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So what DID I eat?
I’ll show you. 🙂
My numbers were totally off for both days, meaning my macros. And I had one of those “zero appetite” days where MyFitnessPal about had a stroke because I didn’t have enough calories. 😛
I don’t really stress over that. I usually always stay within my macro goals, with the very rare exception – or if I’m a few numbers off that’s not a big deal to me.
Here’s what I’ve been eating. It’s two full days worth of low carb meals and the MyFitnessPal diaries too so you can see how I logged those meals, including two GREAT low carb take-out meals…
Wednesday’s Low Carb Meals
I was out for errands & appointments on Wednesday morning so I missed breakfast at home. I grabbed a late breakfast / early lunch from a little local place around 10:30am. I just ordered “a la carte” and got 3 fried eggs, 3 pieces of grilled tenderloin & an order of bacon:
I didn’t have much of an appetite on Wednesday, so I made 3 meals out of that. I think I had 2 eggs with bacon and once piece of tenderloin around 11am. Then I had the other egg and a piece of tenderloin later – and ate the last piece of tenderloin in the late afternoon.
I had a quick snack that night of a roam pork stick & cucumber slices too…
Here’s My MyFitnessPal Diary for Wednesday:
Obviously I did NOT eat enough, but I did skip breakfast and I was in bed by 8pm -lol. It was just one of those days where I didn’t have much of an appetite.
Thursday’s Low Carb Meals
I made low carb blueberry crepes for breakfast. It’s a simple recipe: 2 ounces of cream cheese, 2 large eggs, 35 grams of blueberries, a dash of cinnamon. I blend the eggs & cream cheese together then add the blueberries – and fry in real butter over medium heat (5 on my stove) in a nonstick skillet. Easy! 😉
This made 6 small crepes, and I made 2 smaller meals out of it. Total for whole batch: 8 net carbs, 592 calories, 82% healthy fats. I usually add crushed pecans too – that makes them even better!
Since my Netrition Box came in yesterday, I ate one of the YUP Brands sugar cookie bars that came in that package. I originally tried the PB&J flavor when it came in one of my Keto Krate packages, and I think I might like that flavor better.
I like these bars because they have very little sugar alcohol, especially compared to other low carb bars on the market…
I had to get out and run a few errands in the evening, including groceries!:) lol, so I grabbed take-out from Applebee’s carside-to-go service while I was out.
I got the Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad (with no croutons). There’s an upcharge for the salmon instead of chicken, but it’s totally worth it. I just call it in as, “I’ll have the Caesar Salad with grilled salmon instead of chicken, and no croutons please.”
Here’s My MyFitnessPal Diary for Thursday:
Net Carbs: 31
Total Carbs: 63
Protein: 85 Grams
68% Fat, 23% Protein
Water: 48 ounces
My numbers were totally OFF the last two days. I like to stay at 20 net carbs max, 70% fat minimum. I noticed that of course, but I had super full & busy days and just went with it. It helps when I have my “low carb cereal” because that’s such a healthy high fat meal. 😉
My scales finally moved about half a pound, so I’ve been at 139.4 pounds the last few days. I’m just glad to be back under 140!:)
I found this t-shirt in a box. It was so tiny when I got it in a swag bag a few years ago, I meant to find a KID to give it to. 😛 I threw it on Wednesday in a pinch to get out the door for my appointments… and it fit!! That was a WOW moment, lol – and another good reminder not to get too focused on the scales.
I’m really slacking on my fitness goals lately, and there’s no excuse really – except that I’ve been super busy. That’s not a REAL excuse though, because things like Tricep Dips and Ab Rolls only take minutes. 🙄
Then yesterday I found this: http://www.tennesseerunningtour.com
I am NOT a runner, lol. But it did catch my attention…
There’s a 5 Miler at Rock Island State Park on October 15th, and all of a sudden I thought I could do that! I got a surge of motivation to get back on track and start training – and learning how to run (don’t laugh, haha).
I’m seriously considering it. And if it’s fun, I think it would be awesome to sign up for more all over the state! Have you ever participated in a run or a race? I bet you can find things like that in your area too…
Or try MeetUp.com, I found some great hiking groups there!
How are things going for you?
How are you doing with your low carb meals & macro tracking? Any questions or struggles with your own weight loss journey? Leave a comment and let’s talk!
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