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Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Mar 07, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good morning :) gonna make today a better day :)

Breakfast: lots of roasted peppers 100 and veggies, one egg and one egg white 100, wrap 100, chicken slices 50, sesame oil 50, huge apple 150: 550 good. It felt really good to eat something with some fat and high protein for breakfast :)

1500 so far :)

3200 cal

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Mar 06, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

1850 cal so far (bit of overheating at lunch which was 1200 cal just big portions and big dessert involving pb and j on a couple wraps ;). It's ok.

total binge day. 2700 so far. hopefully not much more. wasted the afternoon after coming home after my legs were bothering me while running errands. was going to go to the gym, but legs were already hurting :x

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Mar 05, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good morning all :). I dropped off my car to be tuned up last night and slept over my parents house. Being here is usually a trigger for overheating but I actually came prepared and realized I can order anything that I want also :) lol to be delivered. But I think I have enough! I may be here most of the day or at least till 1 when my car is ready to be picked up. I am crossing my fingers that they are done by 1 and not something crazy like 2 or 3. I have physical therapy back where I live around 40-45 minutes away at 3:45 but I can always be late (they are not strict and u just sign in when u get there).

So far i had a rasberry filled dark chocolate. 70 cal

Around 2100 calories - good!

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

legcramps on 03/05/2014:
Hope your day is a good one! I have physio today too ;)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Mar 04, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good Morning :-)

Big satisfying breakfast / snack: fruit / almonds 100, high fiber cream of wheat 150, protein powder 130, stevia, pumpkin 20, peanut butter 100, 2 egg whites 50 = 550 :-D...plan is to shower & go to gym for a great upper body weights routine :p

Snack - leftover breakfast, a Greek yogurt 100, almond milk 50 and cinnamon / stevia 700 but bad cravings :/ well not even cravings just feeling tired and hungry. I need lower calories the rest of the week as a good vacation (staycation) week goal. Going to try that today thru Sunday and try to be relaxed and focused and totally in control. I have no reason to fail this week. Only to succeed fully. Today, I will maintain a goal of 1800 calories :). Same for tomorrow. I will be off to an upper body workout shortly :) Snacking: decaf coffee and protein shake 250....950 so far :) will have lunch at 2pm :)

2pm big lunch: at least 4-5 cups cooked bok choy / escarole: around 150.  other roasted vegetables in some sauce 250 at least. chips 100. some chicken slices less than 50. 550, good.

total so far: not more than 1500.  may up my calories today - to 1900-2000 probably.

Total caps for today ended up being 2100 = decent.

Sleeping over my parents house is usually a trigger for me. Did well last night but calories actually were 2250. Decent :)

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

legcramps on 03/04/2014:
Great plan!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Mar 03, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Breakfast was 450 mostly cereal and fruit

Snacks 300

Early lunch 250

3pm snack 250

Total so far is 1250, excellent.

Exercise abs and legs/physical therapy

Indulged at dinner for dessert. Around 2100 cal. Good.

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Mar 02, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Total cal 2250. Full upper body workout :)

Breakfast: 500 fiber one and Special K protein cereals with almond milk, strawberries, Greek yogurt with stevia, cinnamon and pumpkin

Snacking: strawberries 50, pumpkin with cinnamon and stevia 50 egg whites 50

Late snack before gym: 2 egg whites 50, wrap 100, peanut butter around 100, pumpkin same as above 50 total here around 300.

Total so far: 950 time to get to the gym!

Lately I am trying to stay off the computer while at home....wow so that makes my last entry Wednesday!? Must be the longest time without making an entry since my trip to Niagara Falls last September.

Thursday was very good and exercise was hardcore upper body and abs at lunch.

Friday calories were also good and exercise was legs / leg physical therapy. Saturday I am thinking about the calories - probably around 2000 - excellent. And Saturday exercise was abs. My legs were bothering me so I tried to stay off them and iced them at night. I will ice my legs at least once a day everyday this week (off from work but not going away so I should be able to fit it in my schedule!)

Happy Sunday! I called my parents to see if they wanted to get together for dinner but they will be out at a wedding today.

This week there are a few important things I will be taking care of and also I am going to plan actual days for relaxing. I will continue physical therapy of course and go to the gym. I need to have my car serviced, return a pair of shoes, send in my taxes, find a good sneaker store where they show u the best sneakers for your type of feet, to to dermatologist.

Most of the activities next week are simple but the dermatologist isn't as close a drive and the car servicing may not even be able to get done this week if they don't have the parts. I didn't call earlier about my car bc it was late last week when I realized I would have this week off. I planned to save it for summer like I did in the past but my boss said I couldn't do that and must take the days before end of March :)

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good Morning :)

700 cal so far.

Around 1850 cal perfect.

Exercise: legs

Cardio: 5 min on elliptical at physical therapy

I still have a crush on my physical therapist :)

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

legcramps on 02/26/2014:
Hope your day was a good one :)


liza36 on 02/27/2014:
Physical therapy must be great, crush and all!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Breakfast: strawberries 40, squash 40, wrap with some sesame oil 100, egg whites 40, turkey 80: 300, success...

1000 calories after lunch = excellent!!!

i have a meeting after work, starts at 6pm, right near where i live (less than 5 min away).   hopefully it is only a half hour?! then i plan on the gym....cannot skip it....because i am not going tomorrow - i have physical therapy.  i want to look good for physical therapy bc i have a crush - MAJOR crush - on the therapist.  he is 42 and single and very, very cute....VERY cute.  unfortunately, he's a flirt with all women - especially the old ladies - but he did make a joke the other day...saying "i am not saying you aren't cute!!!" hey, i'll take ANYTHING i can get! haha...gearing up for a late night tonight...probably a hot dog they give at the meetings before i go to the gym....perfect snack, actually!

5pm snack = almonds 100

1100 so far, good.

 

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 02/26/2014:
Your diet and exercise looks great. Good luck with your crush.


Umpqua on 02/26/2014:
I'm sure that makes your sessions more interesting ;) The Greek cream cheese is fantastic - brand is Green Mountain Farms.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Feb 24, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

600 cal breakfast, decaf med iced coffee, snack

12pm Early healthy large lunch back at home around 550

3pm snacking: cooked cabbage 50, large apple 150, almonds 150, almond milk with stevia and cinnamon 50. 400

1550 so far = good!

The orthopedic surgeon I saw was very good. He gave me a lot of great feedback. He said I do have compartment syndrome. He said no to surgery. Instead, he insisted I need to stretch out my calves every day and strengthen the anterior muscles in my shins. He said it could take 6 months to heal and that I will never be able to run for my choice exercise bc my body isn't built for it. He did say he thought it was possible to recover for the academy and that I could be able to do it - though might be difficult for me. If all works out and I can heal for January, I plan to do the academy and afterward just walk / elliptical for exercise. Doctor said I should do physically therapy and stretching and take it very seriously.

Around 1950-2000. Good!

Exercise physical therapy.

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Feb 23, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Happy Sunday!! Breakfast: strawberries and few almonds 50, wrap with stevia and peanut butter and pumpkin spread and half small banana 300 and Special K with almond milk 200. Total 550 :)

snacks: 250

early 12pm lunch: 650 (all healthy)

2pm snack: 250

total so far: 1700, a bit high but decent.

I somehow stuck to 2250 today...I should really give myself more credit! thank god for vegetables! exercise was fantastic - upper body weights!

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 02/24/2014:
Good work over the weekend. I hope your appointment goes well today!


legcramps on 02/24/2014:
Good luck with your appointment today! I'll be thinking about how you're doing :)



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