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fitness journal

Discussion in 'Fitness Journals' started by tammy, Oct 3, 2004.

  1. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    September 30th
    105 lbs.
    smallest part of waist - 27 inches
    hips - 33.5
    thigh - 19.5
    calf - 12.75
    upper arm - 9.75
    forearm - 8.75

    1. trim the waist - ideally to 24" or 25"
    2. all over toning and fat reduction
    3. prettier proportions

    main problem - I gain almost all my weight around the middle. I'm also short waisted so even if I only gain 1 pound I can see it in the mirror. I have no hips or boobs so if I have excess fat in my middle I tend to look like a tree stump.
    #1 tammy, Oct 3, 2004
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2004
  2. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    SEPTEMBER 29, 2004
    Lean Cuisine - 260
    Beef jerky - 150
    Arby's - 2 bacon chedar melts, medium fries, medium chocolate shake - 1700?
    2 Oreos - 107
    Total Calories: 2217?

    SEPTEMBER 30, 2004
    Godfather's buffet - don't even want to think about all the calories I ate
    beef jerky - 160
    Ramen - 380
    M&M's - 100
    Total Calories: :d_eek:

    OCTOBER 1, 2004
    6:50 - wake up

    7:15-8:00 elliptical
    8:00-9:00 weights - upper body

    10:50 - apple - 125
    2:30 - Lean Cuisine - sesame chicken - 320
    4:35 - beef jerky - 160
    8:50 - 2 oreos - 107
    9:10 - cheese nips - 75
    10:15 - turkey sandwich - 360

    Total Calories: 1,147

    October 2, 2004
    7:30 wake up
    8:00-9:30 during class snacks - apple - 125
    dry Honey Comb cereal - 175
    12:30 dry Honey Comb cereal - 45
    3:30 Turkey and bacon sandwich - 374
    8:25 Lean Cuisine beef portabello - 220
    beef jerky - 80
    8:45 M&M's and cheese nips - 150
    11:30 Campbell's chunky chicken noodle soup - 150
    Total Calories: 1319
    #2 tammy, Oct 3, 2004
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  3. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    October 3, 2004
    10:00 wake up

    11:15 elliptical - 6.2 miles in 63 minutes

    2:50 shrimp scampi - 300 (according to the package, there should be 550 calories, but I drained off a ton of that fake butter so I lowered the calories)
    3:30 dry Honey Bunches of Oats - 240
    cheese nips - 75
    6:10 turkey & bacon sandwich - 385
    8:00 beef jerky - 20
    12:25 Lean Cuisine Chicken Parmesan - 270

    2:00 bed

    Total calories: 1290

    October 4, 2004
    7:00 wake up
    9:00 turkey sandwich - 200
    12:00 10 shrimp scampi w/ excess sauce drained - 300
    1:00-4:30 peanut M&M's (snacked on throughout) - 220
    4:30 Chicken taco w/salsa - 185
    5:30 Honey bunches of oats - 160
    9:05 chicken taco w/salsa - 185
    12:30 go to bed
    Total calories - 1250
    #3 tammy, Oct 3, 2004
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2004
  4. hibiscus09

    hibiscus09 Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2004
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    Hi Tammy! You sound pretty small -- do you know your bodyfat %? I think you'd see great improvements in your midsection if you cut out the processed food and sugar in your diet. Fast food also! I'd bet if you just cleaned that up, your waist would start shrinking. :)
  5. Toolish

    Toolish Well-Known Member

    Mar 14, 2004
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    Not sure if you want comment in here or not, but it seems like you are not eating properly.
    Firstly, i am sure you know the september days were bad ???

    Secondly you need a good breakfast fairly early in the morning...i mean waking up at 6.50 then not eating until 10.50 is a recipe for disaster.

    Also you haven't mentioned your height, but 105lb is pretty light. Maybe you should look at weight training to gain some muscle for the shape you want.
  6. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    Hi. I'm 5'3". I know that those September days were really bad. I actually thought about starting the on-line journal for October :D

    I'm not sure what my body fat %. I've tried several on line calculators and I've gotten everything from 18% to 32%, though most of them are around the mid-twenties. Just judging by the jiggle, I'm sure I'm more than 18%, but I'm finding it hard to believe that I have over 32 pounds of fat!

