Week 6 Food Log 5/10 :(

Week 6 Summary 5/10

Low rating this past week due to my consumption of foods I rarely eat (fish and fish/seafood in sushi). Also, on two occasions, I had a Dairy Queen blizzard! I went a bit crazy on four days this week.

I had 3 alcohol-free days..so that could have been worse.

I did not exercise once…not good.

Total weight loss:

May 21 to May 28 -6.2 lbs

May 21 to June 4 -6.4 lbs

May 21 to June 11 –2.8 lbs

Yikes! That means I gained 3.6 lbs over the last week. But you know what? It’s not the end of the world, and I’m not going to value myself based on a number on the scale.

I didn’t beat myself up after veering off course, like I normally do. And you know what? It feels awesome!

Ok…well, there might have been some light punches, but honestly, I enjoyed the indulgences and decided to move on. I feel proud of myself.

So, here’s what I ate. It’s obvious to see where I indulged too much.

June 5

-10.5 eating hours (11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.)

-homemade matcha tea soy latte with turmeric and dates

-baked Japanese yams with Frank’s hot sauce

-homemade smoothie with kale, spinach, banana, frozen berries, green powder and water

-pumpkin seeds (whole, with shell)

-baked potato with green onions and horseradish (a little dairy)

-baked Japanese yam with Frank’s hot sauce

popcorn cooked in oil

-dark chocolate

-no alcohol

June 6

-11.75 hours of eating (10:15 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

-Starbucks matcha tea soy latte with 1 portion of cane sugar

-mini cucumber and snap peas

-baked Japanese yam with Frank’s hot sauce

-salad with mixed greens, tomato, banana peppers, beets, hummus (oil), dressing (mustard and balsamic vinegar)

1 Old Fashioned

-1 glass of red wine

-bread and butter

-mushrooms stuffed with escargot, in butter

-sauteed shrimp, in butter

haddock fish, blackened with maple sauce, mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans and red peppers (from restaurant-oil, butter)

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-tiny piece of chocolate truffle cake

-green apple vodka

June 7

-8 hours of eating (10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)

-sautéed spinach, kale and onion with Mrs. Dash

-Starbucks soy latte with 1 part vanilla syrup

-mini cucumber and grape tomatoes

-sweet potato and Japanese yam with Frank’s hot sauce

-black bean burger on white bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, banana peppers, relish, mustard and bbq sauce.

-white rice with veggies

-apple

-mandarin orange

-baked sweet potato and Japanese yams with Frank’s hot sauce

-edamame with salt

-no alcohol

June 8

-10 hours of eating (10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

-zucchini

-homemade matcha tea soy latte

-mini cucumber and grape tomatoes

-Japanese yams with Frank’s hot sauce

-pumpkin seeds in the shell

-faux cheese and crackers

1-half scotch and half GM drink

-1 green apple vodka

-2 glasses of red wine

-baked potato with chives

-broccoli

-asparagus

pasta salad with sun dried tomatoes (oil)

-peanut butter M&M’s, OMG’s and chocolate covered almonds

June 9

-11 hours of eating (10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

English muffins with homemade avocado spread (avocado, salt)

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-Japanese yams and Frank’s hot sauce

-strawberries

-mandarin orange

veggie broth with veggies and black bean chile paste, garlic, cilantro, chives, (at a restaurant-with oil)

deep fried shrimp and French fries at restaurant

-cocktail sauce

-ketchup

Dairy Queen blizzard

-popcorn cooked in oil

-no alcohol

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June 10

-10 eating hours (11:30 to 9:30 p.m.)

-homemade latte with vanilla and maple syrup

-baked Japanese yams with Frank’s hot sauce

-potato chips

-homemade salad with black beans, cucumber, tomato, artichoke hearts, lemon juice and a bit of store-bought raspberry vinaigrette

-baked potato with chives

1 gin and tonic cooler

-1 greyhound cooler

June 11

-10 eating hours (10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

-baked Japanese yam with Frank’s hot sauce

-mandarin orange

-salad with spinach, tomatoes, banana peppers, broccoli and balsamic dressing (oil)

-black bean burger on 1 piece of rye bread with mustard, spinach and tomato

sushi (veggie, tuna, crab)

3 glasses of red wine

-Dairy Queen blizzard

Now, that the week is over, I wonder if I might be a bit off track for more than a few days. I’m craving foods I normally don’t crave (ice cream, for example). It’s because I’ve been eating that stuff, so now my body wants more.

I have a busy time at work this week and next, finishing up teaching for the year, so we’ll see how long I allow myself to stay off track.

Wishing you health and success on your journey,

SignatureAli

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