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Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Jul 28, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

1700 and probably a uti infection doctor tomorrow before work.1750 actually.

This balances out Friday.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Jul 27, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

Breakfast / snacking: 2 small apricots & kombucha 120 or so, oatmeal 160, with a little bit of egg whites and flax spray 50, yogurt 100, butternut squash soufflé (it's so good!) 120, stevia: 550, excellent.

snack: coconut water, and Powerbar triple threat "caramel peanut fusion".  the bar has more sugar than I usually choose for my bars and not as satisfying (too much sugar I think) but good hopefully before my weights workout! 250

snack: big iced coffee: around 50 at least.

big snack throughout workout: protein shake, around 300.

1150, good.

Late snack / lunch: around 1.25 lb of roasted brussel sprouts with some oil. 400? maybe more.. and a protein bar 250. and a kombucha. probably having another soon. 730 altogether.

1880, decent, but many cravings.

2400 so far bc of snacking.

around 2450 today. So Friday and today need balancing out this week which also means I will not be losing much weight. And that's fine. I will do my best.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/28/2014:
Hope your weights workout went well!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Jul 26, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

Breakfast: fruit 100, 4% greek yogurt 130, egg whites 60, oatmeal 160: 450, good.

It was a successful day, despite eating too much in the earlier morning.  Proud of myself for sure. thank god for vegetables at dinner (thai sautéed style) in some sauce but so good. with only shrimp and some soup. but a ton, as usual :)

around 2250-2300. big success.

exercise: overdid the walking on beach at a new area I went to with a good friend. legs a bit sore, but taking this day to relax a bit & catch up on everything I need to do (laundry, food shopping, gym....).  I need to be able to relax today for sure..maybe i'll start reading the library book that's been in my apartment over a month that I keep renewing & but haven't started reading yet.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

SkinInTheGame on 07/26/2014:
Happy Saturday, Plenty!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Jul 25, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

tonight I took a break from calories in the 1800s which it would have been and indulged a bit in a high volume of leftover sautéed vegetables. I was hungry and at home and a protein bar wasn't gonna do it. So I had quite a bit of veggies (in some sauce) and then a small cottage cheese with stevia and cinnamon for dessert. followed by a 20 calorie "Kevita drink" google it.   they're cool!  healthier than a diet soda. and like a beer, carbonated, satisfying.

calories are around 2000. small binge I guess u can call it.  5 servings of the butternut squash soufflé and peanut butter. around 500 extra cal. 2500, fine.

I know I burned at least that much.  Lunch included a 30 min walk (legs DID hurt) and at PT I only did the strengthening & stretching, but NO extra bike or elliptical. legs are tired out and inflamed a little.

so, ending the week with 900 calories down. that's good. 25% of a pound, lol. loss is better than a gain!

gonna calculate my weightloss so far this summer:

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Jul 24, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

definitely busy this week.

calories till end of workday 1200 at most.

snack: apple, coffee, small drink: around 250 at most.

snack: small banana and protein bar 300.

1750, perfect.

exercise: 30 min walk and upper body and abs and back!

therefore, i am going to guestimate that i burned 2200 lol so i can say i have a deficit of 500 cal today!

total deficit for the week: i believe around 900 counting Monday, Tuesday & Today. awesome.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/25/2014:
Great week!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

1500 thru physical therapy. When I get home I may eat something but debating a protein bar for the ride home which is a better get because I am ravenous. Exercise was 30 min walk at lunch minimal pain, 10 min easy bike 5 min elliptical and pt. Good day!

overate after pt because i was craving a piece of the butternut squash soufflé that i bought in the store which is now 1/2 size larger than usual (360 cal). and had some seaweed chips with it 90 or so more.

dinner is more around 2000 cal. decent but no dent in weightloss, which is fine, sometimes you should give your body what it craves & i certainly did that!

still 400 cal down for the week...and very full literally and mentally (too much volume for a late night meal.)  i should go to bed REAL soon.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/24/2014:
Great job! Glad things are going well for you at physio, and it sounds like you are choosing some great meals. And you're right - you should definitely give your body what it craves sometimes!


SkinInTheGame on 07/24/2014:
I totally agree! You do a great job monitoring you calorie intake! You can give your body what it craves because you make sure you balance the day - nice!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

1700 20 min walk and full weights

at least 400 cal burned so far this week :) (Monday & Tuesday combined) doing good on my week back to work!

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/23/2014:
nice job!


rjlc on 07/23/2014:
Keep up the great work!!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

Happy Tuesday :) back to work to make some money :) have a good one DDers :)

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

SkinInTheGame on 07/22/2014:
You too, Plenty!


legcramps on 07/22/2014:
Have a good day at work!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Jul 21, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

Good morning :) Breakfast: water, fruit 50, yogurt 100, egg whites 50, oatmeal 160, flax oil spray 50 total around 400.

Late mostly 11am snack: iced coffee...followed by the butternut squash soufflé (bought so many!) 200 and a protein bar 200. 400 total.

800, good.

Big lunch at beach: fruit and tofu 100, lots of cabbage and veggie salad 400 at least. 1300.

snack close to 5pm on way home from beach: small coconut water 50

dinner: finally used my shirataki noodles 40 cal, mixed them into my takeout thai basil seasoned veggies 150?, some rice 150 at most. and oh, fish small piece maybe 150? 500 or so, great!

snack: kombucha 80.

1950 or so. goooood.

exercise: 40 minutes of walking at beach! legs do hurt a lil, but not a lot & I am resting them! awesome!

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/21/2014:
Morning :) Have a great day today!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Jul 20, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 126.2

happy sunday! got back here around 2pm (3 hr drive from Hazelton, PA to Queens, NY) and now relaxing (lucky indulgence of being single!). laundry and errands can wait! :)  will probably skip weights at gym, but possibly can change my mind :) and I do plan to do abs at gym  - but also may skip, we'll see how I feel.  gotta pick up some groceries (basically veggies) and get my camera developed / or put on a disk.

calories for breakfast: cranberry juice 100?, coffee 50, lots of oatmeal 300 at least, lots of egg whites 100: 550.

snack: protein bar, gum: 150

700, good.

2:30-3:30pm late lunch: seaweed salad 100 at least, cucumbers in dressing:100, fresh English muffin and sardines 300, butternut squash soufflé 300 800

5pm snack: 2 plums 100

1600, great :)...bringing myself to the gym for mostly abs / back & maybe some arms based on what my body can handle.

snack during workout: frozen yogurt 200 at most.

light dinner: sautéed veggies, definitely in some sauce: around 500 (many servings).

total today: around 2200-2300. good.

exercise: full weights & abs routine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yes, even after rafting yesterday. definitely a success. but, I am going to work on curbing calories once again, when I start work.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 4.2 lbs to go!


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