After taking a break since the 1st of the month, I’m ready to start my weight loss journey posts once again! While on vacation, I did enjoy a bacon cheeseburger with the bun, regular fries, brats on a regular bun – however, for my birthday dinner, I chose to have the honey mustard bourbon salmon filets from Schwann’s, asparagus and rice (basmati to be exact). I did still weigh myself each day as well which didn’t put a damper on anything!
Weigh In: 166.2
This time last week: 164
Walking on the treadmill at different times throughout the day at an incline.
Breakfast: Smoothie with strawberries, 1 banana, almond milk, pineapple and ice.
AM Snack: 1 snack size bag of pistachios
Lunch: Wheat pita with homemade pasta sauce, ground chicken, onions, 3 big pepperoni slices, cheddar cheese (shredded from a block); salad with feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, onions, salsa and a drizzle of ranch dressing.
PM Snack: None
Dinner: Salad with cherry tomatoes, onions, 1 hard boiled egg, feta cheese and a drizzle of ranch dressing; 1 bacon & cheddar brat from a local butcher on a split top bun and ketchup/mustard to dip it in.
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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