Weight Loss Journey – Day 50

I did wake up feeling a lot better – however, the choices I made yesterday did impact the scale just a bit.  Today is a new day though!

Weigh In:  164.2

This time last week:  164.2

Activity:  When I walked today, it was at a 2 for the incline, still at 3 mph.

Breakfast:  Two eggs with mushrooms and mustard drizzled on top; 1 banana and 1 little strawberry.

AM Snack:   None

Lunch:   Salad with 1 hard boiled egg, onions, cherry tomatoes and ranch dressing that I made out of non-fat yogurt; chicken alfredo pizza I had made on lavash bread.  I also diced up a jalapeno from our garden and put on top while it was cooking.

PM Snack:   None

Dinner:   Smoked pork chop from the other night with Cairo BBQ Sauce drizzled on top, corn, and since I ran out of lettuce, I took a hard boiled egg, cherry tomatoes, cajun cheese curds and the homemade ranch dressing to make a salad of my own.  I also had rice but didn’t put any soy sauce 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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