30-Somethings - Journal 9/29 - 10/5




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LA Hopeful
09-30-2002, 03:06 AM
SUNDAY

EXERCISE:
moving!!!

BREAKFAST
ff yoplait
slice of toast

LUNCH
half a turkey sandwich
full fat potato salad :o

SNACK
more potato salad :^:

DINNER
small caesar salad
medium (6oz?) fat free soft serve frozen yogurt (half esspresso half chocolate peanut butter -- mmmmmm!!!!)

REFLECTIONS: stop eating potato salad


Rabbit
09-30-2002, 12:09 PM
MONDAY SEPT. 30

BREAKFAST
egg
2 lite whole grain bread

LUNCH
salad
parmesan

DINNER
lean cuisine
corn
german choc cake :devil:

SNACK
apple pie:o

ACTIVITY = 0 :( didn't feel well
Veggies = 6
Fruit = 0
Water = 9

REFLECTIONS = ok, I did fine today except for the desserts! I had planned for just the cake in the evening and then a friend brought over pie for my birthday . . .

lizzard_h
09-30-2002, 12:25 PM
LA, I took your advice and tried the Krusteez (sp?) brownies. OMG!!!!!!!! They are awesome. DH turned his nose up when I said they were fat free but he tried one and loved them too. Especially since I heated them up and put a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt on them.

SUNDAY

EXERCISE:
45 min rollerblading
15 min dog walk

BREAKFAST:
2 scrambled eggs -4
2 slices toast -3
orange juice -2

LUNCH:
turkey sandwich -4
lf chips -2
pickles -0
tea w/sugar -2
ff brownie -2
frozen yogurt -2

FOOTBALL SNACK:
2 bbq ribs -6

DINNER:
turkey parmesian -3
lf cheesy pasta -4
broccoli -0
2 glasses wine -4

38 pts -- this is good for me on a weekend!


lizzard_h
09-30-2002, 12:29 PM
MONDAY

EXERCISE:
30 min bike
15 min climbing system
25 min weights
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
ff sf yogurt -2
banana -2
water -0

LUNCH:
turkey sandwich -4
cup of soup -2
kudos bar -2
diet pepsi -0
pear -1

DINNER:
salad -2
turkey parmesian -4
broccoli -0
pasta w/sauce -4
wine -3

DESSERT:
nf brownie -2
frozen yogurt -2
water -0

30 pts. Reflection: Did really good today and felt fairly energetic most of the day.

TechAlum
09-30-2002, 02:21 PM
Sunday September 29

BREAKFAST
English Muffin
Cheese
Diet Coke

SNACK
1/4 Bagel
Cider

LUNCH
French Toast
Syrup
Diet Pepsi

SNACK
Crackers w/Dip

DINNER
Chicken
Broccoli Casserole
Fruit Salad
Spinich Salad w/Dressing
Wine
Bite of K's Ice Cream Cake

SNACK
Wine
Cheese & Crackers

Activity = 0
Water = 40 oz
Veggies = 2
Fruit = 1
Total Pts = 38 :o

Reflection ~ Well I think I've hit that TOM week where I just can't stop being hungry let's hope I can keep it under control. At least today wasn't as bad as usual :^: .

On to day #6 of my 12 week challenge :dizzy: .

LA Hopeful
09-30-2002, 02:23 PM
liz, glad you liked the brownies!! the choco/vanilla swirl ones are really good too. and i also love their ff blueberry bread and banana bread mixes!

MONDAY

no exercise, but definitely sore from the move

BREAKFAST
ff yoplait
slice of toast

LUNCH
turkey sandwich
pasta salad

DINNER
bowl of home made albondigas
a few bites of pasta primavera w/marinara sauce (mmm)
another medium ff froyo (this place is HEAVEN!!)

the frozen yogurt we found is 134 cal for a small, 170 for a med and 204 for a large. i can't believe this stuff is fat free. even a 1/2 cup of fat free froyo from the market is like 100 cal. anyone see that seinfeld where they eat all the "fat free" froyo and gain a bunch of weight? that's gonna be ME!!

TechAlum
09-30-2002, 02:26 PM
Monday September 30

Exercise


Breakfast
Egg beaters w/tomato and chives
English Muffin
Margarine
Orange Juice

Lunch
Potato Salad

Dinner
Squash & Lemon Chicken
Egg Noodles
Wine

Snack
Cheese & Crackers
Wine

Exercise = 0
Water = 48 oz
Vegtables = 1
Fruit = 1
Total Pts = 29

Reflections~ Shouldn't have skipped lunch :o . Squeeked by under pts though. On to day 7.

lizzard_h
10-01-2002, 09:17 AM
TUESDAY

EXERCISE:
5 min rowing machine
50 min weights
20 min treadmill
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
ff sf yogurt -2
banana -2
water -0

LUNCH:
turkey sandwich -4
cup of soup -2
chips -6 (shouldn't have but was really craving them)
diet pepsi -0
kudos -2

DINNER:
giant salad -4
rice -2
broccoli -0
water -0

DESSERT:
ff brownie -2
frozen yogurt -3

29 pts. Reflection: Very happy with myself for staying OP today even with the chips. I'm noticing a major trend on how much I eat simple carbs.

