Woke up this morning and decided to step on the scale to see how my progress was going for the week. I’m usually a big advocate of not relying on the scale to determine your weight loss success and progress – as their are a variety of reasons as to why one day you have lost lots of weight and the next day you may have gained a few pounds back.
Well, I should have taken my own advice and not stepped on the scale this morning. I was only down .2 pounds since my last weigh in on Monday morning. My honest to goodness initial response – WT*!?! I have been eating really clean – proud of myself for sticking to it and saying no to the sweets that seem to be in an endless supply around me. My workouts have been good and I’m kicking my butt at cardio.
I calmed down after I told my trainer/nutrition-diet guru – Jimmy Smith – about my weight – I was definitely bummed. By no means is it the end of the road, but who doesn’t want to see continued success and see numbers drop? I know I do. Its definitely a silent way to say WOOHOO – you’re doing a great job – keep going! Seeing that weight go down is my own little cheerleader! Haha….oh well, its only week 2 – time to stay focused and keep rocking it!
Speaking of cheerleaders – the responses and comments I received from my first blog/journal entry about doing a competition was AWESOME! Thank YOU for all your support and encouraging words – you guys are AMAZING! You definitely know how to keep a girl excited and motivated to working towards a goal!! SO THANK YOU THANK YOU!!
But its time to get ready for day….I’m ready to ROCK mine – are you ready to rock yours??
Oh – and dinner last night was GREAT – and I thought I should share the recipe as anyone can use it no matter what you are trying to do.
(not the real title but all the ingredients were green and red – so why not? lol)
4 oz chicken breast
Red, Green Peppers (diced up)
Spinach + Asparagus
*Put 1 tbsp olive oil and garlic in the pan – once heated add vegetables (my chicken was already pre-cooked) – sautee for a few minutes until they are warm and have a bit of a bite still – add chicken. I also added a dash of lite soy sauce for some flavor – something I will not be able to do in a few weeks – but took advantage of the ability to have flavor now! It was honestly SO tasty and beat my usual chicken and beans (which has been pretty good – but my staple of the week)
This is a great meal for anyone – you can add brown rice to it or even put it over pasta if you can have those extra carbs – it was a low carb day for me – rice was not an option.
Until next time…
Happy Training )
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