Wednesday, June 26, 2013

What I Ate and Weigh In Wednesday

Happy Wednesday friends!  We have made it halfway through the week.  Thank goodness.  I do look forward to my weekends.

This is my first time participating in What I Ate Wednesday!  Let's get right to recapping the eats with breakfast; egg whites, low fat cottage cheese, and watermelon.

3 weight watchers points plus

I made a shake to take with me to work for a morning snack, but I only got to drink half of it.

1 WW points plus

This is a super simple shake: 5 ice cubes, 1 frozen banana, 1 cup of unsweetened chocolate almond milk...blend. Yum.

Lunch was a bit of a challenge.  It was one of those ordered in work lunches, which can always be trouble.  Luckily I got to pick what they ordered for me, so I chose a Caesar salad with grilled chicken - dressing on the side.

20 WW points plus

Okay, let's talk about a win, there were chips in the box as well that I did not eat.  There was also a cookie...a chocolate chip one.  It was delicious.  Another win?  I recorded it.

My afternoon snack was a small V8 and some Terra chips.

5 WW points plus

It was grocery store night at our house, so dinner was kind of random.  I had light egg salad (made with nonfat Greek yogurt and Dijon mustard) and left over roasted broccoli.

8 WW points plus

It was an interesting combination, but it was tasty and got the job done.  I finished the day on plan with my weight watchers points.  Happy dance.

Now for my weigh in.  I gained .3 this week.

I did a little ranting yesterday about water and bloating, if you care to hear about it.  In short it is that time of the month for me and I usually run from the scale at this time.  I am trying to stay positive about the .3 gain and look forward to possibly hitting the 10 lb mark next week.


The non-scale victory?  I squeezed in a workout before the grocery store last night, despite feeling lazy and unmotivated.  Go me.  Today I feel much better!

I hope you have a great day!!

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  1. You were on point with your meals yesterday! Fantastic! AND all of your meals looked yummy. That's important too.hehe ;)
    I'm like you, I tend to run for the hills when it comes to TOM and the scale. I bloat up like nobody's business. A .3lb gain is great! I usually gain even up 3lbs during that time. Congrats on squeezing in that workout before store. That's how winners do!

    1. Thanks Veronica!! The support is so appreciated and motivating!

  2. Great job getting a workout in! I sometimes have a hard time getting my butt out the door but I feel tons better after I get it done :) no one ever regrets a workout AFTER one right?

    Great job tracking your food intake!

    1. No, no one ever regrets a workout! Thank you!

  3. I wouldn't worry about 0.3lb. My weight can fluctate a pound or two between days, depending on what I ate the night before, how my tummy is feeling, ToTM. I'm sure you'll see a great loss next week.

    1. I keep telling myself not to worry...but I was so close to 10 lbs and so excited to see it on the scale. There is always next week! I need to try and celebrate non-scale victories more. :)

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  5. The first 10 pounds shows how receptive you are to losing even more weight. You're off to a great start! Wonderful!

    I'll be cheering you two on! :D

    :-) Marion