8/19/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Thursday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 21. August 2013 07:39


De-clutter: Part 2

Keeping your physical space clear of clutter helps your mind seem more calm and efficient.  A calmer mind can positively affect your health.  Give these ideas a try to help:

-Use sports caddies and shoe cubbies (you can get them at discount organizer stores, or used at second hand shops), to hold shoes, socks, hats and backpacks by the garage or back door.  Then you are not wasting 10 minutes every day picking up other peoples stuff, and it helps avoid the chaos in the morning when your kids are running to catch the bus and can’t find their shoes or book bags).

-Organize and pair down your wardrobe.  If you haven’t worn it in 2 years, or it looks ready for give-away, let it go.  Donate.  It’s easier to make a.m. dressing choices (or my kids get their school clothes out the night before school) with 10 well chosen pieces then a closet full of outdated, ill-fitting pieces.

-Attach hooks to hang bags, hats and coats on.  Try to do laundry on a schedule, then you’re not spending your time off folding laundry all weekend!

-Cook and par-cook vegetables and seafood and poultry for your weekly snacks and meals.  One well spent hour can save you time throughout your week, and save you money from not getting carryout and drive through.

Try to utilize some of these de-cluttering ideas and see if they give you a bit of piece-of-mind, which can positively affect your health and mental well being.

 Thursday 8/19/10 Workout-

Elliptical- 30 minutes, 2.55 miles

Strength- Legs (At the gym)12 reps X 3 sets

Smith machine squats- 40 lb

Lunges 50 X 3 sets

adduction-70 lb

Rear kick machine- 70 lb

Leg extension- 50 lb

leg press- 120 lb

pure strength leg press- single leg- 45 lb


Thursday 8/19/10 Food Diary:


1/2 cup Archer Farm Cinnamon Start cereal (63 cal)

1/2 cup non fat vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cottage cheese, 1 scoop protein powder, 1/2 cup blueberries (203 cal)

A.M.  Snack-

1 cup egg whites, 1 cup spinach, 1/2 cup squash (125 cal)

Lunch- restaurant

1/2 turkey sandwich (110 cal)

Salad- mixed lettuce, beets, goat cheese, candied pecans (120 cal)

 P.M. Snack-

peach (70 cal)

3 tbls. almonds (190 cal)


4 oz Salmon (240 cal)

3/4 cup zucchini, yellow squash, onions, garlic (50 cal)

1/2 oz. dark meat chicken (50 cal)


greek 0 % yogurt with berries ( 110 cal)


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