Daily Calorie Accountability Thread [#3]
Thread #3 .. track your daily calories & menu here.
L: 3 tacos & pepsi - 710
D: 3 beef enchiladas & salad - 500
S: chocolate ice cream -300
*kinda crappy today, but it's my birthday so Im giving myself a break.. LoL
B- ¾ cup southwest style eggbeaters, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tbl shredded cheese, 1 tbl low fat sour cream ( 208 calories)
L- 3 cups romaine, 4 oz canned white meat chicken, 1 hard boiled egg, 1tbl caesar vinegarette ( 300 calories)
S- Slimfast shake made with 8oz milk and 5 oz banana (326 calories)
D- 3 “cheesecakes” made with 1 cup non fat cottage cheese, 2 egg whites, 1tsp vanilla and 2tsp sugar topped with blueberry sauce made from 1 cup frozen wild blueberries and a sprinkle of cinnamon (292)
*S- 2 wedges laughing cow lite swiss and 15 kashi TLC original crackers (190 calories)
So far my exercise has been keeping up with my 18mo Granddaughter! Yikes!
* Ran a mile and walked a quarter mile
*edited to update for my final figures
Happy Birthday PHAT !!!
Hi! I hope it's ok if I join here :-) Im back on the wagon (again and again and again) after gaining back over 70lbs, again again again. Calorie counting always works for me. My biggest downfall is emotional eating and I'm working to get those triggers under control.
B: One boiled egg, one piece wheat toast, one slice provolone cheese
L: 1c couscous salad with olive oil/lemon dressing, 1 cup pineapple
S: Light chocolate protein shake
D: 6oz baked salmon, 1c white rice, 1/2 cup corn, 1 medium tomato
S: cucumber, tomato and balsamic vinegar salad
Calories: 1405 Fat: 38grams Carbs: 177grams Protein: 98grams
Id like to get my carbs down, my protein up, and my fiber up. My fiber is around 18grams for the day today.
DCchick: welcome! the more the merrier :hug:
B: fiber one bar - 150
L: chicken rice & broccoli casserole - 300
D: 2 beef & cheese enchiladas - 500
S: ice cream - 300
kinda low, but its a general count.. I think im gonna eat about 1500-1600 calories today
B-2/3 cup all bran 140, ½ cup non fat greek yogurt 60, ½ cup wild blueberries 40 (240 calories)
S- Slimfast snack bar (100 calories)
L- homemade black bean dip 180, homemade baked corn tortilla chips 140, (320 calories)
S- Slimfast Hi Pro choco shake made with 8ozs skim milk (200 calories)
D- 6oz shrimp 168, 3 cups raw spinach 21, 2 tbs caesar vinegarette dressing 70, 1 serving oatmeal bread 110 ( 369 calories)
S- 4 oz sliced apple 59, 1 tbl natural PB 100 (159 calories)
3 mile brisk walk for exercise.
Still low :( I need to tweak this. As it stands when my weight falls I won't have any calories to safely cut to continue losing and since my daily exercise is already at least 45 minutes of vigorous work per day that will be kind of hard to use instead of cutting. I would like my maint to be 1500-1700 calories per day and 4 days per week of exercise. I think that is doable.
Hey PHAT--how do you maintain eating low calories and not getting hungry/binging?
Hey everyone! I'm just begining calorie counting and would like to join your thread. I entered all this into the dailyplate, and i'm happy with the amount of calories, just shocked at the percent of carbs. I get all hung up on the ratios and I should really just aim for staying in the range I'd like to and then work on that. I worry about to many things, and forget I have to start some where and just keep it basic.
B(299): coffee w/2 T. half & half, 1c. puffed wheat w/ 1c. light soymilk, boiled egg
S(290): 1 c. kale, 1/2 c. spinach, 3/4 c. frozen blueberries, 1/2 large banana, 1 c. soymilk, 1 scoop green superfood
L(288): 1 slice ezekial bread, 2 T. roasted pinenut hummus, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, yoplait light
S(137.5): nectarine, 1.5 c. mixed baby greens, 2 T. wishbone balsamic
D(245): 1/2pkg. madras lentils, 1/2 c. brown rice, 2 c. steamed broccoli, 2 c. english breakfast tea
S(100): baby carrots, 1/8 c. rainsins
aiming for at least 5 glasses of water
With how healthy your daily menu looks I don't think carbs should be that big a concern. Just my personal opinion :) If you were eating a huge amount of starchy stuff or any refined grains/sugars/what-have-you then I could see them being something to worry about.
Hey upload2...it looks like most of your carbs are coming from fruits & veggies anyway...so I wouldnt stress too much over those :-) Good luck!
DCchick, we have the same goal weight!
1 breakfast burrito
1 slice of cheese pizza
1 chocolate bar
Oh yes I know it's crap! First day of my period...:(
Thanks for the input I appreciate it! Just got in from work and was sitting down to plan for tomorrow before bed.
B(364): coffee w/2 T. half & half, 2 scrambled eggs w/franks red hot, ezekial toast w/ 1/2 T. butter and 1 T. blackberry jam
S(131): 1 c. honeydew, 2oz. sundried tomato and rosemary ham
L(245): 1/2 pkg. madras lentils, 1/2 c. brown rice, 2 c. steamed broccoli, crystal light tea
S(100): yoplait light, 1 c. english breakfast tea
D(429): 1 can tuna, 1 T. mayo, celery, onion, grated carrot, 1 slice ezekial bread, grapefruit, 1 c. earl grey
S(170): 1 c. light soymilk, 2 T. chocolate syrup
5+ glasses of water....maybe
30+ minutes walking the dogs
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