30-Somethings - Journal 4/18 - 4/24




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Rabbit
04-18-2003, 12:18 PM
FRIDAY 4/18/03

It's a new day. Thank goodness!!

My word for the day is: STRENGTH

EXERCISE
15 min bike
2.8 mile walk
weights (biceps & triceps)

BREAKFAST
egg = 2
bread = 2
jam = 2

LUNCH
salad = 0
parmesan = 1
soy nuts = 1
soup = 3
ff crackers = 1

DINNER
1 c whole wheat pasta = 3
1 c marinara w/veggies = 1
1 c corn = 2

SNACK
kettle corn = 4

DAILY TOTAL = 22 :eek:
WEEKLY POINTS BANKED = 5
WEEKLY ACTIVITY BANKED = 5

Reflections ~ what a day!!! My "strength" today really came in handy.


Ellie120
04-18-2003, 12:36 PM
Friday 4/18/03

Exercise
walked 45 minutes
35 minutes elliptical
weights - chest/back/shoulders

Breakfast
2 cup coffee 4.0 :eek: (I have not been counting correctly, one 8 oz mug is 1 carb! I drink two 12 oz! )
lc cracker - .35
sf peanut butter 1.0

Lunch
lc pizza w/pepperoni, sausage, bell pepper onion - 8
(yummy!!)

Dinner
chicken club salad w/ceasar dressing - 7.0

Berries w/ sour cream - 4.0

Rabbit
04-19-2003, 12:13 PM
SATURDAY 4/19/03

My word for today is: GRADUATION

EXERCISE
none yet

BREAKFAST
oatmeal = 2
sugar = .5
berries = .5
micro bacon = 2

LUNCH
salad = 0
parmesan = 1
soup = 3
ff crackers = 1

DINNER
xlean beef = 3
lite wheat bun = 1
cheese = 4
grilled veggies = 2

SNACK
1/2 c ff ice cream = 2
3 choc eggs = 3

DAILY TOTAL = 25
WEEKLY POINTS BANKED = 7
WEEKLY ACTIVITY BANKED = 5

Reflections ~ Another great day! Woohoo!


Ellie120
04-19-2003, 10:06 PM
Saturday 4/19/03

Exercise
35 minutes elliptical
weights - legs and arms

Breakfast (more like brunch :))
coffee 3.0
2 scrambled eggs 1.0
2 tbs picante sauce 2.0
2 hot sausage patties .5

snack - before gym
1 hardboiled egg .5
1 slice lc toast w/butter 3.0

snack after gym
1/2 deviled egg - .7 (had to sample :D)

Dinner
Ultimate cheese burger minus bun, ketchup, mayo 1.5
cauliflower 2.0

dessert
mixed berries w/ sour cream 4

late snack :eek:
lc blueberry coffeecake 4.0

Rabbit
04-20-2003, 06:58 PM
EASTER SUNDAY

My word for the day is: NO THANK YOU

This could be scarey.:eek:

BREAKFAST
oatmeal = 2
sugar = .5
berries - .5
bacon = 2

LUNCH
ham = 2
corn = 1
1/2 roll = 2
green bean casserole = 4
cheesecake (gotta look this up)
ww lemon square = 2

SNACKS
cheese = 4
candy = 4

EVENING
more chocolate.

lizzard_h
04-21-2003, 10:14 AM
I tried to behave myself over the weekend. I didn't log anything but I feel like I did fairly well. I'm sure I was over a little in points but I did tons of exercise so I'm not feeling guilty.

MONDAY

EXERCISE:
30 min treadmill
35 min elliptical
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
slimfast -4
water -0
(I'm still starving!!)

SNACK:
yogurt -2

LUNCH:
ramen noodles (w/out drinking all the greasy broth) -7??
diet coke -0

SNACK:
pretzels -2

DINNER:
chicken thigh -3
mac & cheese -9
broccoli -0
1/2 glass wine -1
water -0

28 pts.

Ellie120
04-21-2003, 01:19 PM
MONDAY 4/21/03

Did ok yesterday, may have gone over a bit in carbs but ate legal foods :)

Excercise
walked 45 minutes

Breakfast
Sm Coffee w/cream sweetner 2/.6
1/2 cup cottage cheese 3/14
strawberries 1.5/.02
hard boiled egg .6/6

total carbs 7.1
total protein 20.6

Lunch
2 cups salad .8
ceasar dressing 1.5/1.0
2 tbs almond accents 4/2
2 chicken thighs w/skin 0/31
sf ketchup .5
1/2 cup spinach .50

total carbs 7.30
total protein 34

snack
pumpkin seeds 2/7
SF popcicle 3/0

Dinner
tuna melt (OMG!! so good!)
2 slices lc rye bread 6/8
3 oz tuna 0/23
2-3 TBS mayo (mock miricle whip) .5
1 egg .6/6
pinch chopped celery/green onion .5
1 slice american cheese 1/5
butter 0

total carbs 8.6
total protein 42

Dessert
SF Jello - 1/0

Carbs - 29 (goal 30)
Protein - 103 :eek: (min daily 68)

Rabbit
04-21-2003, 03:40 PM
Sounds like you guys did better yesterday than I did. Hooray for you. :)

My word for the day is: SISTER

MONDAY 4/21/03

EXERCISE
2.5 mile walk
15 min bike
15-20 min weights (shoulders & chest)

