RoundIsAShape's Journal, 17 November 2012

Almost a week in. So far I've felt stuffed more often than hungry. By the end of the week, I was craving a bit more variety, but that is just because we didn't have enough healthy options available. Tomorrow is "cheat" day so I don't expect to have any problems finishing up the week.

Its clear we need to take time during the evening to prepare and actually plan the next day's meals. Without prepared meals or at least pre-planned food choices for the day there just isn't time in the morning to get everything ready to take to work unless your boss doesn't mind if you arrive an hour late. :)

Making a big batch of breakfast burritos to start the week was a good idea. We'll need to do more of that. This week we also need to make sure we keep pre-cut and pre-portioned vegetables stocked to make it easier to grab-and-go in the morning.

The only reason I put "Reasonably Well" instead of "100%" is that I'm not following Chris Powell's calorie recommendation of 1500/2000 per day for the low/high carb days. That's just too low for me at this time. A dozen different calorie requirement calculators online recommended from 2,700 to up to 3,100 to loose 1-1/2 lbs a week.

Instead I've chosen to go with 2000/2500 for my daily calorie goals. Monday-Saturday I'm using the pie chart at the bottom of the FatSecret food diary page to try to hit these goals:

Low Carb Days:
Carbs - 25%-30%
Protein - 40%-45%
Fats - 35%

High Carb Days:
Carbs - 55%-60%
Protein - 25%-30%
Fats - 15%-20%
356.0 lb Lost so far: 8.0 lb.    Still to go: 106.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 17 November 2012:
2400 kcal Fat: 42.48g | Prot: 185.97g | Carb: 346.97g.   Breakfast: Almond Breeze Original, Fiber One Honey Squares, Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast, Village Hearth Wheat Hamburger Bun, Reduced Fat Light and Creamy French Dressing, Tomato, Green Leaf Lettuce. Lunch: Tomatoes, Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast, Multi-Grain Sandwich Thins, Light Miracle Whip, Green Leaf Lettuce, Gold Standard 100% Whey - Chocolate Malt, Kemps Skim Milk, 1000 Island Light Dressing (Kraft), Organic Mac and Cheese w/ Tuna and Corn. Dinner: Newman's Own Marinara, Healthy Harvest Whole Grain Thin Spaghetti, Ry Krisp Natural Crackers, Ground Beef Sirloin 90/10. Snacks/Other: Strawberries, Bananas, Almond Breeze Original, Gold Standard 100% Whey - Chocolate Malt, Ry Krisp Natural Crackers. more...
3999 kcal Activities & Exercise: Housework - 15 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 45 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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