Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Day 10 (Day 3 of no meat): 21 Day Cleanse

Another day is coming to an end and it was my 3rd day of being a vegan!  It really hasn't been that bad, but I sure miss the ability to eat whatever I want...within reason of course.  Like to just be able to pop a little treat into my mouth or maybe have a chip or a piece of cheese??  Ahh....11 more days.  I can do it!

I had another busy day of shift today and my energy still held up.  I stayed up a little late last night to watch the girls dominate and win the GOLD in gymnastics and I still felt energized.  Maybe this no coffee thing is having a positive effect on me?!  Maybe I won't start drinking it again when I finish this.  I guess we shall see.

Here's what I ate today (it's starting to get boring I'm sure because it's the same thing over and over again....)

Breakfast:  smoothie (1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder with 1 cup organic raw spinach, 1/2 cup organic berries and 1 scoop of Xmogen's Organix Phytofood.

Lunch:  Quinoa pasta with homemade pesto sauce, cucumbers, jicama and onions and 1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder mixed with water).

Snack:  1 peach

Dinner:  Lentil, spinach and sweet potato soup and 1 nectarine.

Snack:  1 brown rice cake w/ 1 tbsp almond butter and a little drizzle of honey

Before bed:  1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder mixed with water.

Total calories:  1354 (Carbs 54%, Protein 24%, Fat 22%).   Although my carbs are high, they are all healthy carbs.  I got 80 grams of protein in today so I'm pleased with that number and my fat is under 30% so I'm pleased with that number.  I felt satiated all day too so that's good.  I was starving at lunch, but it's only because my lunch was delayed because I was so busy.

On to tomorrow and back to working out!

Have a good night everyone--

Erin

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