Friday, July 27, 2012
Good exercise today. I made a workout out of putting laundry away while marching in place and putting items away one at a time. Did a SP video, stretching, walk.
205 snack #2
total 1705 - too much dinner, over by 145. Not bad. There are days like this when I seem to want a bit more fat. It wasn't sweets or carbs, just higher fat & cal than usual.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
OK, today was going really well until...the cashews I bought for a recipe jumped out of the grocery bag, attacked me, and stuffed themselves down my throat. No? All right, I admit they got the better of me, but I chose to open them and eat the things. I didn't eat them all, but ended up 348 calories over. Not bad for a binge, but still, not necessary and not conducive to reaching my goals.
On the upside, I had a great workout today. But my workouts need to be more than damage control. Back at it tomorrow.
Later, after several comments: You're right, friends, it was cashews, not chips or something else of no nutritional value. I feel better, and I'm NOT going to finish them off tomorrow.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
WHERE'D THEY GO? I DID DO A BLOG YESTERDAY FOR DAYS 24 & 23. Oh well, they weren't great food days anyway.
Today - doing well. Did a video, worked hard on the house so that when my pest control person arrived, he could spray in closets and the large cupboard I emptied. I cleaned window sills, mopped floors, cleaned bathrooms, vaccuumed every place I could get to. Still putting things away; good workout!
I have 7 cal to spare. Dinner was high, but I was eating out. Just think if I hadn't
1) chosen salad
2) asked for light dressing
3) skipped the roll
4) divided my meal in half as soon as it came
5) ate the blueberry pie filling with only a few bits of crust
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Great start this morning! Did stretching and cardio in my room, then walked all the way to other bridge for a good brisk 45 min. I'm glad I've been able to do it early in the morning. Right now it's pouring rain in Tampa.
Food - I'm about to give up trying to accurately track today. Breakfast totaled more than I expected at 483, and after the retreat, I went out for lunch with a friend. I automatically set aside half my meal for taking with me--and then we visited the ice cream shop next door. I had a scoop and a half of delicious ice cream in a small waffle cone--and I still have a party to go to this evening. I'm not going to make it within range today. But I did manage to do it for all of the retreat meals. I'm staying an extra night, going home tomorrow afternoon, so it'll be back to tracking as usual. Meanwhile, I'm not going to kick myself for today. I'll just be over and that's that.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Thanks be, no rain! I started this retreat day with a 15 min resistance band workout, followed by a 35 min brisk walk to the Hillsborough River bridge and back. The bridge has been closed for renovation, and I wanted to see how it was progressing.
No internet connection in my room--but the trade-off is the room itself, one of the largest with a bathtub. I have a massage scheduled for this afternoon. Anyway, I'll post as I can, starting with
358 breakfast. That's two meals here so far within range, a major accomplishment. Now if I can keep this up....
363 lunch. I can't weigh and measure, but I'm estimating the best I can. So far, so good. Had a lentil burger and skipped the cookies.
192 snack #1
250 dinner. Ate light, planning to have soy ice cream this evening
119 snack #2
Total - 1282, or something close to it. I ate a light dinner anticipating soy ice cream, which wasn't available after all. :-( I had a mango frozen dessert instead. I was disappointed. However, today's total is pretty amazing; I don't think I've ever managed to eat "light" here. Even if I was off on some of my estimating, it was still a good day.
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