Archives For June 2015

Yesterday was an interesting day, and it’s going to be an interesting week as well. We are having our floors redone, and basically we have to be out of the house every day at 9:00 am, then we can return at 9:00 pm to tip toe in socks to the stairs and go up to the bedroom.

My morning started off with a trip to Doggie Day Care (the dogs obviously can’t be around for the week either) for both of my dogs. Before leaving the house, I stepped in pee in my closet. I could tell it was from Tucker because it was all over the place, and Mishka only pees in a small spot, and that only happens when she is sick, which she is not. I cussed a lot and cleaned up the pee.

On the way to Doggie Day Care (How did I live without this place??), Mishka was a shaking, nervous wreck and pooped in the car beside me, which I did not know anything about until I reached over to get the leash, and put my finger in poop.

When I grabbed the leash, I got poop on the leash. I drove home with the poop in the car on the blanket in the passengers seat (because I really wasn’t sure what else to do with it) and poop on my finger. 

After I got all cleaned up, the floor people showed up, and I pretended like I’d had an absolutely glorious morning. After all, I’m getting new floors!! Well, a new color anyhow.

I then left for the car wash and a slew of other errands. As I pulled out of my neighborhood, I spilled my coffee in my car. I had one napkin in the trunk to sop it up with. I do prefer the smell of coffee over poop! It was truly a great morning.

I have no idea what we will be eating all week long. The grocery store is super close, so maybe we’ll camp out there. They have a living room with cozy chairs and a TV and everything!

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Side-note: Does anyone else think it’s weird to have a group of complete strangers wandering around in your home and you can’t be there??? I just think it’s weird. I don’t like it.

 

I didn’t work yesterday, so I spent the day running as many errands as possible. 

I’ve been having a lot of computer issues, and I knew that when I got things working last week, that it was a temporary fix. After a little research and me pulling my head out of my butt yesterday, I’ve figured some more things out. You guys, learning can be exhausting.

I didn’t walk until about 5:00 pm, and I thought it was going to be super hot, but it actually wasn’t so bad out. I got 5 Miles in, and I have 5 miles to go today to finish my 125 Mile Challenge.

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After my walk, I went to the grocery store to make myself some dinner. It was almost 7:30, and I ate lunch (California Rolls at 11 PointsPlus, and not very filling) at 11:30. I didn’t have any snacks, except for a nonfat latte, and I was way beyond hungry. I had my salad all planned out, only to discover they were out of the grilled chicken that I eat from the salad bar. I made a salad anyhow, and a bowl of fruit. I went over to the grill part of the store to look for some chicken. I ordered a Black Bean Burger instead, but they were out. I ordered a sandwich, that is basically a Philly, but with chicken. I thought I could eat the chicken and peppers. Yep. I ate the entire sandwich, (minus 1/4 of the bun) AND my salad….AND my fruit. I was stuffed and irritated with myself.

I’ve now used all of my extra Weekly 49 Points, AND 1 of my exercise points. This will be a “maintain” week for sure.

Have an AWESOME day!

Here are yesterday’s eats……

 

Breakfast – 6 PPV

Un-pictured Shredded Wheat with skim milk.

Lunch – 11 PPV

California Roll at the grocery store. First bad decision of the day. I grabbed them before looking up the points, and I was basically hungry all afternoon.

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Snack – 3 PPV

Nonfat Latte while killing time at the coffee shop. Yesterday I deleted 20,543 photo’s from my Trash folder. You know what? That fixed a LOT of computer issues I was having. I did NOT know that the photo’s had their own “Trash” folder. What a dummy.

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Dinner – 15 PPV

Salad, Cantaloupe and Watermelon, Sandwich

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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 = 6

Lunch = 11

Snack = 3

Dinner = 15

Total = 35

 

Exercise = Walked 5 miles

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 6

Activity Points Earned This Week = 18

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 17

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 70

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = -1

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

 

This is sooooo me……

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

I haven’t been here to blog for three day’s, so I have lots to say. 

