Wednesday, April 8, 2009


In order to be more accountable to myself about what I stick in my mouth, I'm going to track my food here. If you've never been to TheDailyPlate make sure to check it out. It's a great tool for tracking your true intake. It's not so easy to lie to yourself about what you really ate if the nutrition information (42 grams of fat!) is staring you in the face. Accountability is a good thing, mmmkay?

So...first up, for breakfast, not as great as I thought it would have been. Even though it's "light", chocolate soy milk has a LOT of sugar in it. Guess I'll be switching to the light plain once this half gallon is gone. *Sad* The chocolate and vanilla are both awesome. Anyway, I made a Peppermint Patty Mocha shake.

8 oz Light Silk Chocolate Soy Milk
1 scoop GNC Chocolate Whey Isolate - 28
4 pumps DaVinci Sugar Free Khalua syrup
3 pumps DaVinci Sugar Free Peppermint Patty syrup
about 8 oz crushed ice

Throw it all in the blender & give it a good whirl. TASTY!

The breakdown isn't so great though...

260 calories
3 g fat
5 mg cholesterol
230 mg sodium
26 g carbs
21 g sugar
2 g fiber
33 g protein

The calorie total, meh, not so awful. It's the carbs & sugar that suck. The plain soymilk will make a big difference though. I could use water, but that would be ick.

Heading to the gym for water aerobics with the old folks, then to Kohls to get a Magic Bullet type blender, then back home to get Matt fed & off to school. THEN I absolutely have to paint his room. Note to self when I come back to update with my lunch: GET OFF YER BUTT & GO PAINT MATT'S ROOM, YOUR MOTHER WILL BE HERE NEXT WEEK AND YOU NEED TO GET CRAP MOVED!!!!

1 Campbell's Soup at Hand, Creamy Chicken, with 1 tbsp grated parmesan/romano stirred in
1 Pure Protein S'mores Bar

And the breakdown:

Soup -
130 calories
9 g fat
5 mg cholesterol
890 mg sodium *gah!*
13 g carbs
1 g sugar
4 g fiber
4 g protein

Cheese -
10 calories
1 g fat
3 mg cholesterol
48 mg sodium
0 g carbs
0 g sugar
0 g fiber
1 g protein

Protien bar -
180 calories
5 g fat
10 mg cholesterol
130 mg sodium
20 g carbs
2 g sugar
0 g fiber
19 g protein

Ooooooohhhhh......I was out running around this afternoon & got sick to my stomach hungry, I think my blood sugar dropped too low. I was right next to Chick-Fil-A, so made a pit stop. It turned out a LOT better than I had anticipated, only about 500 calories total, 11 g fat. Wow!

Chick-Fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Club (just think, if I had gotten the regular chicken sandwich it would have been even less fat/calories. But it was gooooood...):

380 calories
11 g fat
90 mg cholesterol
1240 mg sodium *faint!*
33 g carbs
7 g sugar
2 g fiber
35 g protein

Medium Fruit Cup:

70 calories
0 g fat
0 g cholesterol
o mg sodium
17 g carbs
14 g sugar
2 g fiber
1 g protein

Large Diet Lemonade:

50 calories
0 g fat
o g cholesterol
10 mg sodium
12 g carbs
6 g sugar (I thought it was DIET!)
0 g fiber
1 g protein

I'm really learning a lesson here: There's a lot of hidden sugar & sodium (my two big problems) in EVERY food.