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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I went to Trader Joes and Whole Foods yesterday, just because it was my day off and I'd been wanting to go for a while and pick up all the special healthy foods I read about.
TJ's:
Coconut Cream Pie Larabar
Fiberful fruit thingys
Blueberry Muesli
Cinnamon Raisin Ezekiel 4:9 bread
Better 'n Peanut Butter
3 buck chuck white zin....For the hubs. I don't even wastes calories on alcohol anymore. I'd rather EAT!

Whole Foods:
3 More Lara bars- PB&J, Apple Pie and one other that I can't remember now
Arctic Zero in Strawberry (OMG!) and Cookies and Cream (It's ok.)
Tofu Shirataki Noodles
PB & Co White Chocolate Wonderful (that's right. 2 types of PB!)

Little did I know when I planned this trip, but I think this is the key to cleaning up my diet.
Since these are special, expensive foods, I need to be careful about eating them slowly. I was measuring the Muesli painfully carefully this morning.
I think just subbing Arctic zero for ice cream I could lose a lot of weight.
Yeah. A (big old) bowl of ice cream got to be an almost nightly occurrence there for a while (the last 3 weeks or so). When I was at my highest weight, I used to NEED (brain. addiction.) something dessert like after dinner. Back then, my husband and I jokingly called it "closure". I recognized that nagging need again the other night and it scared me. Going back there is not an option.

Today is a fresh start, exercise AND nutrition-wise. My mother-in-law will be here in a month. Warrior Dash is 2 months from yesterday. I'm ready to kill it.
Pretty fancy foods will change the way I eat. Maybe it was crap like bologna that was setting me back. I'm at least size 8 under all this, and size 8 Sarah thrives on fancy healthy stuff.

Breakfast: 1/2 cup of pineapple, 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, 1 slice of ezekiel bread toasted with spray butter
Snack: 1 container of light cherry yogurt, 1/2 cup of blueberry muesli
No lunch until much later. I have a doctors appointment and I freak about the scale.
Today's plan:
Work till 1 pm.
5 minute warm up walk
Half of my ST program
Be out of the gym by 1:30
Return hubs shoes
Trade my pants for shorter (but, alas, not smaller) size
Doctors Appt. at 2:40. Weigh in and talk about my EIA, the pain in my ear and my knee
The other half of my ST program in front of the TV (small lunch first if I'm very hungry)
Cardio? Insanity? Something...
Relax
Dinner
Shower
In bed by 7pm

Good? Good. Break!
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  • no profile photo CD8121708
    Great plan! And I'm totally impressed with the being in bed by 7! I don't even leave work till 8:30 and then I go to the gym, haha. Good luck! I hope everything turns out well for the day! ^_^
    3332 days ago
  • GATEAUX98
    great plan!!! emoticon
    3332 days ago
  • MSPEACHYJONES
    So true! Whole foods really make you want to savour them don't they! Sounds like you have a great plan lined up there best of luck honey!!!

    3332 days ago
  • ANGELOO29
    I agree, I definitely watch those expensive items more carefully.
    3332 days ago
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