Weekly Planning Post

I don’t generally post weekly meal plans or workout plans because, quite honestly, these are my least favorite posts to read on other people’s blogs.  These are the posts I most frequently skim or skip all together.  They’re just not usually very interesting.  But I’ve found that I’m most sucessful, in both weight loss and in being a grown ass woman, when I approach the week with a plan.  As a result, I’ve decided to post my weekly meal and workout plans on Monday morning.  Feel free to skim or skip this post.  Oh, and I’ll come up with a clever title and some graphics for these posts later.

First up, the meal plan.

Breakfasts: Freezer McMuffin-style Breakfast Sammies (I’ll be sharing the recipe – if you can even call it a recipe – for these on Thursday.)

Lunches: Leftovers with fruit or baby carrots

Dinners: All the dinners I’ve chosen this week are from either the Weight Watchers Veg Power cookbook or their One Pot cookbook.  I typically only plan 5 dinners as we typically go out to eay at least once a week and will eat leftovers on remaining unplanned days.
Monday: Tofu Pad Thai
Nacho Frittata
Wednesday: Bean Mushroom & Corn Enchiladas
Thursday: Shimp & Pineapple Curry with Brown Rice
Steak & Mushroom Stroganoff

Now, the workout plan.

Monday: Gym for strength training and a solo spin sesh
Tuesday: 20-30 minute yoga pod cast at home
Wednesday: Run 4 – 5 miles
Thursday: Gym for strength training and spin class
Friday: Rest
Saturday/ Sunday: Gym for strength training/ Run 6 – 7 miles. (This will depend on if I’m meeting up with anyone to run.)

Today is not off to a great start.  My train line was seriously delayed due to an earlier train hitting a pedestrian which resulted in a seriously frustrating commute to work (mostly me trying to find a parking lot at a different station in a very confusing neighborhood.)  I forgot my breakfast and lunch in my fluster to get out of the house.  And to top it all off, I have a killer headache because I failed to appropriately hydrate myself over the weekend.  So wish me luck in keeping it together this week!

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8 thoughts on “Weekly Planning Post”

  1. No, your week is not off to a good start. How frustrating! Hang in there and remember that each meal is a new opportunity to make it right. This is the mantra that I’m telling myself since I’ve already started off the day with two pieces of candy.
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    1. My week has been totally derailed, but other than the train debacle, it was all good things so I can’t complain – my brother and sister in law came in to town and I got to go see Book of Mormon! BUT I’m going to get it together today rather than just saying, “Eff it, I’ll get it together come Sunday.”
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    1. I have really good recipe from a friend of mine if you need/ want one. Well, really, it’s only the sauce of the recipe I stick to everything else gets changed every time I make it. Let me know and I can email it to you.

    1. I have the pad thai recipe in my email, but the rest are from WW cookbooks. Was there a particular one you wanted? Let me know which and I can scan them at work (or just type it up real quick) and email them to you!

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