Party Day!

February 5, 2015

I’m limited on time, so I’ll spare you all of the details of all of the thoughts of food and drink that I had in my head all day long yesterday!

I was hosting a jewelry party, and I had healthy snacks planned, and I was stocked up on Beer and Wine.

I started my day with a 30 minute Core Yoga class, followed by a 60 minute (standard) Yoga class, followed by a 75 minutes Stretch Yoga class.

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I drank lots of water throughout the day.

If you read my blog regularly, then you know that I gave up alcohol for the month of January in an extra effort to get the scale going in the downward direction. It’s working for me..

At 6:00 pm yesterday, I could no longer stand the thought of the unopened bottles of wine on my counter top, so I opened a bottle. I poured a 6 ounce glass. I swirled it and I put my nose in the glass and inhaled. It was a beautiful thing. I took a sip. I took another sip. And then I simply sipped on that one glass of wine for the rest of the night. I filled up my water bottle several times throughout the rest of the evening.

It felt like a huge accomplishment.

I did snack all night long on too many almonds, and likely too many baked chips and guac. I am giving myself a good guess on just how many points I ate. The scale is cooperating with me this week, and I really don’t want to mess it up.

I won’t be able to go to my meeting on Friday morning, but I will be going on Saturday, and I’m hoping for at least a one pound loss, but more would be great!

Here are yesterday’s eats, with a guess as best as I can for the evening.

 

Breakfast

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

 Frothy Coffee

6 PPV

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Lunch

93% Lean Ground Turkey cooked with Garlic and Onion.

I then added Bell Peppers, Zucchini, 1 can of Fire Roasted Tomatoes.

Topped with Parmesan Cheese

8 PPV

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Snack

Smoothie

1 C. Almond Milk, 1 C Frozen Blueberries

1/2 Frozen Banana, 1 packet Raw Stevia

Topped with a little Homemade Granola

2 PPV

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Party Food

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Too Many…..Raw Almonds, Veggies, Hummus, Baked Chips, Guacamole

Chunky Monkey Cookies

Red Wine 

25 PPV

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Weight Watcher’s Points Plus

I can eat 26 PPV a day.

I can earn Activity Points by doing exercise, and eat them if I choose.

I have an allowance of 49 extra points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

I should drink a minimum of 6 (8 oz) glasses of water each day.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = Oatmeal, Frothy Coffee (6)

Lunch =  Turkey Bowl (8)

Snack = Smoothie (2)

Party Snacks = Almonds, Chips, Guac, Veggies, Hummus (25)

Total = 41

Exercise = 3 Yoga Classes

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 8

Activity Points Earned This Week = 18

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 14

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 32

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

  1. I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking
  2. I will go no more than two days in a row without some sort of exercise. (unless I’m sick)
  3. I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what. I’ll track if I eat 26 points, I’ll track if I eat 76 points.
  4. I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s

 

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“love the life you live, live the life you love”

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