100 lb. Club - What's on today's menu? (week of June 19-25)




jillybean720
06-19-2006, 09:03 AM
I thought maybe this would be a more obvious thread title than "journal buddy." In any case, I seem to keep starting these threads on Mondays and then never following through for the whole week--a day or two here and there, but rarely ever the whole week. That will be my goal for this week--record EVERYTHING!

Today's plan:

honey bunches of oats cereal w/banana and skim milk
reduced-sugar instant oatmeal
peanut butter and jelly sandwich
yogurt
chicken, black beans, veggies, chicken broth, and cream cheese (kind of a chicken chili type crock pot mess)
fudgesicleComes to about 1233 calories per Fitday.


Glory87
06-19-2006, 11:25 AM
Jilly, the chili sounds awesome (mmm cream cheese), but maybe you would feel more full/satisfied if you had a little more protein. You really don't have any significant source of protein until dinner (or vegetables). Good work tracking everything :)

jillybean720
06-19-2006, 01:22 PM
Jilly, the chili sounds awesome (mmm cream cheese), but maybe you would feel more full/satisfied if you had a little more protein. You really don't have any significant source of protein until dinner (or vegetables). Good work tracking everything :)
I don't feel hungry, though, until about 4pm, which is when I have my yogurt, and that holds me over till dinner. Typically, I would plan a chicken-and-veggies frozen meal to have for lunch at work, but they weren't on sale anywhere this weekend, and I couldn't in good conscience pay $3 each (and it just never seems to taste as good when I try to make it myself!). As for veggies, haha, that's a long-standing issue for me--I hate them, and as many times/ways as I have tried them, I can't force most of them down without literally gagging, so I've given up the fight. I know I made a good, solid, conscious effort to try them, but it didn't work, and I've survived this long without them, so...:dizzy: But yeah, if I were feeling hungrier during the day, I would certainly add more protein :)


DishyFishy
06-19-2006, 01:31 PM
Okay, I'm back! :wave: Good for you for keeping the thread alive, Jill. :thanks:

Something like this is on the cards for today.

Coffee with half & half.
Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Apple.
Cottage cheese, 2 small slices whole-wheat bread, large salad.
Chicken curry with broccoli and brown rice.

trishn222
06-19-2006, 02:44 PM
I think I would like to join this thread. I need to get back to tracking what I eat. So far today:
ww pt allowed 26-31

1 C honey nut chex ww 2 pt
1/2 C skim milk ww 1 pt
1 quart water

2 gyro fajita style things ww 12 pt
1 quart water
1 quart water

1 Mushroom spinach chicken whole wheat calzone ww 7 pt
1 quart water

48 pretzel sticks ww 2 pt
1 quart water

Total ww 24 pts under a little
Water 5 quarts

SuchAPrettyFace
06-19-2006, 04:37 PM
Jilly, I am just as guilty.

today:

1 kashi golean peanut butter energy bar

1 wendy's kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo, cheese and BACON!!! what part of MEATLESS did they not get? :mad:
1 baked potato w/l/f sour cream & chives
1 medium sized light lemonade

nursing my gallon of water.

DishyFishy
06-20-2006, 03:48 AM
Well, I ate everything on my plan. Unfortunately, I also added half a dozen (or ten!) of hubby's banana arrowroot biccies throughout the evening, and a few jelly sweeties. Oh, and an accidental Starbuck's grande FF latte. I had every intention of getting a plain black coffee when I walked in, yet somehow a completely different order came out of my mouth when it reached my turn! :dizzy:

Tomorrow, the plan is:

Coffee, Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Banana zuzzed up in skimmed milk.
Cottage cheese, 2 small slices whole-wheat bread, raw veggies.
Poached egg on whole-wheat noodles, salad.
Apple.

jillybean720
06-20-2006, 06:53 AM
Oh, Dishy, must be something in the air, because I went way off plan as well--only worse! I stopped at the evil McDonald's on my way home from work yesterday (not because I was really hungry, mind you, but because I was just CRAVING it) and got entirely too much food for one person and, of course, ate it all. One thing I didn't do, though, is come home and pretend it never happened and still have dinner with Jeff as normal, which I have done numerous times in the past. Instead, he heated up some leftovers, and I skipped dinner (since I wasn't even slightly hungry after all that food anyway). I ended up with a little below 2500 calories for yesterday, so probably no calorie deficit, but still actually not as bad as I would have thought for all the McD's I ate.

