Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Take that week 1!!!

So today marked the start of week 2. So this morning I hopped on the scale first thing to see the results from my first week.        Drum roll please…………….. 

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The scale said 174!! If you recall last week I was 179.5, so that means I’ve lost 5.5lbs!!! DSC07863

My breakfast was a repeat, but still good. I had blueberry muffin oatmeal with 1/4 c blueberries for 2 points. DSC07864

I had a busy morning. I needed to get lots done because I knew my afternoon was full of meetings. I did manage to sneak in 1 c watermelon for 1 point. DSC07865

I jetted home for a quick lunch! I had a serving of steamed broccoli, 1 c cantaloupe, 1/2 cottage cheese, and a toasted ham & swiss sandwich. I ended up only eating 1/2 of the sandwich because I burnt (woops!) it pretty good, so my lunch totaled 4 points. DSC07866
Since I didn’t finish my sandwich I counted out 15 animal crackers to snack on throughout the afternoon for 2 points to help tide me over till supper. DSC07867

I spent the majority of my afternoon in a little conference room with 3 other people. Not too fun, but we got lots done! I did have 3 twizzlers for 2 points during the meeting. Afterwards I put in some extra time in my office to get some things done and came home around 6:30pm.

Once I got home I threw supper together quick and put it in the oven. I had 45 minutes while it baked to get a run in! I ended up running 3.5 miles in 40 minutes. Whew! I was wore out by the end, that heat is rough!DSC07878

Supper tonight was another one of my favorites, fiesta chicken & rice bake! DSC07879

Fiesta Chicken & Rice Bake

  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 can 98% ff cream of chicken soup
  • 1 c salsa
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 can whole kernel white shoe peg corn
  • 3/4 c uncooked minute brown rice
  • 5 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 c 2% shredded cheddar

Mix soup, salsa, water, corn, and rice in baking dish. Top with chicken and sprinkle with paprika and cheese. Bake @ 375 for 45 minutes. Enjoy! Makes 5 servings, 6 points/serving.

I also had 1 c of watermelon on the side for a 7 point supper. DSC07881

TUESDAY’S STATS

POINTS = 18/23
WEEKLY ALLOWANCE POINTS = 0 used/35 remaining
ACTIVITY POINTS EARNED = 6 today/6 week
WATER =  168 oz
EXERCISE = 3.5 mile run

I only have 14.5lbs to lose in 7 weeks to meet this birthday challenge!! I think that seems VERY attainable!! Look out week 2, this girl is ready to rip you up! ;)

So tell me, what motivates you?

8 comments:

Mae Flowers said...

YOU motivate me! :) Wow- amazing! Way to go on that HUGE loss this week! I'm sure you'll meet that birthday challenge before your birthday!

spunkysuzi said...

That is incredible!! Congrats

Syl said...

stories of going for what you want and getting there motivate me, you motivate me Darci, way to go! Great way to start up and keep going!

Savannah said...

Incredible loss! Great job!

TJ said...

WHOOHOOOO! AMAZING LOSS! :) YOU GO GIRL!

PS I am coming over the next time you make that chicken bake! YUM! lol

Casey said...

Great job! So jealous!!

The chicken looks great. We really enjoyed it last week.

Kyle and Darci said...

Casey - You're the one who reminded me to make it!! :)

Ivie said...

Congrats on your loss! I have that same scale!

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