My weight went up by .4 lbs – however, I ate A LOT yesterday, but I also was active a lot, too, so it almost evened itself out. Even though I do weigh more than I did this time last week, it’s OK because the weight will fluctuate from day to day.
Weigh In: 166.8
This time last week: 165.3
Activity: Walked over 10k steps, stayed active each hour, and helped with yard work.
Breakfast: 1 Dave’s Killer Bread English Muffin with 1 egg, onion slices, tajin seasoning, mustard. I also had 1 banana and 1 peach.
Snack: 1 skewer of 3 cherry tomatoes, 3 cheese cubes and 3 small pieces of buffalo chicken from the deli counter.
Lunch: Brown rice, green beans, pork loin leftover from the other night with tajin seasoning.
Dinner: Chili – Recipe here! 1 avocado on the side and feta cheese crumbles 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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