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Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

really tired. monday was good, today was not as good.

calories before dinner: 1150.

biggish dinner, but mostly healthy: one full roasted acorn squash!!: 400?, hamburger roll with lox: 300.

total: 1850, good.

wanted to eat that full acorn squash, and who knows, maybe it's not as many calories as i thought. either way, good eating, no complaints, good calories. :-)

exercise: 4 mi jog/walk after work. half was jogged, half walked.

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!


Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jun 18, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

icelandic yogurts w canned pumpkin, cinnamon, chocolate stevia, ginger tea. 200. :-)

snack: bar. mostly protein and the healthiest, tastiest i could find. even has omega 3s and fiber...and chocolate flavor.

lunch: sauteed greens, tofu, 1/2 hamburger, some tomatoes, ketchup & mustard, pita

dinner/snack: fruit, big falafel ball from boss, vegetables

late snack: 4 leftover fresh from deli half sour pickles, lots of icelandic yogurt with extra pumpkin,cinnamon, some chocolate stevia...

1650.

full weights, took a break from cardio.

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!


Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jun 17, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

breakfast:2  icelandic (nice and thick and low calorie, better than greek if you can even imagine that!) yogurts, 1/2 cup canned pumpkin, lots of cinnamon, and chocolate stevia all mixed together, only 250 cal. and ginger tea with a stevia packet. pretty good breakfast for just 250 cal!

snack: protein shake?200

snacking: bran cupcakes, all 6 throughout the afternoon lol. 600

1050, good.

dinner bbq with family: 

total cal: around 2250, excellent for a bbq day with family and great food.

exercise: another very good: umm, like 2 mi in the am, then 3 mi more, then 1.5 in evening...at least 6.5 mi today :)

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

nunnermack on 06/17/2012:
I didn't care for the Icelandic yogurt too much but it does sound yummy adding the pumpkin and cinnamon to it!!


hollybelle on 06/17/2012:
I haven't had icelandic yogurt. I'll probably check it out as I love yogurt, sometimes.


Tangalyn~ on 06/17/2012:
hmm icelandic yogurt sounds interesting.. i might give it a try.. hope u have a great day and a fun bbq with ur family :)


V on 06/17/2012:
Hey girl! I hope you are having a great time with your family <3



Horn_of_plenty - Saturday Jun 16, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

breakfast: ginger tea, rest of the butternut squash soufflee 150, two icelandic yogurts 200, plum 50: 400.good.

2000 cal.

exercise: 3 mi walk, pilates trial (last one, i had a 3 class deal, was great!), 1/2 hour bike ride, 45 min weights. good.

 

 

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!


Horn_of_plenty - Friday Jun 15, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

called in sick, taking the day off after getting my wisdom teeth out last night...my best friend advised i don't drive much while taking pain killers but also she advised to relax and rest :-) R&R.  I think it's a great idea. lol. would you take the day off after getting your wisdom teeth out?

6:30am breakfast: 2 icelandic style yogurts with 1/2 cup canned pumpkin mixed in, cinnamon, chocolate stevia: 250 good stuff.

9:30 protein shake 160

11:00 sauteed squash, treat from a fancy food store, some freeze dried fruit 150

1:00 oops, forgot what i ate in the car on the way home: raspberries...100

1:30pm big late lunch, healthy: sauteed collard greens, tofu, microwaved portabella mushrooms (now sick of them for awhile!), pita bread then 2 yogurts lol. 760, ok.

6pm snack: protein shake 100

 late dinner: 8pm: a lot but decent for a weekend/day off: health salad 100, some seaweed salad 50?, yogurt 100, butternut squash soufflee 150, the eggplant rollettes that i love, but def more than 300 cal...maybe 450 at least! : 850, OK. smallish plum 30.

total: 1520 + 880 = 2400, fine.

exercise: 5 mi at park, some other walking during day. at least 5.5-6 mi today. good. tomorrow i may do weights, or wait until sunday am. relaxed weekend.

thanks for all your kind words! i recovered really well from the oral surgery!! :)

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

POKER_PAID on 06/15/2012:
Hope you heal fast with minimal pain. I've been too scared to get my wisdom teeth extracted, oral surgery is horrifying to me. Feel better :-)


V on 06/15/2012:
I think staying at home is a good idea, I hope you get some well needed rest <3 Take care HOP


hollybelle on 06/15/2012:
OK - did you really have to have oral surgery to get a day off??? LOL Can't belive you went to the gym after oral surgery, though! It's a good decision to stay home and rest today and take the day off work. I definitely would! Your boss would, too, I'll bet! Hope you feel better and the surgery is complication-free for you. Take care and REST UP!


legcramps on 06/15/2012:
I would take the day off, yes. Hope you are feeling better soon - enjoy the R&R!



Horn_of_plenty - Thursday Jun 14, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

6:30am Big breakfast: huge pita, lots of egg white, greek yogurt: 500. good.

