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Accountability Blog Day #3

Saturday, July 09, 2011

For the next week or two I plan to blog my food and exercise--it will be boring (if anyone reads it-lol) but it is what I need to do.....so without further ado here is Day #3.

Friday July 8, 2011

Life stuff:
I worked a 10 hour shift today. I tend to eat more when I work. I am not sure why.

Food:
Today I tracked my food and ate healthy. I ate more then I intended to, but I still was within my spark calorie range (although I was above my own personal calorie goal which I have set a lower than the spark suggestion). So, I wish I had eaten a about 300 less calories, but what I did eat was 95% clean and 100% healthy...plus no binging on concentrated sweets such as candy 9which was readily available today at work). A victory compared to the last month and a half to say the least!

Breakfast:
~ 1 cup Fage non-fat yogurt mixed with fresh blueberry puree and stevia
~homemade banana raisin muffin
~coffee with stevia and cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Snack #1:
~Coconut orange quinoa (quinoa made with OJ, 1/2 fresh orange topped with a sprinkle of coconut and cinnamon)

lunch:
~ 1 cup Homemade veggie pasta salad with 2 oz. chicken
~1 cup grapes
~steamed brocoli

Snack #2:
~1/3 of a peeled cucumber cut up
~5 cheery tomatoes
~2 Tbsp. hummus

Dinner:
~Thai coconut chicken
~1/3 cup brown rice
1/3 cup peas
~1 small banana

Snack #3:
~mini lemon zest lara bar
~0.5 oz cashews

I also had lots of water a couple of glasses of crystal light and some herbal tea with stevia.

Total calories: 1683
Carbs: 248 g
Fat: 54 g
Protein: 93 g
Sodium: 1149 mg


Exercise:
~Elliptical 30 minutes
~walk 5 min

Not a great day,,,but not a horrible day either. I just need to tighten up my nutrition a bit. It took me more then one day to lose my healthy lifestyle momentum, so it will take more then one day to get it back.

Onward and upward!
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WANNABFIT34 7/10/2011 5:02AM

    I'm the same way if I blog it I am more consistent, I like to pretend I have followers that will keep me accountable for stuff! Keep it up and remember we're all watching you!

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MINDFULFILLNESS 7/9/2011 7:10PM

    I eat more when I'm working, too. When I'm at home I don't even think about eating!

Keep up the great work and have a wonderful weekend.
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JMCADE 7/9/2011 6:04PM

    You did good. If the blogging helps keep it up. We don't mind checking up on you!!!!

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LINDAKAY228 7/9/2011 5:25PM

    The Coconut orange quinoa sounds awesome! I'll have to try that. Sounds like you're doing pretty good on your tracking and sticking to your plan.

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ANDIRUNS 7/9/2011 5:16PM

    Looks to me like you had a great day! Don't be too hard on yourself - you're doing fine!

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JOHNBABJR 7/9/2011 12:53PM

    Certainly not a bad day at all, Laura; the food sounds good. I think you did very well, especially with a longer shift.

One day at a time always works for me, but I know you will be successful in your quest.

Hope your weekend is going well.

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MYTURN11 7/9/2011 8:46AM

    Your food is delicious ~ especially the Thai coconut chicken. I need to be more creative in my cooking ~ thank you for the inspiration and best of luck to you as you soar upwards. emoticon

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