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Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

calories before gym: 1400

after gym total cal: 1800....good! Late night eating at almost 11pm, woke up after just falling asleep from my mom's loud voice...anyways, some chinese, veggies, fruit salad premade already with much added sugar: hopefully not more than 500.

total: 2300. eh. not great.

exercise today: 40 min cardio, hour weights.

worked less today, 7am-4:30pm.

<4300> for my info. 1.25 lbs.

 

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Dec 12, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

oh, you bet i had the worst gas all afternoon....ugh! too many veggies and a heavy dinner last night as well was the cause....i must learn to want to treat my body better! even binging on vegetables and rice cakes can be a bad thing...

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 

weight: around 127 :-( must try harder!

early early: snack - 120 drink and some roasted acorn squash.

maybe 1500-1600 cals if i did the right estimate.

my boss brought in some really cool cooked spinach....so there could be more calories than i thought. it didn't taste oily or anything, so i am hoping that eating at least 1.5 packed cups of it didn't add much to my lunch calories. lol.

overall, healthy in terms of getting in fruits and veggies :-)

still processed foods as well, two protein bars.

some tofu in the mix, as well.

goodnight all.

i worked 7am-6:30pm.  tried out the new gym i joined - LITERALLY NEXT DOOR TO WORK. it's weird, though. i am working out with a Queens, NY, crowd that i was kinda not used to right at first. very crowded gym, but fun. and i skip rush hour going home if i work out there....that's the good part. driving home at night was a breeze.................

exercise: some weights for fun and pushups for fun. 40 min cardio.

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!

V on 12/12/2011:
Have a good day :)


liza36 on 12/12/2011:
I love roasted veggies - the squash sounds good. Have a great day.


Umpqua on 12/12/2011:
Have a great week!


Kati on 12/13/2011:
gases... that's so bad. Especially in the gym when it escapes and someone's near... :P



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Dec 11, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

7am early breakfast: protein bar 250

10am breakfast: oatmeal made with sunflower milk! wow. 200, yogurt 100: 300 :-)

11:00am snacking while cooking: peels (it was like eating nice baked chips or tortillas - good and healthy!) of the spaghetti squash after cooking and removing the meat of the squash - lol, what kinda calories? gotta be really low - 50?, and coconut water 50. 100.

tsf: 650 :D

snack: granola bar, coffee and also some candies at the gym: 300 total.

big dinner, so tasty: 4 rice cakes 160, yogurt 100, roasted squash 200?, cooked veggies 100: i'll estimate 600 yummy...oh and soup 100.  so let's say 700. was worth it!

total: 1650 yum. good day! and 2 rice cakes, protein bar later in the night: total today: 1950, good. and one more protein bar, total: 2200. fine, not terrible!

exercise: hour in am (walk), hour in pm (weights), 20 min walk in late afternoon. perfect.

 

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Dec 10, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

weight is around 127, not 125 lately :-(  If i want to reach 121, I will have to stop eating such high calories everyday...I will have to stick around 1800, rather than 2200...or I may have to go lower, but 1800 sounds reasonable....or maybe i'm still working off the Thanksgiving weekend binge..

yup - i just did the calculations and it's not pretty - I have an extra 4800 calories, still, to burn off from the Thanksgiving weekend. over the past 16 days starting on Thanksgiving, I've eaten approx. 4800 calories extra overeall. :-(  Oh well. Nothing to help this except time and better eating now.

 

6am: protein bar 250, drink 40.  290-

8am breakfast: fiber one two cups and almond milk: 330 :-) coconut water light 40: 370 total

660 :-D

maybe 2400 cal...hopefully not more. but acutally, many healthy foods today :-D  even though high calories, not enormously high, not a binge either. :-D proud of myself.

i may see my "male friend" tomorrow. we'll see...hopefully..

exercise: half hour walk in AM, mile jog in afternoon, hour walk in PM. good.

visited grandma. went to the dentist.

great day.

talked on the phone with a good friend who lives sorta far away.

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!

Kati on 12/11/2011:
hummm, a date's on the horizon, that's exciting!!!! :))) Don't worry, just go for the slow progress. One cannot save the world in one day, and it's even less true for saving oneself!


hollybelle on 12/11/2011:
Hang in there!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Dec 09, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

TGIF!

breakfast: oatmeal and yogurt: 300.

snack: coffee mania (too much coffee) bar

lunch: healthy! boss cooked some hearty okra tomato soup which i had a big bowl of around 300 at least, sandwich, chips.

