Daily BItes: Thur 8/11-Wed 8/17

*Warning–long post!
Recaping the whole week in one post.
😉
What a crazy week!!!
All I can say is that I am SOOOOOO ready for school to START!
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THURSDAY 8/11

Total Daily: 35pts
Activity earned: 15pts
pre workout
1 hour circuit training
killer workout on the triceps!!
kicked my boo-tay!!!
+10
decided to do a 3 mile run when I got home to loosen up my muscles
it got HOT fast!
+5
I love this ISO 100 protein after a hard workout!
3pts
6pts
cute cousins!
my nephew Cole came to stay with us for a few days!!
*didn’t make it to my WW mtg today cause of a schedule conflict with my girls.
was really bummed. :(
the rest of little man’s Little Caesars pizza
4pts
had some of his ‘potty’ treat
😉
4pts
ZoneBar snack while the kids played
5pts
homemade tacos after a long church meeting
8pts
strawberries with Nutella
YUM!! my new fav dessert!
5pts
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FRIDAY 8/12

Total Daily: 39pts
Activity earned: 7pts

*Kickboxing class*

Protein does a body good! 😉
3pts
had all 3 of my nephews staying the night…Ty, Kody, & Cole so I made homemade kolaches with biscuits and sausage link.
5pts
I took ALL 7 kids to the pool
for some fun in the sun 😉
an asian salad I thew together that turned out really good!

3pts

another concotion that I threw together.
spaghetti squash, turkey sausage link, cilantro, crushed garlic, ground red pepper, salt=YUM-O!!!
4pts

snack
nutella & banana
4pts
husband had a BADDDD day at work so he drove up to the house so I could jump in and go for a ride to get a treat.
I had a few bites of his Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup blizzard.
then I had this Sonic Jr Burger for dinner
10pts
I made cake balls waiting for Grandma & Papaw Hinson to arrive
WW recipe builder says they’re 2pts+ each
10pts
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SATURDAY 8/13

Total Daily: 45pts
Activity: moving?? haha
MOVING DAY!!!!
Soooo excited that the day is finally here that Torry & Lexy move in a mile down the road from us!!!
😉
a stop off at the donut shop for breakfast
cinnamon twist for me
It was Awesome!
they got my egg & bacon with no cheese sandwich wrong so i just ate the bacon
Subway sandwich on a break
snack on the way to unload the first load
Aunt Windy is awesome!!!!
I LOVE it that other family memebers are on WW and eating healthy too!!
😉

snacked on too many chips……

so had meat & veggies
I LOVED all the 0pt fresh fruit!!!
Thank you Aunt Wii!!
during the 2nd/last load…..
needed a chocolate/sugar boost
ate wayyyy too many mini chocolate chips.
*NOTE: I had forgotten all about a ZonePerfect bar in my purse until later that night!!!
ughhh…would have curbed my chocolate craving and been WAYYY less points than these mini choc chips.
***Times like this is when PREPERATION is KEY to staying on track.***
tried Kim’s Magic Pop for the first time
It was really good!!!
wanted sugar out of exhaustion at this point
 :(
Adults went to dinner at our FAV mexican resturant–La Brisa
I had what I usually always get…
Chicken Fajita Lettuce Wrap with pico & guacamole
had half the bowl of chips eaten before I realized it was the first time I had not counted out my chips there in 5 1/2 months!!!  ahhhh!!!
By the time I got home I went straight to bed and was curled up in a ball cause I ate too much and my stomach was killing me!!
I realized that exhaustion/my brain fog/lack of planning makes me out of control.
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SUNDAY 8/14

Total Daily: 46pts
oatmeal with banana for breakfast before church
sandwich leftovers for lunch after church
I made a lettuce wrap sandwich
chips & bean dip
hung out with the family and had some cookies
We sang Happy Birthday to Grandma Terry since her birthday is tomorrow!
 2 birthday cake balls
experiement recipe from our Leader Karen
angel food cake and pinapple tidbits mixed together and baked
topped with cool whip
Wasn’t too bad!
2 small slices of Papa John’s pizza
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MONDAY 8/15

