of my limits. It's a strange freeing feeling. Ever had that before? Regards emoticon
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    I think tracking food had educated many of us just like it did you! emoticon
    1975 days ago
    It's really amazing to be able to feel accountable and responsible for the food we eat everyday.
    1976 days ago
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    "I feel empowered and informed of my limits." I love this! Awareness is half the battle.
    1976 days ago
  • KYNDAL012
    Sometimes it can be a pain to track everything but in the long run it does help
    1976 days ago
    It is incredible how many calories are in the foods we love to treat ourselves with. Great job in doing some reflecting on this!
    1976 days ago
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