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TigerfiercebabyThis week we are down and up. Weight is down to 247 and BMI is up to 34%. I was feeling sick this weekend so I didnt work out at all and I ate crappy food. Somehow I came out down. I think that it was even though I ate crappy food I didnt eat a lot of it. Anyways new week. Going to do the replacement meals with protein shakes and eat a decent dinner each night. See how that goes. I am guessing I will be grumpy to start the week. Hoping for more sustained progress.

Drinking TigerOk, I cant seem to make gains on weight loss but I am rocking the strength training and improvements. Next week I am going to try something different. I am going to go with a breakfast lunch protein shake diet and balanced veggie and meat dinner. I want to see what results I get. So instead of supplement diet it will be a replacement diet with the protein shakes. It might not be for me but I am willing to give it a shot. MMMM mostly liquid diet.

TigerfiercebabyThis week I weighed in at 250 again and BMI went up to 34%. I missed the gym a couple days and steps were abysmal. This week going to get back on track. I did do some cooking this weekend and it was awesome. I cooked some chicken breasts with just coconut oil and spices. My house guests said it was better than the italian dressing ones I do so maybe I will keep it simple. I also did a batch of rumaki which is always a hit. I dont know why liver gets such a bad reputation they are tasty especially wrapped in bacon. I still have a bunch of mutton cubes to cook. I have also been cutting down the protein shake intake. Hope to find a good balance. That is all.

tiger_river_mirror_1600x1200I have never been one for looking at myself in the mirror. Maybe on a good hair day. Lately though I think I have appreciated the work and effort I have been putting in. I occasionally catch myself doing a little flex and then feeling on my muscles. I get it now. I think its a good thing to appreciate yourself. I am pretty awesome in everything else I do in life. My body has always just been the vessel for the awesome. I didnt take great care of it and I didnt really care. Now I do and I care. There are worse things in life.

PistaMy favorite paleo snack is nuts. I prefer pistachios the most. I feel the effort I have to put in to get those tasty morsels out of their shell makes them better for me and slows down my snacking. I also like almonds and walnuts. MMMM nuts.

indian-tiger_1431_990x742My biggest struggle as of late is seeing my weight stay the same. I see lots of good physical changes and feel great but damn it would be nice to see that number actually start to go down. I really don’t want to give myself too much of a calorie deficit but I think it might be the only way to really get results. Ive adjusted my diet a few times over the last 2 months. Something to delve deeper into.

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Last week was super busy with a big presentation for work (hence the lack of Friday post because I was busy with said presentation) but I was still able to get all of my steps and keep to the diet and make it to the gym everyday. So the results of said regime and dedication was a fluctuation of 1 pound up so 251 and a 1 percent increase in BMI 33.3%. Everyone keeps telling me to ignore the scale and for the most part I am but it is still annoying. My Weights in the gym keep getting heavier though and I am putting in a little more time and reps in each day. I have hit 10k steps no matter what.

This week the real test is my quick jaunt to the United States for a week. Maintaining my steps might be a challenge with the mixed time zones but will work towards it regardless. I have my Resistance bands packed in my suitcase and ready to go. Won’t have any protein powder with me but I might pick up some bars when I land. Staying vigilant on trips has always been my downfall. Expect erratic to non-existent posts from Wednesday to Wednesday.

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The hardest thing to sticking to a diet is people giving you food you are not supposed to eat. I am good to not over indulge but the damage is usually already done. If it happens early in the day I try to adjust my food the rest of the day accordingly but at the end of the day it is tough to compensate. I am pretty good at saying no most of the time but when someone does something nice for you it seems wrong to say no. So I try to walk more steps or do more reps or add in an exercise to help burn off the extra calories but I never let it get me down. Each day is a new day and new challenges and yesterday is over and done with. There will always be setbacks but it is the journey forward which keeps us going not the past that should hold us back.

TigerfiercebabyThis week I got back down 250lbs and maintained a 32 BMI. I realize that the amount of calories I am adding in from the protein shakes was spiking me up this week and I hit 255 at one point. So this weekend I cut back on calories in my meals. So instead of supplemental I will be looking at one of my shakes as a replacement meal. I hit the gym every day and have my rest day today which is still yoga and some body weight exercises (main reason Monday is rest day is gym is closed). I cooked and bought way too much food the week before so I am letting the leftovers carry into this week and not doing anything but veggies this week for dinners. We will see playing with calorie counting this week what results I can attain on the weight side. Hoping to see a nice downward trend start this week.

Green SmoothieI don’t know if the title statement is actually true but it seems to be the philosophy of one of my extended stay couchsurfer flatmates. She has been experimenting with my new smoothie blender she calls the toy. So far I have been greeted with “try this!” in the form of spinach, beet and a bitter gourd smoothie. The bitter gourd was pretty disgusting but I am sure it was super healthy. The blender came with a smoothie recipe book and with fresh vegetable and fruit markets all around I expect us to be experimenting with many a new smoothie concoction. Its like Healthy Alchemy.