Today, Monday, I ate:
Gym: 6AM, stairclimber, abs, push-ups
2 poached eggs
Mushrooms and herbs
1 large strawberry, sliced
Leftover fish taco meat and vegetables
At work today we had a guest speaker discussing how to make the most of our lives. It was an interesting talk and motivational. I have been brewing up some NYE resolutions but have not necessarily thought of my goals for 2012. Have you? I know I have traveling in mind, health as a focus, maybe write a book, continue on blogging and more. I would love to hear what you all are pondering. Have any suggestions or ideas? Please share.
Walk: 5PM, walk home from work – 4.5 miles
Raw beef with truffle oil, rocket, parmesan cheese and potato
Today, 18/11/11, I ate…
Quite hungry this morning
Blood sugar = 83 mg/dl
3 egg version of Sweet and Savory Eggs
11:25AM blazing hot (90 degrees F), walking home from my appointment for my jaw, craving (and not proud of it) a Diet Coke.
Noon: Not hungry yet
Blood glucose 134 mg/dl.
Dissolved some Glutamine in water; assists with healing (jaw)
Leftover steak, about 3 ounces
Leftover sauteed cabbage
Exercise: 1.5 mile walk
Blood glucose 124 mg/dl
Jello, fortified with Glutamine
10 fresh blueberries
3/4 glass of NZ Pinot Noir
Salad with tomato, avocado and sweet potato
1 natural oyster
Blood glucose 116 mg/dl
Surprisingly not satisfied with dinner. Being spoiled with amazing food in Melbourne, I like to think I have mature taste-buds or you can just say, “I have acquired a bit of food snob in me.” Yet, the flavors in my meal just did not seem to work.
1 mini square of 85% dark chocolate
New research published yesterday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute
found that women who drink alcohol daily have an increased risk of cancer. I don’t think this should sound too alarming (yet it is not in my favor) but it can serve as a reminder to consume all good/bad/neutral
foods in moderation.
One rule that I try to live by is to not eat anything more than fives times a week. We need various foods in our diet to help assure we ingest all of the essential vitamins and minerals. So when all is said and done, if you like red wine, have a glass. If you like a cold one with you dinner to wind-down, have a beer. But just be cautious that you are not abusing the drink and don’t have it every single day. Cheers!
Have a healthy and fit day!