Survived T-Day and Black Friday!

I’m the store manager for my parents’ hobby shop/toy store. Stressful is an understatement. I USED to be a stress eater. I can officially say that now. I’m finally handling the stress more efficiently. I go for a walk, take a mental break, sip some tea or just surf the blogs here on 3fatchicks. I [...]

Tuesday’s FEW

FOOD
Breakfast: Smart Ones Breakfast Sandwich w/Canadian Bacon (210)
Snack: Yoplait Light Boston Creme Pie (110)
Lunch: Lean Cuisine Tuscan Chicken Panini (320)
Dinner: Eating Right Butternut Ravioli (280)
            Birds Eye Steamfresh Broccoli, Cauliflower & Carrots (120)
Snack: Fat-free Hot Cocoa (25)
Total: 1065 calories
EXERCISE
Jillian Michaels’ Backside DVD - 20 minutes
W2D1 couch to 5K - 20 minutes
Jillian Michaels’ Wii Challenge - [...]

Ready to take on the world

Public Service Announcement for all Biggest Loser and 49er fans! Steve Young and Jerry Rice will be appearing on tonite’s The Biggest Loser!! This is the best thing to happen to the show since Jillian rode up on that motorcycle two seasons ago and took charge of the renegade black team!!
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Monday’s FEW

I’ll update this as the day goes on.
FOOD
Breakfast: Knudsen’s cottage cheese doubles with peaches (130)
Snack: 11 wheat thins (90)
Lunch: Healthy Choice Cafe Steamer Roasted Chicken Marsala (240)
           Green Giant Immunity Blend Steam Veggies (100)
Dinner: Arby’s Melt (303)
Total: 863 calories
EXERCISE
Strength Training: Jillian Michaels’ Shape-Up Front DVD (20 min)
Elliptical: 60 minutes
WATER
64 oz today (plus several cups of tea)

I am thankful for Mondays

Just finished Jillian Michael’s Shape-Up Front DVD. Even though I had the alarm set for 7:15, I woke up at 6:30. Without allowing myself to over-think it, I hopped out of bed, suited up and got my butt moving. And now I feel so accomplished. I’ve started the week on the right note. And I’m [...]

I feel like kickin’ my own ass now

Since my last post, all of two days ago, I haven’t worked out. Seriously, WTF is wrong with me?! I have been insanely tired. I slept for almost 11 hours last night. I did toss and turn a lot. And Sean is coming down with a cold so he coughed a lot and I had [...]

I’m already kickin’ today’s ass!

I did it! I actually got my butt out of bed and worked out this morning! I haven’t managed to do that since Monday. I didn’t sleep well last night and have a stiff neck and horrible headache - but I did it anyway!! Ok, so it helped that I had to get up to [...]

Thursday’s FEW

FOOD
Breakfast: egg in ham cup (205)
Lunch: grilled chicken salad (305)
Dinner: grilled fish fillet (100)
            Green Giant sugar snap peas (120)
Snack at movies: 15 almonds (135)
                            1 oz beef jerky (70)
Total: 835 calories
EXERCISE
elliptical: 30 minutes
strength and core training workout: 15 minutes
WATER
64 oz pure H2O
4 cups of tea

Now THAT’S better!!

Finally the scale caught up with all my eating right and exercising. 156.2 today! I find irony in the fact that I ate twice as much yesterday as I had the previous two days! My brain just will NOT accept that I have to eat to lose. Yet there it is, in big flashing digit [...]

Wednesday’s FEW

FOOD
Breakfast: bowl of oatmeal with 1 scoop protein powder (210)
Snack: fat free hot cocoa (25)
Lunch: grilled fish fillet (100)
Green Giant steamed veggies (100)
Snack: 11 wheat thins (90)
Dinner: repeat of lunch (200)
Total: 725 calories
EXERCISE
Couch to 5K: Day 2/Week 1 (20 minutes)
Elliptical: 40 minutes
WATER
64 oz (yay for me!!)