Monday, December 3, 2012

Staying on Track During the Holidays

So, I know that I'm posting all of these sweets and telling you how I have a million cookies in my freezer. You probably think that I'm just letting it all go and eating whatever the hell I want - kicking the treadmill to the curb and getting my belly full of jelly on.

Not true my friends! I have managed to continue losing weight -I'm down 10 pounds from my pre pregnancy weight- and don't really want to wreck that. Especially with a Key West trip just a few months away (which I'm so excited about)!

I'm still getting my fruit in - I just bought some fresh honey crisps, pineapple and cantaloupe.

And my veggies! This is one of my favorite salads from the Ale House in Florida and it's really easy to make at home. Romaine, shredded carrots, thinly sliced red onion, just a couple of croutons, light blue cheese dressing and grilled chicken breasts with some Franks Red Hot on it. Yum - totally filling and low carb.

This weekends meal plan included stuffed turkey burgers with roasted zucchini, baked sweet potatoes with pulled pork & asparagus and some chicken & veggies. I'm still aiming to stay low or no carb at night as much as possible. I'm not gonna lie - my workouts have gone down in frequency but I'm still shooting to get in 3 days at the gym a week. I'll definitely be picking it up in intensity after the New Year has come, as usual. I have obviously lost some muscle weight and want to gain some back - I know that I wont be able to get back to 'normal' until I can join a real gym again with classes and all though.
I can never say no to a good breakfast sandwich, especially when Adam cooks them up. To keep the calories dow na tiny bit I opt for egg whites and reduced fat sausage or turkey bacon. I'm not trying to convince myself that this is at all healthy, but a once a week breakfast indulgence isn't the end of the world.

Hope everyone is indulging but still keeping themselves in check! Happy Monday :)

1 comment:

  1. You're doing great. I still have a few pounds to lose to get back to pre pregnancy weight. But I'm also not eating well with so much good food around...I'll probably have to get better after the holidays. :)