Good evening and welcome to the penultimate day of this interesting experiment.
Weight: 146 (down 2 pounds)
Breakfast: Banana, 3 scrambled eggs, 2 pieces of toast with butter
Work Snack: Cookie, granola bar
Dinner: 1/2 can vegetable soup
Today I did not have a big appetite. The breakfast was extremely filling and when I came home from work I wasn't hungry for a meal like I usually am. It could have something to do with today being a shorter day because I slept in or maybe my appetite is getting smaller from the challenge. I must add that, unlike the pizza, the vegetable soup I had today was delicious.
I think I finally got used to the lack of coffee! I had a good amount of energy and even had an hour-long bike ride and I felt more focused at work. It's incredible how much of an effect a lack of coffee can have on you when you are used to having coffee every day; it really is a drug. I miss coffee much more than alcohol.
I ran out of eggs today but I still have a lot of food left over for my final day. I still have pasta, cookies, bread, 1 bowl of soup, several pizza slices, some milk, lots of peanut butter, 1 granola bar and 1 hypothetical egg (since I accidentally bought a pack with one broken egg). I am 100% certain I will not run out of food. I think it's fair to say, at this point, that the food stamps budget is not horrible for one person, but it does not seem feasible for 2 or more people. Tomorrow, I'll see if my leftovers post-challenge could feed a second person for a week.
Goodnight and see you tomorrow.