When I arrived home from work last night I was greeted by a package with my name on it. I love when I get mail and packages... I don't know why but there is something about a letter or package that needs to be opened that excites me (unless of course it is a bill then I leave it unopened on the kitchen table until I have to open it...)
I RECEIVED A POM-A-GRAM!!!
I was super excited and placed it on the floor for a photo shoot (I love pomegranates!) and my Cats decided to explore the unknown...
"Mom... what the heck is this?!"
"Maybe I will just hit it a few times to see if it bites me back..."
Mr. Pomegranate has now been relocated to it's new home on my counter waiting to be devoured!!!
Now on to more pressing matters... TODAY'S FOOD BLOG!
Overnight Oats w/ Vanilla Almond Milk, Plain Quaker Oats, 1/2 Baked Apple, Cinnamon, Pumpkin Pie Spice, and 1/2 Cup of Bear Naked Vanilla Almond Granola (... and of course topped with 1 tbsp. of Almond Butter!)
My last serving of Fuze Pomegranate Acai Berry Juice!
Pumpkin Spice Coffee w/ Milk and Sugar
2 Servings of V8 Tomato & Herb Soup
1/2 Gala Apple Baked in Oven w/ Cinnamon and Butter Spray... and a 1/2 Tbsp. drizzle of local honey!
Dinner #1 @ 4:30pm:
1 Manicotti w/ Ricotta and Spinach left over from last night's dinner...
Dinner #2 @ 10:00pm:
Fiber One English Muffin w/ Low-Sugar Strawberry Preserves
(I have to go right from work to class tonight... and for that reason I have all of today's meals, except for dinner #2, packed for the day... hence, pictures for the entire day are already posted!)
Calories: 1,079 (I know today is low in calories... but I have been high around 1,500 all week!)
Sodium: 2,157 mg
No time for exercise today... I will not be home from class until 10pm and will be exhausted and ready to crawl into bed!
I am thinking about trying to carb cycle to help me lose the next 10 lbs. I eat a lot of carbs. I am usually on the top of my macro range each day for carbohydrates and I want to change that and add more proteins to my diet.
After some research this is what I found:
Monday - Low Carb
Tuesday - Low Carb
Wednesday - High Carb
Thursday - Low Carb
Friday - Low Carb
Saturday - High Carb
Sunday - Low Carb
Low Carb Days = 93g - 125g Carbs and 85g+ of Protein
High Carb Days = 200-225g of Carbs and 60-80g of Protein
I am planning on starting tomorrow off as a low-carb day!!! Let's see how difficult this is going to be! I CAN DO THIS!!!
Happy Hump Day!