I was just .4 lbs lighter this morning, but I’m still weighing less than last week at this time!
Weigh In: 166.4
This time last week: 167.1
Activity: 3 sets of hammer curls using 5#, squats, bicycle crunches. Walked over 10,000 steps – wrote this blog while on the treadmill
Breakfast: 1 Dave’s Killer Bread Everything Epic bagel with low-fat cream cheese and a smoothie with spinach, an apple, a banana, ice, and almond milk.
Snack: 1 skewer with cherry tomatoes, cheese cubes and buffalo chicken breast from the deli counter.
Lunch: 1 wheat pita pizza with homemade sauce, banana peppers and thin sliced cheese on top, salad with cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, crunchy jalapenos, onions, buffalo sauce and ranch dressing.
Dinner: Brown rice, green beans with bacon and tajin seasoning, half a chicken breast with 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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