On Friday morning, my daughter and her boyfriend came in town for a super quick visit. I picked them up at the airport early Friday morning, then drove them back to the airport on Saturday afternoon. It was quick, but we fit a lot in and had a great time!

They both work for Southwest Airlines, and employee’s fly for free! So…yay me! I get to see my kiddo a lot and I love it!

Seriously….I think they are super cute together!

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Tess, Manuel and I had lunch with some friends on Friday, then Mike joined us and we all went to dinner with our son and daughter-in-law, Jake and Jordan. Tess is gradually introducing Manuel to the family, (trying not to overwhelm him) and Jake and Jordan didn’t get the chance to meet him the last time they came in town.

After dinner, we all hit the new arcade down on the Boulevard. I loved it! it’s 21 and over only, and all games are a quarter. I still suck at Asteroids, but we had a good time playing. The best part of the evening for me was the six of us playing Jenga together! Girls against Boys. I can’t remember who won. Doesn’t matter. Jordan does love the camera.

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And who loves a Photo Booth? I do! I do!

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I basically took selfies all night long. Who needs a selfie stick for a group photo? Not me.

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Saturday morning, we had breakfast with Grandma and Grandpa (Mike’s parents). Tess was super excited to introduce Manuel to even more of the family. They all hit it off just like I knew they would.

After breakfast, we headed to my dad’s house to see if we could catch him for a quick introduction and visit and we did! As usual, he was outside in his overall’s, working on his latest project. He was happy we stopped by and Manuel genuinely seemed to enjoy his quick tour and his stories. There’s a lot to look at at my dad’s house, and…..he has a lot of stories. 

It was a great visit, then they were back off to Dallas.

Saturday night was a quiet one at home.

Sunday, after getting in a nice long walk, Mike and I went to a birthday party. Happy 7th Birthday to one of our grandsons, Alex!

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Sunday evening we had a few things we had to do at the house, then decided a patio and a beer sounded good, so we went out to dinner and discovered Traveler’s Lemon Shandy. Uh….yum.

The last three days have been full, and they have been fun. While I’m super happy with my 125 Mile Challenge and MOST of my food choices, I am drinking too often.

Tuesday is the last day of my 5 Week Challenge of walking and eating a majority of my food from the Weight Watcher’s Simply Filling Food List. I feel great and I feel healthy, but I started this challenge at 176, and 5 weeks later, here I am at my bodies favorite weight, 172. I know that if I would have really limited my alcohol intake, I would be in the 160’s for certain.

Now, I just have to decide how badly I want that, and what I am willing to do to get there.

I do like to challenge myself. I’ve discovered that a challenge keeps life interesting. I’ll have an answer tomorrow on that.

 

Only 10 miles and 2 days left on my 5 Weeks – 125 Miles.

This is my Instagram post from Sunday.

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Without a lot of detail, here are the last three days of eats…….

Friday – Day 31

Breakfast, Fruit and Yogurt Parfait.

Lunch, Salmon Salad.

Dinner, I shared this plate of Mahi Mahi taco’s with my daughter.

We drank a lot, but I’m fairly certain that I counted all of it.

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Saturday – Day 32

Breakfast, Egg Taco’s on Corn Tortilla’s. I forgot to say no cheese, so I scraped it all off to the side of my plate. I also had a nonfat latte.

Lunch, Quinoa, Chicken, Salsa, Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge

Dinner, small side salad and fruit.

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Sunday – Day 33

Breakfast, fruit and yogurt parfait.

Lunch, turkey hot dog, fruit, chips, tomato mozzarella salad, baked beans.

Dinner, One gigantic beer, grilled chicken tenders, carrots.

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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

 

Exercise = Friday – None, Saturday – Walked 4 Miles, Sunday – Walked 6 Miles

Activity Points Earned for the Two Day’s = 12

Activity Points Earned This Week = 12

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 12

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 80-100 each day

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 8

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a major work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

 

I’ve got some thinking to do………

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

Guess who greeted me when I opened the garage door yesterday morning to head out for my walk? Yep. The foxes are still around. I stood in my driveway and watched this fox walk all the way down my street….on the sidewalk….with his breakfast just dangling out of his mouth. I kept expecting him to dart into a storm drain, or run across the street. Nope. He was just out for a morning walk down the sidewalk, just like me.

