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Eating Out and Staying In Range


Thursday, June 20, 2013

It was a good Thursday. Work went well...phone calls slowed down today...yay...it's so much easier when there are fewer calls.

Went out to lunch with my co-workers for lunch. That was fun. We went to Bob Evans. I got the BE Fit Breakfast...delicious...a lot of food...not a lot of calories. Loved that. They have a lighter side section to their menu with the calories listed...I'm so glad restaurants have started doing that. I have another co-worker that would like to walk with us at lunch when we walk at lunch. Yay! Fitness is catching on!

DH and I also went out for supper...two meals out in one day...yikes! We had a coupon for the flatbread that Chili's now has. I was going to get that...then I looked up the calories. They have 3 different ones...all of them are over 1300 calories each. SO...no flatbread for me. I had the grilled chicken salad instead. It was really good...I had never had this at Chili's before. I'll get it again...only 430 calories, too.

Then DH and I walked over to Payless and we got him a new pair of tennis shoes. I had a text code to get 20% off. If you register online for their shopper's club, they will send you a 20% off text code...btw. Then, we walked over to a farmer's market that they had at the shopping area...and then over to the classic car show that was also going on at the shopping area. It was a lot of fun. Then we walked back to Chili's and came home.

Mia and I went on another dusk walk this evening. So, with all this walking, I got my 10,000 steps in and I did my stairs at home to get my 10 flights in too. Yay! June marches on...and my streaks are continuing.

We are having a salad bar at work tomorrow during lunch. I made a pasta salad to take in and share. TGIF!

Hope you all had a great day! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LINDA! 6/30/2013 8:40PM

    You are doing great!!

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EBURGITE 6/25/2013 6:33PM

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PINKNFITCARLA 6/23/2013 11:11PM

    Great menu choices and great job walking!

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SHARON10002 6/23/2013 11:07PM

    Sounds like you had a emoticon day all around! I applaud you on making good choices on the menus and for getting your exercise in. Sounds like Bpb Evans has done a revamp of their menu. Might have to try it for the BeFit breakfast. Isn't it amazing that flatbread can have 1300 calories! emoticon
Hope this week is another successful one for you, Cathy!

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SHARONSPARKLE 6/21/2013 5:49PM

    Eating out MUST fit in to my lifestyle as it is part of our lives! It sounds like you found some good low cal options. I always worry about the sodium in restaurant meals as well.

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ANATASHIKI 6/21/2013 11:03AM

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TRENTDREAMER 6/21/2013 10:13AM

    "SO...no flatbread for me. I had the grilled chicken salad instead. It was really good...I had never had this at Chili's before. I'll get it again...only 430 calories, too. "
* Very well played!

Congrats on your progress so far!

Keep on keeping on.

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KKKAREN 6/21/2013 9:12AM

    Nice going!!

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WHOVIANGIRL23 6/21/2013 9:10AM

    When you can eat out and stay within range it's always a great victory!

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BAZOOKABOBCAT 6/21/2013 9:04AM

    Awesome! Great work on good choices! I love it when restaurants have their calorie counts right on their menus. It makes choosing so much easier!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/21/2013 8:39AM

    I wish I did as well as you when I eat out. I try to avoid it as I am so picky and find few things I would want to eat.

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CHALLENGER15 6/21/2013 7:06AM

    Good to know about Bob Evans and Chili's.


Sounds like a very good day, Cathy!

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ROSEWCI 6/21/2013 6:47AM

    I LOVE Bob Evans "Be Fit" breakfasts! When Jim & I travel, I always like going there because it's so good!

So glad all is well in your world Cathy! EnJOY the weekend!!!

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DUXGRL1 6/21/2013 6:29AM

    Sounds like a great day. Good job!

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LOPEYP 6/21/2013 6:24AM

    Glad that you had a good dat. I never had the chix salad before at Chili's. try the sweet and spicy chix - it's low cal too.

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planning, fitness, time w/DH - sounds like a GREAT day.

the boss is out of the office today & tomorrow. So I can dress a bit more casual (people rarely come in when he's not there). Khakis and flats - YAY!

I left in time for the 4:30 spin class; planning to get to 6am Tabata in the morning (which means I need to get to sleep)
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DLDMIL 6/20/2013 11:20PM

    Great job on food choices and walking. emoticon

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