Originally Posted by Sunflower40
I'm so jealous of you right now
very happy to hear though, you're so close to goal wow
I think if you want to try and get to 120 go for it and give yourself a leeway of 5 lbs between 120-125. Good luck and keep up the great work.
also, can you give me an sample menu of what your day consist of? do you eat much red meat? are you using restricteds?
Thanks Sunflower. You won't be jealous after you hear that I woke up with TOM and am up 1.2 lbs! Argh, I know it doesn't mean anything, but I was loving the consistent pattern I had going. Hopefully by my weigh in next week it'll be gone and I'll have a quick whoosh before!
As for a sample menu, I'm one of those people that can eat the same few things over and over again for months before I get sick of them. Thankfully!
Breakfast - more often than not it's a chocolate RTD, the odd time I'll do the chocolate drink mix or either the peach-mango or orange drink.
Lunch - I usually have salad with chicken on it. I go to a little cafe we have close to my work and get mixed greens with red peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms, pickles and red onions. Their dressings aren't 100% compliant I'm sure, but they're oil based and absolutely delicious! Until I start plateauing I refuse to give up salad dressing that makes a salad edible. I've tried making my own but they never turn out right.
About once a week I'll have lamb for lunch. I'm sure there's too much fat in it, some days it seems extra greasy, but again, until I start plateauing I'm not too worried about it.
I would say I eat red meat maybe once a week. I'll have ham every once in a while too.
Snack - lately I've been trying to have itafter work and before supper, just so I'm not eating right before bed. It's always a restricted, it's the only thing that gets rid of my sweet tooth. Mostly I have the wafers, I switch it up between all three flavors. Maybe once a week I'll have the brownie and the odd time the dill pickle zippers when I'm craving something salty.
Supper - I've been doing 1 of 2 things the last two weeks.
1 - rotini with veggies (bean sprouts, broccoli, mushroom, peppers, depends what I have on hand) and then use the Guy's smokey bbq sauce.
2 - chicken ala king - I make it over the stove and then roast cauliflower, mushrooms and cabbage in the over, then pour it over the veggies. Sometimes if I need a bit extra flavour I will add some of the Heinz (low sugar or no sugar, whatever it is) ketchup.
For some reason this all seems to be working for me right now, but keep in mind I've only been on plan for 2 weeks. I'm sure I'm gonna have to start being more restrictive in the next week or so. I know the closer I get to goal the less I'll be able to get away with.