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I WILL post a loss on the scale this weekend.... regardless of Thanksgiving Dinner!!!!!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Okay so last night's work-out simply did not happen. Once again, I got out of work and headed straight to our new house, regardless of my hopes to go to the gym first, to start working on cleaning the kitchen. It took me over 2 hours to clean half of the cabinets. I could not believe how dirty then were, it was repulsive! But now they are nice and clean and ready for my dishes!!!!!

After that, Hubby-to-be's mother took us out to dinner. They wanted Applebee's, which has ZERO vegetarian options. I mean even their tomato soup was beef based.... so I ordered the Spinach and Cheese Raviolis w/o the Grilled Chicken. It was COVERED in cheese, so I only ate 3 of the raviolis and called it a night (and I may, or may not, have stolen a bunch of Hubby-to-be's french fries)... So my healthy dinner last night turned into a calorie bomb....

Tonight after work I am NOT going to our new house. I am going take the time to clean our apartment, do the dishes, do some laundry, get caught up on school work, GO TO THE GYM!, and hopefully relax.

I decided to take tomorrow off from work too so I have a nice 5 day weekend coming up! So I might not be on Spark too much over the next five days.... but I WILL FOOD BLOG EVERYDAY!!!!!!!!!!

So to sum it up.... MY GOALS FOR THANKSGIVING WEEK:
1. Food Blog Tuesday-Sunday
2. Exercise at least 4x between Tuesday-Sunday
3. Get caught up in both MBA classes
4. Enjoy myself and my family without over-indulging!!!!!

Now on to today's food blog:

Breakfast:

Medium Iced Gingerbread Coffee w/ Milk from Dunkies and Steel Cut Oats w/ Syrup, Raisins, and Brown Sugar!

Lunch:

Spinach Wrap w/ Olives, Tomatoes, Peppers, Onion, and Feta Cheese... w/ Baked Lays and a Coke Zero

Mid-Afternoon Snack:

Chobani Greek Yogurt

Dinner:
**Picture to Come**
Baked Potato topped with Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cheese, and Black Beans

Calories: 1,451
Fat: 37g
High-Carb Day: 234g
Protein: 59g
Sodium: 2,458mg

Exercise: 3 Mile Run, 1 Mile Walk, ST, and Stretching!

I NEED YOUR HELP: My family is doing a Pie Bake-Off on Thanksgiving and I need to WIN!!!!! Anyone have any fantastic pie recipes that they would be willing to share. The only rules of the contest are that there is a crust and a filling!!!!! HELP ME WIN!!!!!

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  • SUSANISTHIN34
    Congrats on home-ownership!!! Good for you for continuing to put yourself first on the list, despite the busy schedule!!!
    3852 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4400837
    Well at least you can feel good that cleaning those cabinets probably burned quite a few calories.

    3855 days ago
  • NISSANGIRL
    We had the same thing happen to us when we moved in our place, filth was everywhere! we did not see it when we looked at the house. The bathtub was thick with dirt, I don't think the man ever washed the bathtub! we gutted the whole thing and brand new fixtures now. Great job on your food choices! Hope you have an awesome Thanksgiving!
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    3857 days ago
  • ALEPEQUIJADA
    I have no pie recipes, but I hope you win!!! Have a great Thanksgiving!!!
    3857 days ago
  • COUNTING_DOWN
    I'll try to spark mail a recipe for Nutmeg-Maple Cream Pie. Awesome, but not very spark-like....but...you want to win!
    3858 days ago
  • MISSROCKABILLY
    I've got a recipe for a fantastic frozen strawberry margarita pie, although I don't know how Thanksgiving-y it would be. Let me know if you want it and I will sparkmail it to you.

    Laura
    3858 days ago
  • SMILE2HAPPINESS
    It's o.k that dinner didn't turn out like you wanted it! Have a great weekend! p.s your lunch looks really good... emoticon
    3858 days ago
  • APMAC_D
    no great pie ideas here, but I like your goals and hope you can reach them this week :)
    3858 days ago
  • LIFES_A_DANCE
    Being a vegetarian makes it really hard to get low carbs.. and I think that's my issue as well. I'm not against chicken, I just would rather not eat it.. so I'm not a full fledged vegetarian, but I'd rather eat carbs over meats.. they keep me much fuller as well.. so I'm starting to think carb cycling isn't for me, even after only 2 low carb days... It's not like it's making me drop weight quicker either.. so who knows.. I'll keep trying it out for the rest of this week, but I doubt I'm goin to lose (especially with Thanksgiving dinners Thursday, and weigh in is Friday! lol!)
    3858 days ago
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