    I first started a couple months ago. At that time, I just thought, eat fewer calories and that's it. When Lean Cuisine went on sale I literally stuffed my freezer with them until it was overflowing and just looked for things that I thought were low-cal. It's only recently that I did a bit of research and now I just can't bear the idea of getting rid of all that food and wasting all that money even though I know that I shouldn't eat it.

    As far as the cheese nips and Oreos, those were my roommate's and I ate them in my moments of weakness. The M&M's are another thing I bought when I was in the "I just need to eat fewer calories phase" and are almost gone. I know you might be wondering why I'd buy M&M's if I was trying to cut calories, but I can be amazingly disciplined about portion size if I'm really craving something. Looking back, there were days where all I ate were cake with strawberries on them :d_eek:

    In spite of eating as horribly as I did, I managed to go from 112 to 105 in about six weeks. There were days I went all the way down to 102, but I think that was due more to weighing myself early in the morning after eating hardly anything the day before because my weight creeped up as the day went on. But since then, except for fluctuations throughout the day, I've stuck at around my current stats for a couple months already - though I admit that I kind of took a "break" from the diet for a little while in there and there have been other days when I let up. It's been hard to resist that little voice that says "you look good enough" and the temptation to just settle and give up.

    I'm thinking that I'll try to gradually mix in better food with the food I have until the current food is gone. Even then, I still have to figure out good foods that I like. I don't like a lot of the things people here say they eat. I like tuna, but I can't eat it plain. I hate oatmeal and things like that, don't really like whole wheat things. I tried wheat pasta and hated it. I can only stand eating fish occasionally and I only know how to make the frozen kind. I bought a big bag of stir fry vegetables - I'm hoping it's okay even though it's frozen vegetables - and a bag of apples and vegetables. I know it's not much, but it's a start.

    as for the breakfast, I was trying to do the whole empty stomach cardio / wait an hour after workout before eating thing. I realize now that I probably shouldn't do a whole hour of cardio followed by a whole hour of weights so I'm going to try to do my cardio before classes and then do my weights after classes while eating during class.
    #6 tammy, Oct 4, 2004
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  7. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    October 4, 2004
    10:00 wake up
    11:30 Chinese food
    4:30 Peanut M&M's - 110
    5:30 Honey Bunches of Oats - 240
    7:10 Peanut M&M's - 50
    10:30 small apple - 80
    12:30 sleep

    Total: 1500-2000?

    October 5, 2004
    8:00 get out of bed

    8:50-9:25 recumbent bike
    9:30-10:00 elliptical

    10:55 apple - 80
    2:20 chicken taco 235
    3:35 Peanut M&M's - 50
    3:45 beef jerky - 80
    5:00 La Creme Mousse yogurt - 120
    5:30 Lean Cuisine Honey Roasted Pork - 230
    10:15 Honey Bunches of Oats with Milk - 300

    1:30 sleep

    Total: 1095

    I always feel ambivalent when I do my cardio on different machines. I know that I'm going to burn the most calories with the least difficulty on the elliptical, but I also know that I'm supposed to change exercises. When I see half the amount of calories being burned in the same amount of time, it always makes me feel a little frustrated. Swimming would burn a lot, but the pool is only open 2 hours a day and it doesn't fit my schedule.

    October 6, 2004
    10:30 wake up
    11:20 imitation crab legs with butter - 193
    2:20 beef jerky - 140
    Peanut M&M's - 150
    Honey Bunches of Oats - 240
    milk - 110
    3:30 chicken taco - 185
    4:20 Honey Combs - 220
    4:30 Lean Cuisine 3 cheese chicken - 190

    7:45-9:00 weights
    inner thigh machine - 1X10 @ 50 lb., 2X10 @ 40 lb.
    outer thigh - 2X10 @ 60 lb., 1X10@70 lb.
    calf raise - 3X10@50 lb.
    lunges - 1X10 w/2 10lb. weights
    lat pull-down - 3X10@50
    dumbbell kickbacks - 5X10@12
    bicep curls - 3X10@10
    dumbbell shrugs - 3X10@15 each arm
    dumbbell rows - 3X10@15 each arm (60 total)
    lower back machine - 3X10@90
    shoulder press - 2X10@50
    rotary torso - 3X10@40 in each direction (60 total)
    abdominal machine - 5X10@80

    9:30 imitation crab legs - 193

    Total calories: 1621

    I don't know why, but I had the case of the munchies this afternoon and I just didn't want to wait to get food cooked so I reached for whatever was easy. I was constantly hungry. I thought about stopping my food after 4:30, but I figured that I should eat somethng after the workout. Oh well, at least those cursed M&M's are gone.

