Today I took the day off work to have an extra long weekend. I had a couple errands to run first thing in the morning, so I did still get my workout in – however, once I got home, a major sinus migraine hit me, so breakfast was pretty much just coffee this morning.
Weigh In: 168.6
This time last week: 169.7
Activity: 3 sets of hammer curls, jump squats, and bicycle crunches; over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.
Breakfast: Black Silk coffee with french vanilla creamer.
Snack: 1 snack size bag of veggie straws – ranch flavored.
Lunch: Garlic flat bread pizza with homemade pasta sauce and smoked provolone cheese on top.
Dinner: 1 small slice of leftover lasagna (whole grain noodles with homemade pasta sauce with black bean burgers crumbled) and sweet peppers with spinach artichoke dip (the healthy version).
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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