Health Journey: Trippin' and Stumblin'

Let me start by saying. I was planning to begin my 21 day challenge on Sunday, but I had to wait until Monday. Reason being, my sister bought me a cheeseburger for lunch... a Sonic cheeseburger! I just couldn't help myself. I will include what I ate on my food diary though.

Food Diary:
-Breakfast: Fiesta Southwest Loaded Home fries Platter (Eggs Up Grill)
-Lunch: Same as Breakfast
-Snack: Spaghetti (Like a cup of it lol)
-Dinner: Fried Chicken, mac and cheese, green beans, and dirty rice. (Bojangle's)
-Snack: Ice Cream Cone
-Drinks: Water, Chai Tea Frappuccino (QT), and French Vanilla Latte (Eggs Up Grill)

-Breakfast: None
-Lunch: Jr. Cheeseburger from Sonic
-Dinner Baked Chicken and Baked Beans
-Snack: Popcorn and Ice Cream
-Drinks: Orange Soda and Water

-Breakfast: None
-Lunch: Honey-Glazed Chicken and Rice with Veggies (grape tomatoes, corn, and mushrooms)
-Dinner: Fried Chicken and lunch as a side
-Snack: Popcorn
-Drinks: Chai Latte (Tazo Chai Tea, Milk, and Honey) and water

-Breakfast: None
-Lunch: Honey-Glazed Chicken and Rice with Veggies
-Snack: Navel Orange
-Dinner: Fried chicken and green beans
-Drink: Water, apple juice, and fruit punch

-Breakfast: None
-Lunch: Sausage Lasagna
-Snack: None
-Dinner: Grilled Chicken Chimichanga and Rice
-Drink: Strawberry Lemonade and Water

-Breakfast: None
-Lunch: Grilled Chicken Chimichanga and Rice
-Snack: Turkey Breast Sandwhich
-Dinner: Whopper and Fries (Burger King)
-Drink: Coke, Strawberry Lemonade, and Water

-Breakfast: Fiesta Omelette, Pork steaks, and potatoes (Golden Corral)
-Lunch: None
-Snack: None
-Dinner: Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, 4-piece nugget, and a small fry (Wendy's 4 for $4)
-Drink: Fruit Punch, Water, and Strawberry Lemonade

As you can see from my meals this week, I failed at the 21 day challenge. It happened Wednesday when I forgot to order my chimichangas with a whole wheat tortilla. I just let myself go after that. I would really love to complete such a challenge, but I feel as though I need to work a little more on discipline and self-control when it comes to eating. I failed once, so I gave up. Sadly, this is how a lot of my life has gone. Thank God I have made the decision to do better even when I've messed up.

I will have to train my body to be able to participate in challenges such as this. It's like running a marathon with only training for 3 weeks. I'm not saying its impossible, but its definitely difficult. I am still in the race, although I'm waiting for the cattle to cross the road right now. I will be strong! I will finish this!

There will be no weigh in this week due to technical problems with my scale. It's a battery-operated digital model, so it's gonna have its kinks. So for now, I will just say that I remained at 255.4. I also failed to exercise. I need more discipline. I believe I will start uploading my food journal daily.

Thank you for staying tuned and for those who have been encouraging me! Y'all rock! I love y'all!

Stay Positive! Stay Healthy! And remember to always set aside "me time" and if you're married or in a relationship "us time" as well. Love y'all love muffins!!

B. Ieisha

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