I am not quite sure what direction this blog is going to take … I really need to learn the whole word press set up. That would help. But in the meantime, it is a place for me to put my thoughts, share my struggles and …
Stepped on the scale today for the 1st time in forever. Not good folks. I am currently at the highest weight I have ever been. I need to lose 88 lbs. Glad I did it as it forced me to take a look at the choices I have been making. You don’t put on 80 lbs in 2.5 years just because life has been throwing lemons at you regularly. I have not been eating how I need to eat, what I need to eat and when I need to eat. I am trying to keep myself accountable using the My Fitness Pal website. It has a pretty outstanding tracking program and the most comprehensive food list I have ever utilized.
I am trying to make a habit out of hitting the gym as soon as my son gets on the early bus Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. This week I was able to get Monday and Friday in. Next week, well, it will be better, but Ian is home on mid-winter break, so it won’t be my normal early morning schedule. (Maybe an hour or two later … after all I should get to enjoy the vacation, too, right?)
I have been doing just fine on my bread fast for Lent. Just not the writing about it every day part. Hopefully today’s wake up call will assist that as well.
It’s time to get serious. Diabetes runs in the family. Congestive Heart Failure runs in the family. Bad joints run in the family and mine simply can not handle the extra weight. I need to lose it so I can get back to the active me I like to be … and that means a clean diet. Within reason, within plan. I will weigh in each Friday morning and let you know what I have lost. I will try to log the food diary here. I will forgive myself for failures, but I will not give up.
February 15, 2013
|Coffee – Brewed from grounds, 2 cup (8 fl oz)||5||0g||0g||1g||0mg||9mg||0g||0g|
|Panera Bread – Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad With Dressing , 12.25 oz||440||19g||26g||34g||125mg||660mg||2g||3g|
|Mc Donald’s – Unsweetened Iced Tea – Large, 16 oz||0||1g||0g||0g||0mg||5mg||0g||0g|
|Generic – Chicken Breast Grilled Skinless, 6 oz||300||0g||6g||45g||120mg||270mg||0g||0g|
|Trader Joe’s – Trader Grotto’s – Frozen Mushroom Risotto, 0.5 cup cooked||75||14g||2g||2g||0mg||175mg||1g||0g|
|Generic – French Green Beans – Boiled, 100 g||34||8g||0g||2g||0mg||7mg||2g||3g|
|Gt’s Enlightened – Organic Raw Kombucha Multi-Green, 8 fl. oz.||35||7g||0g||1g||0mg||10mg||2g||0g|
|Fresh Attitude – Baby Romaine Lettuce, 1.25 cups or 50g||8||1g||0g||1g||0mg||20mg||1g||1g|
|Generic – 6 Grape Tomatoes, 6 grape tomatoes||20||4g||0g||2g||0mg||8mg||4g||2g|
|Best Choice – Manzilla Green Olives With Pimento, 5 olives||25||0g||3g||0g||0mg||210mg||0g||0g|
|Wegmans – Traditional Feta Cheese, 0.5 oz||30||1g||2g||3g||8mg||185mg||0g||0g|
|Generic – Onion, Red, Raw 30g, 2 g||1||0g||0g||0g||0mg||0mg||0g||0g|
|Simple Vinaigrette Dressing, 1 serving(s)||160||0g||19g||0g||0mg||142mg||0g||0g|
|Generic – Hershey’s Nuggets Milk Chocolate W Almonds, 6 pieces||300||30g||20g||6g||15mg||38mg||26g||3g|
|Kraft – Snackables Twist Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, 2 stick||120||0g||7g||10g||30mg||320mg||0g||0g|
|Lipton – Half Iced Tea Half Lemonade, 8 fl oz||50||13g||0g||0g||0mg||80mg||13g||0g|