Staying on Track!

It has been two weeks of really staying on track with my eating/exercising plan.  I re-adopted the 90/10 rule that I have followed in the past when my weight was at a healthy level, and my UC was in remission.  I have lost almost 7 pounds (6.8), but most important…I feel really great.  However,  I am currently back on the highest dose of Asacol HD, and also back on those super sexy suppositories. I cannot complain though,  the side effects are minimal and I have not had serious UC symptoms in over a week!  I have been walking almost every day for about 45 minutes and taking yoga about 4 days a week.

 

IMG_6028Looks can be deceiving.  This is soooo good.  1/2 cup of cottage cheese, grape tomatoes, and 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds.   And lots of pepper.  Love this.  Breakfast and lunch fantastic-ness last week for only about 260 calories and about 17 grams of protein.

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I love almond butter…I get this at Healthy Home Market.  I enjoy going here because you can grind your own nut butters.  No added salt, oil, or sugar.  Ingredients:  Almonds.  I have been spreading 2 tablespoons on a giant piece of celery for a snack.   When I ran out of celery, I just ate it straight off the spoon!

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Dinner at Cowfish.  This is the Two-Time roll, one of my absolute favorites.  Thin slices of cucumber rolled around yellowfin tuna, avocado, kani, asparagus. Topped with blackened tuna with spicy tobiko.   No carby rice for me!

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This is where that awesome 10% comes in.  It was my daughter’s (early) birthday celebration and we ordered chocolate mousse.  It was huge and chocolately and awesome.  I had 3 giant spoonfuls.  🙂

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Lunch at Village Tavern with friends.   I have been craving a burger and this hit the spot!  Burger (sans bun,  of course) topped with pimento cheese, bacon and onions.  Instead of greasy, carb-loaded fries, I ordered sautéed spinach instead.  Delish!

Hope to report more good news as the month rolls on!  Have an awesome week!  XO

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