On to today:

honey bunches of oats w/banana and skim milk
oatmeal
SmartOnes chicken santa fe meal
yogurt
trying yesterday's dinner plan today--chicken, beans, veggies, cream cheese crock pot surprise :pShould be around 1200 calories when all is said and done. Ooh, and maybe a walk after work--wasn't happening yesterday in those Armagedon thunderstorms we had! :dizzy:

trishn222
06-20-2006, 12:21 PM
Since I am editing as I go I have nothing to report about yesterday.
Today:

1 egg + 3 egg whites ww 3 pt
1 ounce turkey kilbasa ww 1 pt
onions, green chilies ww 0 pt
whole grain tortilla ww 1 pt
1 quart water

1 1/2 C chicken and wild rice soup ww 3 pt
1 quart water
1 quart water

4 oz chicken breast bnls skinless ww 4 pt
1 C wild rice ww 3 pt
green beans, tomato, onion ww 0 pt
1 quart water

48 pretzel sticks ww 2 pt
1 quart water

Total ww 17 pts quite a bit under I tried
water 5 quarts

DishyFishy
06-20-2006, 03:45 PM
One thing I didn't do, though, is come home and pretend it never happened and still have dinner with Jeff as normal, which I have done numerous times in the past.I've done this so often as well. :o I still have occasions when I convince myself if no one saw me eating (or more likely, drinking wine), it doesn't count. :rolleyes:

Good for you for not lying to yourself. :cp:

DishyFishy
06-20-2006, 11:14 PM
Well, I stuck perfectly to the plan, coming in at around 1250 kcals. I took a brisk 40 minute walk too. I'm dead chuffed with myself! :D

Tomorrow, the plan is:

Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Starbuck's grande bold roast.
Cottage cheese, 2 small slices whole-wheat bread, large salad.
Baked salmon, w-w couscous, broccoli.
Apple.

jillybean720
06-21-2006, 06:20 AM
Well, I didn't stick perfectly to plan, but I still ended up with fewer than 1800 calories for yesterday, so it's at least in the ballpark. For some reason, I just did NOT want my SmartOnes meal I packed for lunch (I like it, but I just wasn't in the mood), so I got a sandwich from the cafeteria. Normally, I just get ham and cheese, but they were out of ham :o so I got chicken salad (drenched in regular mayo, of course). So for dinner, I just had a salad of spinach, cabbage (bagged coleslaw mix, actually), a little light cheese, a few croutons, and some onion dressing. All in all, still a yummy and satisfying day :^:

Today may be a bit different, as my lower back started hurting quite a bit yesterday evening, and I find it's still quite painful this morning, so I may run into the office, grab my laptop, and then work from home for the day. I'll be sure to post my food tonight or tomorrow morning.

trishn222
06-21-2006, 12:38 PM
Nothing to post again about yesterday. I think today will be a little tougher. I am going with my mom and sisters to a company picnic (my sisters). It is a big company so they are likely to have lots of food. I will try to be good, but I have been really good most of the time lately so I will give myself permission to cheat a little today. I also have been really good with the exersise. Last week I started a water aerobics class. Last night I went a little early and swam some laps before class to warm myself up better. I also walked my son to his t-ball game to a park that is about 2 miles away (round trip 4). So I feel ok to have a bit of a cheat day.

1 C Honey Nut Chex cereal ww 2 pt
1/2 C Skim Milk ww 1 pt
1 quart water

2 beef hot dogs ww 12 pt
1 hot dog bun ww 2 pt
3 oz grilled chicken breast ww 3 pt
1/2 C corn ww 1 pt
1/2 C chili ww 2 pt
2 Chocolate ice cream sandwiches ww 8 pt
1 quart water

4 oz Pork ww 6 pt
small potato baked ww 1 pt
1 C broccoli ww 0 pt
1 TBLSP butter ww 3 pt
2 quart water

Total ww 41 pts
Water 4 quarts

Ok so it was a really bad day today. I was doing ok until I tasted the hotdog that my daughter was eating. They were the best ones that I have ever had. I am not just saying that because I haven't had one for a while. This may sound bad but I am a hotdog conosier and boy were they good. I am allowed once a week to go 10 pts over, I have not done that yet until today but I did it today, but I thought I was doing really badly and I only went 10 pts over. I also have a major weekness for chocolate and ice cream. So it kind of went today. I did walk the kids to the park to play and I also went and swam laps before water aerobics so I did kick up the workout. I had a blast today though so right now I think that is what really matters. And I will get back on track tomorrow.

Thanks for the welcome Ali.

