Weekly Meal Plan 4/14

I meant to post this yesterday but my computer was being a jerk

It was a pretty eventful week so I have to update about all that!  First off..I finally broke through my plateau!  I was hovering at 19 pounds lost for nearly 3 weeks and it was driving me INSANE!  I was trying to be frugal with my money but I felt I really deserved an award for finally busting through and losing 20 pounds! Rewards keep us going right?!

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I saw that shirt at Target and I fell in love with it! So I knew I needed that..Then I also picked up Zumba World Party for XBOX Kinect!  I had seen videos of the one that came out when the Kinect came out and I wasn’t impressed.  This one seemed to have better graphics and music.  I tried it out last night and LOVED it!  I am really bad at being motivated to do home workouts so I feel very confident that this will help me out on days I can’t make it to the gym.

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I have finally ventured into the big boy area of the gym with my trainer and started lifting.
Do you even lift bro?

I practiced some of the moves today during my workout..heres the stats of today –

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In case you aren’t aware of what corner squats are..here’s a visual

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Intense!!

I was very proud today because at first when I joined the gym I would avoid looking at the mirror during workouts at all costs.  I have no choice but to see myself in the mirror during corner squats because the bar is in a spot where two mirrors meet.  Unless I do this with my eyes closed – which I don’t recommend – I had to see myself.  Honesty, I liked what I saw!  I am not perfect yet but I sure am improving!  I have some ways to go but I think it’s important to love yourself during the whole journey.  Working out isn’t fun when you don’t like yourself.  It has so much more purpose when you’re doing this because you love yourself..not because its punishment for what you’ve done to get yourself there.

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This weeks meal plan

I was hoping to grill a bunch of stuff this weekend since the forecast was supposed to be beautiful Saturday.  Mr Weather Man said Saturday will be gorgeous except for a few suburbs that will be getting rain.  I was the lucky winner!  I was able to grill some vegetables and burgers though so that became the highlight of my meal plan this week.

Breakfast

Protein Pancakes
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1/2 cup cottage cheese, 1/2 cup oats, 4 egg whites, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tsp vanilla
Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Fry those babies up! Makes 2 servings (6 pancakes)
I topped mine with fruit and a little bit of butter spread.

And as always I still love my oatmeal!

Entrees

I have been enjoying some grilled burgers!  90% lean beef topped with smoked cheddar and grilled vegetables

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Grilled Vegetable & Chicken Sandwiches
Grilled Zucchini, Onions, Peppers, Chicken & Mozzarella

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Zucchini Noodles with Chicken Andouille Sausage or Grilled Chicken

Still have enough salad stuff to make my favorite salad with beef & bleu cheese in my past 2 posts

Snacks

Odwalla Protein Bars

Fruit (asian pears, plums, bananas, grapes, strawberries)

Pistachios

Chicken Salad/Tuna Salad w/ crackers

Grilled Vegetables

Chobani Bite Yogurt Raspberry Chocolate Chip

That’s it for my weekly meal plan and update!

I hope to get more posts in this week but its going to be a bit nutty…

Until next time!