Total Daily: 36pts
Activity earned: 10pts
Fresh NEW Week!!! 😉
pre-run banana

*5 mile run with Lexy & running group*

post workout breakfast
protein pancake
5pts
snack
5pts
snack
{you know its pre-*shark* week (aka pms) when you just wanna eat pb outta the jar!}
super yummy!!!
6pts
passenger window somehow got off the track and fell–NO rain in TX for 100+ days until you can’t roll up a window!!!! geez!
My hubby fixed my car window and then was doing some stuff in his truck when……..
as if we didn’t have enough stress.
ugh.  :(
4pts
dinner
homemade nachos with Thrive Taco TVP, cheese, & cilantro
chips & salsa
12pts
dessert no picture
banana with Nutella
4pts
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TUESDAY 8/16

Total Daily: 29pts
Activity: 7pts
pre-workout
I was the ONLY person who showed up for a Butt-Blast Bootcamp class so Monica gave me my first SPIN class ever!!!! It was an awesome workout!!!!
breakfast
oatmeal with banana
4pts
Zone bar snack
5pts
snack on the way home from a long apt
4pts
my sweet girl who LOVES to cook!!
I thought she was making her own grill cheese and instead she was making me lunch!
How can you say no to THAT?! 😉
6pts
*awesome power nap*
chocolate snack
6pts
(I need to get it outta my house!!!!)
caffeine boost with a Coke Zero 😉
thrown together dinner
spaghetti squash, turkey, mediterranean blend veggies, crushed garlic, red pepper
SOOOO good!
4pts
bedtime snack
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WED 8/17
Total Daily: 30pts
Activity: 10pts
pre run
*5 mile run with Lexy & friends*
😉
post run breakfast
ISO 100 whey protein drink-3pts
oatmeal w/bananas & FD blueberries-4pts
my fav Zone bar snack
5pts
picked up J’s new glasses
got a few more school clothes
*had a major nasty nauseating headache coming on*
wasn’t purty.
just sayin.
avoided the McD’s nuggets and drove down the the Jack-in-the-Box so I could get a healthier option
grilled chicken strips with bbq sauce-7pts
came outta J in the B and saw THIS!!!!
DRIVE THRU cinnabon!!!
I was {} that close to driving thru there–
but I couldn’t find the points value for them on my phone so I didn’t.
It still haunts me.
😉
Sonic vanilla coke zero
😉
opted for a Sonic vanilla dish instead and HAD NO IDEA it was this HUGE!!!
I was thinking it was the size of McD’s.
So I ate 4pts worth.
We had FRESHMAN parent orientation tonight…..
I still can’t believe my baby is old enough to be in High School!!!
Her Freshman shirt…….
BAHAHAHA!!
I bust out laughing every time I look at it!!!!!
LOL!
Her Daddy is not too happy that his baby girl is headed off to HS……..
I think it is gonna be hilarious to try to keep him from loosing his mind!
haha!!
a pic with my hubby
😉
late snack
nutella & banana
4pt
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End of Week Points recap
Activity Earned: 53
Weekly Used: 0
*This was definitley a ‘getting back on track’ week for me.
I know the scale won’t be very nice tomorrow due to exercising again, getting back on track, and that ‘week’.
Just Keep on Keeping On
….right?!  😉

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About Carman

36 year old military wife of 18 years and stay at home mom to 4 incredible kids (3 girls ages 17, 11, 11 and our son is 6). After my 4th, and final baby, I decided I wanted to be more active, healthier, happier, and to be an example to my kids. I joined Weight Watchers and started using the Points Plus program to learn portion control, moderation, and develop healthier habits. I also used the dietSNAPS app to track my meals and it was such a life changer for me to literally *see* what I was putting in my body! Cyndi, Lexy and I created this blog to be accountability partners and that has been a huge key to this journey! I love to cook and I love converting my favorite recipes into a healthier version for my family to enjoy! I love the after effects of exercising :) I love challenging myself to fitness goals to change things up and in doing so I have run numerous 5K/10K's, several half marathons, one full 26.2 marathon, and a Tough Mudder. I love circuit training, weight training, and running sprints. My goal is to inspire others to take their health seriously, and to show how small changes can lead to big results.

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