For some, when they get overwhelmed or super stressed, they stress-eat. Me, I tend to have a hard time eating, and that happened towards the end of the day.
Weigh In: 166.8
This time last week: 169.5
Activity: 3 sets of tricep kickbacks, dead lifts, seated trunk twists; Over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.
Breakfast: Egg & vegetable casserole with buffalo sauce on top, cottage cheese and a smoothie with strawberries, two bananas, ice and almond milk.
Snack: 40 white cheddar snapp’d cheezit puffs
Lunch: Lavash flatbread with homemade alfredo sauce with mushrooms, 1/2 smoked chicken breast and thin slices of colby cheese on top. Two mini skewers with cherry tomatoes and cheese sticks cubed.
Dinner: Sliced pickles with sloppy joe mix leftover (the one with black beans).
Water is very important – especially if you are moving around a lot! 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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