Today was another one of those days where eating just wasn’t a priority… but I still made myself eat at least something. Last week, I broke the 170 weight with not weighing that one day… that hasn’t happened in over 3 years.
Weigh In: 167.1
This time last week: 168.6
Activity: 3 sets of hammer curls, squats, bicycle crunches; Over 10k steps; writing this blog while on the treadmill.
Breakfast: 3 cups of black silk coffee with caramel macchiato creamer
Snack: 3 cherry tomatoes with 3 cheese cubes
Lunch: Lavash flatbread with homemade pasta sauce, smoked chicken breast and thin slices of colby jack cheese on top.
Dinner: Salted cashews – snack size bag, steak bites with horseradish sauce and a handful of fries.
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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