7-Day Motivational Thread for 2/25/13
My goals will be simple this week
Drink 6 glasses of water
Eat 4 fruits and veggies
Tidy living room
Hoping someone can help me with this
My Mom is having a dinner for her 70th birthday in a month. Because it is going to be on a Sun it will be brunch. What is the best choice for a meal?
Robin How is your hubby feeling today, how are you doing? Congrats on your 4k walk yesterday you beat me :D The weather was very yucky here yesterday so the dog got a walk in the park and then I was cold and wet and in need of a hot bath. I would love to walk with you again this week if you are feeling up to it.
Mike Have you got an update on your friend Johnny? You are both still in my prayers.
Jezzie 1800 calorie day with a movie night and popcorn I would call a success!
Jenn Morning Are you cooking your Moms brunch or going out to eat?
Scale was down 3lbs this morning :D
Goals: Last week results
Walk 10k before Sunday night: M=Y, T=N, W=N, T=2.8k. F=N, S=4.1, S=2.4=9.4k so close
Calories less than 1500: M= 1141, T=1321, W=1272, T=1662, F=1061, S=1632, S=1101 Yes
Calorie deficit of 5000 for week: M= -946, T= -739, W= -888, T= -477, F= -1027, S=-511, S=-959 = -5547
No sugar: M=Y, T=Y, W=Y, T=Y, F=Y, S=N, S= Y I will say Yes
Goals: This week
Calories less than 1500:
Calorie deficit of 5000:
No sugar, no white flour
An hour a day movement (yard work, walking, etc)
Jenn - how about a strata, green salad, and fruit salad for brunch? You can make the strata the night before and cook it in the morning.
My goals this week:
Focus on anti-inflamatory foods
No pain pills
drink my water
1) Plan meals
2) stick as close to plan as possible
3) 6 glasses water
4) Do not spend too much time online or on phone or doing chores. Write!!!!
Hey there Kumochi, long time no see! Great to see you here!!
Jenn, eggs, tuna, salad, fruit.
What is a strata?
In order to order rule #4, I am making a quick retreat, more later.
We are going out to eat.
I'm thinking probably eggs and fruit.
Robin, prayers going up for your husband--AND for you.
Mike, prayers going up for your friend who was shot--and for you and your buddies.
Darlene, congrats on your three lb. loss! :)
My goals are same as always.
Sat fat average of 10% of total calories
Net carb average 25g
Fiber average 25g
Dietary cholesterol average maximum 250g
Protein average 100g
Exercise 5 days
Water 64 oz.
Breakfast: mushroom omelet with Alfredo sauce
Pre-exercise snack protein shake
Lunch: tuna salad and fresh spinach on low carb tortilla
Snack: flaxmeal muffin
Dinner: pollock, green beans, broccoli, sweet and sour cucumbers
Evening snack: leftover cold fish, protein shake
Thank you for the continued prayers! I know my last update was kinda vague. I didn't want to put too much out because his wife hadn't publically updated, but she has since, so I figure it's okay.
He was shot 3 times, at point blank range with a .380, one of which his bullet proof vest blocked. Two bullets entered in from the side of his left chest, and traveled across to the other side. As of now, he's paralyzed from mid chest down. It was originally thought that his spinal cord was severed, then it was said that it was nicked. I hope and pray that when the swelling goes down, he gets feeling back in his legs, etc.
They haven’t done any surgery yet because they are waiting for the swelling to go down and for him to stabilize, so he still has the bullets in him.
He has 8 staples in his head, I believe when he was hit, he fell back and hit his head. There was some swelling on his brain. He also had a black eye.
He was the first on the scene and entered in alone. I can only assume that he didn’t wait for backup because he felt the people inside were in danger and in a selfless act, went in. When he entered the building, he couldn’t see any one because the gunman had forced everyone back to the office. Apparently there was one way glass in the office and the gunman could see as Johnny approached. When Johnny announced “NOPD”, the gunman busted through the door, open fire and fled the scene.
He’s still in ICU. I’m about to head up to the hospital again to go visit him.
Please continue to pray for his full recovery!
Edited to add: Mike - praying that your friend will have a full recovery.
Jenn - oh, I see, you were asking what to eat when you go out to eat. I'd have maybe a western omelet (or other type of omelet with veggies).
A strata is a layered egg dish. Basically, in a greased lasagna-type pan, you put down bread slices. Then whatever veggies you want (onions, mushrooms, broccoli, asparagas, etc). Add meat if you want (bacon, sausage, ham). Then cheese. Season with salt, pepper, whatever herbs you want. Then another layer of bread Pour a mixture of eggs and milk over all and let sit in fridge overnight. Then bake for 45-65 min depending on size. Top with more cheese at end. I always just wing it, but there are tons of recipes online.
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