Weight Loss Journey – Day 7

With being outside a lot yesterday and working in the yard, that seemed to help quite a bit with losing that weight I had gained from the night before.

Weigh In:  169.9

Activity:  Over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.

Brunch:  1 hard egg on a piece of whole grain toast, 4 pieces of bacon from the local butcher, 1 TBSP light mayo, 1/4 plate filled with hashbrowns and ketchup drizzled on top.

Dinner:   1/2 plate green beans with tajin seasoning, 3 small pieces of lasagna – this was made with whole wheat lasagna noodles and instead of beef and sausage that I use in the original lasagna recipe I make, I used crumbled up black bean burgers.  It tasted amazing!

Link to lasagna recipe:  https://foodanddrinklover.blog/2021/04/26/lasagna/

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Water is very important – especially if you are moving around a lot!  By the time I got done with the workout this morning, I had already drank 32 oz. of ice water again.  My goal typically is to have three 32 oz mugs of ice water by the time I go to bed.  If I walk over 12k steps, I’m definitely aiming to drink more water than that.

A few things I’m keeping an eye out on:

  • Amount of sugar in a serving – if it’s more than 4g, I am being cautious
  • Amount of protein in a serving – I’m aiming for at least 20g of protein per serving each meal
  • If I have a sweet tooth craving, I turn on the keurig and add creamer to my cup of coffee

Last week, each day I was losing weight – it wasn’t a lot, but I could see there was progress!  This is why I want to share with everyone what I am doing and I welcome any constructive comments as well.

**I am not a nutritionist or personal trainer by any means and my results can very much vary from anyone else’s.  Please keep that in mind and feel free to share this blog with friends!  

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