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Food Journal... another attempt that will stick for a few weeks at least!

Well, I tried food journaling a few weeks ago and that didn't last but maybe a day.... However, now I'm on a new diet and I'm trying to remember what I've been eating so I don't go overboard on something or get burned out so let's try food journaling again...

Here's week one on the diet:
Monday
- Smoothie (Banana, strawberries, low-fat yogurt, 1% milk, Whey Protein)
- Cottage Cheese
- Turkey Sandwich with 2% Swiss on a Whole Grain Roll, an apple
- String Cheese and almonds
(Workout - 45 minutes on Ellpitical)
- Chicken Kabobs with pineapple, eggplant, potatoes and a side of asparagus
- last 4oz of smoothie
~ 100oz. water

Tuesday
- Smoothie (Mixed Berries, low-fat yogurt, 1% milk, whey protein
- Almonds
- Turkey Sandwich with 2% Swiss on a Whole Grain Roll, an apple
- String Cheese and a few almonds
(Workout - 1 hour consultation/workout with a trainer at the gym)
- Burger with 90% lean beef, 2% Swiss on a Whole Grain bun, sweet potato fries
- last 4 oz. of smoothie
~100oz. water

Wednesday
- Multi Grain English muffin with 1 teaspoon all-natural peanut butter and a drizzle of honey
- Cottage Cheese
- Panera Bread (Bread Co.) - Turkey Chickpea Chili and Grilled Swiss on Whole Grain (a little too much I think)
- a Banana
(Workout - 30 minutes on treadmill at 4mph on incline - wanted to jog but forgot sports bra and my C/Ds didn't need to be bouncing around PLUS, when I did try to jog the underwire in my bra broke!)
- White Pizza with Canadian Bacon, 2% Mozzarella and Fresh Basil on WW Crust
- V8 Splash
~85 oz. water

Thursday
- Smoothie (Banana, Pineapple, low-fat yogurt, 1% milk, whey protein)
- 3/4 cup popcorn
- leftover pizza from Wednesday, diet dr pepper
- String Cheese, Apple slices
(Workout - 35 minutes of intervals on the elliptical, 10 minutes strength training (legs and back)
- Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops with a Madeira Wine Sauce, Roasted Potatoes (this was a little splurge BUT I limited my portions!)
- last 4 oz. of smoothie

Friday
- Kashi Heart to Heart cereal with skim and a packet of Splenda
- Cottage Cheese
- Turkey sandwich on Whole Grain bread, an apple
- Almonds
- 3 slices Pizza Hut pizza
- no snack after dinner - the weekends will be hard to keep on track!)

Saturday
- Cottage Cheese and pineapple and Diet Dr Pepper
(Workout - jogged a mile, abs)
- 1 slice of leftover pizza and an apple
- Banana
- Steakburger and cantelope
- Beers

Sunday
- Bean Salad
- a handful of BBQ Chips
(quasi-workout - swimming)
- Fettuccini with Asparagus, diet coke

Comments

  1. I've been food journaling for months. I bought a $1 journal at Michael's that fits in my purse :). It's hard to do for the first couple weeks but after, it becomes a routine. :) Best of luck with it!!

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