Thursday, July 13, 2006

Thursday Trials

Balance Bar Gold Crunch - chocolate mint (210 calories)

Grilled chicken breast
1/2 stuffed baked potato (almost all of the top layer - with cheese, sour cream, chives)
1/4 spanakopita
(all from Giant's deli)

Marie Callender's Turkey Pot Pie (530 calories) - turkey, peas, carrots in sauce w/ crust...not good for you but goooood
lite cranberry juice

Estimated calories: 1,350
Calories burned: none (I was home baking and shouild have gone to the gym but chose not to...bad!)

Lesson: Not that bad of a day...must go to gym tomorrow though! Maybe over the weekend too...

I avoided going out to Ben & Jerry's after lunch - even if it was for sugar free ice cream! Probably a lot of fat anyway...

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Hump Day

Weight Control cinnamon oatmeal (160 calories - but I only ate about half of it)

Smart ones rigatoni w/ chicken & broccoli (290 calories, 6 WW points)

Cherry yogurt (100 calories)

Outback (leftover at my friend's house)
cheese fries w/ ranch (about 1/4 cup)
bloomin onion (about 10 pieces)
steak (smaller than my fist)
salad w/ blue cheese (about 1/2 the salad)

Estimated calories: 1,800
Calories burned: None (light walking, not much)

Lesson: Proud for not pigging out!

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Two Times Tuesday

Balance Bar caramel chocolate (100 calorie)

Wrapworks - Kenny's BBQ (I guess this is 700-800 calories, not sure...) - had steak, black beans, cilantro coleslaw, corn & pepper relish, BBQ sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes in a spinach wrap...I ate all but 1/4 of it...

Smart Ones Mac & Cheese (270 calories, 5 WW points)
1/2 Vitawater (50 calories per serving, 1.5 servings per bottle)

Estimated calories: 1,300 calories
Calories burned: 344
30 minutes on elliptical, 2.5 miles
I felt good about my workout today because for one, I did 1 mile in less than my usual 12 minute time, and two, I pushed myself at the end in the last 30 seconds to run the last 1/5th of a mile to hit 2.5 exactly. Go me!

Lesson: Hopefully this streak will keep...

Monday, July 10, 2006

G'day Monday

3/4 Balance Carb Well chocolate caramel bar (190 calories) - hey I didn't have time to eat the WHOLE thing

Smart ones 4 cheese pizza (390 calories, 8 WW points)

4 bagel chips (130 calories for 7)
1/2 Vitawater

1 1/2 small chicken breasts - caribbean style seasoned
1/2 c. white rice with kidney beans
sugar free lemonade (10 calories)

Estimated calories: 1,200
Calories burned: 300
5 minute warm up on treadmill
25 minutes on elliptical - 2 miles
walk across parking lot to gym (instead of parking closer haha)

Lesson: YAY good day! May every day be like this...

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Sunday Slump

1 bowl corn pops w/ skim milk (200 calories)

Dannon lite yogurt (100 calories)
carrots and dip
colby cheese stick
handful of reduced fat ruffles
lemonade vitawater (50 calories per serving)

2 small chicken breasts - caribbean style seasoned
white rice
1 piece corn on the cob
lemonade vitawater (the rest of the bottle)

Estimated calories: 1,100
Calories burned: None, except a little housework (like vacuuming)

Lesson: Not a bad day for sitting home all day when I could have been snacking...
Back to the gym tomorrow I hope!

Thursday, July 06, 2006


Balance bar (100 calories) - vanilla caramel

blackberry yoplait light (100 calories)
colby jack cheese stick

leftover citrus glaze pork
1 serving potato casserole

2 slices Digiorno supreme pizza (with most of the stuff picked off)

Estimated calories: 1,000
Calories burned: None

Lesson: Not a bad day overall...

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Food on the 4th (and then some)

Tuesday the 4th

corn pops & milk (200 calories)

1 caramel chip cookie (100 calories)

1/2 small burger
3/4 hot dog
2 servings potato casserole
tortilla chips & cheese dip
2 chocolate cupcakes
small serving fruit salad (berries, peaches)
2 diet cokes

Estimated calories: 1,800
Calories burned: None

Lesson: Didn't pig out as much as I thought I would...

Wednesday the day after

Pria bar (170 calories) - chocolate mint

2 small burgers (no bun)
1 serving potato casserole

southwest eggrolls
caesar salad
citrus glaze pork
parmesan potatoes
berry shortcake
1/4 pomegrante margarita

Estimated calories: 2,000
Calories burned: None

Lesson: Stay away from 4 course dinners!