Overall, I feel good.  I have decided to eat more to see if that gets me over this 136-137 weight.

What I did today:

Sliced my right thumb open on my mandoline.  It’s been years since I used it, and I thought it would be safer than chopping the mushrooms with the santoku.  Ha.  It still hurts.

Ran to Target for new food saver bags so I could make up my burgers for the week and found I could buy generic otc zyrtec for under $13.  I ran out of allegra last night — our old scrips expired and A forgot to have his mom renew them.  The zyrtec is really working well on my allergies.  I fell asleep this afternoon on the sofa (and I never nap), so I will have to pay attention to the drowsy factor, but so far so good.

Made a new mushroom and emmental quiche.

Made my burgers for the week: new turkey burgers and new beef burgers (local, grass-fed, and 96% lean).  They join the bison and chorizo in the freezer.  Were I feeling truly ambitious, I would have broken down the turkey cutlets, too.  This 20 minute task makes my life so easy.  Any time I need a protein, I defrost it for a few seconds and I am ready to go.  The burgers I season well before freezing.  I weigh everything and scribble down the weight on the bag, so there’s very little mid-week thinking involved.

Watched Battlestar Galactica with A.

Weight Loss

I dropped .4 pounds from yesterday (I wrote the amount incorrectly yesterday — the real amount was 137.2). I have been bouncing around these weights for weeks.  I have not yet gotten my period.  It’s late, I think, but I am too lazy to go back and check.  My cycle is always messed up, but this is annoying.

Still, my body fat continues to drop.

Food Intake:

Lunch: 2 oz chorizo, 2 oz: 141.75 cal, 2 oz spring mix 10 cal/1 carb.  Total: 151.75/1 carb.

Snacks: 4 tbs almonds, 216 cal, 4 carb.

Mushroom and Emmetal Crustless Quiche, 141 cal, 3.025 carb.

Dinner: 3 oz turkey burger 107 cal, 2 oz spring mix 10 cal/1 carb, 0.5 ounce feta, 40 cal, .125 oz shallot 3 cal/.6 carb, 6 kalamata olives, 50 cal/2 carb.  Light vinaigrette: 1 tbs olive oil, 120 cal. 1 tsp apple cider vinegar, 0 cal/0 carb. 1/4 tsp dijon mustard 2 cal.  Total: 122/0 carb.  Total meal: 332 cal/3.6 carb.

This was a delicious meal — it was huge and completely satisfying.  The olives were a wonderful addition.

Dessert:  Kefir: 1/2 cup, 60 cal/4.5 carb.  1 tbs almonds, 54 cal/1 carb.

954.75 cal — 19.03 carb

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