Yesterday was a lazy day for me and I also ate a lot more than I typically do! It still amazes me how a person can gain 2.5 lbs overnight. Still not giving up because I am on the right track and today was a new day.
Weigh In: 165.1
This time last week: 163.8
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, trunk crosses, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets each of chest flys with 5# weights, squats, crunches.
Breakfast: One-half of Dave’s Killer Bread Epic Everything Bagel with low fat cream cheese and blueberries on top; smoothie with almond milk, regular whole milk, 1 banana, 1 apple, 1 peach, Greek yogurt.
AM Snack: None
Lunch: 1 whole wheat pita bread with homemade pasta sauce, cheese, and mushrooms with a salad that has a small avocado, onions, smoked pulled pork from last night, and a very small amount of ranch dressing.
PM Snack: Pop chips – Buffalo ranch
Dinner: Green beans with mushrooms and tajin seasoning, salad with leftover smoked pork butt from last night, Cairo BBQ sauce and a little ranch 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
**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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