This morning the scale went up just under a pound – however, it’s all OK!
Weigh In: 166.6
This time last week: 167.3
Activity: 3 sets of lateral raises with 2# dumbbells, hamstring curls, and side bends with 8# dumbbells. Walked over 10k steps and did my best to stay active each hour.
Breakfast: 1 egg with onions and mustard on a Dave’s Killer Bread English Muffin. I also had 1 banana and 1 peach.
Snack: 1 snack size bag of cashews, salted.
Lunch: Green beans, chili, feta cheese and a cherry tomato, buffalo chicken from the deli and cheese cube skewer on top.
Dinner: Mushroom & Swiss burger without the bun, sweet potato fries and ketchup.
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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