Sunday, April 10, 2016

Journal entry for 4/10/16

Meal: Breakfast
Time: 10:54 AM
What I ate or drink? Fiber one brownie
Number of calories: 170
How much or number of ounces: 8oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs: 10
Feelings and thoughts: I have learned that breakfast, food or drink, is the most important meal of the day.
Right: Fiber consumption
Wrong: None

Meal: Lunch
Time: 3:20 PM
What I ate or drink? Chicken (2 drumsticks), grain bread (2 slices), mustard greens (1 cup)
Number of calories: 330
How much or number of ounces: 8 oz.water  + 12 oz. juice
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs: 30
Feelings and thoughts: I have learned that breakfast, food or drink, is the most important meal of the day.
Right: Consumed healthier foods
Wrong: None, except for consuming more than one drumstick in one sitting

Meal: Snack 1
Time: 5:00 PM
What I ate or drink? Ice Cream (1.5 cup)
Number of calories: 210
How much or number of ounces: 8 oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs: 10
Feelings and thoughts: I have learned that consuming too much ice cream causes some weight gain.
Right: Consumed water along with the ice cream
Wrong: Being careful of the portions because of being a trigger food and weight gain.

Meal: Lunch
Time: 5:20 PM
What I ate or drink? lightly salted almonds (1/3 cup) and pretzel sticks (1 cup)
Number of calories: 330
How much or number of ounces: 8 oz. water +12 oz. coffee
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs: 8
Feelings and thoughts: I consumed too many snacks in one sitting.
Right: Healthy snacks plus water consumed per meal or snack
Wrong: Possibly too much sodium

Meal: Dinner
Time: 7:00 PM
What I ate or drink? 3.5 cup cheerios cereal + white sugar
Number of calories: 700
How much or number of ounces: 22 oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs:25
Feelings and thoughts: Consuming too much sugar in one sitting is unhealthy.
Right: Heart healthy cereal
Wrong: Amount of food is too large for one sitting plus added extra sugar

Daily Totals:
Number of calories: 1740
How much or number of ounces:  54 oz. water + 12 oz. juice + 12 oz. coffee
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Carbs: 83

Daily reflection:
It is a good thing that I have decided to formulate a food and diet journal to track my eating, exercise, and drinking habits.  They should be and are a great learning tool.



Exercise Plan
Time: 8:00-8:30 AM
Exercise (s): 10-15 minutes of walking
Mindset: How it can be changed; different or similar to reflection
Health conditions: PCOS, obesity, bipolar
Equipment and clothing: yes
Reflections: Gotten too complacent with not eating healthy and exercising
Motivation: I want to be healthy and stay healthy
Calories burned: N/A
Pulse: N/A
Time of exercise: N/A
Exercise once today (including number of sets).