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Thursday, April 06, 2017

Got back from a work trip with the scale up, which I expected. But, honestly, I also expected it to go back down pretty quickly once I was back home and in the swing of things. Well, it's now Thursday and the scale has refused to budge. It even crept up a bit.


I have been pretty hungry this week, so over, but close, to my calorie range. I'm going to have to buckle down and do a few low calorie days. I'm shooting for under 1300 at least today and tomorrow, and then back to 1500 for Saturday.

I find 1200-1300 calories REALLY HARD to accomplish. But I have just spent 10 minutes playing with the tracker and I've come up with today's plan and it is pretty good in my opinion.

Breakfast: Sample protein shake from RD, NutriBulleted with ice and water. (It wasn't very good, but it was only 150 calories and 12g of protein so I sucked it up.)

Snack: 1/2c grapes and a mini babybel.

Lunch: Salad and quorn nuggets.

Snack: Yogurt and granola.

Dinner: enchilada, avocado, sour cream.

Dessert: Halo Top.

Totals: 1288 calories and 21% from protein.

If I can get in the habit of planning my meals -- AND STICKING TO THE PLANS -- I can do this. I still get all my snacks and dessert which is really what matters. ;)

I was only 1.5 pounds away from the lowest I have ever been. Now I'm nearly 5 pounds away. This is going the wrong direction and I will not let it continue.

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    I let my exercise sway my calorie range, not totally but enough to let me eat in the 1500-1700 range which makes me feel better overall.
    718 days ago
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