I am a Shameless Sniffer

Honey, umm…you totally want cereal for supper, right? I’m going to have cold chicken, 14 baby carrots, and 7 almonds, and then tuck myself into bed. I promise that tomorrow will be better…more carbs!

I don’t care what we tell you, here’s the truth.

Competition dieting sucks.

Dieting for a competition is way more focussed, intense, and hardcore than a ‘healthy eating plan‘. It is a healthy eating plan shoved through the finest mesh filter that exists on the planet.

Living with a dieting competitor is not fun; also true.

This time around I am really doing much better managing my mood and being honest with myself about how the low carb days affect me.

There are days I find myself unable to complete all the tasks I planned for the day. Somehow my superwoman cape comes loose, no matter how firmly I tied it on at 4:30 am that morning.

  • The kitchen remains an overgrown jungle of tupperware, pots, and pans. ‘Wash and Go‘ is the new method for food prep in the morning.
  • Laundry. What’s that? !
  • I take my glasses off so its impossible to notice the floor needs sweeping.

Yet, there is one thing I still do no matter what each and every, single week.

Bake muffins.

Four batches of delicious muffins are made with extreme love every single week for my husband. Not one calorie is consumed, unless you can inhale calories.

Donloree's Muffins

CARBS! Tasty, delicious, fantabulous carbs! Not a spoon, bowl, or finger was licked in the making of these muffins.

I am a shameless sniffer.

As soon as those babies come out of the oven I am smelling them like there is no tomorrow. Then they are packaged up and frozen for the week so he can have a tasty second breakfast around 9 am every day.

If your competitor can’t talk to you when you come home from work because she gave everything at the gym and work and has no carbs left, but cooked or baked for you; she loves you.

Loves you more than you know.

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  1. I swear that we’re on the same wavelength today!
    I have blueberry walnut muffins in the oven for my husband right now!! (He doesn’t know it but I’ve been slowly changing the recipe to applesauce and other healthy changes on him, haha)

    I do make my own “muffins” out of my oats, flax, egg whites and cinnamon for my breakfasts. Not as tasty, I assure you, lol.

    Also, I’m making him fresh pineapple soaked in clear rum in mason jars for cocktails in the future…. Dammit on me loving to cook…. and drooling!

    • YES! I love to bake and its a hobby I have had to curb while doing all of this. I love making bread….mmmm….fresh cinnamon rolls, french bread, scones; the list goes on and on and ON.

      Great, now I want to bake bread. 😛

  2. you are an amazing wife! 🙂

  3. Luckily for me, my husband and I diet together so no one gets muffins baked and we suffer from carb depletion together. Love reading your truly funny blogs!

    • Suffering together sounds like it would have its own issues. 😛 My husband is my main support and has a met rate comparable to a cheetah. I couldn’t afford to feed him if he wanted to compete. hah!

  4. Okay, you are Superwoman for sure! There’s just no way I would say no to a taste, lick, or full on muffin eating! I don’t think so! You have an unbelievable amount of willpower! And your husband is a very lucky man! 🙂 Keep up your awesome work!

  5. I’m also a shameless sniffer. Glad I’m not the only one!

  6. I will be baking sugar cookies for my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day!!! That’s love right there from a competitor!

  7. I do the exact same thing…..I bake muffins EVERY week for everyone at the gym, my clients and friends….i call them macro muffins since most people in my circle are on meal plans…..If im not baking something is wrong….the smell fills the house and instantly takes any cravings away….its just what i do while im on comp diet…BAKE – it makes me feel somewhat normal still hahaha

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