Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Progress Report

Tuesday
Breakfast:
small piece toast w/Nutella, 1 c. orange juice, coffee w/skim milk
Late morning: 2 bites ham as I made these muffins. Made some 1-bite mini-muffins with leftover batter ~ ate two.
Lunch: small serving Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, 1/2 c. skim milk
Afternoon: 2 mugs tea w/honey, handful homemade croutons, 4 soda crackers, 2 slices cheddar
Supper: 1 serving Shepherd's Pie (loaded with peas, carrots, onions, and mushrooms), 1 c. ice tea
Evening: 1 c. ice tea, nacho chips w/homemade guacamole

Wednesday
Breakfast: 1 slice toast w/margarine & Nutella, 1 c. orange juice, coffee w/skim milk
2.25 mi/3.6 km: 30 min
(1/8-mile warm-up, four intervals jogging 1/4-mile and walking 1/4-mile, 1/8-mile cool-down)
Early Lunch: two Maple Bacon Muffins w/a little margarine, 2 thin slices cheddar, 1 c. skim milk
Afternoon: large Tim Horton's coffee w/two creams (rrrrrolled up the rrrim and didn't win, dang it)
Supper (meatless!): one serving Santa Fe Beans & Rice, three fried 6" corn tortillas, two large servings raw cucumber slices
Dancin' with the girls: 15 min
Whew. Who knew Go Fish kids' tunes were such a work-out?!
Evening: 1 mug green tea, 4 Mexican Crinkle cookies

Thursday
200 Sit-ups Challenge: 15 min
(200 in 5 sets, woo-hoo! You'd think I'd be done, right? WRONG! They want you to be able to do a combined total of about 368 in 9 sets by the end of the challenge!! Sheesh.)
Breakfast: 2 Maple Bacon Muffins, coffee w/skim milk
Mid-Morning: two slices toast (both with margarine; one with honey, too.), 1 c. skim milk
Lunch: small leftover helping Shepherd's Pie (Fidget ate very little of her lunch yesterday, it seems!), 2 c. skim milk, SIX Mexican Crinkles

TOM must be just around the corner because I can't seem to cram enough food into my pie-hole! I apologize if that's TMI, but it would certainly explain things...

Supper: two servings Lemon Tuna Spaghetti, one large serving cooked peas, 1-1/2 c. ice tea
Evening (had a friend over for coffee): 1 apple oatmeal muffin, 2 mugs green tea (one w/honey; one without)
Later evening: 1 c. skim milk, two handfuls soda crackers

Wow. I have been rotten today.

Friday
Breakfast: 1 slice toast w/margarine & Nutella, 1 c. skim milk (some in my coffee)
3.25 mi/5.2 km: 50 min
(1/8-mile warm-up and cool-down, SIX intervals of jogging/walking alternately each quarter-mile. Not nearly as torturous as I expected it to be!!)
Lunch: small toast crust w/margarine, 1 slice cheddar, and a chunk of red pepper; 2 stalks celery w/peanut butter; 1 c. V8 Splash
Afternoon: 1 thin slice cheddar, 3 soda crackers
Supper: 1 chunk farmer sausage, 8 cheddar & potato perogies w/fat-free sour cream, 1-1/2 c. ice tea, and a large cereal bowl of popcorn for dessert!
Evening: 1 large bowl Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal w/skim milk, 2 c. skim milk, SIX Mexican Crinkles!!

Dang. I did SO well until the girls went to bed, and then.... Crud.

Saturday
200 Sit-ups Challenge: 10 min
(Week 5, Day 1 ~ 219 in 5 sets. Ooof.)
Morning: coffee w/skim milk
Early lunch: 1 mug hot chocolate (made mostly w/skim milk, but a little leftover coffee, too), 1 sausage & egg sandwich on a hamburger bun w/margarine and a slice of process cheese, 1 c. V8 Splash
2.5 miles/4 km: 30 min
(the girls and I went for our first bike ride of the year! It was a
memorable one!!)
Afternoon: 1 slice cheddar, 1 Maple Bacon Muffin w/margarine
Supper: half of a small serving of leftover Santa Fe Beans & Rice, half a large cucumber (hubby was coming home unexpectedly and I planned to eat with him once the girls were in bed, but I was hungry at my normal supper time!)
2nd supper: 1/4 small deluxe pepperoni pizza w/some parm cheese, 1 c. ice tea, 6 TimBits

Sunday
Breakfast: 1 slice toast w/margarine & Nutella, 1 c. skim milk (some in my coffee)
Lunch: small serving leftover Cordon Bleu Casserole Supreme, 1 slice bread w/margarine & homamade saskatoon jam
3.25 miles: 50 min
(1/8-mile warm-up and cool-down, 6 intervals of jogging/walking alternately each quarter-mile.)

Supper: 1 c. Lemon Chicken Soup, 1 slice cheese toast, 1 c. ice tea
Evening: 1 handful plain ripple chips, 1 c. skim milk, 3 Mexican Crinkles

Dang it. That's it, those cookies are going back into the basement freezer!!!

Monday
200 Sit-ups Challenge: 20 min
(Week 5, Day 2 ~ 242 in 9 sets)

Breakfast: 1 slice toast w/margarine & Nutella, 1 c. skim milk (some in my coffee)
3.25 miles: 55 min
(walked)
Lunch: 1 leftover homemade egg mcmuffin, 1 c. V8 Splash
Supper: 2 servings fried fish, 1 large serving Crispy Potato Cubes w/fat-free sour cream, 1 large serving tossed salad w/dressing, 2 c. ice tea, 1 small ice cream sandwich

Well, it's definitely a TOM week. The voracious appetite and water retention are going to kill me at weigh-in tomorrow, but thank goodness, the exercise has been really good this week!

Total exercise time: 4 hr, 35 min (avg: 39 min/day)
Average Exercise Level: Moderate/heavy


St. Patty's Corned Beef Sandwich

1 comment:

Brooke said...

i'm with ya on the TOM bloat.

gonna go check out the santa fe beans and rice recipe