I am not going to lie last week was tough!  We were at a week long project and I did not get anything done that I had intentions of doing.  An employee was sick, so I had to take over their load of work which meant I spent more time on my butt than I had planned.  By the time the end of the day rolled around, the last thing I wanted to do was put on the workout clothes I brought along and workout.  Instead I wanted dinner, so I could go back to the hotel and …… work some more.  I gained a pound, and I know exactly why.  Here it is my Fit at Fifty Week Ten round-up!

Fit at Fifty Week Ten

I have to say, I am LOVING having a spin bike at home, and it may be one of the best purchases I have ever made.  I call it the no excuse workout, and have been pretty good about doing it at least thirty minutes everyday.  I did get up to 90 minutes yesterday and it felt GREAT!  The biking sessions I have found online are a blast.

I am traveling again this week with includes a long overseas flight.  My goals are to walk as much as I can on the plane as well I am not bringing my workout clothes to London, instead, I plan on getting up early, grabbing my camera and walking before work.  Lots of walking, plus I am sure lots of eating as we are already talking about hitting some of our favorite places to nosh.  Wish me luck.  I am hoping I am not back at where I started ten weeks ago.

This is HARD!

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Beginning Weight:  148

End of week: 149

Successes: 

  • Worked out everyday I was at home

Failures:

  • Did not workout while at a work project
  • Did not eat mindfully while at work project
  • Gained a pound

What I ate and how I moved:

Sunday 

Moving: 45 minute spin

Breakfast:  3 cups black coffee, eggs cooked with chick peas and tomatoes

Lunch: ate late breakfast

Dinner: one slow cooked chicken thigh, with 1/3 cup of rice and 1 glass of white wine

Snack: 1 pink lady apple

Water: 5 glasses (16 oz each) and 3 glasses of black ice tea (with no ice)

Monday 

Moving: walked 4.6 miles

Breakfast: 2 cups of black coffee, 2 over easy eggs, hash browns, 1 slice ham and toasted english muffin with no butter

Lunch:

Dinner:  Thai food out and 1 1/2 beers

Water: 7 glasses (16 oz each)

Tuesday 

Moving: walked 3.19 miles

Breakfast:  1 small scrambled egg croissant with cheese and 1 black coffee

Lunch: caesar salad with grilled chicken and no croutons – dipped fork in dressing and ate salad

Dinner:  pork and duck ramen and 1 beer

Snack:  1 cappuccino

Water: 4 glasses (16 oz each) and 3 cups of black tea

Wednesday  

Moving: walked 3.15

Breakfast:  1 scrambled egg with english muffin and spinach and 1 black coffee

Lunch:  1 veggie cobb salad with blue cheese and hard boiled egg – dipped fork in dressing to eat

Dinner:  sushi and sake – a lot, not going to lie

Snack:

Water:  5 glasses (16 oz each) water and 2 cups black tea

Thursday  

Moving: walked 2.5 miles and 45 minute spin

Breakfast:  1 low fat cherry yogurt

Lunch:  lamb and fries swarma

Dinner: chicken noodle soup and 1 glass of rose

Water: 6 glasses (16 oz each) and 3 glasses of black tea

Snack:  pink lady apple

Water: 4 glasses (16 oz each)

Friday 

Moving:  walked 2.0 miles and 60 minute spin

Breakfast:  2 cup black coffee and 1/3 cup yogurt with apple and dates

Lunch: 2 slice of Dave’s Killer Bread, 1/3 cup tuna with red onion, parsley, celery and 1 tablespoon mayo

Dinner:  4 sautéed shrimp with garlic, harissa and butter and potatoes cooked with chorizo, garlic and chickpeas and 3 glasses of red wine.

Snack:   1 scoop of vanilla ice cream

Water: 3 glasses (16 oz each)

Saturday 

Moving:

Breakfast:  3 cups black coffee, 1 scrambled eggs with bacon and 1 slice of Dave’s Killer Bread

Lunch: apple and 1/3 cup yogurt

Dinner: Slice of roasted chicken, about 3/4 cup of sautéed kabocha squash with mushrooms, garlic and onions, 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream with 1/2 roasted pear (no sugar added to roasting) and 1 teaspoon caramel sauce and 3 glasses of red wine

Water: 5 glasses (16 oz each)

Snack:

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