Sunday, January 30, 2011


It's good to have a successful eating day.  And the idea to take the photos of the food even if I don't post it on here really seems to help.

I also went for a 4 mile outdoor run yesterday even though I did NOT want to leave the house after my weight watchers meeting.  It's one of those lazy weekends!  But I have to let my parent's dog out on the weekends so I had to leave.  I decided to kill two birds with one stone.  While doing wash, I went for a run!  And caught up a little on the blogging world, etc.

Since I am able to post the pictures from yesterday's food, I'll do it.  I'll forewarn you, the pictures are awful quality since they are taken with my phone.  I also sometimes forget to take the picture before I start eating the food.  LOL.  Crazy me!

Breakfast was oatmeal with apples, cinnemon and splenda.  Looks gross but was delicious!


Because I haven't gone grocery shopping, lunch was straight from the pantry with this Italian wedding soup.  It was just "eh", nothing special.

I decided to pair my soup with a light english muffin.  Yum! Carbs!  And later for a snack, 6 whole almonds!  I love almonds.  But portion control can be hard!

Dinner was boneless skinless chicken breast with a slice of cheese and salsa for an easy salsa chicken.  Paired with brown rice with salsa and some frozen mixed veggies!  Delish!  What's with the small picture????

Ugh, can you tell I'm having trouble with the new layout on the blogger site?  My picture are harder to post, I can't get it right.  I'm foregoing the rest of the photos!  lol.

Not pictured:  1/2 cup 2% milk, 1 cup yoplait light yogurt, and 6 more almonds.  I believe that's all I ate.  I tracked it all but don't feel like looking at my tracker!  Can you say LAZY!

I ate my 29 daily points plus about 4 weekly's.  I ran which the tracker says gives me 8 AP's.  I've decided to use my extra weekly points if I need to but try to hold off on using the AP's.  That way, I have some cushion if I need it. Plus I'm not sure how accurate the tracker is for giving the AP's.  Seems kind of high?

**Do you use you AP's?  How do you figure out how many AP's you've earned?

Today, I went to the gym for 1 hour of cardio (25 mins stairclimber, 25 mins elliptical with arms, 10 mins regular crosstrainer, no arms). Then I did about 13 minutes of ab work. 

Eating today is still going great!!  Had an egg sandwich with homemade hashbrowns for breakfast, yogurt and salad with garbanzo beans for lunch, and 6 spice drop candies.  Just 6!  Woohoo!

I am so ready to shed some of these extra pounds!


  1. Great job, Amanda! Way to get back on track!

  2. Yum! Today's breakfast sounds awesome!

    I don't usually use all of my APs because I'm never really sure about the calculation of them either. But I have definitely had weeks where I used most of them and still lost. This week I used a few too so we'll see how that goes tomorrow at weigh in :)

  3. Anonymous1/30/2011

    I just found your blog. How do you like WW? I have been curious about the program and have tried a few WW meals but have never given it a full shot.

  4. Have you tried uploading Windows Live Writer? I love blogging thru it it makes pictures as easy as copy and paste.

  5. I am actually posting an Italian wedding soup that I made over the weekend tomorrow - so good and 6 points for 1.25 cups! :D

    I eat half my activity points, but I use eTools to figure it out. So if I do 45 minutes on the treadmill, 10 minutes are walking (warm up/cool down) then usually 20 minutes of jogging, and 15 minutes of walking fast.

    Great job on counting points and having good eats! :D