When you eat healthy and exercise, good things definitely start to happen with not just that number on the scale, but also your body! I had an appointment to get to this morning, so not working out and not eating breakfast at a normal time was definitely something that threw me off a bit, which also caused some emotional ‘healthy’ eating!
Weigh In: 163.8
This time last week: 165.7
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, trunk crosses, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets each of push-ups, squats, crunches. Walked over 12k steps.
Breakfast: 1 bowl of watermelon, snack size bag of salted cashews.
Snack: BBQ Chicken slices from the deli with 2 meijer cheese sticks and homemade horseradish sauce from the other night.
Lunch: Brown rice with cheese and rotel, mushrooms, BBQ chicken slices from the deli, little dill pickle snackers.
Dinner: Pork steak (from a local butcher), green beans and brown rice with rotel, cheese and mushrooms.
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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