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We worked the food truck yesterday. You guys….it is super HAWT in there, but I’m all smiles handing out yummy food to happy people.

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Thursday was a much better food and drink day for me than Wednesday was. I’ve eaten almost all of my 49 extra points this week, so I’m expecting to stay the same at the scale this week.

This next week and a half is super full of socializing. On the calendar is a birthday party, a wedding, a girls dinner, and an engagement party. I need to come up with a plan for how I am going to successfully manage all of the food and drinks that will be in front of me over these next several days.

And….we are having our floors redone next week, so we are boarding the dogs and we will be eating every meal out, Monday through Friday. Now THAT is going to be a challenge.

I’ve got some planning to do.

 

It’s 6:00 am and I’m headed to the airport soon to pick up my daughter, Tess, and her boyfriend, Manuel.They are coming in from Dallas for a short weekend visit. They go home Saturday afternoon. We have a full day planned today, and breakfast plans with grandma and grandpa tomorrow morning. We will not be eating BBQ and drinking beer all weekend like we did the last time they came for a visit, but we will be having a good time.

I will get my walking in, and I will go to Yoga Saturday morning. 

A girls gotta do what a girls gotta do. Right?

Have a great weekend!

Here are yesterday’s eats…….

Breakfast – 7 PPV

Peanut Butter Pancake topped with 1 T. Almond Butter, 1 tsp. Honey and 1/2 sliced banana and a Frothy Coffee.

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Lunch – 8 PPV

Bahn Mi Bowl at the Food Truck. Pulled Pork, Carrots, Cucumbers, Cilantro, Jalapeño’s and Sauce.

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Dinner – 10 PPV

Quinoa, Grilled Chicken, Slivered Almonds, Dried Cherries, Feta and Balsamic Glaze (found in the salad dressing aisle). I bought some cooked chicken at Trader Joe’s, and I had everything else at home, so dinner was a cinch! 

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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 = 7

Lunch = 8

Dinner = 10

Total = 25

 

Exercise = Walked 5 Miles

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 6

Activity Points Earned This Week = 48

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 48

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 5

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

 

This made me giggle. You are all Fabulous!

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

It was a super busy Wednesday with a little Food Truck fun, followed by a jazzercise class, then an evening with my Bookclub girls poolside. I had a really great evening sitting around the pool with the girls, but I ate and drank way more than I should have. The girls made a yummy drink with White Wine, Limoncello and Sprite Zero, and it was going down really well. There were two delicious dips, and my mistake was not eating dinner before I went, and then standing around the food instead of making a small plate and walking away. 

Egads…….

Here are yesterday’s eats…..

Breakfast – 7 PPV

Blueberry Pancakes, 1/2 Banana with 1 T. Almond Butter, Frothy Coffee

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Lunch – 7 PPV

Tuna mixed with 1 T. Dill Pickle Relish, 1 T Mustard, 1/4 C shredded carrots, 1/2 chopped Apple in Lettuce Leaves, Carrots with Hummus and Feta. Apple Slices. I ate the entire large can of tuna, but it was a lot of protein and only 5 PointsPlus for the tuna. This was a really yummy lunch!

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Dinner – 32? Guessing is better than not knowing at all.

I found this little palm tree idea on Pinterest, and thought it was super cute. I could NOT get the green pepper to stay on top of the carrot, so I super glued it! 🙂 I wanted to take something fun to bookclub. No women were harmed by the super glue.

While there, I drank a yummy drink made with White Wine, Limoncello and diet Sprite. I also had Fruit, too many Crackers and too much Dip, and a handful of Peanut M&M’s. I felt like crap when I woke up Thursday morning. My ankles were puffy and I was bloated.

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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 = 7

Lunch = 5 

Dinner = 32

Total = 44

 

Exercise = Jazzercise

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 5

Activity Points Earned This Week = 42

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 42

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 5

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

I ate and drank too much, and I stayed up too late…..but I really had a great evening!

