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Weigh in #1 and Food Blog for Friday 2/19 & Monday 2/21

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Friday & Monday's food blog. Did pretty well. Forgot to take pics over the weekend and track, oops. Working on making this a habit.

Food Blog

Friday: Lent version (no red meat or chicken)

Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese and spicy spinach blend plus a cup of sauteed stir-fry veggies and two tortillas. Rich is now making it a game to stick his face in my pics whenever he can. Weirdo!


Snack: Apple and 1 tbs crunchy almond butter


Lunch: Subway veggie delight and tomato basil soup


Snack: Pear and string cheese


Dinner: Tuna salad with a serving of kettle chips and two kiwi. I wanted to make a sandwich but I was over my carbs for the day. Why are carbs soooo good?


These are the some of the ingredients for my tuna salad. Yummy!


Dessert: 3 chocolate hearts from Valentine's day. This was the perfect amount of chocolate to satisfy my chocolate craving.



Exercise: None. Booooo!
Total Calories: 1,991 (A tad high because I had planned to workout then the day got away from me. At least I got my freggies in.)
Calories burned: Does chasing a 1 year old count?

Bonus: Got to hang out with my cutie pie niece, Dalilah. She's always this happy. Love her!


Monday

Breakfast: Coffee only and before I knew it was lunch time


Lunch: Pepperoni and cheese sandwich with cherry tomatoes and pickles. Note to self: Pick up deli turkey



Snack: Bottle of Starbucks Frappuccino


Dinner: Went to Outback Steakhouse with my boo. They had a few items listed under 600 calories so that made it an easy choice. 6 oz sirloin with mixed veggies and a house salad with tomato dressing. I want that tomato dressing in my life. Soooo good I wanted to bathe in it. TMI: Maybe.



Dessert: My sweet tooth was in over drive and I was drooling over the cheesecake at Outback Steakhouse but Rich stood firm and refused to be my enabler. Ugh! So instead I got a vanilla ice cream cone and it hit the spot.


Exercise: None. Booooo!


Total Calories: 1,675 (Excellent!)
Calories burned: -0 (Not Excellent)
Both days I did really well food wise. I’d say I was in the 80/20 range. Unfortunately I couldn’t get my workouts in. This is something I need to focus on in the next few days. Gotta get er done!

If nothing else I need to focus on eating well 80% of the time and be ok with being more lenient 20% of the time. I can still have delicious food, enjoy myself and stay on track.


Weigh in #1 Restart in 2016

Starting weight: 232.6
Current weight:230.1 (-2.5)
Total loss: -2.5 lbs.
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Heck Yay! Super proud of my loss. Definite motivation to keep going!

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  • CONFUSEDBIRD
    We have an spark instagram group where we take pics of our food and post our calories. It's not crazy like the last one where ppl get kicked out if they forget lol Let me know if you wanna join us.
    1875 days ago
  • MILLER*TIME
    Looks like a great few days! I love that you're able to track your calories while still eating regular foods that you enjoy. 80/20 seems to be working out nicely for you!
    1875 days ago
  • TORI_2_POINT_0
    Yum! I'll have to try that salad dressing at Outback. I looooove their salad. OMG. YUM.

    Go Rich for supporting your good habits!
    1875 days ago
  • SUSANINGLE
    Awesome work
    1876 days ago
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