Sunday, April 19, 2009

ChaLean Extreme - Week 10 - Sunday

Weigh in day, and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be - 136, so I'm down that pound I gained last week. Only 21 pounds to goal. But weight really isn't a good indicator. My husband told me the other day "You're wasting away." I am by no means skinny yet (I'm not even 5'2") but he's definitely noticed the loss. I did complain that I wasn't putting on any good muscle (which I know I can't do in a caloric deficit) but he scoffed. And the other day he was staring at me - it was hot and I'd taken my shirt off - and I asked what the hell he was looking at. He said he was looking at my abs. Dude must have some funky kind of fat x-ray vision because my abs are nowhere to be seen just yet. Well, my belly puffs out in the middle and cuts in on the sides, instead of just being completely Santa's bowl full of jelly, so there's something going on there. I think the best changes have been in my shoulders. Thank you, Chalene! All that shoulder work in ChaLean Extreme!

I went for a walk today - 5 miles in 1:17:37.

9:10 AM - turkey bacon, scrambled eggs w/ onion, green pepper, picante sauce & mozzarella cheese, coffee w/ half-and-half & Splenda

11:40 AM - the crust of my son's sandwich; This kid kills me! The bread is homemade. There's no crust on it. But he still won't eat the edges!! I didn't log it.

12:50 PM - grilled cheese & tomato sandwich w/ mustard, baby carrots

3:35 PM - homemade protein granola bar, apple, carrots

6:00 PM - homemade pizza; This was so good! I made a whole wheat (stuffed) crust and topped it with cheese, sauce, pepperoni, onions, green peppers, black olives & jalapenos. I stuck to one piece (1/6 of the pizza) and it was totally satisfying - much better than I remember any commercial pizza tasting.

8:15 PM - homemade protein granola bar

Calories - 1722
Carbs - 197 (30 fiber)
Protein - 93
Fat - 67
C/P/F Ratio - 44.7/21.2/34.1


Jess said...

Congrats on the loss this week.

I should e-mail you a pic of my stomach'd be an instant self-esteem booster for you. :oP

My DH does the same thing. But then again, he'll say anything nice/flattering to get to see me in some stage of undress. Perv! :D

Good job on the walking too. Did Sara happen to get any video of the power walking you did? ;) That link your friend posted on FB was hilarious!

Becky said...

LMAO I totally forgot to walk like that! Next time.

Becky said...

OMG - someone just told me I need to do more cardio on my SP blog.

Hayley said...

WOW Becky you are doing so awesome!! First off - screw what the other person said about more cardio. Whatever you're doing is working - don't mess with a good thing!

Secondly, Jillian said something on her radio show about "calorie partitioning." I haven't Googled it yet, but supposedly it's something like, when you start losing fat you get little "pockets" in your body where you lose the fact and actually replace that space with muscle. So in that sense you CAN actually build some lean muscle while losing weight. Does that make sense?

Hayley said...

Typo..."lose the fat" not "lose the fact" :)

Becky said...

I get what you're saying, Hayley, but I'm impatient for SERIOUS muscle growth LOL

Hayley said...

You and me both Becky...i'm all talk..LOL

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