The temps are cooling a tiny bit, so I'm taking the opportunity to "level up" my meal plan just a tad this week.
How I've been meal prepping my weeks while I've been in evening rehearsals.
"Something I thought I'd never see in my refrigerator: a "salad bar". I'm coming up on 1 year of changing my diet and working on my health. Also coming up on 60 lbs lost. I'm still struggling some days, and in some months change is slower than others. But I've learned that commitment doesn't mean… Continue reading Mastering the Salad
Tomorrow I'm supposed to hit the ground running because Rogue Festival is literally eight short weeks away and January is when my schedule becomes overwhelmingly busy. But in terms of the diet and exercise, I've been in maintenance mode since Thanksgiving. The Win: I've actually lost 3 lbs since Thanksgiving. That's about .5 lbs per… Continue reading Food Prep 1/1/18, this week’s menu, and how to make juicy chicken breasts
Well, it has been a couple of months since my last update, so I thought I'd catch up tonight. First, the past month has been a slog as far as my eating is concerned. I had a five days at a conference in San Diego with a foodie companion just before Thanksgiving and ever since… Continue reading Fridge Clean-Out Food Prep 12/17/17 + Maintaining during the holidays + Fruit Bake
September 10, 2017: Current weight 247. Reached my first goal, losing 10% of my weight. Total: 27 lbs down. As of last week, my calorie goals are 1440 per day during the week and 1600 on the weekends. The last two weeks' food plan looks like this: And yes, I do write this stuff out.… Continue reading Food Prep 9/10/17 and How to Make Balsamic Chicken Thighs
7/30/17 Current weight: 252 lbs. 5 lbs away from first goal. 22 lbs lost. When mom died on the 18th, I was 3 lbs away from my first goal (10% of my weight lost, or 27 lbs). But in the two weeks after mom’s death, I gained back two pounds. Not so bad considering I… Continue reading Food Prep and Week’s Journal 7/30/17: Rehearsal foods, TJ’s in the freezer, & How to make a Farmer’s Sandwich