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Monday, November 14, 2011

I started last night with a dinner full of veggies: a healthier take on squash casserole, potatoes, carrots and mushrooms with the entree, steamed fresh green beans. There was also a lean meat, and no extra carbs in the form of breads.
I allowed myself a small brownie with some light ice cream for dessert, and when I found myself a little hungry later on, I munched on banana chips.

This morning I woke and took my resting pulse (51 - the lowest its ever been - woot!), then proceeded with some core exercises before I rose, then marching in place through my shower and other personal hygiene items, to get my heart rate up a bit, and kick-start my metabolism for the day.
I then prepared myself a breakfast with 327 calories, 23 grams of protein and only 8 grams of fat. I consumed it slowly, enjoying each bite, and allowing my body time to recognize that it was being fed.
I also remembered to take my multi-vitamin, anti-depressant, and birth control.

I even did a light dusting of color on my cheeks and eyes, because feeling like I look pretty makes me feel better and more motivated.

Today, I started well. And for now, that is an excellent springboard.
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    Your dinner sounds delicious and your breakfast with 23 grams of protein is awesome. I'd like to know what that was. Sometimes I feel cerealed to death but I do like it and add different fruits. So today you started well and you should feel very productive. I try to make sure I do something good and productive every day. It's a good springboard to everything else. Take care and so glad to have you here. Maggie

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