Weight Loss Journey – 11.17.2022

Today is the day!  I did the virtual turkey trot wine 5K this evening after work and I’ll just say that good music helps tremendously!  My appetite is slowly coming back… when fighting a bug as well as dealing with another personal stressor, it can definitely take a toll on a person.

Workout today:  Walked on the treadmill under the desk, also did the virtual turkey trot wine 5k!  I did beat my time from last month and when it comes to run next month’s, I’ll be running the full time.

Weigh In:  156.8
This time last week:  158.6

Breakfast:  Two eggs, ham, spinach and buffalo sauce drizzled on top.

Lunch:  Chili with one and a half toasted cheese sandwiches leftover from last night.

Dinner:  19 Crimes Wine – Hard Chard.

Snacks:  None.

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A few things I’m still 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
  • Amount of fiber in a serving – I’m doing my best to aim for 20g of fiber each day, but that sure can be difficult!
  • 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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