I am grateful for all the food I have in my pantry, fridge, and freezer.
I am trying to eat a little bit better today and also give my body a rest; I still have the cold but it is getting better. Soup and warm drinks are really good; so is water.
I felt discouraged this morning, as the total weight loss I have had in the last 6 weeks is only 5 pounds…. I had thought I would lose more. It is partly because of the trip I have had lately I guess (eating more and different food, and long flights), but I have two more trips to come, meaning I can expect a similar pattern…On the other hand, with this plan, I have more energy, I walk more, and I eat really well compared to before. I know I am doing much better in nourishing my body.
I hope to see more weight loss soon to at least have some more motivation to keep going. It is too much to think that I will have to cut out calories, eat different things, or exercise more should I not lose weight on this plan.
breakfast: 1 hard boiled egg, 1 cup of coffee with cream and brown sugar
late-morning snack: 1 pear
late lunch: salad with tomato, cucumber, green pepper, onion, and olive oil. That was really healthy 🙂
dinner (planned): fish bits, frozen and cooked at oven.
late-night snack (added later): 1 large apple, 1 tall glass of milk, 350 grms of yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon and a small spoon of honey – warming and lovely; give this a try 🙂
late-late-night snack (added later): 2 slices of whole heat bread and 50 grms cheese
exercise: 10 min walk in the morning. that is probably all for today, though I am contemplating about walking in the evening. I will see how it goes..
supplements: 1 iron supplement before lunch, 1 calcium and vitD supplement after salad