BREAKFAST
egg = 2
bread = 2
jam = 1

MIDMORNING (while on the phone. hmm)
candy = 5

LUNCH
salad = 0
parmesan = 1
ham = 1
cheese & crackers = 4

DINNER
soup = 4
sandwich = 4
cheesecake bites = 5
candy

DAILY TOTAL = 29+

Reflection ~ sigh.

lizzard_h
04-22-2003, 01:29 PM
Rabbit, I would have ate more candy but the kids gobbled it all up before I had the chance. :D

TUESDAY

EXERCISE:
5 min climber
30 min weights
20 min bike
5 min abs
5 min stretching
I tried a new ab exercise -- the other girls do 100 of them -- I did less than 10 before quitting. What a wimp!! I'll keep trying. :)

BREAKFAST:
pb&j -4
slimfast -4
water -0

LUNCH:
salad -4
diet coke -0
rice krispie treat -3.5

DINNER:
l/o mac & cheese -5
sandwich -8
water -0
ff brownie w/frozen yogurt -5

33.5 pts.

Rabbit
04-22-2003, 02:48 PM
Liz - Lucky for you! I have banished the candy here.

TUESDAY 4/22/03

EXERCISE
15 bike
2+ walk
weights (legs)
yoga class (tonight)

BREAKFAST
oatmeal = 2
sugar = .5
berries = .5
micro bacon = 2

LUNCH
soup = 8
choc = 4

DINNER
salad = 0
parmesan = 1
ham = 1

Snack = 4

DAILY TOTAL = 23

Reflections ~ much better day!

Ellie120
04-22-2003, 06:57 PM
Tuesday 4/22/03

Had to fast for a dr's appt, didn't eat until noon :)

Exercise
none, gym break and winds are hurricane force :o

Breakfast/lunch
1 cup cottage cheese 6/26
1/2 cup fresh berries 3.5/0
2 slices lc toast 5.2/8

Snack
chicken thigh 0/18

Dinner
tuna melt 8/40 (used a little less tuna salad)
sm salad w/ dressing 2/0

dessert
mixed berries w/sour cream 5.0

total carbs - 29.70
total protein - 92

lizzard_h
04-23-2003, 09:34 AM
WEDNESDAY

EXERCISE:
33 min elliptical
30 min treadmill
5 min abs
5 min stretching

BREAKFAST:
yogurt -2
fruit -1
water -0

Rabbit
04-23-2003, 02:01 PM
WEDNESDAY 4/23/03

My word for the day is: FOCUS

EXERCISE
2.5 mile walk
15 min bike
weights (abs & back)

BREAKFAST
egg = 2
bread = 2
jam = 1

LUNCH
salad = 0
parmesan = 1
soup = 4
cheesecake = 10

DINNER
fish = 3
bun = 1
potato = 3
asparagus = 0

DAILY TOTAL = 27

Ellie120
04-23-2003, 05:32 PM
Wednesday 4/23/03

Rabbit, I love your daily words! I am going to try them too :) I could use a little 'focus' today.

Exercise
35 minutes elliptical
weights legs & arms
abs
hips/inner thigh

Breakfast
sm coffee w/cream & S&L 2.0
3/4 cup cottage cheese 4.5/19.5
1/4 cup fresh berries 2.0

carbs - 8.5
protein - 19.5

Lunch
4 oz tuna salad 1/26
3 lc onion crackers 1/7
sm salad w/almond accents 4/2
dressing 1/0
Diet Rite - 0

carbs - 7.0
protein - 35

Dinner
soft tacos w/lc tortillas 10.5/30

Dessert
SF Jello

Rabbit
04-24-2003, 01:51 PM
Thanks Ellie! I'm using the words to make myself more "mindful". That's the goal.

THURSDAY 4/24/03

Today I had a session with a personal trainer to revamp my workout routine. So therefore, my word(s)for today is: PHYSICALLY FIT

EXERCISE
personal trainer

BREAKFAST
oatmeal = 2
sugar = .5
berries = .5
**did not have any protein at breakfast. REally noticed it as I was starving by 10:30, so had a snack.

SNACK
1 0z nuts = 3

LUNCH
soup = 4
cheese = 6

DINNER
soup = 4
salad = 1

SNACK
nuts = 6

DAILY TOTAL = 27

REFLECTIONS ~ not a banner day. Ate too many nuts, guessed on the points.

Ellie120
04-24-2003, 02:48 PM
Thursday 4/24/03

Rabbit - Now that is a great word of the day, as doctor told me that my goal should not be wieght loss as much as being "Physically Fit" :)

Exercise
walked 45 minutes
15 minutes bike
30 minutes elliptical (thought I was going to die but I did it :D )
weights - chest/back/shoulders

Breakfast
1 sm coffee 2.0
cottage cheese 4.5
fresh berries 2.0

Lunch
chef salad 5 I really have no idea, this is my best guess:D
dressing 1

Snack
Pumpkin seeds 2
Diet Rite 0

Dinner
Tuna Melt - 8.0 (can ya tell I like these? :D )

Dessert
Berries/ sour cream 3.5

Rabbit
04-25-2003, 10:25 AM
Ellie - glad you liked it, it's my goal too.

FRIDAY 4/25/03

My word(s) for the day is: HEALTHY LIVING

EXERCISE
20 minute bike
20 minute treadmill
20 minute weights
**revamping my routine. Less time walking, but more of a workout on the treadmill (used to walk the track). I think I made better use of my time.

BREAKFAST
egg = 2
whole wheat bread = 2
jam = 1

LUNCH