Trish

SuchAPrettyFace
06-21-2006, 01:01 PM
Yesterday was bad:

2 words, turtle sundae

You know what though? I didn't eat any dinner. Yay for me!!

Where is mindy??? I tried her oatmeal peanut butter honey thing just now & OMG YUMMMM!!!!! :T. I'm not usually a sweets person (ignore that turtle sundae up there :p ), and will always go for the salty, but this was GOOOD. So mindy, wherever you are, thanks for the idea!!

TODAY:
1 serving pomegranate-cranberry 100% juice

1/2 cup decaf, 1/2 cup light soymilk
1 packet weight smart cinnamon oatmeal w/1 tsp clover honey & 1 tbsp peanut butter (skippy natural)

I've already drank 64 ounces water today, now starting on my gallon. :)

1 yellow apple
1 beef jerky stick (45 calories)
2 cups skim cowmilk


^^^remind me to never again have beef jerky. It's doing a number on my stomach. Also changed my mind about dinner. Homemade pasta w/mushroom sauce. :T And a big salad. :D



Tonight is Girls Nite Out, but I am planning on the Spinach Lasagne :T & a big salad. Maybe share a piece of tiramisu? I am also (for lunch) planning on a can of tuna packed in olive oil & about a cup, cup and a half of noodles w/Smart Balance Omega Plus instead of my usual 2 cups with butter & parmesan.

MelodyL
06-21-2006, 02:54 PM
Ok I'm new around here, so what was the oatmeal peanut butter honey thing? ;) I write everything down that I eat in my journal at home, tried using fitday for quite awhile, but got frustrated when I didn't have ALL of the information just the calories and it wouldn't let me enter it in my database. ;) So now i just write it down in my diet journal. :)

DishyFishy
06-21-2006, 11:51 PM
Hope your back is better, Jill. :goodvibes:
Good job on the exercise, trishn222. :cp: How did the picnic go? I don't think I've said hello to you and Melody yet, so here's a :welcome2: to you both! :wave:

A change of plans meant no Starbucks coffee today, so that's on the cards for tomorrow instead. Come to think of it, I'll be taking it black and un-sweetened, so it doesn't even need to be on the plan. :dz: I'm happy tonight because hubby joined me for nice long walk. :)

Tomorrow, the plan is:

Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Banana zuzzed in skimmed milk.
Cottage cheese, large salad.
Baked beans on w-w toast, broccoli, carrots.
Apple.

jillybean720
06-22-2006, 06:26 AM
So, yesterday was a bit of a mess, but my scale doesn't seem to upset with me today, depite having also had stuffed crust pizza all weekend, McDonald's the other day, Olive Garden on Sunday...I've been eating crap like a fiend, but I guess I've been making up for it just enough because my scale this morning is sown 2 pounds from Monday :dizzy: Here's my confession for yesterday:

honey bunches of oats cereal w/banana and skim milk
entire bag of peanut butter M&Ms (not a little individual bag, no, an ENTIRE regular bag :o)
slice of watermelon
Mexican-ish chowder-is crock pot stuff (98% lean chicken, black beans, organic low-sodium chicken broth, reduced-fat cream cheese, reduced-fat cheddar cheese, corn, cabbage--actually, bagged coleslaw mix--crushed red pepper, and lots of chili powder, then 2 large light tortilla chips crushed on top and a blob of fat-free sour cream)--it was REALLY good! I'm thinking of making a giant pot of it this weekend to freeze in some little gladware containers.So yeah...I don't even know how many calories it all was. I figured just the candy alone got me to nearly 2000 calories. Meh, today is a new day...

trishn222
06-22-2006, 11:52 AM
I am back to it today. Jilly nice that you were able to still drop some pounds. Don't beat yourself up over it too much.

1 C honey nut chex ww 2 pt
1/2 C Skim milk ww 1 pt
1 quart water

2 C Progresso Chicken Noodle Soup ww 4 pt
1 quart water
3 sm breadsticks ww 3 pt
1 quart water

2 C baked Ziti ww 10 pt
3 sm breadsticks ww 3 pt
1 quart water

48 Pretzel Sticks ww 2 pt
1 quart water


Total ww pts 25
water 5 quarts

oldwriter
06-22-2006, 01:16 PM
Hello,
I haven't been around much, had tests done several weeks ago. My weight has crept back up on me. :o Tests were ok. Upset with myself for adding the weight tho. :nono: Have a new diabetic med that promisses to help with that too. :carrot:

Well off on a new beginning. :dance: :dust: :ebike: :)
Can't believe I gained back 14 lbs since I made my last signature.:kickbutt:

DishyFishy
06-23-2006, 11:59 AM
Welcome back, Carol! :) It's scarily easy to gain weight, isn't it?
Looks as though everything other than the :m: was good, Jill. You do right to put it behind you and move on. Nice result on the scale too. :high:

I swapped out the beans on toast for a tuna salad last night, but other than that I ate what I'd planned, so I'm happy. I got a couple of walks in too--one for 20 minutes, and another last night for about an hour.

