Target: 165 lbs. (bare) for now.
Weight: 190.4 lbs. with evening clothes, gym shoes.
Learned: According to Dr. Steve Pratt’s book, fourteen superfoods can help prevent diseases: beans, blueberries, broccoli, oranges, pumpkin, soy, spinach, tea, tomatoes, turkey, walnuts, whole grains, wild salmon, yogurt.
Learned: I picked up a big basket of books and magazines and weighed myself with it. It added 20 lbs and I still was not back to my original weight. It was amazing to get a feel for how much I was carrying around. It’s been a huge amount of excess. 35 lbs. to go.
Learned: Although I didn’t lose weight yesterday, I didn’t gain weight. So Day 50 is an example of a balanced calorie budget.
Learned: Meatloaf stays with you. We ate Saturday dinner around 8 PM. I still feel full Sunday morning.
Breakfast: 1/2 ounce wt. oats (oatmeal), 5 oz coffee, 25 grams brown sugar, 15 grams dry creamer, Total = 210 cals.
Lunch: 4 oz rice gumbo soup – 150 cals, 4 oz tuna salad – 200 cals, 1 toast – 100 cals, Total = 450 cals.
Dinner: 5 oz lean lamb – 360 cals, 2 oz toast – 190 cals, with .25 oz butter – 42 cals, Total = 592 cals.
Snack – 2 oz sauerkraut – 20 cals.
- Lots of salt in the soup at lunch. Expecting some extra water weight.