Give your best regardless of who is watching. That is what I read today in my personal development. I am being as honest as I can on this blog on what I eat and it is definitely not ‘my best’ Bleh. Here it is in it’s full glory.
Coffee w/creamer (almond milk) 2
Vanilla super foods shake with spinach, almond butter and blueberries.
Work coffee with almond milk, two.
1 and 1/2 ounces of chocolate covered almonds.
Lunch: kale salad with poppy seed dressing and four little tomatoes. 1 cup of pasta from last night. Giant pretzel with cheese dip. Five large Fritos with salsa #thanksscott
One cup of decaf coffee with almond milk.
Get home. I have the CHOICE to eat healthy OR stuff my face since I have to fast for blood work and my infusion tomorrow. I opt for stuffing my face.
This is how dinner played out: Smartfood white cheddar popcorn; one serving. Two cheese crisps. One Angry Orchard hard cider. Two Welches fruit snacks.
My excuses have been the stress and anxiety of my upcoming appointment tomorrow. So the question lies; will I stop eating like this AFTER the weigh in and blood work and infusion tomorrow? I guess we will know soon enough.
I did get my yoga in today and 150 ounces of water.
I am tired. I am sure you are tired hearing me tell you just how tired I am all the time. I am tired of it too. Looking forward to tomorrow because that means I get to sleep in on Thursday. Woo hoo I have big Thanksgiving plans, sleeping in. (:
Anyway here is the breakdown today:
Breakfast: coffee with maple flavored almond milk creamer. 3 cups. (one was decaf) One cafe latte superfoods shake with 1 cup spinach and 1/2 cup frozen blueberries. Added a dash of turmeric today.
Work: coffee with the same creamer as above 2 cups (one was half calf)
Lunch: salad with homemade dijon Italian dressing. The salad had pumpkin and flax seeds in it. I was still picking the flax seeds out of my teeth a few hours later. Had the last slice of Dinardi’s white pizza. It has mozzarella and ricotta cheese, sausage and mushrooms too.
Dinner was half of an Italian sausage with 1 cup of the roasted veggies that I made the other day. I think the veggies just get better and better. Happy I made them.
Water is at 140 ounces today.
I am happy that I got a small yoga workout in too.
I am a huge advocate of water but also I am becoming a huge advocate for writing it down. I carry this large notebook with me to work and back writing down every thing I eat and drink. It is part of the process of becoming the healthiest version of me. Tracking is a big factor in that. It is about learning what is working for me and what is not working for me. I can look back on my journal and know what I ate and if it made an impact on me.
Anyway I left my notebook at work tonight! I will do my best to reconstruct from memory how my food day played out.
Breakfast (this is easy enough) coffee with almond milk creamer. I don’t know why but I always feel like I am supposed to capitalize almond, weird. I had three cups this morning at home. Then my super foods shake was vanilla today with blueberries and spinach. Yeah I have spinach for my shakes again!
Get to work and have two more cups of coffee with the same creamer in it. I am hungry so I get a granola bar from the vending machine. It is one of those almond sweet and crunchy bars. I am sure they are not that good for you but very simple and satisfying.
Lunch was a spicy tuna roll (large, like two servings) with wasabi and ginger and a little soy sauce. I had a salad with poppyseed dressing too.
Dinner….well I get home tired and annoyed by external factors so I open an Angry Orchard and cook the turkey taco meat up. I make three crunchy tacos with lettuce and cheese. I have another hard cider and TWO more tacos!! Wow! I am such a sucker for tacos!! Hubby informs me he bought cookies so I help myself to two double stuff golden Oreo’s.
I have had 135 ounces of water today. No workout Taco Tuesday came a day late but it was good!!