Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Results of Unplugging and a Weigh-in

This has been a hard week since I put limits on my personal Internet time. I use a stop watch to clock every minute. I haven't gone over the hour total per day, but so far, it's been difficult. It's made me prioritize, keep my thoughts organized and type more quickly LOL  I do have tons more time to fill in the evenings with productive activity like cleaning, organizing, reading and food prep for the next day. It's all good :)

On the exercise front, it has helped that the weather's warmed up here. Everything's melting and it feels like Spring might just be around the corner. Since the sidewalks are now pretty well clear, I've started walking part of the way home from work. I do have more time in the evenings for being active. Following along the best I can to a 40 minute strength training or Jillian Michaels DVD (the sound is on mute because I can't stand her raised voice, her podcasts are fine though) followed by 25 minutes of  T'ai Chi.

On food, the house is packed with healthy food, no junk, no crap. I still have trouble with portions at suppertime. By the time I step inside after work, I'm ravenous. Looking over my food journals, and after doing some calculations, I'm not getting enough protein during the day. I'm looking at ways to get more in without eating nuts, which are triggering for me right now. I also have to remember to rehydrate after walking part of the way home.

Weight is 192.8lbs 
Slightly up from last week. I was hoping for a 1 or 2lb loss. I can't let the scale get me down, rather, I have to keep being consistent with the plan I've laid out. Drowning my disappointment in a bag of chips will get me nowhere... just fatter.


  1. Well, I'm sorry. Try eggs for more protein. :: hugs ::

  2. More lean protein!!!! Keeps you fuller and satisfied longer:)

  3. Protein is super important! Without it, I feel RAVENOUS, even if my stomach is technically full - eggs, cottage cheese, chicken sausages, and more are part of my day every day!

  4. Thanks for the tips ladies! It worked :)
    Eggs and fruit for breakfast, chicken and veggies for lunch, 1/2 can tuna and a few baby carrots for a late afternoon snack, and chicken and veggies for supper (smaller portion than lunch) and an apple. Satisfied, not overflowing before bedtime :)