This morning I woke up VERY sore – not just my legs, but my back, abs, arms… my body was definitely not used to doing that 5k yesterday. It does motivate me to do more of those soon though!
Weigh In: 165.3
This time last week: 168.2
Activity: Walked over 10,000 steps.
Breakfast: Egg & Vegetable casserole with buffalo sauce drizzled on top and cottage cheese
Snack: 1 snack size bag of salted pistachios
Lunch: Smoothie with spinach, 1 apple, 1 banana, yogurt, almond milk and ice.
Dinner: Pork tenderloin with chickpea mac and cheese (homemade) and corn with tajin seasoning.
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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