Buffalos

This dinner was all I could think about on my way home!  I stopped by the grocery store for yogurt and PopChips!

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Buffalo chicken wraps were exactly what I needed after such a long day.  Stuffed with lots of romaine!

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It was wonderful!

- Me

Comfort

Nothing sounded good for breakfast this morning, so I just grabbed a cliff bar out of the pantry.  It was pretty tasty!

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All I could think about all morning was a sandwich wrapped in soft bread.  That’s exactly what I had for lunch!

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Dinner was a big bowl of macaroni and cheese. 

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I mixed in some bell peppers to amp up the nutrient power.

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A big bowl of comfort food was exactly what I needed!

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See you in the morning!

- Me

Operation Do Better

It’s no secret I have not been doing well at taking care of myself.  I haven’t been running, veggies have been non-existent in my diet, and I generally have regressed from all the progress I’ve made in the last few months.  It’s anybody’s guess how much pizza I’ve consumed in the last month.

It’s time for that to change starting now. 

I have a meal plan set up that I am going to stick to until I stop losing weight.  Even though I hate meal plans I think that’s the best way to bring myself back up to healthy calorie levels. 

I’m going to drink at minimum three bottles of water each day.  It’s easy to do and I feel so much better when I get that much.

I’m going to finish C25k.  I don’t want to lose too much momentum and I really want to finish it.  It’s silly not to.

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What I’m doing right:

I’m eating breakfast every day.  I don’t feel well without it. 

I’m moving lots.  Even if I’m not officially exercising, I’m making sure activities are more active than just sitting on the couch.

I’m taking vitamins.  Really good ones.  And a lot of calcium to go along with it.

I’m at a really healthy weight.  Even though I’ve been unable to stop losing weight I’m still perfectly inside my healthy weight range.  I have plenty of wiggle room. 

I’m motivated.  I want to do well, it’s just a matter of working everything into my schedule and making my health a priority again. 

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I’m excited!

- Me

Very quick post from a very worn out Cindy

I seem to be running behind all day today!  I didn’t get a picture of breakfast because it was consumed running out the door, but it was peanut butter on a flour tortilla.  Not very photogenic anyway.

Lunch was quickly eaten in my car because work was so crazy today we took very short lunches.  I grabbed quiznos.

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And some sun chips.

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I had originally planned to eat millet for lunch (leftover from last night) but I was very thankful it was waiting for me when I got home. 

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It’s better the first time.

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Have a great day!

Big Things

Gorgeous breakfast for a gorgeous morning!

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Don’t worry, it’s frost, not mold on the berries!

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Next time I’ll cook the berries into the oatmeal.  It was too cold!  Good thing I had some hot coffee on the side.  I was a little sleepy this morning so I had TWO cups.  I was practically bouncing off the wall when I finished!

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Lunch wasn’t as pretty, or as good.

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I made a wrap with romaine, Swiss, and some cajun spice for fun.

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After some unpacking and running up and down the stairs, I made millet for dinner, topped with some chicken.

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It was super filling and VERY tasty Smile

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Big things are coming!  Excuse any distractions Smile

- Me

Ch-ch-changes!

Yesterday I was doing a lot of thinking about my blog and where I wanted to take it and my health.  I am constantly evaluating my health and things I need to work on.  It’s a process, and I don’t want to lose too much momentum. 

Last night I sat down and wrote down the things right now I think I need to work on.  I think periodically evaluating these things will help me focus on them rather than just saying I should do this.  I think I’ll focus on them one at a time until I feel stable in continuing on to the next one.

Right now the list consists of:

1) Raise my calories to stop losing weight.

Right now I really need to get my calories back up.  I’m trying to stop dieting and it has been much harder than I ever expected.  I have lost two pounds since I decided it was probably time to stop, and am unconsciously continuing to restrict my calories.  I think I just got used to eating below 1300 calories that it doesn’t seem to be restrictive.  This weekend I’ll get a meal plan scheduled and work to raise my calories so I can stop losing weight and start maintaining. 

2) Drink at minimum 3 bottles of water. 

For some reason I’ve been struggling with getting enough water.  I will be doing a project hydration soon.

3) Eat at least 3 servings of produce a day.

4) Finish C25k and get an exercise regimen going.

This will happen as soon as the boy comes home in a few weeks.  He is going to help me with a lot of this.

5) Evaluate my sugar/fat/sodium intake and get it under control.

I’m sure my list will get MUCH bigger as time goes on, but these are the five things I think are hindering my health right now. 

I’ll keep you updated!

- Me