Day 23-25 of my weight loss journey for Bikini prep 2023– and I only have 12 weeks left! YIKES!!
OK, I’m actually glad I am writing how much time I have left, because it helps me get serious, and not cheat on my plan!
This past week my brother in law passed away (my husbands brother), so we had an unplanned trip to Idaho to celebrate his life and be with family. So, the three days posted here are a little bit here and there.
Friday Meals (Day 23)
1218 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒔, 138 𝒈 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒊𝒏, 117 𝒈 𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒔, 22 𝒈 𝒇𝒂𝒕
we were so busy and three of my four meals was on the road.
Normally, It’s much easier to stay on track, because I work from home. Planning for food that you can basically eat in a car is not ideal to prep!
Also, I had eaten ALL my meals when we decided to meet my in-laws for dinner. So, because I didn’t want to not order something (FOMO), I ordered a dry garden salad. 😂 So, true calories were higher than tracked, because I didn’t count the garden salad from the restaurant. It was only veggies and croutons, but I did eat every single crumb of the croutons. 😂
𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐅𝐀𝐒𝐓: 1 cup egg whites, 20g avocado, half an orange and 50 g strawberries
𝐋𝐔𝐍𝐂𝐇: lunch was in the car. Just a turkey sandwich with 3 servings of lunch meat just to get enough protein, two slices Sara Lee 45 calorie bread, and literally an entire bag of petite carrots to snack on while we were driving! (All the carrots weren’t tracked..)
𝐒𝐍𝐀𝐂𝐊: still on the road, so I had a Built bar and apple. FYI: Another protein I like on road trips when I don’t have protein bars is turkey jerky. Didn’t have any, but I do like it.
𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑: dinner was in a hotel room. Chicken Salad, with 6 ounces chicken, black beans, cucumber, bolthouse ranch.. if I knew we were going to dinner, I would have waited and got a chicken salad there, but you can’t always plan for things like that..
Saturday Meals Day 24
1230 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒔, 116 𝒈 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒊𝒏, 74𝒈 𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒔, 52 𝒈 𝒇𝒂𝒕
With a hotel breakfast, florescent lights, and dinner from a gas station in the car at night, I’m not proud of these photos!! But I am good with how the day went, despite my limited resources.
𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐅𝐀𝐒𝐓: We stayed at a hotel with a stove, toaster, and fridge. so I brought a box of liquid egg whites, bread, and avocado. So, for breakfast, I had 1 cup egg whites, 2 pieces 45 calorie toast, and spread the avocado on the toast.
𝐋𝐔𝐍𝐂𝐇: lunch was in a church gym, prepared by generous friends of my sister in law’s ward. I kept it clean with salad, fruit, and shredded pork.
𝐒𝐍𝐀𝐂𝐊: I ate this on the road, brought from home. I had Greek yogurt with Walden Farm’s caramel dip.
𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑: For this meal, I was unprepared. All that I had left that I brought from home was a bag of salad, Bolthouse dressing, and a little more avocado. There was a “grill” at our gas station in the middle of nowhere Idaho where I ordered one plain chicken breast. Then, I made a salad in two old containers I had in the car! It was perfect!
Sunday Meals Day 25
1392 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒔, 149 𝒈 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒊𝒏, 104𝒈 𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒔, 38 𝒈 𝒇𝒂𝒕
I was fasting until noon yesterday, but I managed to get all my meals in during a 5 hour window. LOL
𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐅𝐀𝐒𝐓: I didn’t eat breakfast till after church, but I had protein waffles, with 1 scoop protein powder, 1/2 cup liquid egg whites, 2/3 cup Greek yogurt and 1 cup of frozen (but defrosted) berries! YUM!!
𝐋𝐔𝐍𝐂𝐇: Lunch was with my husbands family. We had more pulled pork, and I ate it with a green salad (*and YES, I brought my own Bolthouse Ranch for the salad! PLUS, a dinner roll!
𝐒𝐍𝐀𝐂𝐊: I’ll call this, 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐫𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐢𝐧 𝐅𝐥𝐮𝐟𝐟. This protein treat got HUGE!! So much volume!! I used 2 scoops CSE Cola flavored protein, ONLY 1/2 cup water, and 10 ice cubes. I blended in a food processor for 4-5 minutes. It just kept GROWING! And for the cherry part, I topped it with one marishino cherry.
𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑: Dinner was good! I’m getting used to the shirataki noodles (made from Konjac fiber) since I’ve been unable to find the Healthy Noodle brand noodles (which is made from soybean fiber). I had these noodles with ground turkey, spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, and a salad with apples and Bolthouse pomegranate dressing.