Today's plan is:

Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Cottage cheese, large salad.
Natural peanut butter on Ryvita.
*Baked salmon, sweet potato, veggies.
Apple.
*Hubby wants to go out for dinner if he can get away from work on time. If he can't, this is what I'll make.

nelie
06-23-2006, 12:14 PM
Oh Jill! Those peanut butter M&Ms are evil for being so good. My food has been out of whack this entire week because I've been on vacation and I'm still eating out.

Yesterday I had:

2 apricots
1/2 cup mixed nuts and raisins
1 protein shake (soy milk, water, strawberries, protein powder)
Stir fry type food at Mongolian bbq (beef, lots of veggies, some sauce, 1/2 cup rice)
1/2 beef burrito and 10? chips at Baja Fresh

trishn222
06-23-2006, 12:48 PM
Got to water aerobics, swam a few laps (did 16 lengths) before water aerobics and went on a walk. This is my last day for water aerobics for the week, going to have to figure out something different for the weekend. The pool here only does it Monday thru Thursday. So far today:

3/4 C Captain Crunch w/Crunch Berries ww 2 pt (sometimes I just gotta have the Capt'n)
1/2 C Skim Milk ww 1 pt
2 C Coffee,no sugar added Hot chocolate, non dairy amereto creamer and sugar free carmel torani ww 2 pt (I like my coffee fancy when I drink it)

Pork and Noodles ww 11 pt (DH works at night this week so have dinner for lunch)
1 quart water
1 Frosted Fudge Cake ww 4 pt (little debbies fairly small but I really wanted the chocolate today, as long as I don't go overboard right)

DishyFishy
06-24-2006, 08:23 PM
I had very little to eat during the day yesterday--just half a cup of 1% cottage cheese and three Ryvitas. We went for a Chinese meal last night, and I ordered some beef dish with steamed rice. It wasn't at all what I'd expected--I should have clarified first, rather than assuming it would be the same as it was in the last restaurant I'd had it. :shrug: You live and learn. It was obviously deep-fried. :eek: Well, I ate about half of it, and will be feeding the remainder to hubby this evening.

Today I've had:
Starbucks double tall FF latte.
cup 1% cottage cheese, large salad.
1 tblsp. natural peanut butter on 3 Ryvitas.
Dinner will be:
Baked salmon, sweet potato, veggies.
Apple.

jillybean720
06-24-2006, 08:27 PM
Wow, so much for me posting every day this week, eh? Well, I'll at least confess today's eats (so far):

eggs w/salsa, broccoli, spinach, reduced-fat cheese, and sour cream
whole-wheat pita
frozen grapes
Subway sweet onion chicken teriyaki on honey oat
2 Subway cookiesI may have a bit of ice cream in a bit, too--overall, not horrible for a weekend (considering we usually have Pizza Hut and/or Chinese takeout :devil: ).

DishyFishy
06-25-2006, 01:41 PM
I finished off yesterday with my salmon and apple, so that worked out quite nicely. I went on a 40 minute bike ride too. I'm itching to get on the scales because my clothes are feeling a lot more comfortable, and I want to check out my progress, but I'm trying to hang on until "official" WI on Tuesday. I'm impatient. :lol: Two more days to go....

Today's plan:

Optimum Slim cereal, skimmed milk.
Cottage cheese, Ryvitas, raw veggies.
Quiche, salad.
Apple.

BethC
06-26-2006, 08:30 PM
Hi everyone! :wave:

It's been ages, I know, but I'm very pleased to say that I'm doing ok. I just had a re-organization of my department at work and it's left me with little time to check-in. Though I'm hoping that will change soon, I just need to hire two new people and train them!

Anyway, I've been doing ok, not great, but ok with the food, still practicing yoga and working out. I love yoga and I'm always thrilled when my body can do something better and stronger each time. :)

I do need to start tracking for real now, so I'm back!! I want to get to goal by the end of the year, I have a ways to go now.

Have a great day!