    I only did 1 set of lunges because I was feeling wobbly after doing the other leg exercises. I know muscle groups are supposed to be done together, but I think next time I'm going to put some at the end of the workout so I can at least get through them. I really only did the shoulder press where I did because I was waiting to use the ab machines and didn't want to just sit around.
  8. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    October 7, 2004
    8:00 wake up
    8:45-9:25 recumbent bike
    9:30-10:00 eliptical

    12:30 apple - 80
    2:35 cottage cheese - 10
    2:45 Lean Cuisine Sesame Chicken - 320
    3:50 1 Chips Ahoy Cookie - 53
    4:45 Honey Bunches of Oats - 240
    6:00 Honey Combs - 220
    9:20 1 Chips Ahoy Cookie - 53
    11:00 Honey Combs 220

    12:00 bed
    Total: 1226

    Aargh! my roommate went shopping again. I need to put his stuff in the cupboards or something.

    October 8, 2004
    7:20 wake up
    7:30 apple - 80
    9:10 Honey Combs - 110
    10:30 Honey Combs - 110
    12:45 Lean Cuisine - 280
    2:55 Cheese Nips - 280
    3:15 Chips Ahoy - 53
    3:30 Lean Cuisine - 200
    4:50 La Creme Yogurt - 150
    1 Chips Ahoy - 53

    6:00-9:00 bowling
    9:00-10:30 pool

    10:40 cheese nips - 75
    11:00 Chips Ahoy - 54
    11:15 Cottage Cheese w/Kiwi - 70?
    11:40 Lean Cuisine Pizza - 320

    12:00 sleep

    Total: 1635

    Had the munchies again. In spite of eating more than usual, during bowling, I was so hungry I felt sick - it actually felt sort of like heartburn. But then it went away. I shouldn't have eaten so much right before bed, but I didn't think I'd fall asleep so soon. I was planning on staying up until 2:00 a.m.

    I also think I put too much weight on the inner thigh machine on Wednesday. I did really struggle to get through the sets but I was determined to finish them. I'm still waddling around today. It's the worst when I have to bend my legs to crouch. I think next time I'll start at 30 lb. The weird thing is that it didn't really affect me when I was bowling. I also bought some of adjustable dumbbells so I can work on weights when I'm too lazy to drive to the gym.

    I know bowling and billiards aren't exactly calorie burners, but the school was having a free game night and I was still really sore. I planned on doing some cardio before class and weights after class, but I just couldn't get myself to get out of bed to make the gym at 6:30. Then I realized that I forgot to shave so I felt a little self conscious about going to the gym and, in addition to the soreness, I also didn't have the motivation to drive home and then drive back and then drive home to get my roommate and then drive back for game night.
  9. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    October 9, 2004
    10:00 wake up
    12:20 Lean Cuisine pizza - 320
    3:20 Lean Cuisine Chicken Caesar - 240
    4:10 Cheese Nips - 150

    5:30 weights
    tricep kickbacks - 5X10@10e
    bicep curls - 3X10@10e
    shrugs 4X10@15e
    1 arm rows 3X10@15e
    shoulder press 2X10@10e
    wrist curls 3X10@5e
    reverse wrist curls 3X10@10e

    6:20 Honey Combs 300
    9:00 Lean Cuisine pizza - 290
    12:00 kiwi w/cottage cheese - 100
    2:00 yogurt - 120

    Total calories: 1520

    I finally broke down and bought some dumbbells for home use. I got a couple of those adjustable kinds.

