6.10.2014

Losing It Tuesday

Dress from Nobella Grace
It's been a while since I stepped on a scale so I gave it a good dusting off this morning and I was down 2 pounds. Slowwwww going, but my muscles are starting to come back so it's fine. As long as I'm seeing progress I'm happy. 

Now that I'm firmly back into a work routine I thought I'd give my diet a little more attention. I used the IIFYM calculator to determine my macros - that is how much carbs/fats/proteins I should be eating daily. I'm going to use these numbers for 3 weeks and see how I do.


I went into My Fitness Pal and changed the calories and percentages until they matched with the results I got from IIFYM. I won't say I'm strictly following the IIFYM because it requires a lot of measuring which is hard for me to do right now, but I'm going to do my best to stay within the guidelines. 

Oliver is having a hard time getting back on track after the baby so he wants to do a Cleanse, I'm a good supportive wife so I told him I'd do it with him. If y'all wanna do it too we are starting Monday and I'll be sharing our eats and maybe BOTH of our results. I haven't talked him into that just yet though.

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Here are some of my eats this week.

Lazy girl lunch: Double patty turkey burger seasoned with Grill Mates and stuffed with a Babybel Cheese, side of sweet potato.


I was surprised at how tasty and filling these protein puffs were -Kay's Naturals Protein Chips  12g of protein too!



The best part of summer is the sun shining at 8pm so we can take a family walk and take my mind off that fact that I really really really want some Fro-Yo.




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18 comments :

  1. Fingers crossed! Would love to FINALLY give Advocare a shot!

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  2. Can't decide if I want to cleanse before or after vacation.....hmmmm...

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  3. Bahaha all I wanted last night was Fro Yo too. So I went and hits some golf balls instead!! Yay for it being lighter longer.

    Jenessa
    andthatsbeautifultome.blogspot.com

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  4. I love that you keep everything honest and real. It makes it so much easier to relate and not feel down on myself. Thanks for sharing your life as a working mom. I know that social media has been harsh on you in many ways. Ignore it. You are a GREAT person!

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  5. Totally caved the other day and got Fro-yo. No shame. okay, maybe a little.

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  6. Congrats on the 2 lb. loss! You're looking fabulous! :)

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  7. I have so been wanting to try the 10 day cleanse. Can I order it through you? You look Fabulous and I LOVE that dress!!!!!!!

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  8. First of all, congrats on your 2 lb weight loss! It's always great to see the scale go down, especially after all of the hard work. Second, that maxi dress that you have on looks fantastic!! I love all of the colors and pattern of it:)

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  9. You look beautiful! Thanks for the link to the IIFYM site. I've been reading about "hitting your macros" but had never seen a calculator to figure out what my macros should be. I'm going to check this out. Thank you!!

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  10. Are you doing the cleanse AND breastfeeding?? Been wondering if they are compatible. Would love If you'd touch on that a bit, thanks!

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  11. Love it - I'm trying out IIFYM as well, hoping I'll have more energy for my after-work workouts now that I'm adding back healthy carbs after trying to go carbless for so long!

    I mentioned this on Instagram, but you and Liz at Fitness Blondie are terrible for my wallet - I finally broke down and bought Quest bars because of her, and you look so cute in the Old Navy pink galaxy compression pants that I just *had* to buy them while they're still on sale! (...might have picked up the Run Rest Repeat shirt too...)

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  12. congrats...keep up the good work. I love my Bob Stroller we jst got a double BOB and i can't wait to use it. Your giving me hope that i'll be able to lose the baby weight after #2.

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  13. Congrats on the 2 lb weight loss and not getting Fro-Yo, lol. I miss ice cream too:(

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  14. I have been drinking Yogi Calming tea with a tiny bit of honey each night to keep the ice cream cravings down to a minimum. I was becoming an ice-cream- a-holic, like I was seriously going to need a support group soon. The tea helps though. A little bit of sweet. You look great! And I am actually really interested in a cleanse and trying one. Hopefully I win!!!!

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  15. I love the sun staying up longer too...even though it's super hot here, a night run is always nice. Love the dress. I just posted about a 2 day juice cleanse, maybe you'd like to give it a try. I lost 4.5 pounds...much needed kick start to get me out of my eating funk. Glad to have found your blog! :)

    Jessica @ SweatIsMySanity.blogspot.com

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  16. I'm currently trying to stick with the 24 day challenge, it's been hard the past couple days with cheats like no other :(
    (hubby was off work for 4 days) but I don't/can't blame him; I made the decisions as well..lol
    I really just don't get IIFYM but I've been researching it like no other!!!! (I suck at math, yo!)

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  17. The macros website asks your current body fat %. How do I figure that out?

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  18. How do you adjust the cleanse for breastfeeding?

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