http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/01/dont-eat-like-a-caveman/ I've hit my first plateau. I keep bouncing around within the same few pounds. I'm not eating nearly the amount of sugar I was before. I'm exercising regularly. And bam! There's that wall. Maybe I'll add in brown rice and legumes once or twice a week? Food is confusing.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
My issues seem to be centered on carbs. I've had a few occasions now where my carbs have gotten so low that I can barely focus/speak/walk. I'm just not that good at food. I'm so used to getting my energy from sugar that I'm a little lost.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Saturday and Sunday ended up being unplanned "cheat" days. I'm ok. But I need to hit the gym today for sure. Mondays are my gym day and I can't miss it. 15 pounds down and 15 to go. Saturday was a belated Valentine's Day dinner at the Olive Garden. I had the mixed grill which was steak, chicken, potatoes and asparagus. I had salad which had parmesan cheese but picked the croutons out (cuz I don't like them). I did eat almost an entire breadstick. I counted as much of it as I could using the nutrition guide on the Olive Garden website. Mike brought me a soy chai latte on Sunday morning. Soy isn't on my diet but I can't drink dairy right now. Well, neither is the sugar but my sugar intake is still very low. Sunday's dinner was at a great restaurant in Carson City called "Sassafras." I had the Thai Chicken salad. I have no clue what the calories were in that. It was an explosion of flavors in my mouth. Mike decided to get something called Supercalicheesalicious...our something like that as an appetizer. It was a small sourdough round full of different cheese and garlic pieces. We are paying for it today but it was amazing. Back to reality and my nose to the grindstone.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Saturday, February 08, 2014
We worked hard in belly dance class yesterday. Which only showed me how out of shape I am. I was forgetting stuff and not hold myself like I should. I woke up today with screaming muscles. I'm at such a cross roads with belly dance. Do I continue or is it time to do something else? Mike said to make my decision in a year since it's so close to when I left the troupe. And I will.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
I didn't eat enough during the day and started to feel pretty weak. It was one of those days where I was running from place to place, task to task. I ended up snacking a lot this evening instead. I had an Apple, some cashews and almonds. For dinner I had leftover salad with chicken. This is the second night this week that I went to the gym and the second time with Kiernan. He's really enjoying our new gym membership. Maybe he will be my gym buddy instead.
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Tonight I'm with Lulu at her first cheerleading practice. Mike had to encourage her to come but she's had a grin on her face the whole time. She's having a blast.
I've been very good today but I feel like I'm starving. I need to get home and fill up on veggies.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Super Bowl was yesterday. I decided to play it safe and I ate before we left. I didn't eat enough though because I was hungry. I didn't eat chips. I didn't eat candy. I had some vanilla creamer in my coffee and I had some meatballs. Boy, oh boy. I wanted to reach my hand into that bowl of M&M's. I must have walked past that bowl 5 times. But my hand stayed out. I'm back on track today.
We joined a gym this month. We actually joined on Friday but I had to work on Friday and Saturday. I considered going on Sunday before the game but decided to sleep. Tonight, Kiernan went to the gym to play basketball so after dinner I joined him there. I walked on the treadmill for 1/2 hour, did some arm strengthening exercises and did a round of leg exercises. I didn't do a whole lot on the machines because I didn't want to overdo it on my first night.
I got this!!