Cassie, you can do it. Just look at it as 1 day at a time, and a week will be over before you know it.
Prettybrains: I appreciate your thanks, and hope to see your success here on the page.
Two days down. I have completed the work-outs and the diet. The biggest challenge has been staying away from too many carbs, and fried food. I am also a mid-night snack kind of guy, so I had to fight eating a muffin in the middle of the night last night.
Being in Afghanistan I am walking around a lot, so I don't know if I am getting proper rest. I walked 4.21 miles yesterday, and did my cardio work-out which took me 2.20 miles.
Today is going great so far:
22g Protein Isolate Shake
1/4 Liter of Water
4 Egg White Scramble w/ veggies
3/4 Cup of Oatmeal
Mixed Fruit (Pineapple,Canalope, and some kind of green melon)
1/2 Liter of Water
My lower body work-out is scheduled for tonight, and my metobolism is kicking.
GREAT JOB, Huriakane872!!
That sounds like discipline!!
4 Egg whites and a fruit:)
Whey protein mixed shake
Asparagus, lean steak, potato with worscheshire
a turkey sandwich with lettuce, tomato, pepperchinis and fat free vinegar
sugar free pistachio pudding with fat free whip and whey protein!
I had a ton of water with most meals and took a multivitamin in the morning...
I have the Body for Life Cook book and I LOVE it! It even shows a picture of ALL the ingrediants and exactly what brands Bill Phillips uses!
Off to bed...doing Lower body tomorrow and sore from todays cardio!
Good workout and good food:)
Looks like we're all off to a good start! Yesterday I ate like I was supposed to except for one meal (chicken breast on a white bun. I forgot to ask for wheat!!). However, it was 9:30pm and I was starving so at least I mostly ate what I was supposed to :)
I completed my first upper body work out fine and made notes on what I need to change for next time. After work I'm going to run 4 miles.
The hardest part for me so far is my lack of food variety because I still don't have water or power. The hurricane knocked it out on Saturday and I may not have it back until Friday :( Not even a hurricane can stop me!
Go Jen! I love your attitude - that not even a hurricane can stop you! That's awesome.
oatmeal with brown sugar, cranberries, and carnation milk
myoplex chocolate fudge drink
turkey on whole wheat
myoplex vanilla drink
grilled tuna steak and steamed brocolli
Good meals! Sounds like you are well on your way to great success!!
Whew hew! Day 2 is here!
Lemme start by saying I am not a fan of all this water -- I had to get up 3x last night, and it's 9:50a, and I've gone to the bathroom 5x!! I think I'm getting my cardio by simply going to and from the bathroom! :o)
Today's meals should be more doable, as I take my focus off of Breakfast, Snack, Lunch, Snack, etc. and focus on Meal 1, Meal 2, Meal 3, etc.
I'm having, however, the hardest time keeping up with my protein-carb-fat ratio. I'm doing 25-25-5 and finding myself short in the protein arena, unless I eat the same darn things!! I managed to put together some good matches for today, but will need to invest in the "cook book." I'm not use to eating this much food and need to make sure I don't skip a meal due to not feeling hungry. And Lord knows, I'm somewhat terrified of all these carbs.
Today's workout? Cardio at Lunch! Yummy! :o)
How are you doing today??
Today is your Day 1, CassieCat87! You can do it!!!!
So far today...
Meal 1 @ 5am: myoplex bar & water
Meal 2 @ 8am: myoplex shake & water
Meal 3 @ 11am: turkey breast on wheat & water
That's it so far. I need some veggies!
I took a walk around outside at lunch, but that was just to get out of the building. I'm running 4 miles after work.
Thanks sillyghirl! You are off to a great start ! I cant STAND drinking all this water, I would much rather drink nothing but diet coke as usual lol. But...I guess its worth it. I am always going to the bathroom also! My boss today was like dang girl what is wrong with you , and made fun of me for eating so much! lol. Its pretty funny. But whatever they will have to deal with all of my munching and bathroom breaks. ha. I wasn't as prepared as I would have liked to be with my meals, I was running late so I went to Walgreens and figured they would have the myoplex snack bars but I searched that place up and down and couldn't find them. So in a little bit I will go and prepare the meals tonight in advance. I just got done with my cardio , I ran at the gym...more like ran...walked...walked...ran lol. And when I say ran I really mean jog. But whatever it's day 1 , only gets better right? :)
Ha! Cassie, that's funny...about the jog. I always say that I slog - slow jog. I actually speed walk as fast as I slow run...smh, which is why I've decided that I'm never going to be a runner.
Day 3 - did lower body work out and abs. - abs are sore but it was fantastic!
i have stayed on track.
Brekfast - Scambles eggs and bake beans
snack- protein shake and apple
Lunch - grilled chicken and veggies and sweet potato
snack - protein shake and yoghurt
dinner - beef rissole, veggies, steam potato
snack - cruskits and ham
my brother and i are doing this together, he is doing his second round of 12 weeks and is my inspiration to continue this.. plus all his mates that come to i am the only girl out of 7 and feel the pressure to keep up which is great, keeps me motivated and willing to stay on track
My energy today is great! i full of it and feel i could do anything.
Day 2 - did Zumba for my cardio
Breakfast - toasted english muffin with apple butter
Snack (which I almost forgot to have) - myoplex drink
Lunch - grilled turkey chop, grilled mixed veggies and garlic mashed potatoes
Snack (which again, I forgot because I wasn't hungry) - banana
Dinner - left over grilled turkey chop, garlic mashed potatoes and watermelon
Snack - cottage cheese and grapes
I typically do not like turkey because I don't like white meat, but this has to be the best cut of turkey I've ever tasted.
Wow, seems like everyone is doing pretty well! Good job. Day 2 for me.. I've been exhausted. But that's only from lack of sleep. My body feels amazingly YOUNG, although it's only been 2 days. I was able to run around with my students without feeling sluggish.
The past two breakfasts I've done the zesty burritos: 4 scrambled egg whites in a wheat tortilla - minimal salsa and cheese.
Snacks: Lean Shake
Lunch: 4 egg whites, celery, yogurt
Dinner: Baked chicken, baked potato, salad
I've been using a lot of egg whites lol. I need to get the cookbook!
Let's keep truckin along!!
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