Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Day 3: 21 Day Cleanse

Am I really on a cleanse?  I don't feel as though I am so I guess that's a good thing?!  Today was a day similar to yesterday however I didn't feel like a space cadet.  The only symptom I experienced more so than that other days was a being a little bit more gassy.  I think it's the protein powder.  I hope I am not a farting machine when I have to have it 3 times a day!  Ha!

I even got a cardio workout in tonight and I still feel great.  My energy levels are high and I haven't had any afternoon crashes.  It's been great so far!  Here is what I ate today:

Breakfast--smoothie (2 scoops OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder,  1 cup organic spinach, 1/2 cup organic mixed berries, 1 TBSP chia and flax seeds).

Lunch--1 grilled turkey burger (plain), 1/2 cup jasmine rice and 1 cup steamed green beans

Snacks-1 brown rice cake, veggie pack (organic carrots, radish and cucumber) w/ 1 snack pack of organic hummus, 1 grilled chicken patti and 1 peach

Dinner--baked wild Mahi Mahi (1.5 filets) and steamed broccolini (sorry-this was the only photo I took, but the rest of my food was boring!)


Today's calories:  1307 calories ( 40% carbs, 21% fat and 39% protein).  This is almost perfect for where I want to be!  I'm proud of myself today.  

I'm already starting to stress about next week when I can't have any meat products.  I hope I can still get in enough protein.  I will be drinking protein shakes 3 times a week so hopefully that will help!

So, onto day 4!  

Till tomorrow--

Erin


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