Weight Loss Journey – Day 51

Starting next week I’ll be continuing with the Harley Pasternak workouts once again.  I can feel a huge difference, especially when I can do the workouts in the mornings.

Weigh In:  164.2

This time last week:  164.6

Activity:  My goal is to get to 12k steps… I’m under 10k still at this time!  We are planning to play corn hole, so I know I’ll get more steps in then.

Breakfast:  Two eggs with onions, cherry tomatoes, rest of a 1/2 rotisserie chicken breast and the homemade ranch dressing on top; also had a smoothie with 1 apple, 1 banana, spinach, and almond milk.  I did not add yogurt since I figured I was getting enough protein with the eggs and chicken breast.

AM Snack:   None

Lunch:   Rest of the skillet spaghetti I had made that has mushrooms in it; corn with tajin seasoning; dill pickle snackers.

PM Snack:   Salted Cashews

Dinner:   Honey mustard bourbon salmon from Swann’s, asparagus, sour cream and onion pop chips.


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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