Weight Loss Support - Planning for Thursday, Dec. 14
12-13-2006, 11:11 PM
Alright, Thursday is official weigh-in day for me whether I like it or not since I have my TOPS meeting on Thursday night. I went back to TOPS last week for the first time in months, and I discovered that I definitely need to pack a snack this time because I usually have dinner around 5:30, but with my meeting at 6, I didn't get home and have dinner till about 9pm :o So here's the Thursday plan:
smoothie (around 6am, before leaving for work)
yogurt (maybe 9am)
pita w/Swiss, ham, and turkey (11:30ish)
coconut chicken w/couscous (around 1:30)
sandwich - natural peanut butter and no-sugar-added jelly on whole-wheat, no-sugar-added bread (after weigh-in, so about 6:30pm)
Subway 6" chicken teriyaki on honey oat (about 9pm)Seems like a pretty full day of food for about 1605 calories and 124g protein.
12-14-2006, 04:06 AM
Somehow I've run out of planned dinners. Usually I plan too many meals, so I'm not sure how this happened. Luckily, I have several pounds of chicken in the freezer and I am the woman of 1,000 chicken recipes, so I was able to find something.
Here is Thursday's plan:
B - Go Lean Cereal with soy milk
S - Coffee with spenda and milk, probably an apple
L - Pita with turkey, lite chevre, and cranberry chutney (I'm really liking this creation, esp. now that I figured out how to not burn the pita); tomato, cucumber, and blackberry salad with balsamic vinegar; maybe some mini crackers
S - blueberry fiber cake with cream cheese
S - non-fat yogurt with blackberries and maybe some toasted wheat germ
D - Indian-style broiled chicken; not sure what the side dish will be--probably some form of beans. SO has complained that he is tired of salad and the chicken is way low calorie so there are lots of options
S - low cal pudding
Exercise: 1 hour cardio (combo of step machine, elliptical, and treadmill) and 15 min abs
12-14-2006, 09:54 AM
b - kashi and yogurt
l - we're having our x-mas lunch - its gonna be Boston Market. I'll have to practice portion control
d - spaghetti squash w/ chicken and marinara
12-14-2006, 09:58 AM
Jill ~ Good luck with your weigh-in tonight!
B - Oatmeal, like every morning. I have to add brown sugar to get it down though.
S - banana
L - Salad, with some chicken nuggets
S - Protien bar, I need to get out to get more!
D - I have no idea! :o I guess I have all day to figure it out.
E - I'm going on a 2 mile outdoor walk with my girls. Pushing a double stroller with a toddler and a newborn is hard work! I'm also hoping to hop on the elliptical again.
12-14-2006, 11:22 AM
duh...I forgot to include my couscous in my Fitday. My actual calorie count for today will be closer to 1670 now that I've actually included everything I'm eating :p
Thanks for the luck, pockets...the scale this morning looked promising, but today is the first day of TOM, so hopefully I don't retain every drop of water I drink today :dizzy:
12-14-2006, 12:13 PM
B - 2 pieces of whole grain toast, one with strawberry rhubarb jam, one with natural peanut butter
S - organic low fat maple yogurt
L - small cup of soup, 1/2 turkey sandwich on whole grain, dijon mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion
S - tall non fat sugar free latte, small biscotti
S - apple
S - baby carrots, red pepper strips
D - veggie tacos - 3 whole wheat tortillas, 2 morning star farm veggie burgers, spinach, lots of salsa, a little low fat cheese
12-14-2006, 12:23 PM
Clean, clean ... I must eat clean. My Doc caught me eating an ice cream cone at work last night!
12-14-2006, 12:45 PM
An occasional treat is fine!
12-14-2006, 01:08 PM
I'm so sleepy this morning. But I'm also ecstatic that I made it out of bed (after having an UBER long day yesterday) at 6 AM nonetheless to go on my walk.
B - 2 eggs (yeah I know), 2 slices whole grain whole wheat bread
1 of my cookies
L - 1/4 cup brown rice + um...roasted/steamed indian veggie
1 8 oz container plain ff yogie
S - 2 Leek chinese buns
D - spinach salad with stirfried veggies over 1/4 cup of couscous. I'm going to grill some chicken drumsticks too. I have a big appetite because of TOM so I'm going to eat more healthy stuff.
Exercise: 4 miles - DONE! At the break of dawn...but DONE! :D
12-14-2006, 01:16 PM
I am going to join you all - starting on a bad day though because I'm going to olive garden - oh well.
Pre-workout: Protein bar
Breakfast: Protein pancakes /w 2 tsp peanut butter and a small apple
Lunch: .5 cup cottage cheese /w green onion and 15 triscuit thin crisps
Dinner: Olive Garden salad (hopefully dressing on the side), 1 breadstick, and probably a chicken dish (will probably eat 1/2 - 3/4 of it)
Snack: ??? Depends how much I eat at OG
Exercise: 40 minute run /w 10 minute warm up, cool down, 30 minute kickboxing and maybe 30 minutes stationary bike or DDR after OG
12-14-2006, 01:29 PM
I don't know how on track I'm going to be able to be today. I just feel hungry! Could be a long day . . .
It doesn't help that I haven't figured out what's for dinner. I don't know if I need to 'budget' for it.
12-14-2006, 03:00 PM
probably not such a great day but the calories are all within my goals.
B-Bagel and coffee with a couple of creamers
L- oyster stew with crackers
D- cube steak fried in a little bit of pam, squash casserole (which is already portioned out for me by my boyfriend) and maybe someother canned veggie for me and the kids.
probably no exercise tonight. but tomorrow will be another good gym night!!!
i don't have an afternoon snack, so i am really hoping that i dont' need one, but if i can make it until i get home, i have more pretzels i can eat while i am cooking dinner (of course, i'll portion out my pretzels before i just dig in.) I have really got to get to the store and get some veggies.
12-14-2006, 04:39 PM
Dinner tonight is pizza to celebrate something for my little brother. I hope I can have a salad before I chow down. I have to be careful, pizza is one of my trigger foods! :o
I must have done too much yesterday, I'm wiped out today. I barely got through my cardio and my weights/abs took twice as long cuz I kept taking breaks. I got it done though!!
12-14-2006, 06:50 PM
day from ****... just checking in now....
b- was a english muffin with cheese and half a serving of protien juice
s- was a banaa and pb
l- was a 6inch roast chicken sub and cup of french onion soup
s- another half of ice tea protien juice (cleaning up empty containers, lol)
d- will be other half of sub
only had 1 liter of water so far today (hopeing for 3 more) and trying to get on my bike before something else blows up
7am - protein hot cocoa..........................................80 cal
9am - whole grain bagel w/ butter...........................400 cal
12:30 - mesclun salad w/ grilled chicken, flat bread.....430 cal
5:30 - small steak, carrots, green beans, white rice.....521 cal
7pm - bag of krunchees high protein snack.................260 cal
green tea w/ nonfat milk throughout the day.................50 cal
TOTAL............................................. ....................1765 cal
I did 40 minutes on the elliptical and 20 minutes weights/abs.
I was starving after dinner so I had to eat the snack, which I wolfed down. I know I should be eating a snack after my work out in the afternono but I'm never hungry after lunch until dinner, when I am famished. Maybe I should force a yogurt or something down and see if it diminishes my nighttime appetite. What do you think?