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Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Jan 03, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

fitness goal: i am now lifting 17.5 pound dumbells for chest flies and bicep curls! sometimes i reduce the weight also....my goal is to get up to 20 lbs (in my mind, this is definitely a "man's" weight...20 lbs rooo ah!)  I like to work out around guys, lifting weights they lift...it's motivating!

early breakfast: 210

late breakast: 230

snack: 230

snacking also: coffee 80

750, good.

lunch: healthy, update later...big

snack before gym that I joined next door to work until end of June during the rush hour craziness when school are in!....chips? big apple 100

dinner: protein bar (sugary type) and protein drink: 400. good.

 exercise: 45 min treadmill and lifting weights for fun (like 10 min lol)

total cal 2100, good.

and skipping rush hour was GREAT! i got home in half the time! 30 min instead of an hour!

B E D

last night, my dad was going crazy, thinking i took is UNDERWEAR (even if by accident when his gym clothes i kindly do when i'm doing laundry...) but really, he was going CRAZY, keeping me up. then i plain couldn't sleep. i maybe got around 5hrs sleep. gah.

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!

legcramps on 01/03/2013:
LOL,too funny about your Dad and his underwear! Great job on your lifting prowess :)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Jan 02, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

well, my boss asked me to come a half hour early for the rest of this week and all of next week. and that blows, since i was ready to ask for an hour lunch, which i will, when this crap of coming early is over...maybe i'll ask to always come early at that time, to have the hour lunch in the future, not this week or next!, gets me out of some traffic, we'll see.

exercise: full weights upper body, 40 min cardio at gym, 10 min walk at lunch, 10-15 min total to and from car. pretty good.

calories: 1950. good.

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 01/03/2013:
Hours at work.....sigh! I am lucky that I can work fleible - ish hours as long as work gets done and I am available when someone needs me. My industry is about to implode, though - health insurance. I am pretty glad I am near - ish to retirement (I'm 58)! Only good thing about being older - if I can retire at 60! Good workout! Hang in there.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Jan 01, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

Happy New Year!!! I have high hopes and goals for 2013.  Mainly, I will start and finish the application process of getting into the NYPD this year.  I will continue keeping fit and exercising. I will be moving out this year, probably the spring/summer, when an apartment opens that I'm waiting for.

And as for my weight, it was getting shakey these last couple months, but I'm keeping my goals and reaching them too! I would like to be 115 again..and it certainly isn'thard to get there. However, no rush, as I'm already feeling panicky just writing 115! lol.

8am Breakfast: fiber one and almond milk, chocoloate protein bar,kombucha: 550 :-)

10:45/12:30snacks: 2 bars, one before and one after boot camp. first bar had a nice amount of fats, carbs, proteins all natural, 250cal and second bar more proteins and fats, around 230 cal

2pm late lunch: wrap with some sardines & veggies 250, yogurt  greek 2% with added chia seeds i bought from the vitamin shoppe 150: 400, good!

1550, very good :-) (while cooking a 2 different stir-frys, i tried some yummy!)

4pm snack, decided to fuel up before long walk outside, very HEALTHY bar...only nuts and seeds :-) 250

early dinner, early to bed!: cooked veggies 100, tofu 100, kale chips 160, pita 100

2260, good. 

 

 

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!

Kati on 01/01/2013:
Don't panic! :D


V on 01/01/2013:
Ditto @ Kat's comment.. No need to stress about it my friend, you will get there :)


legcramps on 01/02/2013:
I can't wait for you to reach this goal; I might just be as excited about it as you are ;)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Dec 31, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

hour bootcamp in AM, walk later.  I hope everyone has a nice NYE!

7am breakfast: greenola kale cereal with milk/almond milk and a protein bar, about 550. good.

9am snack: fiber one and coffee 200.

