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Day 1 of no processed food no meat fast

Update: June 14. 2011 Sorry for the long delay in updating but I had a few personal life moments to have before coming back here, which I will post about in a bit. Giving up meat for lent was one of the hardest things to do for the first few days and then it came naturally. Unfortunately, I ended up compensating for what I thought was a sacrifice by eating a lot more carbs. I put on quite a few pounds from it and learned at the end that moderation is indeed key. I cannot continue to eat food as if it's my last. I'll learn this lesson more as I went through Europe, eating the local way as well as the tourist way. New updates from here will be about my foodie honeymoon through Paris, San Sebastian, and Barcelona! Stay tuned!!!
Original post: I'm not Catholic but there is something to say about sacrificing something for the time of lent. Being a nondenominational Christian, I never attended church where we were required to give something up for 40 days before Easter. There were …