Rabbit
10-01-2002, 11:50 AM
TUESDAY OCTOBER 1

EXERCISE
2.5 mile walk
12 minutes bike
no weights - had to get home for the painter
45 minute water aerobics

BREAKFAST
oatmeal
bacon

LUNCH
salad
parmesan
chocolate cake :D :devil:

DINNER
pasta

SNACK
popcorn
apple pie

ACTIVITIES = 6
Water = 10+
Veggies = 5
Fruit - does apple pie count??

Reflections ~ not so good on the sweets! good thing my birthday only comes once/year.

TechAlum
10-02-2002, 08:02 AM
Tuesday October 1

Exercise


Breakfast
2% Cheese
English Muffin

Lunch
Smart One Beef & Rice Bowl
Apple
H2O

Snacks
WW 2 pt bar
Pretzels

Dinner
Cheese Sticks
Montana Broil (buffalo steak)
Baked Potato
Sour Cream
Mixed Veggies (beans/carrots)
Wine

Snack
C.C. Cookies (2)
Port

Exercise = 0
Water = 50 oz
Vegtables = 2
Fruit = 1
Total Pts = 42 :eek:

Reflections~ Today was the worst I've done. Should have had a salad instead of the cheese sticks, would have still been over, but only 4 pts instead of 11!! Oh well, on to day 8.

lizzard_h
10-02-2002, 09:10 AM
WEDNESDAY

EXERCISE:
30 min elliptical
15 min bike
25 min weights
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
pb&j -4
water -0
ff sf yogurt -2
banana-2

LUNCH:
subway -7
baked chips -3
diet coke -0

DINNER:
baked potato -4
corn -2
cheese -2
water -0
brownie -2

28 pts. Reflection: I had to run errands after work and I really wanted to go to Taco Bell or Wendy's but I didn't and I'm very proud of my willpower. I hope this stays around for awhile. :)

Rabbit
10-02-2002, 11:03 AM
WEDNESDAY 10/2/02

EXERCISE
12 minute bike
2+ mile walk

BREAKFAST
egg
whole grain bread

LUNCH
salad
parmesan
**no cake or pie!** :)

SNACK
cheese

DINNER
pasta

SNACK
blueberry dessert
nuts

Activity = 3
Water = 10+
Veggies = 6
Fruit = 0

Reflections ~ no cake or pie today! Actually I probably would have had some in the evening in place of blueberry dessert & nuts, but the power went out & I spent the evening at the neighbors.

LA Hopeful
10-02-2002, 04:11 PM
TUESDAY 10/2

no exercise :(

BREAKFAST
1 slice of toast
ff yoplait

LUNCH
ff balogna sandwich
WOW doritos

lizzard_h
10-03-2002, 08:52 AM
THURSDAY

I am soooooooo tired today!! Somehow I still scraped up the strength to have one of my best-ever workouts. Go figure. Now I'm going to be a lump the rest of the day though.

EXERCISE:
25 min treadmill
45 min weights
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
ff sf yogurt -2
banana -2
water -0

LUNCH:
pear -1
cup of soup -2
sandwich -4
diet pepsi -0

SNACK:
popcorn -4
wheat thins -4
lf sour cream -2

DINNER:
salad -2
1 1/2 pizza -6
beer -2
water -0
brownie -2

33 pts. Oops -- a little over. I have got to stop eating so much starchy carbs!!!

Rabbit
10-03-2002, 03:04 PM
Liz - super that you had such a great workout! :strong:

THURSDAY 10/3/02

EXERCISE
moving furniture

BREAKFAST
egg
whole grain bread

LUNCH
turkey
cheese
bread

Reflections ~ I was on the ww site & saw a woman who had been OP for one year. Awesome. No wonder she is at her goal . . . :chin:

DINNER
veggie pizza
bread sticks

SNACK
apple pie

Reflections ~ not been a great week for me having these sweets around. Also have been unable to cook with all of the work going on here, that hasn't helped either. Tomorrow I start anew.:)

lizzard_h
10-04-2002, 10:24 AM
FRIDAY -- Yippee!!!!!!!!!!

No exercise. :^: I'm gonna try and run 3 miles at some point on the weekend. My body was really tired from all the hard work I did at the gym this week.

BREAKFAST:
egg sandwich -7
oj -2

LUNCH:
Burger King -20
Diet Pepsi -0 :lol:

It looks like I'm gonna have to do more then 3 miles to make up for this day.

Rabbit
10-04-2002, 12:03 PM
FRIDAY 10/4/02

EXERCISE
2+ mile walk
16 minute bike
furniture moving!

BREAKFAST
egg = 2
lite whole grain bread = 1

LUNCH
salad = 0
parmesan = 3
skinny cow = 2