When I weighed in this morning, I was pretty excited! I had increased my activity yesterday and it looks to have paid off. Today ended up being one with some personal stressors that happened, so my appetite was definitely NOT there towards the end of the day.
Weigh In: 166.8
This time last week: 166.8
Activity: 3 sets of lying tricep extensions with 5# weights, deadlifts with 8# weights, seated trunk twists. Walked over 10,000 steps – wrote this blog while on the treadmill
Breakfast: 1/2 Dave’s Killer Bread Everything Epic bagel with low-fat cream cheese – I know, fruit would be perfect on this!
Lunch: 5 wheat mini pitas with homemade pasta sauce, slice of dill pickle and thin slice of colby cheese on top, with skewers of cherry tomatoes, cheese cubes and buffalo chicken from the deli counter.
Dinner: Skewer of cherry tomatoes, cheese cubes and buffalo chicken breast from the deli counter.
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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