Greasy food

#1

Do you pay dearly after having say, super-massive breaded onion rings?

I have to be near a bathroom for quite literally 2 days minimum post yummy meal. Takes all the fun out of those deep fried wonders. Makes me wonder if my results are typical?

#2

I always have a cost, be it bathroom time or food coma time. WORTH IT THOUGH.

For me anyway.

#3
#4

Of all irony you post this while I am doing that very thing, thankful not so violently. It’s the grease streaming straight through me that bothers me most.

#5

So the short answer is yes.

The long answer is that my body has acclimated to a different type of diet. Now a single greasy meal won’t hit me. But a day of unhealthy, high fat, low fruit/veggie/grain food? I’ll be dogging it. Like I can eat a fast food burger and fries, and I’ll definitely feel a bit sluggish after. If I ate healthy the rest of the day it won’t impact me more.

But when I have to eat out every meal for a few days, or I don’t get any fresh fruit? Yeah, it hits me hard. But I also eat a diet that is on the far end of health conscious. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains like oatmeal make about 90% of my caloric intake. So a bacon cheeseburger would lay me out.

#6

I wish I liked fruit more. It’s fairly hard on my gut due to my CF so I don’t get a lot of pleasure out of eating it, but I think if I did, it might help my energy levels?

#7

Once in a (long) while I end up going through the drive-through at McD’s, and I always end up regretting it that night. The grease just gives me acid reflux and the runs all night.

#8

I get it, as I fall on the opposite end. If I don’t have fruit for a day? I’m fine. By day 3 I’m really feeling it, and generally feel like I’m operating at less than 100%. A week? After a week my energy is bottomed out and I just generally feel like crap.

But, again, this is the result of long term diet choices. Meat? I use about a pound a month, and could cut that out entirely with no effect (other than liking certain dishes). Dairy? Giving up butter or cheese in cooking is asking overly much, but at a push can do so.

Yesterday I was out and about, and stopped at Wendy’s and got one of their 4 for $4 meals, the spicy chicken wrap. I was just fine, and did a 10 mile hike a few hours later. But the new BBQ burger looked good, and I’m sure tasted good, but had I eaten it I would have been hurting later. What I got was about as unhealthy/ greasy as I can go without ill effect.

#9

The funny thing for me is without meat I feel like I’m totally empty and am famished all the time. The nutrient density of meat is never supplanted by any other food.

#10

Just eat onion rings while on the toilet, problem solved 🤷‍♂️