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

I walked 6 miles yesterday morning and hit the 100 mile mark in my challenge. Whoop Whoop!!

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My plans for the day were cancelled yesterday, and with so many full day’s coming up over the next week and a half, I decided to do a lot of nothing, and it was awesome!

Here are the day’s eats……

Breakfast – 6 PPV

2/3 C Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Vanilla Stevia drops and Cinnamon, topped with Strawberries, Blueberries, Banana slices and 1 T. of Granola, 4 scrambled Egg Whites, and Toast with 1/8th of an avocado, smashed with lime juice and sea salt.

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Lunch – 7 PPV

One piece of leftover Zucchini Lasagna from the Skinnytaste Cookbook. It’s all gone now. 🙁

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Snack – 2 PPV

Fruit Kabob’s with Dark Chocolate Drizzle and raw unsweetened coconut. I’m going to bookclub tonight and taking an appetizer. Guess what I’m taking?? 🙂

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Dinner – 10 PPV

Grocery Store Salad Bar….my usual. Greens, carrots, broccoli slaw, bell peppers, cucumbers, 3 bean salad, Macaroni salad and grilled chicken.

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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 = 6

Lunch = 7

Snack = 2

Dinner = 10

Total = 25

 

Exercise = Walked 6 miles

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 7

Activity Points Earned This Week = 37

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 37

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 23

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

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

In the exercise department, I had a great day yesterday. I got a few miles in yesterday morning and I went to a Jazzercise class in the afternoon.

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My morning started off so well. Before my walk, I ate an early and light breakfast. Maybe too early and maybe too light.

Sometime after I ate my lunch, I was thinking about the lasagne in the refrigerator that I made late on Sunday night. Mike and I had shared a piece and I knew it was delicious. I wished that I had just had some of that for lunch instead of the omelet that I ate. While I was thinking about the lasagne, and trying not to eat it, I ate part of a leftover biscuit from Father’s Day with a little honey on it. Then I ate a few raw almonds. Then I ate a few Chocolate covered almonds and put the rest of those down the garbage disposal. Then I ate a piece of lasagna. I had decided that I wouldn’t have any for dinner. Then I had it for dinner anyhow.

Ug. I’m still actually in a pretty good place as far as my points go, but that was not at all what I had planned for the day!

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Here are yesterday’s eats…….

Breakfast – 2 PPV

Banana and Blueberries with 2 tsp of melted Almond Butter drizzled on top, Black Coffee. 

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Early Lunch (11:00 ish)  – 4 PPV

5 Egg White Omelet, 1 Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge, 1/8 Smashed Avocado, Salsa

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Snacks – 17 PPV

Un-Pictured  biscuit and honey, raw almonds, Chocolate Covered Almonds, lasagne.

 

Dinner – 9 PPV

No Noodle, Zucchini Lasagna from SkinnyTaste and a Salad. The only thing that I do NOT like about this lasagne, it’s hard to only eat one serving. This was sooooo good! The recipe makes 8 servings. One serving = 7 PointsPlus.

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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 = 2

Lunch = 4

Snacks = 17

Dinner = 9

Total = 32

 

Exercise = Walked 3 Miles, Jazzercise Class

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 9

Activity Points Earned This Week = 30

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 30

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 23

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

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

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I got in lots of activity and enjoyed the weekend with family and friends.

Saturday morning…7:00 am, walked the dogs for 1 mile, followed with Hot Yoga at 8:00 am. I mowed and trimmed the lawn and trimmed a few bushes by 10:30. I used my App while mowing and determined I actually walk just over 1 mile while mowing, so I’m including that in my Walking Challenge. I walked another 3 miles after mowing. bringing my total for the day to 5 miles. It felt great to get all of that activity in before noon. It was a great day earning lots of activity points.

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Sunday morning at 7:00 am, was a walk/run with Tucker and Mike. The three of us made a really good team getting in lots of spurts of running along the way. I am loving having these two go with me!

