Cyndi

7/21
Total points: 43 (trying to catch up on eating my activity points for the week)
Activity: 10

Pre-spin: multi-grain waffle w/1TBS RF PB
4
Hardest spin class today…the overall phases of the workout were harder, the teacher even said she was making today harder, but I also was just exhausted.  My legs were tired and it took everything I had to just finish.
Ended up getting home later than expected and forgot I had to work so I didn’t have time to make anything so I just grabbed a protein bar.
Post-spin: 5
Then Keller felt bad because I had a 3.5 hour shift and all I’d had was the protein bar so he surprised me by making me my favorite:
6
(so proud of him!!)
Also had some watermelon, no pic.
After work, I was so tired but also hungry and craving a variety of things.  So I made a green protein smoothie, some naan w/hummus, and sweet potato chips w/hummus.  I shared with Keller.
10
Dinner: went out to dinner at Chuy’s….mmmm…8 chips w/pico and a small amount of green sauce, my usual Chuy’s special 3 blue corn tortillas (ate 2), chicken, verde salsa, a pinch of cheese. (didn’t touch rice, beans, or sour cream)
10
Snack: apple (no pic)
Late night snack: 1/4C blue bell
2
And another protein pancake
6
It’s funny because looking back…our late night snacks used to be ice cream, chips and salsa or some other kind of junk…now I actually crave apples w/PB, greek yogurt, or if I have enough points like today a protein pancake!!

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About Lexy

40 years old, "stay at home mom" to 2 boys (ages 16 and 14), wife to a chiropractic kinesiologist! I love blogging and learning new ideas. I follow the Weight Watchers Points Plus program and enjoy working out. I have run 2 full 26.2 mile marathons and 3 half marathons... and many 10k and 5k's. I love taking BodyPump classes and lifting weights. Working out has always been fun for me, but I struggle with eating healthy. Blogging has introduced me to a world of healthy eaters... When I first started WW... I just wanted someone to tell me what to eat! I didn't like cooking and I am not the kind of person that can just throw things together. There are tons of ideas out there and I love finding new and fun ones that I feel like I am capable of making myself!

3 thoughts on “Cyndi

  1. Allie

    Now see…I love beans and rice at Mexican Restaraunts! That's something I don't want to have to give up completely…but I guess that means you just "save-up" your points?! Sorry, for my dumb questions. I'm still just learning how all this works.

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  2. Carman

    Hey Allie, Yes you have to 'plan' ahead for sure if there are just some foods you can't live w/out. For me, I can live w/out rice and beans but I usually always have my chips & salsa…..but I literally count out 12 chips for 4pts and enjoy every bite!! 😉 So if you can't live w/out rice & beans you need to figure out what the serving size is before you go and will most likely have to divide the amount they give you in half…..totally do-able….you just have to have a PLAN!!! That is key and huge to getting to enjoy the foods you love w/out overeating them and going over points! 😉

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  3. Cyndi

    Allie…ditto what Carman said. I just choose what's more important to me. If I loved these kind of beans and rice I would have eaten them! Now if it's Chipotle beans and rice then I'm all over it, but I only eat half of the portions or just plan for it ahead of time. I'm a big planner. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. I will look up menu's before I go to restaurants so that I already know what I want when I get there. And I usually save a couple extra points in case there's something I just have to have. But then again, it's being able to control only having a little. It's a process!

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