October Workout & Meal Log

Accountability check!  I’m back to publicly tracking meals and workouts again.  I did this in advance of my fitness competition earlier in 2012, and found that it helped me stay on track with my nutrition.  I’m not training for anything now, but I will still track my meals and workouts on this page.  I welcome  your feedback!

10.15.12
Meal 1:  3/4 cup of Ezekiel Cinnamon Raisin Whole Grain Cereal, 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 cup of coffee, 2 tablespoons of French Vanilla creamer
Meal 2:  1 banana, 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder mixed with water
Meal 3:  Salad made with 2 cups mixed greens, shredded carrots, 3 oz. grilled chicken, 1/4 cup chickpeas, banana peppers, tomato salsa, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
Meal 4:  2 hardboiled eggs, 1 cup grapes
Meal 5:  Leftover pasta and marinara, broccoli; 1 mini Butterfinger bar
Workout:  45 minutes on spin bike (it’s raining; need to stay inside!)
Other N.E.A.T. activities:  25 minute AM walk with Pickles around neighborhood
H2O intake: 2 liters
TOTAL: 1491cal, 219g carbs, 39g fat, 74g protein, 497mg cholesterol, 1195mg sodium, 94g sugar, 35g fiber

10.16.12
Meal 1:  Protein shake with: 1/2 cup water, 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder, 2 TB pumpkin, and cinnamon
Meal 2:  1 c. steel cut oats, 1/2 c. mixed berries
Meal 3:  handful of roasted almonds
Meal 4:  3 oz. chicken sausage, 1 cup steamed broccoli
Meal 5:  Veggie salad from Chipotle with: lettuce, black beans, fajita veggies, mild and medium salsa, and guac
Workout:  20 minutes on the elliptical (interval levels) + the following circuit training routine:
100 jumping jacks, 20 crunches, 20 squats, 10 pushups, 25 bench dips, 60 second plank, 60 second wall sit (repeat 3 times total)
Other N.E.A.T. activities:  25 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the AM
H2O intake:  1.5 liters
TOTAL: 1226 calories, 134g carbs, 48g fat, 67g protein, 98mg cholesterol, 2033mg sodium, 40g sugar, 45g fiber

10.17.12
Meal 1:  1 c. steel cut oats, 1 TB almond butter, coffee, french vanilla creamer
Meal 2:  3/4 scoop vanilla whey protein powder mixed with water; 1 banana
Meal 3:  salad with arugula, grilled chicken, tomatoes, peppers, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
Meal 4:  2 hard boiled eggs, 1 cup grapes
Meal 5:  Picked at stuff for dinner (not very hungry!), including a handful of pita chips and greek yogurt dip, some cheese, and a handful of M&Ms (damn Halloween candy!)
Workout:  rest
Other N.E.A.T. activities:  25 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the AM
H2O intake:  1.5 liters
TOTAL:  1220 calories, 134g carbs, 45g fat, 77g protein, 525mg cholesterol, 952mg sodium, 65g sugars, 19g fiber

10.18.12
Meal 1:  2 eggs scrambled with 1/2 cup sauteed mushrooms; 1 slice Ezekiel toast spread with light butter, coffee with creamer & Truvia
Meal 2:  (didn’t eat again until 3pm!!) Greek salad (from a restaurant) with chicken; unsweetened iced tea
Meal 3:  (late evening) 1 mini Butterfinger bar, 1 cup Crimson green tea
Meal 4:  nothing
Meal 5:  nothing
Workout:  1.5 hour ballet class
Other N.E.A.T. activities:  15 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the AM
H2O intake:  Maybe 24 ounces?  Not enough!
TOTAL:  899 calories, 37g carbs, 68g fat, 29g protein, 375mg cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 7g sugars, 6g fiber
Note:  I realize this is a terrible day of eating.  I was on the road for work all day and didn’t get a chance to refuel until pretty late in the day, which led to me having a massive migraine headache and upset stomach.  Note to self: travel with small snacks in case of emergency!!

10.22.12
Meal 1:  Oatmeal raisin Cliff bar, coffee with organic French Vanilla creamer
Meal 2:  Big salad with grilled chicken, mixed greens, black olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded cheese, and Annie’s balsamic vinaigrette
Meal 3:  rye crisps and cheese
Meal 4:  hot apple cider
Meal 5:  Cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper pasta made with spaghetti noodles, holy yum) made by my hubby, 1 glass of cabernet
Workout:  rest
Other N.E.A.T. activities: 15 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the AM
H2O intake1.5 liters
TOTAL: 1571 calories, 175g carbs, 57g fat, 62g protein, 152mg cholesterol, 1234mg sodium, 64g sugar, 19g fiber

10.23.12:
Meal 1:  1/2 cup plain organic fat-free greek yogurt, 1 cup sliced strawberries, coffee mixed with unsweetened chocolate almond milk and 1 packet of Truvia
Meal 2:  1 honeycrisp apple (!!), 1 piece of string cheese
Meal 3:  Big salad with grilled chicken, mixed greens, black olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, 1/4 of an avocado, and Annie’s balsamic vinaigrette
Meal 4:  small handful of M&M’s and roasted almonds; hot tea, 2 Twizzlers
Meal 5:  Skinny Chicken Bowl from Baja Fresh
Workout: Got stuck late at work and missed my workout (grrrr)
Other N.E.A.T. activities: 15 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the AM
H2O intake: 2 liters
TOTAL:  1470 calories, 155g carbs, 59g fat, 84g protein, 152mg cholesterol, 2517mg sodium, 47g sugar, 33g fiber

10.24.12:
Meal 1:  2 flax waffles with 1 TB peanut butter and 1/2 of a banana
Meal 2:  medium Dunkin’ Donuts coffee with cream
Meal 3:  Turkey Harvest salad from Panera (on the road)
Meal 4:  small handful of M&M’s
Meal 5:  Grilled chicken, broccoli, sweet potato, mushrooms
Other N.E.A.T. activities:  30 minute walk w/ Pickles around neighborhood in the afternoon

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