This morning I weighed in a little over a pound from yesterday – however, still less than last Tuesday!
Weigh In: 169.5
This time last week: 170.6
Woke up a little after 6:15 to get that workout in before getting ready for work.
Activity: 3 sets of shoulder presses, hamstring curls, and side bends; over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.
Breakfast: 2 eggs on a piece of whole grain toast with 1 tbsp light mayo; small avocado; 1/4 plate of hashbrowns with ketchup drizzled on top
Snack: 1 small snack size bag of pistachios salted
Lunch: 1/2 plate filled with lasagna; 1/4 plate of chickpea pasta with italian dressing and tomatoes/peppers; 1/4 plate of green beans
Dinner: Smoothie with ice cubes, almond milk, 2 bananas, 1 scoop protein powder
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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