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Calorie Counting with Gringation

29 Apr

So… I’m dieting for my upcoming wedding. Fun fun fun.

Actually, it’s not so bad! What seems to work best for me and my lifestyle is calorie counting. It’s a great way to continue eating things you like, just controlling the portions. I was doing it back in December, and I lost 10 pounds in a little over a month. I’ve maintained the new weight, but haven’t lost anymore since I stopped actually counting.

To get back on track, I’m doing the same thing again, but aiming for less calories. Before, it was 1700 a day. Now, it’s down to 1400. In addition to my normal posts, I’ll also include what I ate the day before and how many total calories it was. Not that you really care what I eat… but so you can see that I eat pretty well even while dieting! Plus it holds me accountable.

I’m starting at 70 kg (154 pounds).

The first two days have been… ok calorie-wise. Not great. Here goes:

Tuesday, April 27: 1,520 calories


Chocolate chip cookie

Grapefruit juice

Starbucks veggie and cheese sandwich

2 slices of pizza

1 glass of Fanta orange soda

Wednesday, April 28: 1,844 calories 😦


Chocolate chip cookie

Vegetable and meatball soup

Salad with beets, tomato and ranch dressing

Horchata (sweetened rice milk)

2 Chips Ahoy

Tilapia in Salsa de Chipotle… YUM! (thanks for the recipe, Leslie!)

PB & J (BOOOO! You’re weak! Have to remember to combine the fish with some sort of carb later so I don’t cave with the PB & J… or just throw out the peanut butter.)

Today should be interesting. Probably gonna get a lamb kebab from my fave place on Avenida Kabah 🙂