Saturday, January 19, 2008

Day 19

The day is over and I am up a later than normal so I decided I would post up the days happenings. I hit 1500 calories on the button, I did not get in any exercise besides some push ups today so feeling a bit lazy, but the plan I want to do has me taking the weekends off for riding the bike anyways so not so bad. it was cold today so no walks and we spent the evening just relaxing so all in all a pretty decent day. My father in law is stopping by for dinner tomorrow (Sunday) I plan on making Pork with rice and steamed brussel sprouts, so hopefully it turns out good. we had chicken last night, so I have a chicken carcass...time for Dads chicken soup! so the house should smell pretty good tomorrow between the soup and the pork.

On a different note I did check my email and found a shipping confirmation that I had missed for that scale I ordered, it was shipped Friday from GA, so I should have it by Tuesday which is great! unless of course I redline it and weigh more than its limit! dun dun dunnnnnn! I guess I will find out on Tuesday! I really hope that it works out and I am able to get a weight off of it, if I do I will post it along with the "Monthly minutes" and update the loss/gain weekly along with the exercise minutes and push ups. my wife is convinced that I will be able to use the scale, I am not as optimistic, now don't take that the wrong way and think I am not optimistic,only on the subject of that scale, everything else could not be going better thus far.

I read a thread on a forum I visit and someone asked what kind of rewards are people planning for themselves if they are successful with their weight loss, I read through a few and decided that if I can get where I want weight wise I shall reward myself with a Motorcycle, I refuse to own/ride one now because I don't want to end up on someones cell phone as "that fat dude on a bike" somewhere on the internet. lol seriously. I think I would be in the marlet for something along the lines of this. Its a 79 BMW R65 Cafe Racer, not as expensive as you might think and in my opinion as beautiful as a bike gets, and with that I give you the menu for the day and a few pictures.


Late Breakfast
11:45 AM
2 slices Beefsteak light Rye Bread 80
3 oz lean deli turkey breast 150
1 tbsp Miracle whip 35
glass of crystal light 5
1 pear 120

More of a snack Lunch
3:30 PM
1 english muffin 100
1 pat butter 35
less than 2oz sliced tomato 10

6:00 PM
2 Van De Camp fish fillets 280
1 cup cooked brown rice 220
1 pat butter 35
1 cup peas 140
1 Glass Crystal Light 25

8:00 PM
2 slices Beefsteak light Rye Bread 80
1 tbsp Miracle Whip 35
2oz sliced tomato 10
Crystal Light 10

10:00 PM
1 cup 2% milk 130

Grand total of 1500 calories for the day, hit that right on the nose! I learned that I dislike brown rice almost as much as I dislike wheat bread, meaning I can eat it if I must but I don't like it in a way that I would say to myself "mmm mmm gotta have me some brown rice!" so I think we will stick with the white, and only because this is not a temporary change, I don't think I can make myself like it, over all a good day. tomorrow may get a little rough with that soup cooking all day! Tune in tomorrow, same bat time same bat channel! as always I thank you for reading.

As Ever


  1. Wow, great idea for a reward for yourself! That bike is beautiful. I'm anticipating the arrival of that scale. I hope you'll let us know what you find out, be it what you're hoping for, or more than you're hoping for...

    I am up late, too, and am about to post my intake for the day. I did not have very much today. I guess we'll consider it "calorie shifting" - - call it what you want, but I just didn't eat much today. I'll eat more tomorrow!

    Great job on your calories today! Some rye bread sounds really good! I'm going to have to buy me some of that.

    Until next time,

  2. Tony- I think its important to reward yourself on the way to your goal as well. The bike is gorgeous. I ride also. Dirt bikes- I have a KTM. It will be nice to fit in my riding pants again.... I'm excited for you. You deserve to know wht you weigh. And I would bet money you have dropped a lot of weight already in the 19 days you have been on here. Looks like Tues is all of our weigh in days. I haven't received my pedometer yet. Am looking forward to using it, although it is colder than ever lately in CT. Have a great weekend.
    Have fun in the kitchen today.

  3. Hi Tony,
    I agree with Sandy, mini rewards during your weight loss journey are just as important as the final reward. They give you something short term to look forward to.
    Good luck today, with the smell of delicious floating around your home! =]

  4. Thanks for the comments ladies! mini rewards is a good Idea, hmmmm now to think of some. maybe once I get that scale and get a weight on paper so to speak, I will set up an every 50 lbs reward or something, though the real reward will be to not have to carry all this extra weight around!

    hmmmm maybe a new amplifier for my guitar, or a new guitar all together :) (not that I need a new one) or a Cobra R hood for my Mustang...hmmmm I do like this mini reward Idea! lol

    As Ever

  5. I know I'm late commenting, but my reward is a tattoo on my back. This is something I wanted many years ago, but I took a picture of my back and thought, no way am I letting someone tattoo me there. They'll be grossed out. I can't wait. :)