If you've been following my posts recently, then you know I'm working on getting healthy.
Sunday was not a good day; I consumed 750 calories more than my goal! I didn't mean to--we had dinner at the Texas Roadhouse and I ordered the beef kabob with veggies. Had I stopped there, I would have been fine; according to myfitnespal.com, that entree contained 192 calories...great! But I weakened and had a roll with cinnamon butter (227 calories!) plus a sweet potato and salad. The salad included egg, cheese and croutons, so all together, I totally blew my days' calorie allotment. I knew I would be over, but I didn't know it would be THAT BAD!
I stayed far away from the scale Monday. No way was I going to read that disaster. I decided I'd better compensate in some way, so I went to the gym where there's an outdoor, heated pool. I swam laps non-stop for 45 minutes. I also made sure to stay under my calorie goal for the day. (Love that myfitnesspal.com website! It's a real eye-opener.)
Today I went back to the gym for the Silver Sneakers class (referred to earlier as The Chamber of Horrors)
and did the full hour of cardio and strength-training. I also managed to stay under my calorie goal for the day by 100 calories, without counting the calories burned through exercise.
I feel like I'm back on track now. That's me above, typing this blog post (except that i don't smoke and I don't drink coffee.)