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Here are Saturday’s eats……

Breakfast – 4 PPV

Toast with 1/8th Smashed Avocado, Egg, Fruit, Black Coffee

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Lunch – 8 PPV

Leftover Spicy Black Bean Burger and Salad

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Snack – 7 PPV

Un-Pictured Two Light Beers at a friends house.

Dinner – 4 PPV

We ordered Chinese Take out, and mine tasted disgusting. I decided I really wasn’t hungry anyhow so I drank a beer at a friends while we watched the last two innings of the Royals game. Nice, huh?  🙂

Breakfast = 4

Lunch = 8

Snack = 7

Dinner? = 4

Total = 23

 

Here are Sunday’s eats…

Breakfast – 14 PPV

I had my dad and stepmom over for Father’s Day Brunch, and I made a big Skillet with Turkey Sausage, Eggs, Potatoes and Cheese. My dad’s only request was biscuits and Orange Marmalade. He’s a simple guy. I made Yogurt Parfait’s too, (with my Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt and Vanila Stevia drops and Cinnamon) and everyone loved them!

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Lunch – 21 PPV

We went to my In-Laws for lunch, and she makes the best brisket and pies! Brisket, Potato Salad, Fruit, Salad and……….

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…..a Sliver each of Apple Pie and Banana Cream Pie with Cool Whip, Coffee

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Dinner – 11 PPV

I wasn’t even going to cook, but I’ve had the ingredients for this Zucchini Noodle Lasagna for over 4 days. I really wanted to make it and I was in the mood to cook. I opened a bottle of wine, and got busy in the kitchen. Mike was watching golf and napping on the couch, and I was cooking and having wine. I was in heaven. There were several steps and it wasn’t ready to eat until about 8:30. We really weren’t hungry, so we had a little wine together on the deck and shared a slice of this awesome No Pasta, Zucchini Lasagna from my SkinnyTaste cookbook.

Guess what’s for dinner tonight???

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Breakfast = 14

Lunch = 21

Dinner = 11

Total = 46

 

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

 

Exercise = The last two days…..One Hot Yoga Class, Walked 9 Miles

Activity Points Earned for the Two Days = 17

Activity Points Earned This Week = 21

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 21

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 29

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

 

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

 

After a short conversation with the Apple Tech Support guy and a not so short session by myself deleting over 5000 pictures of eggs, sweet potatoes and avocado’s, my computer is back up and running. I’m feeling like it’s a temporary fix due to a few other issues I seem to be having. There is also a variety of messages that keep popping up. For now, I get to tell you what I ate yesterday and how far I walked. Lucky you, huh?

Before I talk food and walks, my new neighbors, the foxes, are still around. I called Animal Control AND Kansas Wildlife Rescue, and both of them told me that there is nothing that can be done, and that the three foxes are likely a mother and two pups, and will probably be gone in a week or two. They did recommend supervising my dogs while they are outside, which I actually figured out all by myself. I don’t think anyone in the neighborhood is afraid of them, and they are cute to watch, but they are an inconvenience and I will be happy when the little cuties move out of the next door neighbors backyard.

Lets talk walks……

Mike has been walking in the evenings, and I really like being able to join him and walk together. It’s good for us to have time together away from our phones, computers, TV’s and all the other gadgets we tend to get lost in. We actually….you know…..talk about stuff. Oh, and Tucker likes to go too.

Strut your stuff, dude.

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I went to my WW meeting yesterday morning, My body is loving 172. (My goal weight is 160, and I haven’t been there in about a year and a half.)

When I started my 5 week challenge, I was at 176. I am hoping to be at 169 by the end of my 5 Week Challenge. During my 5 Week Challenge, I am walking 125 Miles, getting in some Jazzercise classes and Yoga classes, and I’m focusing on the Simply Filling foods list from Weight Watchers. If you are not a WW member, that basically means….Fruits and Veggies…Lean Meats…Whole Grains…Fat Free Dairy…Healthy Fats. I’m eating a few things that are not on the list, but I’m trying to limit those items.