9am/11am/12am snack: protein bar, tea. 250.

1pm lunch:canned salmon 160, salad, corn/peas seasoned mix 100, pita140. pickled stuffed eggplant from boss. 700

4pm snack: grapefruit 100

7pm dinner: protein shake 230

9:30pm snack: protein shake 170

3am hungry: protein shake 150

so i ended up, sorta spur of the moment, getting my two last wisdom teeth removed. i have been wanting to, but there were problems and complicaitons iwth the last oral surgeon i went to. this time, it worked out most perfectly - and they gave me an appt the day i called. really, really nice people. thankful for them.

got two wisdom teeth out after work, gonna take tomorrow off, you heard me right! my best friend suggested i don't drive while taking pain meds...and that i should rest up! i am taking her advice....

i DID go to the gym after having the teeth removed, made sure not to do too much to aggravate the stiches/mouth (like no fast motions like lower back work that requires my head being the lowest point and lifting my upper body back up, no sit ups)...i went to the gym bc i know i'll be in worse pain tomorrow, that i didn't wanna skip the workout, so tomorrow will be relaxed, prob just walking no jogging, a relaxed day.

calories: 2050, 2 protein shakes included one before gym and one after.

overall, a good day.  good to have tomorrow off to relax and recooperate properly. maybe get a massage, haha.

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

V on 06/14/2012:
I hope your ankle is better today.



Horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Jun 13, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

breakfast: cereal/protein shake, bar: 450

snack: bar, tea 250

lunch: tuna, pita(s), salad? 600?

1700...

big dinner as i was feeling quite hungry, but moreso exhausted, left the park after a two mile walk, my ankle was throbbing...

big dinner, since i already had a 400 cal snack right before the two miles: my go-to of eggplnt rollettes with tomato sauce and a tofu type filling made by celentano: 350, pita 200, popcorn 100: 650.

2350, good.

goodnight. will be sleeping a lot tonight!

 

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

V on 06/13/2012:
Good Morning :) I hope you have a good day!



Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

breakfast: wheat cereal & protein powder: 300, bran crackers: 50, greek yogurt 100: 450, good.

snack: might buy a coffee, decaf...50?

work: 7am...till???

snack: protein bar: 250 or so.

750, good.

healthy lunch: 

snack: fruit...orange pepper.

exercise: full weights, some cardio. 2250 cal.

dental appt.

dinnner/snack:

BED.

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!


Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jun 11, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

breakfast: oatmeal & protein powder: 280, yogurt 100, protein bar 170 (feeling really hungry!): 550, good.

better calories. 1950-2000 - so balances yesterday's 2560 out. good.

like i've said, i'm usually happy with up to a calorie total of 2250 per day. it's not great to eat that much continuously, but especially weekends, when i feel more of a desire to indulge, i'm very happy with that amount. I would like to eat 1700-1800 during the weeks, starting to get into that range this week. today was better than maybe everyday last week! :-) little baby steps...

exercsie: kinda fast and quick. 3 mi walk/jog at the park on the way home from work...I have to get up extra early, so i'm trying to get to bed early. I don't want a repeat of last week.

 

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

V on 06/11/2012:
Hope you have a nice stressfree workday <3


V on 06/11/2012:
No worries about chatting it up on my page, that is what it is there for..LOL Sorry that your Mom freaks about the sound of the blender :( Yes they are delish and filling, is it possible you can get one of those "magic bullets" until you move out? You would probably have to split the portions in half to make a whole shake but it is not noisy at all..You can find one for 20? bucks if not less..Hey so are you staying in LI or moving to NYC??



Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jun 10, 2012
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 124.5

500 healthy breakfast.

snack: iced decaf , large...100.

snacking: veggies 100.

exercise: 15 min bike ride, walking at beach.

snacking/lunch: fruit 150, lots of butternut squash 150, croissant with eggwhite/turkey sausage 400: 700.

snack: tofu 100

BIG dinner: olive garden: 2 full salads no croutons/dressing though! so like 60, two breadsticks (tasted so good!) 300, and a fish dish that i ate the whole thing of, but low cal, but still! haha...600: 960, and two small chocolates: 1000.

2500.

and kombucha at home, 60 more.

total today: 2560, not horrendous..

exercise was bike ride and about 2 hours walking at beach.

 

 

Progress as of today: 10.5 lbs lost so far, only 5.5 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 06/10/2012:
Hope you are having a good weekend. I read your last three posts. I hear you about feeling tired. When i leave work if I am not physically tired - I'm mentally tired and that is worse in some ways. I have a friend riding bike with me on my recovery nights and I swear if she wasn't coming, I don't know if i'd be so consistent!


V on 06/10/2012:
Hope your day off went just the way you wanted it to <3


hollybelle on 06/10/2012:
Thanks for your comments on my "teenager" - HOP. Unfortunately she will be 21 years old in July! LOL! Seriously, she is just "slow" on this point. And....Olive Garden, YUM!



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