day sixteen

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The top picture is how I wore these khaki pants for  the last few years when I needed to dress up at work or other functions. The bottom picture is when I put them on today.

The difference to me means so much. I honestly cannot remember the last time I didn’t need a hair tie or a rubber band to help me wear these pants. This is a nice reminder that wearing lower sizes is obtainable. Don’t give up. It takes time to loose inches. And that is okay 🙂

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day 15

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Most of my co-workers always ask me what I’m heating up in the break room because it smells so good. Well here they are:

My three savors for flavor! Garlic, Salsa and Taco Seasoning mix are what I use to make pretty much all the dishes I do. When I do my “Italian” dishes I use the garlic in my meat and even veggies (can never have too much in my opinion) along with Italian seasoning. Taco seasoning is my staple for my “Mexican” dishes. Even using a little bit adds a ton of flavor and smells so amazing. Salsa is my favorite to add to cooked meat that might taste a little bland from being over cooked or loosing taste from sitting in the fridge all week. Spices things up real nice.

Day 14

Last day of week two! One more week to go!

Today was a lot like last Sunday. Spent two hours in the kitchen prepping everything but breakfast!

Breakfast (7am): Plan on eating my 1 red of egg whites and a little salsa mixed in and my green tea.

Snack (9:45): This week I wanted to mix it up so I got some red grapes in which I will do 1 purple and 12 almonds.

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Lunch (noon): Monday/Wednesday/Friday I have prepared my ground turkey meat with some taco seasoning in it. In another pan I sauteed zucchini, shredded carrots, and onion. 1 red, 2 Green and a spoonful of salsa on top. Tuesday/Thursday I did the ground turkey with a bunch of garlic and Italian seasoning in one pan. Chopped broccoli and cauliflower were sauteed in a separate pan and I added garlic of coarse! 1 Red and 2 Greens.

Lunch #2 (2pm): My trusty salad this week contained 2 Green and 1 Red of cucumber, celery, shredded carrots, bell pepper, and hard boiled egg with lemon juice sprinkled all over and a dash of black pepper.

Snack: 1 green of cherry tomatoes and bell peppers and four slices of turkey lunch meat.

Here’s to a yummy week! It’s supposed to rain pretty much all week. Hope I get some walks in! We shall see!

Day Thirteen

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It rained ALL day today. I spent the day a couch potato catching up on ALL the shows and crocheting spring themed animals and what not. Today was my lazy day. I kept myself in check though by not eating all day. Crocheting really helps to keep my hands busy and not think about eating due to boredom.
Breakfast was blueberries, two hard boiled eggs, and my green tea.
Lunch I sauteed some bell peppers and egg whites together with a little bit of salsa.
Snack was 12 almonds.

Dinner (pictured above) was chopped cauliflower, garlic, tomatoes, and lemon juice. In another pan I sauteed ground turkey, garlic, and chicken seasoning. I ate one serving of each. Pretty good. Maybe it will be a lunch or two for the week.

My fiancee went to Costco on Wednesday but we area already almost out of our usual ingredients I use for my food prepping. Sounds like we are going to go tomorrow morning before he has work! Mmmmmm. All the tasty low cost veggies will be mine!

day 12


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Today it rained and my routine walk was ruined 😦 Next best thing? Go for a walk in Target! Didn’t get as many steps as I usually do but it is better than sitting for an hour in the break room and not getting any steps! Gotta work with whatcha got! Oh and while at Target I got bright pink socks with Dinosaurs on them.

Day 11

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BREAKFAST SHOT

Here are my originally flavorless egg whites spiced up with some brushetta sauce. Decided on some raspberries this morning too along with my everyday morning green tea.

A bunch of Co-workers and I are doing a Color Fun Run in May. One of them bough us all these awesome motivating water bottles. No Pain, No Gain!

Day 10

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MILESTONE!!!

Since November 2015 I have finally lost 20 pounds!!! It feels so great! I feel a little lighter. My underwear don’t roll down all day when I bend over and stand up. My tank tops do not roll up when I sit and move around. It’s the little things! I’m starting to really notice it in my waist. A co-worker told me she could see weight loss in my face. That gave me a little ego boost 🙂 Can’t wait to see where I’ll be 20 more pounds from now! Can’t wait to fit into jeans I haven’t warn in a good year or so.