Being more intentional on not eating as many salty foods I believe helped in lowering the number again!
Weigh In: 168.6
This time last week: 169.9
Activity: 3 sets of reverse flys, lunges, and double crunches; over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.
Breakfast: 1 egg on a piece of whole grain toast with 1 tbsp light mayo; 1/2 cup cottage cheese; 1/4 plate of hashbrowns with ketchup drizzled on top
Snack: Snack size of salted cashews
Lunch: Dill pickle pizza on whole wheat pita bread and homemade pasta sauce, 2 slices of provolone cheese on top; 1/2 cup cottage cheese; 1/4 plate green beans with homemade kimchi – YES – the pickle pizza was amazing!!
Dinner: 1/2 smoked chicken breast with brown rice, spinach artichoke dip (the healthy version), and a small avocado. Not pictured is the Hidden Valley ranch dressing I drizzled on top.
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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