What I Ate Wednesday: Super Bowl Sunday Snow Storm Edition

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

This week is a little different since I’m gonna be one day out of surgery, I’m not sure if I’ll be doing much of anything besides popping pills and sleeping…so this will be a Super Bowl Sunday Edition…. since it was a “special day” I wanted to eat party foods and I knew ahead of time that I was gonna have to use some of my 49

WIAWBreakfast

Since I have my Weight Watchers meetings on Sunday mornings I usually just have something light. Today I had 1 cup of  Low-fat Strawberry Kefir drink . My breakfast was 4 points.

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I don’t like carrots, but they are hard and crunchy and take a long time to eat… she I frequently have a bag (around 3oz) in my purse when I got out.  And not long after that I had a banana. My snack was 0 points .

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My Super Bowl snacks for a Super Bowl I didn’t watch…. yes I’m still bitter about the Packers losing, but whatever…. I also had donuts, I ate them totally forgot to take a picture. My lunch was 30 points (You have no idea had hard it was to write that)

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So seriously points wise, I should have stopped eating…. but seriously who does that? I went back for more … this time for more.. this time more stuffed peppers and pot stickers and some veggie straws. My dinner was 15 points.

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WIAWSnack

Since I’m all about being honest about what I’m eating…. I ate MORE…So I know by this point I’ve gone way over my points value… but I was still hungry and instead of eating more food (maybe a veggie) I had MORE snacks… more Veggie Straws (yep still addicted) and a Weight Watchers mini bar My snack was 5 points

 

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WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I consumed 1,783 calories; however I “earned” 512 calories (12 Weight Watchers activity points) from Shoveling the snow before and after my Weight Watchers meeting. I used a total of 54 Weight Watchers points (I KNOW!!!) Today was a prime example of what happens when you eat snacks all day and don’t have a meal… thank goodness the Super Bowl is only once a year.

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The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups, but with it being colder outside and me try to ramp of the workouts I should be getting more water in.. but I already feel like I’m constantly going to the bathroom as it is.

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And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday Sunday; be sure to follow me MyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers  or FitBit friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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What I Ate Wednesday: The Day I Refused To Cook

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

 

WIAWBreakfast

When did I become the girl that craves shredded mini wheats? Guess that means I’m growing up. My breakfast was 6 points.

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WIAWSnack

My Veggie Straw addiction is real, and it’s strong I’ve purchased two bags from Costco in 3 days, my mother is even eating (and liking them). My snack was 3 points . If previous WIAW I was giving veggie straws a point value of 4 points, not sure how that happened, but it’s been corrected.

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WIAWLunch

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a ham sandwich, and since I’m in no mood to cook, I added a little bit of mustard and a wedge of laughing cow cheese and I was good to go…. oh and some more Veggie Straws! My lunch was 8 points

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WIAWDinner

My cousin made chicken noodle soup and brought be some, so I portioned it out into 1 cup servings and stuck them in the freezer, perfect for those cold days when you don’t want to cook. Added some fruit and yogurt to round out the meal. My dinner was 6 points

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So not only did nothing I eat today require me to turn on an oven/stove (I’m not counting the microwave) but I used the same bowl throughout the day. WIN!

 

WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I consumed 1,067 calories ! . I used a total of 23 Weight Watcher Points Plus, and had 10 left over. I’ve gone back to using all of my allotted points since the Marathon of Food (Holiday Season) is over.

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The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups, but with it being colder outside and me try to ramp of the workouts I should be getting more water in.

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And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; be sure to follow me MyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers  or FitBit friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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Copyright © 2014 – Random Acts of Snark

What I Ate Wednesday

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

WIAWBreakfast

This morning I started off light with a cheese stick and banana. My breakfast was 2 points

 

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I am seriously addicted to these things now, I HAVE to have them once a day…. they are so yummy. My snack was 4 points .

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WIAWLunch

For lunch I just hade a cup of grapes. My Lunch was 0 points.

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WIAWDinner

This week I really worked on cooking my dinners ahead of time so that when it came time to eat there was no guessing about what I was gonna have. So chicken breast with wheat pasta and sauce and veggie on the side.

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WIAWSnack

I get to the point where around lunch time I need to start counting my calories and points  and decide if I want to have something like ice cream… lucky for me it was in the budget today…This snack was 4 points.

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WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I consumed 1,070 calories even after having ice cream…. SCORE! . I used a total of 20 Weight Watcher Points Plus

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WIAWWater

The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups.water

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; be sure to follow me MyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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Copyright © 2014 – Random Acts of Snark

What I Ate Wednesday

So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

WIAWBreakfast

It was one of those mornings when I had to prepack my breakfast and eat it on the road. Weight Watchers Smoothie and some green grapes. My breakfast was 2 points

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WIAWSnack

I found these on a whim when I was at the grocery store and looking for something else, and I really like them the crunch and the sea salt really give my potato chip fix…veggie straws. My snack was 4 points .

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I loved the smoothie so much I decided to had for breakfast I decided  another one for lunch (they are very filling). with some fruit and about 10 minutes later it was followed by some yogurt.  Lunch was 4 points

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WIAWDinner

I  knew when I woke up that morning that I wanted to have a crab cake for dinner, the mozzarella sticks where a total surprise… sometimes I have to give in my need for fried foods (even though these were actually baked.. The whole time they were cooking I kept saying…”CHEESE!” That should totally tell you what I ate first. My dinner was 11 points .

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I get to the point where around lunch time I need to start counting my calories and points  and decide if I want to have something like ice cream… lucky for me it was in the budget today…This snack was 4 points.

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WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I didn’t do squat, so didn’t earn additional points . And today I made it …with 1,753 calories . I used a total of 28 Weight Watcher Points Plus  with 4 left over…

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The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups. I have noticed that I get the majority of my water at night… which isn’t really good for sleeping… but what can you do. water

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; be sure to follow meMyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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