Friday, April 13, 2012
Friday Food Journal 4/9-4/13
What a long week. I have been killing myself on workouts and today's peek at the scale says "I'm gonna gift you with another gain you lucky wench!" I have been hobbling around and my calories are slipping back about 100 calories average. I also notice the past 2 weeks I've gained that my calories have been almost exactly the same everyday (2200) but when I was staggering, I was losing. So I guess I'll be going back to that and really micromanaging things. I seriously can't wait for vacation when I can take a break from that crap. But that's not why you stopped by, let's eat!
Monday was whole wheat spaghetti with half and half mix of meat sauce and low sodium marinara, a spinkle of parmesan cheese and a light garlic bread. It was quite yummy. It came after a hard workout so it was gobbled up. Calories: 682
Tuesday was a harder cardio day so I wanted muscle repairing foods. I made an awesome crusted salmon (recipe in the near future) and roasted asparagus. I think my fridge is going to start looking like the forest from Once Upon a Time if I have my druthers. Druthers. Funny word. Calories: 519
Wednesday I was dying for breakfast for dinner. We'll pretend my dumb ass skillet didn't overheat despite having it on 6 and burn my freakin' pumpkin pancakes. One apple sausage link and a lacy cheese omelette with 2 whites and 1 whole egg and 2 tbsp of light syrup. I think I actually like the store brand syrup better than Mrs Butterworth (no I don't like "real" maple syrup). Mrs. B had somethin' funky going on with her taste. I might just have the Mr take it to work for the toaster waffle crowd and get the other stuff. Also had a glass of light chocolate skim milk. My calories were low so I could afford more at dinner. Calories: 836
Thursday I was so spent. My joints ached and I couldn't even do Power 90 the way I wanted to so I wanted to make something extra yummy to reward us for getting through the week. I made BBQ chicken paninis with 3 1/2 oz of chicken, 1 tbsp BBQ sauce, spinach and a slice of lacy cheese on TJ's Italian Loaf with baked potato wedges with Mrs Dash seasoning and 1 tbsp ketchup. Calories: 670
Friday was a celebration of being able to walk after the workouts from hell week 2. We had chicken tacos and brussels sprouts. Where in the heck have these been all my life?! I'm so glad I gave them a try and if I had an endless supply of grocery money, I'd eat them every day. The Mr would not because while he likes them now he said water tastes sulfury to him for a day after he eats them. Anyone else have this problem? He also doesn't have stinky wee after eating asparagus but I do. I think he's a freak of culinary nature. I also made sure I snuck some pineapple in the tacos (which was WONDERFUL by the way) so I could get in a little more anti-inflammatory properties. Calories: 550
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Labels: What I Ate