Friday, July 30, 2010


Breakfast was a slice of banana bread (I ended up adding a little butter because it was dry), some peaches and a few blueberries. I drank a ton of water this morning because of last night’s supper- I was so thirsty! (4 points)

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We were out of milk (time for groceries!) so I had one of these instead of my usual iced coffee. (2 points)

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No snacks on my first break today. It’s funny because before I signed in to work, my stomach was growling. But the cappuccino must have taken care of my hunger because I was fine by break time.

I had a little bit of time to read my Fitness magazine because we were slow for a while, but then things picked up again and we were pretty busy!

For lunch, I had a sandwich thin pizza for 5.5 points. I also had more wax beans from the garden. They look like French fries in the picture, don’t they?

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For something sweet, I had 15g (1/2 serving) of Trader Joe’s Orange flavored cranberries for 1 point. I LOVE these things!

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No snacks again on my last break. But by the time I was done working, I was pretty hungry! But I was trying to save my points for tonight.

We went out to IHop. I was able to plan ahead, which always makes things go a lot better. I ordered off of the Ihop for me menu, which has a lot of great options! I had Whole Wheat French toast that came topped with bananas and along with egg beaters and 2 strips of turkey bacon. I added a little sugar free syrup. They have nutritional information listed, but it does not list fiber. So I counted this as 11 points, but it was probably lower if I had been able to factor in the fiber. Well worth the points and it only cost $4.19.

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We went shopping for a wedding gift for a reception for tomorrow- nothing like waiting until the last minute! We also stocked up on groceries. We stopped at Sonic for dessert (this was planned too!).

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This sundae is 10 points. For the first time in my life, I ate about half of it and decided not to finish it. This is a huge NSV for me, I don’t know if it will happen again- but I hope it does! I counted it as 6 points.

So that’s it for today! I stayed within my points- so very happy about that! But looking back, I really lacked in the fruits and veggies category. Probably because we didn’t have anything left in the house before we got groceries tonight! Have a great weekend!


  1. Those pizzas look so yummy! I'm a freak for pizza. LOL

    And so glad that you posted about the 100 calorie coffee mix. I had no idea that existed. I know what's going to be on my shoppig list. :)

  2. NSV 4 sure!
    Yummy looking food.
    I LOVE Trader Joe's.
    None here in Dallas. Yet.

  3. There's always tomorrow for more fruit and veggies :)
    Being satisfied with half a sundae is huge!!!

  4. Am enjoying your food choices and seeing how many America WW points they are. Thanks

  5. I haven't had waxed beans since I was a kid. My mom was fond of canned vegetables, me, not so much! It's funny how even things I didn't like can bring back fond childhood memories though.

  6. What I remember most about all of the blogs I visited before was the great food pictures you always have! Yumm! Glad to see you are doing so well. It's starting over time for me. Hope I can count on you for support.

  7. Love the ideas of sandwich things pizza. Will be doing that one soon!

  8. Great job with the food, and I love that you stopped eating the ice cream when you were done! That is a huge NSV!



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