    October 10, 2004
    11:10 Lean Cuisine pizza - 290
    11:30-2:00 light walking (store browsing)
    3:00 Lean Cuisine pizza - 290

    3:20 weights
    bicep curls 3X10@10
    tricep kickbacks 5X10@10
    wrist curls 3X10@5
    reverse wrist curls 3X10@5
    shoulder press 1X10@15, 2X10@10
    1 arm rows 3X10@15
    shoulder shrugs 3X10@15

    4:30 salad - 75?
    6:40 Lean Cuisine garlic chicken - 230
    7:20 sushi - 300
    8:30 2 slices Pizza Hut chicken & bacon pizza - 900

    12:00 bed
    Total: 2085

    bah, I was doing really well but my roommate decided to order pizza at the last minute and it looked too good to resist.

    October 11, 2004
    9:00 wake up

    11:00 Lean Cuisine - 250?
    2:05 Cottage cheese with kiwi - 130

    2:50 weights
    outer thigh machine - 1X10@80, 3X10@70
    calf machine 4X10@60
    lunges 3X10@10e
    abdominal 5X10@80
    rotary torso 3X10@42.5
    lower back 1X10@90, 3X10@92.5
    leg extension 3X5@50
    3:30-3:45 elliptical

    4:35 vegetable beef soup - 260
    5:45 yogurt - 120
    7:05 sushi - 300
    9:30 cookie - 106, egg - 80, bacon - 210, toast w/butter - 140

    11:00 bed
    Total Calories: 1590
    #9 tammy, Oct 12, 2004
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  10. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    October 12, 2004
    7:30 wake up
    8:00 Lean Cuisine chicken fettuccine - 270

    8:50 - 9:50 weights
    inner thighs - 3X10@40
    outer thighs - 4X10@70
    calf machine - 3X10@60
    bicep curls - 3X10@10 e
    tricep kickbacks - 4X10@12e
    1 arm rows - 3X10@15e
    flys - 2X10@10e
    shoulder press machine - 2X10@40
    lat pull-down - 2X10@50
    lower back - 5X10@92.5
    abdominal - 5X15@82.5
    rotary torso - 3X10@45

    10:15 XS energy bar - 180
    3:10 Lean Cuisine Hunan beef - 230
    4:30 cookie - 53
    5:10 cookie - 53, Sushi - 300
    9:00 cookie - 54
    9:40 Lean Cuisine - 270
    11:00 bed

    Total Calories: 1410

    Of course there are no visible results, but I'm surprised at the progress I'm already feeling. The exercises are getting easier and I'm already adding weight. I was expecting to struggle at the same weight for a while. I had to lower the weight for the shoulder press and only did 2 lat pulldown sets, but that's just because I've already done some arm exercises and my arms were tired. I always feel so unsteady after a weights workout, especially when it's a new exercise - it's especially noticeable when I go down stairs.

    I know that energy bars are terrible, but that was my only portable source of protein that I had ready to take.
    #10 tammy, Oct 12, 2004
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  11. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    Wednesday, October 13, 2004
    9:30 wake up
    10:20 yogurt - 140
    12:20 cookie - 53
    2:15 sushi - 263
    4:55 Lean Cuisine pot roast - 250?
    6:10 salad - 100
    8:30 Lean Cuisine shrimp - 250?
    9:50 yogurt - 120
    10:30 bed
    Total Calories: 1296

    I haven't really fully committed to either bulking or cutting so I'm not getting optimal results either way. My main goal is fat loss but I know I need to get more muscle. My workouts are pretty much weights focused, but I have yet to get the diet to go with it. I also tend to do "what I feel like" when I work out and I should probably get some kind of routine made.
  12. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    Thursday, October 14, 2004
    7:30 wake up
    8:15 bacon - 140, yogurt - 120

    8:55-9:25 weights
    inner thighs 4X10@40
    outer thighs 4X10@80
    calf raises 4X10@70
    abdominal 1X20@85, 4X20@95
    rotary torso 4X10@50
    lower back 1X10@95, 4X10@100

    9:50 XS energy bar - 180
    11:00 frappuccino - 200
    12:00 medium banana - 100
    2:40 cheese nips - 75, Lean Cuisine ravioli - 250
    4:10 salad - 100, yogurt - 120
    8:15 bacon - 140
    8:45 stir fry - 300
    9:20 bacon - 420, yogurt - 120

    Total calories: 2,265

    I know I have a high carb to protein ratio so I need to find ways to up my protein. I should probably eat more in general, but after dieting so long it's hard for me to get over that psychological hurdle. I have managed to up my average daily calories, but it's still nomally below the maintain level. Which means that I'm not consuming few enough calories to make any significant cuts nor am I consuming enough calories to gain muscle.