1250 cal...

after work: kombucha (it's a fermented japanese tea, i will find the link and post to the person's profile who was asking me about it, ) and fruit: 220, half small sandwich 200, steamed collard greens 50: around 500 i'll say.

snack: crackers 100

after gym: protein brownie, was good! 350

total: 2200 good.

gym sucked. i was starting to get really shakey and tired, so i left. 20 min cardio. 10 min weights.

 

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!

~WI~ on 12/09/2011:
Have an awesome weekend!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Dec 08, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

i was supposed to at least get a good night's sleep last night but we had a storm with major winds culminating with a long power failure lasting from about 1am until around 8am? I had already left for work at 6:40am, leaving in the dark (and getting ready for work in the dark).  there was hot water, luckily, for a fast shower. then, i ate in a diner, since i had some extra time, purposely, since i couldn't make oatmeal or sit at home in a relaxed manner for breakfast in the dark. work was long, worked an hour extra and i didn't want to be there, at all.  i did end up doing a nice 45 min cardio at the gym :-D

home at 8.

bed soon!

3am snack during storm, couldn't sleep - bar 250

7am breakfast: 1/2 bagel with eggs, coffee 350

11am snack: coffee/almonds 100

1pmbig lunch: whole bagel with eggs, chips 650

5:45pm dinner: 1/2 bagel with eggs, steamed collard greens w. a little rice (leftovers), and a quince. all eaten in my car before the gym. 500

8pm after the gym: a bit much, but not really, actually, fiber bar 100, protein bar 250. 350.

2200. ok.

 

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Dec 07, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

Breakfast: oatmeal w some almond milk, greek yogurt: 300 :-D

snack: protein bar 250 :-D

lunch: maybe a persimmon,steamed kale, brown rice, tofu :-D 400 at most.

snack: persimmon & kombucha 150

dinner: not sure. protein drink 260 and cookies 100 and drink 400

total: 1500 nothing more perfect....NICE!

exercise: will be CARDIO only again. at least 40 min.  yes, but i was running for almost a HALF HOUR! YES!

so, from all that cabbage, i had severe gas and bloating today. had to hold it in alllllll day....wass not good, coworkers could hear my stomach rumbling all afternoon.... :-/

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!

Kati on 12/07/2011:
ahhh, persimmon = Diospyros. I don't like that, LOL...


liza36 on 12/08/2011:
I tried a persimmon last year for the first time. I like it. What is a kombucha? Cabbage will definitely have that affect on you. Next time, try Beano or GasX, or something like that. It definitely works.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Dec 06, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

breakfast: oatmeal, almond milk, yogurt: 280.

2000 or so. but soooo good. whoa.

exercise: 35 min cardio. some weights for about 5-10 min. pretty good.

worked 7am-5:30pm.

tons of stir fried and sauteed veggies bought at the food court in the mall...but bad stomach gas...too much cabbage and broccoli and more cabbage, onions, carrots, etc, etc. whoa.!!! i feel horrible for everyone around me while i was on the elliptical!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and treadmill.

i even bought a TON of steamed kale (it has got to have a lot of salt in it because it tastes so dammmmmnnnn good)....for tomorrow :-D  there was a "Southern" restuarant at the mall...so cool :-D had tons of fish, veggies, healthy things, also fried plantains and all that jazz, too. for now on, i am stopping at the mall food court on the way home more often! lots of good food (FRESH veggies, yummy things!) ...even fresh fish like salmon! then, i can have healthy good even for lunch the next day. the mall food court is my new best friend, i had no idea how it's improved!

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Dec 05, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

3:30am: protein bar. 250.

breakfast: oatmeal and yogurt: 280

snack: protein bar 220

lunch: persimmon 100, roasted squash 200?, tofu 100.

snack: asian pear, wrap only, drink 300

dinner: grilled veggies in wrap, some other veggies, drink: around 350 or 400.

1800 approx - great.

exercise: crappy weights, maybe 45 min. 30 min cardio. alright. :-(

really, really, really don't wanna be at work at 7am. really, really don't. it's too early.

 

 

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 12/05/2011:
Good day, HOP!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Dec 04, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 125.0

Sunday AM: breakfast including anything and everything I wanted: coconut water 50, persimmon 100, two wraps with grilled veggies 250, cereal w. almond milk 250, yogurt 100: 750 or so, good.

overall, healthy day. veggies at EVERY meal, even breakfast! lol.

around 2050 calories, great!

exercise: half hour walk in AM, 2 mi jog & walk in afternoon, 1.5 mile jog & walk in evening: total miles - around 5 :-D yay. pretty much makes up for yesterday's complete lack of exercise! no weightlifting today. I wanted to,but i figured i should rest, more important right now. weights probably TUESDAY. maybe Monday.

Progress as of today: 10 lbs lost so far, only 4 lbs to go!


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