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03-17-2009, 09:35 AM
Sorry I'm late starting the thread, BFLLs! Food yesterday was pretty bad but I did have an awesome chest/shoulder workout.

3 mile run done!
kashi, skim, strawberries, protein shake
low carb yogurt, grapes
cc/blueberries, pbj
turkey, avocado, bell pepper strips
dinner: making corned beef, cabbage, potatoes. I'll substitute ye olde Irish tilapia for the corned beef probably.


03-17-2009, 03:01 PM
Can I join in even though I'm on week five?

03-18-2009, 09:58 AM
Of course, horse! Welcome!

Well, I did have corned beef and that, plus several other indiscretions over the early part of the week put my weight at 158.5!!! Eeekk!!! My red line is 156. I tend to hang out at 152. I pretty much almost had a heart attack this morning.

I can see how people are tempted to undereat to make up for stuff, but I am not going down that path. That will lead to hungry, bad decisions, restrictions, hungry, bad decisions, and that is not where this chickie is going!


1/2 bagel, laughing cow, protein shake
cc, blueberries, walnuts
turkey sandwich, avocado, apple
red bell pepper strips, laughing cow (or avocado), turkey slices
dinner: tilapia, asparagus, english muffin
1 hr gym
postworkout protein shake

LOTS of water! And I will take my running stuff in case I can get away at lunch, but I'm not holding my breath.

Also, I am congested and I think I am coming down with a cold. I wonder how much mucus weighs? Blah!

03-18-2009, 10:05 PM
midwife, I hope you feel better soon. Colds are no fun!

I'm on the road for 10 days for work so eating has been challenging.

1 - 1/2 of a Genisoy bar & a latte
2 - Veggie wrap with grilled tofu & veggies in a spinach tortilla, side of mixed greens
3 - latte
4 - "Protein Plate" - 1 hardboiled egg, 1 tiny whole wheat bagel, 2 apple slices, 5 grapes, small slice of cheese, and tablespoon peanutbutter

No meals 5 & 6 for me today. Oh well! But my veggie wrap was very substantial.

03-19-2009, 09:33 AM
Thanks, genesis. Have a safe trip!

Yesterday was POP. Never did get my lunch run in, but that's okay.


3 miles, 400 meter sprints, recoveries, with some warmup and cool down 400s.

kashi, skim, protein shake
cc, berries, walnuts
steak and avocado sandwich, apsaragus
asparagus, turkey
apple, string cheese
dinner TBD

scale 154.5 Buh bye water retention!

03-21-2009, 11:15 AM
Quiet thread this week. Yesterday was POP with an hr legs at the gym.

3 mile run--done
kashi, skim, protein shake
leftover stirfry with steak, veggies, perhaps some noodles
need to go to store and dinner will be out with the family.

weight 151.5.

03-21-2009, 02:14 PM
I've lost YES... 10 lbs or so 5 weeks into my BFL challenge. I'm thrilled. I regained weight I'd lost before during a stressful time in my life so I wanted to find a "serious" challenge to get it off and this is IT. I love BFL, the workouts, plans everything about the program. Hoping to lose another 10-15 before I'm done, by the end of May.

I've been doing mostly smoothies for breakfast, then my "gross" salmon/spinich/v8 juice shake as an am snack, then turkey, tuna, burgers or chicken and veggies for lunch and dinner. I've gone just a bit on the low carb side eating half of buns, etc but have included lots of brown rice and some potatoes (which I love) per the plan. Found that the sugary bars don't agree with me, so I'll have the protein shakes, mix another smoothie or will have turkey/cheese, or celery/hummus for snacks. I can't seem to quite get to the 6x meals per day, but 5x seems to be working for me.

Thanks for letting me join in here...

03-22-2009, 11:23 PM
Hi girls :wave: back from New Orleans and ready to get back on track!!! ATE wayyyy too much!!! Drank lots of beer on Bourbon street and ready to recommit :yes: :yes: ... Had a ball though :cheers: ...

03-23-2009, 07:51 AM
I'm back!
I'm resuming BFL tomorrow...
I am still very much jet lagged. Also it's my 50th birthday!!!
I took the day off work and I'm going grocery shopping to restock on my usual food items.
I had a great time in california, but I'm very glad to be back home.

Have a great day all,