Here is yesterday’s weigh in results. Now….to get below 172!

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Here are yesterday’s eats……

Breakfast – 6 PPV

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8 oz Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt, Vanilla Stevia Drops, Cinnamon, Kiwi, Strawberries and a Banana along with a Grande Nonfat Latte.

Lunch – 6 PPV

Leftover Spicy Black Bean Burger. For dinner the night before, this was an 8 PointsPlus burger, but for my lunch yesterday I skipped on the light mayo, and only used half of the avocado. Still super tasty! Grapes and Carrots for my sides.

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Snack – 0 PPV

One of my favorite fruits, and perfectly ripe.

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Dinner – 12 PPV

Grocery Store Salad Bar…A variety of Greens, Shredded Carrots, Broccoli Slaw, Bell Peppers, Grilled Chicken (3), 3 Bean Salad (5), Macaroni Salad (4). I guesstimate when I make this salad, but I feel like it is fairly accurate. I bring it home and chop it all up so I can get a little taste of everything in each bite.

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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 = 6

Lunch = 6

Snack = 0

Dinner = 12

Total = 24

 

Exercise = Walked 3 Miles

Activity Points Earned for the Day = 4

Activity Points Earned This Week = 4

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 4

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 60…Boooo Hiss Hiss

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 49…Yippee!

 

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

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

Due to limited time, due to computer issues, due to me not knowing much about computers, due to my lack of patience in learning, I’m keeping this post short. 🙂

I registered for 5K number three for the year. My goal is to do 6. Yay me. Whoo Whoo!

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I’m getting my miles in AND….I went to Jazzercise on Thursday night.

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I had a great day on Wednesday, but my food plan did not go as planned. This cutie, Nina, is leaving the food truck to go to Norway for a year, maybe longer, and this was her last day working with us, so we had a little Sangria fun after work.

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Here are Wednesday’s eats…..

Pre-Breakfast – 1 PPV

Frothy Coffee

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Breakfast – 4 PPV 

2 oz Cooked and Smashed Sweet Potato, one egg, fruit

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Lunch – 3 PPV

Fruit and 8 oz Greek Nonfat Plain Yogurt

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Drinks – 14 PPV

Sangria and a beer! What the ????????

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Dinner – 5 PPV

Two Corn Tortilla’s with one Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge, Shredded Carrots and chopped avocado. Not too shabby.

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Breakfast = 5

Lunch = 3

Drinks = 14

Dinner = 5

Total = 27

 

Here are Thursday’s eats…

Breakfast – 2 PPV

6 oz Greek Nonfat Plain Yogurt, Peaches. That’s all the yogurt I had left. Loving this stuff.

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Lunch – 5 PPV

Scrambled Egg Whites, 2 oz. Potato, 1/4 Smashed Avocado, Salsa

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Snack – 5 PPV

Leftover Shredded Chicken with 1 T Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt mixed in to make it creamy, with a few shredded carrots mixed in, topped with 1 T yogurt and all tstuffed into a bell pepper. Carrots on the side.

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Dinner – 13 PPV

More fun from my SkinnyTaste Cookbook. I made the Spicy Black Bean Burger and Sweet Potato Fries. Deeelish, as always from her cookbook.

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Breakfast = 2

Lunch = 5

Snack = 5

Dinner = 13

Total = 25

 

Exercise = Walked 8.5 miles the last two days and 1 Jazzercise Class

Activity Points Earned for the Day’s = 15

Activity Points Earned This Week = 35

Activity Points Remaining This Week = 31

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

Remaining points from my 49 Points Allowance = 0

This is What I Will Accomplish in 2015

I will choose one occasion per month for Social Drinking (um…this is a work in progress)
I will go no more than two days in a row without exercise.
I will track every single day for the entire year. No matter what.
I will RUN in a minimum of six 5K’s. Two down, four to go!

 

Sorry for the short and boring post!

Have a great weekend!

Happy-Friday-2
“love the life you live, live the life you love”

Computer issues

June 19, 2015

Headed to the Apple Store today. 

Hope to post later today.

🙁