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Aug 26, 2015

WIAW


It's been a minute since I have talked about diet around here, and for accountability's sake (and my waistline) I figured I better get on it!  Let me preface this with, this run down is from a couple of days ago, at my parents' house.  I'm not there anymore, and with all of the traveling I have been pretty horrendous with my eating habits. I have been really loose with the sweets and going too long between meals, and ending up shoveling whatever I can into my face.  I'm trying really hard to get back on track, not just for vanity's sake, but because I feel pretty damn crappy when I eat like crap.  You are what you eat, and the older I get, the more I feel that!

7:30 am - Coffee with Stevia (I prefer the liquid) and organic creamer

I worked out after this for 45 minutes, hitting the treadmill and the jump rope (ass kicker!)

9:30 am - My breakfast was a light and fit greek yogurt, which isn't the healthiest, but it tastes so good and paired with a cappucino protein shake gave me a filling serving of protein to keep me full until lunch time.


1:45 pm - That breakfast kept me full for SO long!  I had some veggie sushi, seaweed salad and a spicy tuna roll that I shared with my parents.


2:00 pm - Let's be honest, a third of that sushi just wasn't going to cut it, so I grabbed a couple of spoonfuls of organic peanut butter (healthy fats) to fill me up.


3:30ish and 4:00 pm - And then I get snacky.  And apparently tired.  I grabbed a cold brew with some soy for protein, a chunk of asiago cheese and a green apple.  This was a definitely satisfying snack and one I need to revisit more often.  The fiber and protein from the apple and cheese keep me full much longer than a handful of carbs.


8:00 pm - Dinner was late tonight, but worth the wait. I made roasted salmon with a tiny bit of organic butter and a summer corn relish.  I served it over homemade organic mashed potatoes and a side of broccoli with asiago.  I like my dinners big (man appetite right here) and I try to fill them with complex carbs, veggies and protein.  If I don't try to get that balance right I tend to get too snacky after.  This kept me nice and full!

I have been eating way too many desserts, candies, and gluten for no reason other than I can't get to anything else.  There are always excuses, but I need to try to eat more like this on a daily basis to keep my energy levels up, sleep better, and just feel not so much like a beached whale (bad carbs = all the bloat.)  

On that note, I will say that it is Summer, travel is rough, and we are allowed to live a little.  So instead of beating myself up about my eating habits, I am going to enjoy a few bites of something bad every now and then, and keep trying to eat my best.

I have also been switching up my work outs big time lately.  I'm working on a post on that for next week, but as with anything, change is good!


I can't find the link up, but I figured I would put this out there anyway for anyone as nosy as I am! Have a fabulous day babes! -xo


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10 comments:

  1. Gimme all the sushi!! Your salmon dinner looked incredible -i love adding a little cheese to my veggies too! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  4. Your dinner looks amazing, lady! I have a man appetite too, and sometimes it's a struggle to get enough protein to keep me from getting snacky! Like you, I've had a lot of travel this summer so the clean eating has dropped off immensely. I'm not going to beat myself up too much, just going to try to get better.

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  5. Your dinner looks SO good! You should share your organic mashed potatoes recipe because I've been looking for one of those ;) And I'm with you on eating all of the sweets lately, I blame summer.

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  6. Wow, this all looks fantastic! Where do you find your cappucino protein shake? And your salmon dinner looks so delish!!

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  7. Yay for jumping rope, such a butt-kicking workout and for organic food options! I've recently jumped on the organic train, and I can't believe it took me so long and all the fake/processed crap I had been putting in my body. That protein shake and your dinner look DELISH!

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  8. I love these posts so much! They also help me to realize I wait way too long to eat - I should be snacking more! Especially since I get hungry and just decide to wait until the next meal - I'm not creative with snacks like you are.

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  9. Yummm to your dinner and that snack of cheese with an apple is perfect! Keep it up, girl. You look great!

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  10. I am nosy as well and love to see what people eat! I have a terrible habit of not eating in between meals and supplementing with coffee. I like your apple and cheese meal I need to start packing more little snacks like that.

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