Day 15 – Just Another Tuesday

Posted by Georgina

I’m definitely getting better at this “only one ‘snack’ in the evenings” thing. To the point where I managed to fit in my treat to the exact calories left this evening. There’s something rather satisfying about getting the figure exactly to 0 calories left. Of course, this is where I discover that I got my sums wrong…

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Breakfast BREAD White, Toasted 106
Butter salted 36
MARMALADE Orange, Shredless, Average 26
Cup of Tea 49
Total 217

Disaster – we ran out of milk! So back to toast this morning.

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Lunch BREAD White, Medium Sliced 190
Butter salted 36
CHICKEN Wafer Thin, Average 12
Tropicana SMOOTHIE – Strawberry & Banana 135
Sainsburys Soft Cheese Dippers 37
Total 410

I only counted half the cals of the cheese dippers as they only provide 3 teeny breadsticks and it’s a physical impossibility to get all the cheese on it. I let my youngest son finish the other half of the cheese with the spoon. I figured that it was the cheese that was the bulk of the calories anyway.

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Afternoon Tea Cup of Tea 49
Bananas raw 105
Total 154

Was really hungry by 3pm, so fought off the pangs with a banana.

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Dinner Chilli Con Carne 284
Rice white, long-grain, regular, cooked 195
Doritos DORITOS Corn Chips, Cool Original 51
Total 530

I really enjoyed this – the chilli was about the one thing that’s been able to blast through to my taste buds these last few days!

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Late Cadbury HOT CHOCOLATE Instant Break 119
GIN 37.5% Volume 52
Schweppes TONIC WATER Indian 66
Total 237

The G&T was the treat that fitted exactly into my remaining calorie allocation. It was obviously a sign.

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Exercise Exercise Bike (warm up 5 mins) -53
Strength Training (20 mins) -136
Total -189

Got the strength training out of the way early on in the day – was glad I did because I started to feel rough with cold again in the afternoon and would probably have skipped it otherwise.

So, time for the final scores.

Meal Food | Drink Calories
Breakfast Toast, marmalade and tea 217
Lunch Chicken sandwich, cheese dippers and a smoothie 410
Afternoon Tea Cup of tea and a banana 154
Dinner Chilli con carne, rice and a small helping of corn chips 530
Late G&T and hot choc 237
Exercise Warm up and strength training -189
Total 1,359

Yay, 1359 calories exactly. Result.

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One thought on “Day 15 – Just Another Tuesday

  1. “There’s something rather satisfying about getting the figure exactly to 0 calories left.”

    Yup. :-) And ya know it’s gonna be one of those daft pleasures that only another dieter would appreciate!

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