12pm snack after workout: very bad, rest of that coffee (decaf!), some pickles!, was driving around...(no calories to count over here)

1:30pm snack in mall: another decaf! so bad, oh well. yes some water during day too. and finally a sugary clif bar, what i needed after that workout (which was tough and nice, i felt so good after!) 300...oh, and i sampled some frozen yogurts lol...so 400 total.

3pm late lunch: wrap with sardines and sauteed veggies, and more sauteed veggies.  550 (an egg too)

prob around 2300 cal, nice.

definitely a meal before going for NYE with friend. i will def have veggies and sardines in a wrap....extra extra spinach. fill me up not to binge on the dinner we order (i may just get soup/salad or something similiar when we go out to eat)

exercise: fanastic - bootcamp and about a 1.5 hr walk

 

 

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!

supercheese on 12/31/2012:
happy new year!!!


V on 12/31/2012:
Girl WTG with ending the year with a great workout :) Yeah!! Just catching up with your entries..How is your grandma doing now? And Yummo on the Greenola, I am going to look for it when I go shopping.. You must be off today, I am sure you are thrilled about that..Hey how did your written test go with the PD? Happy New Year my friend <3



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Dec 30, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

around 2200 today. best of all, VERY healthy. i did have 3 medium coffees from 7-11, but tons of veggies, and nice, healthy proteins including fish and eggwhites...an overall good bounce back from last evening.

tomorrow, i start bootcamp again for an hour in the AM :-)

today exercise including over 4mi at the park and a lil more walking at mall. maybe 5 mi total, good. i would like more, but in this weather, it's not enjoyable.

also, full weights routine upper body, and some legs too, at the gym. i was there about 1.5 hours. also good.

i did well today, spending it out of my house!

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Dec 29, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

weight has remained right around that is currently posted. maybe higher at times, but in the AM, on a good day lately, it is this weight. :-)  In the New Year, I am breaking my fear of returning to the teens. 115 lbs all the way this year.

6am breakfast: lots of fiber one with almond milk and cinnamon 300, bar 200, tea with so little almond milk - practically zero lol. total: 500 - excellent.

splurge day...2700 so far.

3000 cal.

no exercise...i didn't plan well :-(  (i knew bad weather would be coming after 12pm, but i did errands instead of exercise, then went to see my grandma. I was exhausted and ate all afternoon/eve, going to bed very early)

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 12/29/2012:
Happy New Year HOP! I had my hair cut last night, too! Hope you like yours. Mine is OK.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Dec 28, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

210 :-)

around 2250.

i actually was able to make and get a hair appt at 6:15pm for 6:30pm on my way home LOL. then, i took a walk around the neighborhood from 9-10 for exercise. amazing. :-)

busy day. long day. happy for a 4-day weekend.

goodnight :-)

3am kombucha. 50

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Dec 27, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

200.

around 2100 and bedtime.

walking for an hour, full weights.

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Dec 26, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

around 2050. goodnight.

busy day at work, stupid boss had my stay very late. ugh.

exercise: hardly any. 30 min stairclimber.

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Dec 25, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 121.5

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate!

650. good. a kale type of cereal yeah, i totally went to the ultra fancy organic/natural food store this weekend lol...it's called "Greenola" and not granola at all. totally made of Kale lol. http://www.healthywaytocook.com/2012/12/product-review-new-york-naturals-greenola-spirulina-crunch/  i had the greenola with a cup of fiber one cereal and almond milk, also a small protein bar

200 cal at gym (protein shake)

650 cal lunch little bit of pastrami on wrap with little bit of sauteed veggies, some sauteed brussel spouts, vegetable soup and kale chips and what an interesting flavor they were (hibiscus and pink peppercorn - by Alive & Radiant Foods) http://shop.kaiafoods.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1814

snack: 200 decaf coffee, granola bar

dinner: healthy, 550, but also two holiday cookie/cake things. 200 more.

overall, 2450, decent.

exercise: full weights in AM at gym, 3mi walk in pm (decided to just come home a relax since it was dark out and I want to be in bed early)

Progress as of today: 3.5 lbs lost so far, only 3.5 lbs to go!


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