This morning the scale went down just a little bit – it’s always nice to see that, even when it goes down just a tad.
Tip of the day: Keep a grocery list on the fridge and write down food that you need to get as soon as you run out, or know that you are running low.
Weigh In: 166.4
This time last week: 168.2
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, elbows to opposite knees, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets of reverse flys with 2 lb dumbbells, skater lunges, and double crunches. 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, cottage cheese. I also had 1 banana and 1 peach.
Snack: 1 whole grain piece of bread with 1/2 TBSP light mayo, onions, 2 pieces buffalo chicken from the deli counter.
Lunch: 1 piece taco pie with brown rice with eggs & cheese and homemade taco sauce on top.
Dinner: Chili with feta cheese 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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