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Feeling darn good!
Smile for days!
Gym clothes are ready for the week!! #operationKOL
Making infused water for tomorrow!!!
I like how my calendar looks for the next two days ... dates with the gym!
Packing a bag of target clothes ... I have so many clothes that I can't wait to fit into. Opening this bag in 3 months will be like shopping without spending anymore money!! #operationKOL
Reading some tips before I conquer the machine!
First workout of 2016 in the books ... spent 45 minutes with these two strong men! These are the only kind of dates I need in my life right now #operationKOL
Making frittatas for breakfast! Consists of bacon, cheese, red peppers and green onions ... they will get healthier as the journey continues, but this is better than any breakfast I'd buy on the street!
Close but not quite there just yet! I'll definitely keep working on it.
Snack time! Greek yogurt and granola .. yummy!
Chicken stir fry for dinner!
Making a new gym playlist and yes, she's named Pink Panther!! LOL
Imagine if I had actually worked out today!!! Ugh, I'm getting at least 9,000 steps tomorrow!
No part of my body wanted to get up ... but my mind wanted it more!! Whooo hoooo!
I usually stop and get a large hot chocolate on my way to work, which is money spent and negative calories ... bought this cute cup for $8 (cost of 4 hot chocolates!) and am trying different teas. Love it so far!!
A bowl of chili for dinner ... maybe not the best but it was tasty!
So, besides wanting to lose weight for obvious health reasons, this fall I'll be embarking on my bucket list trip around Italy and Greece! I know this trip will require a lot of walking and I have a goal dress to wear while on my cruise, so this is a big motivator for me!! I can't wait and this countdown looks like it will take forever!!
I treat myself to dessert twice a week ... vanilla bean ice cream with granola bits!
Dinner time! Turkey breast submarine!
Had a bad dinner (Chinese take out!) but I'm done sulking about it ... trying overnight oats for the first time and prepping my cooking for tomorrow! I know how to hop back on when I fall off now.
Got two more cute travel mugs! This makes drinking tea at work so much more sophisticated! LOL
Yayyyyy! Aiming for at least 3 10,000 step days this week. 1 down, 2 to go!!
Time for my favourite pastimes ... reading and journaling!
Breakfast and then the journey to work starts ... winter storms are meant for staying indoors!
Whooo hooooo! I got it done :)
So fitting that I would get the Italy badge! See you in Sept! #bucketlisttrip
Yayyyyyy! Goal for the week met but I'm gonna try and out do myself!
Worked 10 days straight and finally have a day off! Just bought this cookbook so going to find some recipes for the upcoming week!
Achieved over 50,000 steps this week for the first time ever. Gotta keep it up
Although my work week started today, I'm doing week prep now ... bacon and brushetta frittatas with vegetables and cheese. These will be for breakfast and working on dinner now.
All done! That is beautiful!
Dinner done! Teriyaki drumsticks with Italian seasoned vegetables
Had a really bad week Didn't work out once, just did about 40 mins of walking a day. I gave myself a pep talk this morning and I'm ready to conquer the week ahead! Treating myself for dinner :)
This was my highest step total for the week ... gotta get back into 5 digits next week!
My work week starts tomorrow so prepping tonight ... shell pasta with veggies and ground beef. I'll also have a side of coleslaw!
Making lunch for the week ... a tuna coleslaw mix that I will eat with a mini bagel!
Didn't feel like going down to the gym in my building but I was determined to work out ... these videos will become a regular in my journey from now on!
Breakfast prep for tomorrow and already did lunch ... I have no idea why I wasn't doing this before. Makes life so much easier!!
Post workout smoothie :) tastes so good!
Done for the day and off to bed so I can do it all again tomorrow!
Booyahhhhhhhh!!! All green today :)
Serious lunch prep right now! Lettuce is already chopped and washed and chicken is in the oven!
Lunch done! Chicken that will be added to the salad is cooling ... breakfast and dinner next :)
Breakfast was quick! Stuck with my new favorite and added flaxseed this time as well
Snacks done!! Once I pack up dinner, I'm finally done for the night!
Look at this beauty!! All that hard work was worth it :)
Dinner is served! Had to finish the vegetables from my lunch this week :)
Done and done!!
Walk done! Looking to increase to an hour by the end of the month!
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