My body built up some muscle!
Weigh In: 166.2
This time last week: 167.7
Activity: 3 sets of pushups, squats, crunches. Walked over 10,000 steps – wrote this blog while on the treadmill
Breakfast: 1 piece whole grain toast with 1 egg, 1 TBSP light mayo & onions, smoothie with spinach, 1 apple, 1 banana, a couple chunks of frozen pineapple, yogurt, almond milk and ice.
Lunch: Banza Chickpea Pasta casserole with the sloppy joe refried bean mixture, pickles, banana peppers, thin slice of colby jack cheese with lettuce, 1 small avocado, onions, buffalo sauce and a drizzle of ranch dressing (yes, the hidden valley full fat kind).
Dinner: Pork tenderloin with Banza chickpea mac and cheese (homemade), and buffalo sauce drizzled on top.
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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