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10-12-2006, 10:04 AM
Yesterday was a mess!! Today I am trying to go for a perfect day!!

Br: watermelon, yogurt
Sn: pear
Lu: the salad I have been trying to eat for the past couple of days
Sn: yogurt
Di: spaghetti squash w/ marinara sauce, salad

10-12-2006, 10:18 AM
I'm back from vacation with a few more pounds (shocking, I know). I'm not too far below my original starting weight from back in the day, so last night, I took some official "before" pictures (in only underpants and a tank top to get the full gruesome effect--no hiding, no holding in my tummy, nothing). I'm getting back into calorie counting while making an effort to eat as little processed junk as possible (although I will not kill myself for having Subway once or twice a week or a frozen entree for lunch or something--still better than many alternatives). I'm also going to try to get in at least 100g of protein a day.

Of course, today is a rough day to start on since we have a "happy hour" after work to celebrate my boss' birthday, and I promised Jeff I'd bring home dinner from the restaurant. I think they have a fabulous entree salad, though, that I will get for myself :)

Anyway, on to today's planning:

sandwich - 2 slices sugar-free whole-grain bread, 1T sodium-free organic peanut butter, sliced banana (300 calories total)
skim milk (90)
natural roasted red pepper and tomato soup with croutons (200)
Smart Ones sweet and sour chicken meal (140)
ugh, new plan...I just checked the menu for the restaurant I will be at tonight, and none of their salads sound particularly wonderful, so I'll just make some chicken at home - 5.75oz (cooked) boneless skinless chicken breast, 1 cup chopped broccoli, .25 cup shredded cheddar cheese, sprinkle of Butter Buds (385)Total: 1135. I'm sure I'll sneak in something else or add a sauce to my dinner or something, so I'll update as needed tomorrow. I'm also aiming for a minimum of 3 liters of water and hopefully something that at least resembles intentional exercise somewhere along the way :dizzy: I got a new Walk Away the Pounds DVD I have yet to try, but since I won't be home till probably almost 8pm, I'm probably not going to do that (since I won't do my workouts in front of Jeff :o ).

10-12-2006, 11:00 AM
Good morning everyone! I have been on target for the most part but goodness this weight loss is SLOOOOWWWWW!

B: 6oz yogurt (80cal), 1 med apple (100cal), 1 baby banana (50cal), coffee w. splash of 2% milk (20cal)

L: 3oz tuna (90cal), mixed vegies w. parm cheese (175cal)

S: 1 piece of string cheese (80cal)

D: 2 slices leftover meatloaf (250cal)

S: f.f cottage cheese (120cal), rye crackers w. s.f jelly (120cal)

Workout: Last night I was planning on doing a spin class but the instuctor for a weight lifting class talked me into doing his class instead. Tonight is his 1hr kickboxing class.

10-12-2006, 01:44 PM
Jillybean - taking pics in your underware is a great idea! I wish I had of done that :(

so breakfast this morning was some yogurt, nesquick cereal and skim milk.
I am drinking some coffee right now, I have a raisin bran bar incase I get hungry.
and lunch, oh geez... I put a bunch of stuff in my bag (wont eat it all) but I got some different kinds of soup, smoked oysters, beef jerkery, rice crackers, thinsations, ravoili...
and dinner, boyfriend took some chicken out, probably have side kicks and veggies with it
and I WILL drink 4L or more of water today *big glup*