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3.07.2011

Body Work: Week Four Journal and Summary


Week 4 Summary:



Goal: Lose 30 pounds, from 224.17 pounds down to 194.17 pounds by the week of June 1, 2011, calculated using 7-day average weight.



Progress:
Average Weight:  214.63 pounds, down 3.83 pounds from 218.46 pounds last week.
Average Body Fat: 28.43%, down .73% from  29.16% last week.

Weeks until Goal:  13
Progress toward Goal: 9.54 pounds out of 30 total to lose; 31.8% of goal.
Pounds to Lose: 20.46
Pounds to Lose/Week to Meet Goal: 1.573



Total Exercise:
175 minutes on the rollers, 25 more minutes than last week’s 150 minutes.


Day 22:
Monday, February 28. 215.4 pounds, 28.6% Body Fat.



Exercise:
35 minutes on the rollers.  I made a few small saddle adjustments for comfort. I could probably bring the saddle up a little more and forward another 5mm or so. Comfort will be critical to spending longer amounts of time on the rollers.



Food:
A cup and a half of steel-cut oats with a little maple syrup. A spinach salad with a couple tablespoons of Gorgonzola and few few craisins, olive oil and vinegar for dressing. Two slices of Costco pizza. A big bowl of steamed carrots and broccoli with a little butter and salt. Two small oatmeal-peanut butter bars.



Day 23:
Tuesday, March 1. 215.4 pounds, 28.6% Body Fat.



Exercise:
35 minutes on the rollers, 140-155 BPM- a little lower intensity than yesterday.



Food:
A cup and a half of steel-cut oats with a little maple syrup. A spinach salad with a couple tablespoons of Gorgonzola and few few craisins, olive oil and vinegar for dressing. A huge salad for dinner, basically the same as lunch, a big serving of baked fish and green beans, and a slice of cherry pie.



Day 24:
Wednesday, March 2, 2011. 214.8 pounds, 28.6% Body Fat.



Exercise:
35 minutes on the rollers- higher cadence than usual, felt like I really hit my stride-165-177 BPM.



Food:
A cup and a half of steel-cut oats with maple syrup.  A spinach salad with a couple tablespoons of Gorgonzola and few few craisins, a few pecans and some green beans, olive oil and vinegar for dressing. A huge veggie frititatta made with egg beathers, three slices of buttered oatmeal toast, and a slice of cherry pie.



Day 25:
Thursday, March 3, 2011. 214.8 pounds, 28.6% Body Fat



Exercise:
35 minutes in the rollers, mellower than yesterday, 145-155 BPM for the most part.



Food:
A cup and a half of steel-cut oats with maple syrup.  A spinach salad with a couple tablespoons of Gorgonzola and few few craisins, a few pecans and some green beans, olive oil and vinegar for dressing. Three small pieces of grilled chicken in peanut sauce, a small green salad, a baked potato, a few green beans with butter, and a slab of prime rib. Two Champlain Chocolates truffles and two hazelnut chocolates of some sort.



Day 26:
Friday, March 4, 2011. 213.6 pounds, 28.1% Body Fat



Exercise:
35 minutes on the rollers, 145-160 BPM, mostly around 150.



Food:
A cup and a half of steel-cut oats with maple syrup. A partial slice of Costco pepperoni pizza. A small piece of lemon cake with icing. Two veggie burger patties with ketchup between two slices of toasted oatmeal bread, one buttered. Four miniature crab rangoon pieces with dipping sauce and three buffalo shrimp (whatever that is.) One slice of German chocolate cake. Three quarters of a Duvel 750ml Belgian Ale, 8.5% ABV.



Day 27:
Saturday, March 5 2011. 214.8 pounds, 28.4% Body Fat



Exercise:
None today.



Food:
A bowl of steel-cut oats with maple syrup, raisins, and milk. Two cups of black coffee and lots of water.  A ten ounce  filet mignon, mashed potatoes with butter, and bacon-wrapped asparagus with hollandaise sauce. Also several roasted sweet potato wedges. One slice of German chocolate cake, more coffee and water. Another slice of the same cake.



Day 28:
Sunday, March 6, 2011. 213.6 pounds, 28.15 Body Fat



Exercise:
None.


Food:
Two fried eggs, a piece of toast with jam, a bunch of sweet potato wedges and three slices of bacon. A bi g wedge of an egg beaters fritatta made with the leftover asparagus and bacon and some spinach and mozzarella. A piece of German chocolate cake. A piece of leftover filet and a big spinach salad with gorgonzola, pecans and cranberries, oil and vinegar dressing, a half-cup of buttered mashed potatoes. Another piece of cake and three Cadbury mini eggs.