9/28/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 29. September 2013 08:42


As you all know, I just returned from a vacation cruise with my husband.  I missed my children a lot, but time away with your significant other is invaluable.  I met some great people, and heard some great life stories.

We did a spa treatment together that was called a ‘detox treatment’. I like to do different treatments (as long as they aren’t dangerous) to see what’s out there.

The concept dealt with detoxifying your system with blue and brown algae, following up with organic foods, clean eating, and exercise.  Sound interesting.  Then…came the bill!  To ‘cleanse’ my system would require 6 weeks of follow up algae treatments.  For my husband, it would require 8 to 10 weeks of treatment.  The bill for this long-term cleansing was about $4000.  Hmmmmmm.  I don’t think so. 

This is where my logical mind kicks in. Yes! Eating totally organic is best for my family.  Reality!  Accomplishing a totally organic home is extremely expensive and quite difficult.  That means organic fruit, vegetables, dairy, and meats when available.  But, it would also mean jellies, peanut butter, oils, flour… with 5 kids and a new marriage and home, a blog, cleaning and laundry for all those people….you get the picture.  My point?  Make an effort to eat clean and implement organic with as many food groups as you can.  But, you can’t create an environment that causes you more personal stress, than eating the totally organic foods would bring you benefit!

Tuesday 9/28 Workout-

Strength- Back/abs ( at home/ later at the gym)

Walk on street 7.75 miles 65 minutes

Home- Single arm dumbbell row- 15 lb

Crossover crunch

Bent over barbell row- bar with 30 lb

Crunches on big ball

Gym- Upper back- 40lb X 3

Lower back-40lb X 3

Pulley- 40 lb

Low row-40 lb

Reverse crunch

pull down-40lb

Tuesday 9/28 Food Diary:

Plan B

7:00-4 large egg whites (67 cal)

Bread (whole wheat, I'm using Ezekial bread from the organic freezer section.  It has no glutens, but it is a big, ruff piece of bread) (61 cal)

11 a.m.- protein shake (160 cal)

2 p.m.-3 oz.  Beef ( sirloin brioled and trimmed) (176 cal)

3 oz sweet potatoes ( baked)

8 oz green vegetables ( raw or steamed)

1/2 tsp Uda's or flax oil ( 65 cal)

6 p.m.- 3 oz Fish, tuna (bag or can) (101 cal)

3 oz. corn ( boiled - I dont cook mine and I use organic bagged corn)

8 oz cauliflower ( steamed) (74 cal)

1/2 tsp Uda's or flax oil ( 65 cal)

8 p.m.- 3 oz chicken breast ( roasted)

3 oz brown rice or quieno ( 101 cal)

8 oz. green vegetables (raw or steamed) (88 cal)


The plan so far has helped me with my night cravings for fruit.  I've made it through two days without fruit or coffee.  For me that's something to be proud of!

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