CALIRPM's SparkPeople Blog CALIRPM's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Game Plan 1/26-2/1 I just finished an Insanity workout with my husband, made myself a little motivational poster, took my vitamins, drank a ton of water and had a smoothie. I may snack on some microwave popped popcorn (sans fat) while I work this evening. <BR> <BR> Here's my workout plan for this week: <BR> <BR> Insanity workout 3x <BR> Run 2x <BR> Walk 1-2x <BR> <BR> As far as food, this is what I'm thinking: <BR> <BR> Breakfasts - 1 egg, 1 bread, coffee OR oatmeal with coffee <BR> <BR> Lunches - Turkey... Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:29:04 EST Eats Today was a great eating day for me, calorie wise. I'm going to record today's meals for future reference. I wasn't hungry between meals, yay! <BR> <BR> Lots of H2O <BR> <BR> Breakfast - coffee, scramble egg (1 whole, 1 white), and toast (1 slice) [186 calories] <BR> <BR> Lunch - 1 slice bread with pb&j, banana, tea [348 calories] <BR> <BR> Snack - handful of pumpkin seeds, clementine [103 calories] <BR> <BR> Dinner - vegetable soup with homemade bread [320 calories] <BR> <BR> Total for... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:52:58 EST July 1st Here is the game plan for tomorrow: <BR> <BR> Exercise - Go for a jog/walk with a friend. <BR> <BR> Breakfast - <BR> Coffee with less creamer than I'm used to, truvia <BR> 1 corn tortilla, 1 egg, 1 egg white, 1/2 banana <BR> <BR> Lunch - <BR> Taco Salad (beans, rice, and salsa on a bed of lettuce) <BR> <BR> Snack - Fiber One bar, water <BR> <BR> Dinner - <BR> Trout, 1/2 baked potato, zucchini <BR> <BR> <BR> Today I already bombed with lunch (homemade mac n' cheese) so for dinner I'... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:02:50 EST New Year, Back to the Old Me!! Well, today I was looking over pictures of myself from two years ago (right before I got pregnant) and man had I gotten thin! I looked glowing, my skin was fresh, I was toned....I want that again. I don't just want that 'look' I want the energy and life I had when I looked like that. I was always moving, always eating healthfully. I maintained it about half of my pregnancy and once the baby was born *poof* all motivation was gone. It's is SO difficult for me to exercise after having her. I fi... Tue, 1 Jan 2013 00:55:51 EST Spa Challenge So here's where I am at now - I currently weigh about 150lbs so I have not only NOT lost the baby weight, I've gained another 5. I weighed around 145 after giving birth. I know it seems like not a big deal, but I remember my past and this is how it starts. I go up a pound every couple weeks and next thing you know I'm overweight. Actually, weighing 150 officially moved my BMI tracker into the overweight category. :/ <BR> <BR> I've been totally off nursing now for several weeks which I thoug... Sat, 8 Sep 2012 22:46:51 EST Yummy Fat Free Peach Smoothie I don't typically like eating peaches on their own, but made up my own little peach smoothie which is pretty refreshing and packed with protein. Check it out! <BR> <BR> Peach Smoothie - Serves 1 <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1/2 peach, cubed (frozen would be great too!) <BR> 1/2 cup Chobani vanilla or plain yogurt <BR> 1/2 cup skim milk <BR> 1/2 scoop Vanilla Spirutein (or any vanilla protein powder) <BR> Sprinkle of Xylitol <BR> Cubes of ice or freeze juices and use those instead for a... Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:10:11 EST Week of July 30th, 2012 I just went grocery shopping even though I just went several days ago. We went to Smart & Final and loaded up on some healthy goodies. I'm trying to start clean with my eating! Here's this week's loose menu plan: <BR> <BR> Breakfasts: <BR> <BR> Scrambled Egg & Pepper Pitas, 1/2 Banana, Coffee <BR> <BR> Lunches: <BR> <BR> Turkey & Cheese Pita, Water <BR> <BR> Dinners: <BR> <BR> Fish, Chicken Breasts, Whole Wheat Pasta, Beans/Brown Rice, Friday night pizza (oh yeah). Meat will be served w... Sun, 29 Jul 2012 16:21:59 EST Inansity Day 3 & 4 I tried uploading a vlog yesterday, but something happened and it didn't work... <BR> <BR> Day 3 was completed! I can't say it was because I wanted to do it though, yikes. I fought the workout tooth and nail and come 8:30 my husband insisted we work out. Thank you love! So we worked it out and I about collapsed again. I felt great afterwards though and my pushups are already getting stronger. I am getting into the zone mentally, I think. Eating yesterday could have used lots of improvement. ... Fri, 11 May 2012 12:51:17 EST Insanity Day 2 Today was Plyo and DH and I worked out after breakfast after we put the baby down for a nap. <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> That's all I gotta say. I forgot how intense it is. My arms are so weak and all of the level 1 drills were too difficult for me to do well. The upside is there is only room for improvement! <BR> <BR> Later I went for a short hike near one of the lakes here. I had to stop because I came across some snow runoff and all I had on were my flip flops. I know, I know, no... Wed, 9 May 2012 16:41:34 EST Insanity Day 1 - Fit Test Last night I really had to talk myself into doing the Fit Test. I haven't done it for over a year and a half. Wow, time flies! <BR> <BR> Switchkicks - 106 (um, did I miscount, because that seems like a lot!) <BR> Squat Jumps - 34 <BR> Power Knees - 84 <BR> Power Jumps -26 (almost died) <BR> Globe Jumps - 12 <BR> Suicide Jumps - 13 (my legs were jello by this point) <BR> Push Up Jacks - 10 (barely, I don't even know if these 10 really count) <BR> Plank Obliques - 43 <BR> <BR> Boy, I am not n... Wed, 9 May 2012 11:43:52 EST Lentil Burgers I had 3/4 bag of lentils sitting in my kitchen drawer for the longest time but didn't know what to do with them. I normally make Lentil Soup, but I'm past the soup season now that we are turning on the swamp cooler in the afternoon. <BR> <BR> Yes, all house in Bishop have swamp coolers. Sort of odd. Ours works great though! <BR> <BR> Anyways, back to the lentils. So I use trusty google to find me some unusual lentil recipes and I stumble upon - Lentil Burgers! Hey I can do that! <BR> <BR>... Tue, 8 May 2012 18:37:18 EST