Day 351   My Struggle………..

Happy Friday Eve! I’m praying for a great three day weekend. I still haven’t got in the pool one more time like I wanted. That’s my plan for the weekend. I just want to relax and enjoy it. Last weekend went by way too fast.

Yesterday, when I wrote my blog I was way under on my steps. I managed to get 16,000 steps and over 100 active minutes. Tonight I had Zumba so I have my steps in and 70 active minutes.

I did good on my food calories today but I’m over on my sugar again. I’m over today because I had a Coke Life. I haven’t had one in over a week. I was feeling tired before Zumba so I felt I needed a little kick.

Hope you have a blessed evening!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 349   My Struggle……..

It’s only Tuesday but I’m ready for Friday. I believe the kids are too! Three day weekend due to the eclipse Monday.

I’m under calories for the day but I’m over on sugar. That’s due to my Halo ice cream I had for a snack earlier. If you’re wondering , I did eat the whole pint. That’s why I like Halo. They know you’re not going to stop eating once you start. If you eat their low calorie ice cream ,it saves you from the guilt you’d get from the regular pints of ice cream.

I’ve got in my steps today with 70 active minutes. I had Zumba again this evening so it was easy. I don’t tomorrow so it will be a challenge to get them in.

Hope you have a great night!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 348    My Struggle………

Today was a normal Monday. Clean the house and do laundry. Nothing exciting there. I weighed in today and I now have 6 pounds to go. Talk about cutting it close. Only 17 days to go!

I have got in 13,000 steps so far with 81 active minutes. I have Zumba to thank for that.

My calories are good for the day. I mentioned the protein shakes are helping during the day. I think my evening snack of string cheese is great for evening. Probably, because I take my time eating it.

Have a great night!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 347  My Struggle………

Where did the weekend go? It seemed to go by way to fast, along with summer.

We had nice homecoming at church. I did manage just eat a bite of things. I’m pretty happy with myself. Not sure my calorie amount but I know if I only eat a few hundred more calories I shouldn’t be over my calorie goal.

I’m still working on my steps for the day. I took a nap after church since the water in the pool was too cold. I took a nice short walk with my girls this evening. I bought me a variety puzzle book the other day. I finally got to sit outside on the porch and work a few. So, all in all it’s been a great day! 

Hope you had a great day!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 345   My Struggle…….

I’m tired this evening. I have so much still to do but it looks like I’ll be doing it tomorrow. I went to town this morning after dropping the kids off to school.

It was a grocery trip with some fun added in. I had breakfast with some family that came in from Ohio. I tried to eat as good as I could considering we were at Cracker Barrel. I ordered one pancake with sugar free syrup and two egg whites scrambled. 

If I don’t eat anything else but a string cheese for snack. My calories are good for the day. 

I had to go to town again after coming home and putting groceries away. This time I went down the other side of the mountain to go pick my oldest up so she could be home a few days. We’re still working on getting her car fixed. She moves back in the dorms next weekend. I hope it’s ready for her by then. 

Do to all the driving I’ve done ,I’m behind on steps. I’m going to try my best to get them in later. It should only take about 30 minutes. I hope I can walk that long at least.

Have a great night!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 343   My Struggle………

No Zumba tonight. Which means I’m struggling to get my steps in. Looks like I’ll be doing the walking in circles around the couch till I do later.

I bit the bullet and weighed in today. I have 22 days to lose 8 pounds. That’s going to be a struggle.

My eating has been fine today. I’m staying in my calorie range. I go over on other things every now and then. Sometimes it’s sodium, sugar or fat that gets me. Yesterday it was all of them. I was under calories though. 

When you are the only one trying to eat right in the house it’s hard. Especially, if your on a budget. I always by groceries for everyone else first then myself. I live with red meat, potatoes and pasta people. The struggle is real! The protein drinks have been a big help this week. 

I keep trying to be the little engine that could but this hill feels like a mountain to climb. I haven’t given up yet! I still keep saying “I think I can!”

Have a great night!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!

Day 342     My Struggle………

Much easier day today! Took the kids to school, came home, finished laundry, and straightened up. 

I ate pretty good today. I made scrambled eggs for lunch. I used one whole egg and three egg whites. I did use a piece of cheese and a 1/2 Tbls of ketchup on top. I also had a Tbls of country crock light. Sounds like a lot but it was only 228 calories. Breakfast was just juice. Dinner I made ziti and breadsticks. I only ate one breadstick but instead of the ziti I had a pasta lean cuisine. Nature Valley has made a granola biscuit with coconut cream. They are 190 calories but ver delicious. They kinda taste like a oatmeal cream cake. Hard instead of soft.

I had Zumba tonight so I got in my steps with 60 active minutes. 

That’s my diet/exercise blog for today!

Have a great night!

Thanks so much for reading and God Bless!