After a long winter and some holiday and vacation weight gain, I started another Fuel Cycle this past week.
My starting weight was 157.6-158 on March 8th. Here are the details of my week:
Day 1 Deep S
6:45 am Snack - 1 piece of skinny peanut butter chocolate and cup of coffee with cream before my spin class
9:30 am Breakfast - three eggs in coconut oil with mushrooms, spinach, bacon strip and coconut oil and another cup of coffee
1:00 pm Lunch large salad with spinach and romaine, rotisserie chicken, bacon crumbles and cucumbers with olive oil and fruit punch GGMS and a few bites of deep S cake in a mug
3:30 cup of oolong tea
6:00 Dinner -Breakfast for dinner - scrambled three eggs in coconut oil and sausage and water. A few more bites of a chocolate cake in a mug.
Day 2 Deep S
6:15 am coffee and cream and water after waking
8:00 am Two eggs scrambled with butter and sausage and a small sprinkle of cheese and more coffee.
9:15 am 3 mile walk on the trail
12:45 pm Lunch - roast beef sautéed with mushrooms and a few onions (note: onions are not recommended for deep S days but I didn't have any other veggies) and a large side salad with olive oil dressing and water
3:30 pm snack oolong tea, water and half a chocolate cake in a mug
6:45 pm Dinner - meatloaf and two heaping bowls of a kale and broccoli salad mix from Costco with some olive oil and a little balsamic vinegar dressing with water (note: I only made one meatloaf for my family so I did eat some of the thin tomato sauce layer on top but tomato products are not recommended for deep s days).
Deep S Day 3
Weigh in - 157 (down approx. 0.8 lbs)
6:10 Coffee and water upon waking
8:30 am Breakfast - two eggs scrambled with sausage and a little cheese just like yesterday and coffee with cream
11:50 am Lunch - leftover piece of meatloaf and kale salad mix with olive oil and balsamic dressing and water
Snack 3:45 pm half of chocolate cake in mug
Dinner 6:45 pm grilled chicken with sautéed garlic spinach in olive oil
Day 4 Fuel Pull
Breakfast 7:45 am overnight oats
Coffee with almond milk
Snack 10:20 am quest bar banana nut muffin and water
Lunch 12:30 - was starving! Loaded fotato soup and a side salad with chicken and light dressing and fruit punch ggms
1:00 pm 35 minute walk
2:00 pm a small amount of Greek yogurt and polaner
4:00 coffee with almond milk and FP brownies
6:35 pm Dinner ham steak with large kale salad mix and light dressing and water and a piece of apple
Day 5 Fuel Pull
Weighed and got a little drop of 156.4 but double checked and it jumped back up to 157.2 so we shall see how the rest of the week goes but the scale is going down!
6:15 coffee and water after waking
8:05 am - breakfast egg white muffins a friend made and a big boy smoothie
10:20 am - snack fuel pull brownies with coffee and almond milk
1:40 pm - lunch grilled chicken wrap with buffalo wing sauce, lettuce and blue cheese dressing mixed with Greek yogurt to dip veggies in - carrots cucumbers and celery and water
4:30 snack coffee and FP brownies
6:30 dinner - FP pizzas and salad
8:30 FP brownies at my neighbor is ladies night and had a "shot"
Of red wine and a small taste of a few dips with celery and wasa crackers
Day 6 E
Wake with coffee and water at 6:15 am
I was supposed to go to spin class but I woke up with a stiff neck :(
8:00 Breakfast - egg white scramble with veggies and Ezekiel English muffin and polaner and more coffee with almond milk
11:00 snack 1/2 quest bar while out and about and some water
1:15 lunch - chicken, black bean and sweet potato chili with a little sprinkle of cheese and if still hungry will snack on some veggies and a black cherry polar sparkling water
3:19 - really hungry so having a snack and made a snickers shake with pb2 flour and added some sliced frozen bananas to make it an E and had a bite of a FP brownie while waiting for it all to blend!
6:00 dinner - another small serving of the sweet potato chili and a large bowl of my kale salad mix with some lighter dressing and water
Day 7 E
Woohoo! Amazing surprise on the scale 155.6!!!!! My period came yesterday and I'm sure some of the weight was from bloat but it's on its way to being gone!
6:30 am Coffee and water
8:45 am breakfast THM pancakes with 0% Greek yogurt and polaner
11:45 am - early lunch of more chili and a small side salad and a half piece of a small FP brownie with water
2:45 pm - snack some apple slices and a little natural peanut butter and coffee
6:00 pm - dinner out for date night!! I ended up deciding to eat s and had a portobello mushroom stuffed with crab appetizer and a filet mignon and mixed veggies and a glass of red wine (note: wine is not recommended during a FC)
It was a choice I made and that's what I love about THM :)
So there's week one!
Have you done a THM Fuel Cycle?