    But still, every workout I seem to be getting a little stronger. I'm still struggling with the inner thigh machine, but I've added weight to all the other exercises I've done. I think I'm going to try to do fewer exercises with more reps from now on. I also need to get my cardio in. I keep telling myself I can do that at home, but then never get to it.

    I'm also bruising a lot from the machines. I think I read somewhere that that's a sign of not getting a certain vitamin, but I can't remember what.

    Whoah, spoke too soon. I had the major case of the munchies this afternoon. For some reason I was craving bacon. But I under-ate yesterday so hopefully it just evens out.
    #12 tammy, Oct 14, 2004
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  13. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    Friday, October 15, 2004
    6:45 wake up
    7:00 yogurt - 120
    8:10 frappuccino - 200
    12:30 XS energy bar - 180

    1:50-2:15 weights
    inner thighs 5X10@40
    outer thights 4X10@80
    calf raise 5X10@70
    lower back 5X10@100
    abdominal 10X10@95
    rotary torso 2X10@50

    3:15 Lean Cuisine bef portabello - 220
    4:40 Cheese nips - 150
    7:00 5 slices pizza - 1500

    11:30 bed

    Total calories: 2370

    Well, I guess I fell off the wagon again. It's those last minute decisions that kill me - I can usually plan around a splurge. But I measured myself this morning and it doesn't look like it hurt me at all.

    I seem to have regressed a little bit. The abdominal was really difficult for me yesterday when it was so easy the day before at the same weight. Maybe I had the bar too low the previous day or maybe it's because I was doing the same exercises two days in a row. But the inner thigh machine was much easier for me. I had no problem getting through 5 sets when before it was difficult getting through three.

    I finally figured out why I was blowing through my workouts so quickly. I kept thinking that people are just doing a lot more sets while I tend to do the standard 3 or 4, but I just looked at the MAX-OT site and it says that you're supposed to rest 2-3 MINUTES between sets. I rest maybe 30 seconds if that - if it's especially taxing, I might rest a minute. Then there are those days when I do it for over an hour - I looked at the site and it says that I'm actually harming myself. Well, I guess it's better to know late than never. The only thing I wonder about is that since I want to gain strength without too much bulk, does the MAX-OT program really apply to me?

    It used to be that I never wanted to do weights and always wanted to do cardio. Now, I'm struggling to fit in any cardio because I've been concerned about the weights so much. I know I should get a few sessions of just cardio every week, but I tend to not be as concerned about it as I should because I figure I'm exercising about an hour a day just walking around between classes, from the parking lot, and in the home.
    #13 tammy, Oct 16, 2004
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  14. Toolish

    Toolish Well-Known Member

    Mar 14, 2004
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    Good to see you sticking with it even after a blow out or two, we all have them.

    Do you have a set routine you follow through the week in regards to weight training? It seems like the weights you do involve little structure.

    For example it is generally recommended that you give a muscle at least 48 hours recovery (absolute minimum recommendation, have seen otrher recommend only working each muscle once a week), but at times you are doing the same exercises two days in a row.

    If you are doing a full body routine 3 times a week with at least 1 day between each session would be ideal. If you are doing a split you could change that around a bit.

    As for MAX-OT I think it works either way, but i haven't used it so not sure!
  15. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    Saturday, October 16, 2004
    9:30 wake up
    11:15 2 pieces pizza - 700?
    12:40 yogurt - 120
    4:30 stir fry - 100
    7:30 taco pizza - 350?
    11:00 bed
    Total Calories: 1270

    I can't say I ate well, but at least I kept the calories in check today. I just have this thing that I don't want to waste food so I wanted to finish up the pizza.

    Yeah, I'm trying to get some kind of weight program figured out. That's actually why I went to the MAX-OT site. The school gym doesn't have all that equipment so I wrote down all the recommended exercises and divided them into muscle groups. I can't really follow the routines exactly, but I'll try to follow as much of the program as I can. I figure if I just take a few exercises from the 1 or 2 muscle groups per day, it'll be better than what I'm doing now. I'm wondering if squats using dumbbells would be a good substitute for the squats using the bar. I know it's silly, but I find that whole contraption a little bit intimidating. Anyways, starting this week, I think I'm finally going to move beyond the "I'm here, but I'll do what I feel like" attitude and write down a routine schedule. Unfortunately I'm a bit busy with tests this week, so hopefully I don't get de-railed too much.
  16. Toolish

    Toolish Well-Known Member

    Mar 14, 2004
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    dumbell squats are as effective as those with a barbell for sure.

    Also if you are looking for alternative exercises to those listed on the Max OT website due to equipment issues try looking at bodybuilding.com and exrx.net, both have exercises listed by bodypart, at most have at least one option that only requires dumbell or barbell.
  17. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004
    10:00 wake up
    10:45 yogurt - 120
    2:00 stir fry - 150
    2:55 XS energy bar - 180
    5:50 taco bell - 560
    6:15 yogurt - 120
    9:30 cheese nips - 150
    12:00 bed
    Total calories: 1280

    Not much exercise over the weekend. I did some jogging in place while watching TV here and there, but nothing too intensive.
  18. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    Monday, Oct. 18, 2004
    9:30 wake up
    11:40 - 12:40 Chinese food - 1000?
    5:00 frappuccino - 200
    9:45 XS energy bar - 180
    11:10 salad - 100
    1:30 yogurt - 120
    2:30 bed
    Total Calories: 1600?

    I really have no idea how many calories I ate today.
  19. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday, October 19, 2004
    6:00 wake up
    7:00 yogurt - 120, bacon - 140

    8:50-9:25 weights
    bicep curls - 4X8-10@12
    wrist curls - 3X8@15
    tricep kickbacks - 4X10@15
    reverse wrist curls - 3X6-8@8

    9:30-10:00 elliptical - 3 miles set in weight loss mode

    11:00 XS energy bar - 180
    3:00 Lean Cuisine - 350
    6:45 bacon 175, yogurt - 120
    10:00 stir fry w/rice - 300?
    Total calories: 1385?

    while I know that yogurt is probably one of the healthier things I eat, I think I need to find some kind of alternative once I run out of it because it really doesn't lessen the hunger or cravings one bit. I love bacon, but I think once I run out I'm going to quit buying that too. You'd think that something so fattening would be more filling. I don't see myself ever giving it up completely, but if I make myself drive to the store every time I want it I probably won't eat it so much. I also think it's time to finally feed my chocolate craving - I've been eating those stupid energy bars every day and it's a pale shadow of chocolate flavor so I still want it all the time.

    I also attempted to start the MAX-OT thing, but didn't really have the patience for it. I did up my weights in every exercise so it least I'm making progress somewhere. I was surprised because I thought I'd do the 4-6 reps and found that I was able to do a full 10 reps. I also don't like to bend over on the bench for the tricep kickbacks - I prefer to just sort of lean forward with my hand on my knee. I hope that doesn't compromise the exercise.

    I just realized that I didn't really split the exercise very well because of my school schedule. I'd want to do all the back and chest days on days I have class so I don't have to make an extra trip to the gym, but I don't want to do them the same day as arms because all the exercises incorporate the arms and they get worn out by the end of the workout. Starting next week think I want to do M-legs, Tu-arms, Th-abs/shoulders, F-chest/back
    #19 tammy, Oct 19, 2004
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  20. tammy

    tammy Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
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    October 20, 2004
    9:00 wake up
    10:45 bacon - 420
    11:45 yogurt - 120
    12:30 energy bar - 180
    3:30 donut - 300?
    4:00 cheesecake bar - 180
    5:00 Lean Cuisine - 230
    7:00 cheesecake bar - 170
    10:00 cheesecake bar - 170
    Total Calories: 1760

    it's a bit early to be posting total calories, but I'm hoping to hold off until tomorrow. Majorly indulged in the sweet tooth today. At least I got protein and calcium, but the fat is way too high. Didn't do too much for exercise - just some walking. My calories over the last 7 days average 1680, which is barely over my maintain weight so even though I didn't eat well, I at least am within range calorie-wise.

    bah, I ended up eating one more thing. Oh well, I'm still in a reasonable range
    #20 tammy, Oct 20, 2004
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2004

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