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Hi folks! I'm at it again. I'm going for another 20 pound loss in ten weeks. I've recently had another baby, a little girl, she is now five months old and I'm ready to drop some weight.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Would You Care For Crumpets With Your Tea?

Almost 15 weeks of 20 weeks

weight today: same

total lost:9 pounds in 15 weeks

three 4-inch pancakes:280
2 tsp of Smart Balance light butter:30
1 tsp of sugar: 15
1/2 cup of orange juice:55
2 slices of bacon:70
1 tbl of powder creamer in tea:30
2 tsp of sugar in tea:30

1/2 cup of brown rice: 85
2 tsp of Smart Balance light butter:30
4 oz tilapia:100
most of son's ice cream sandwich:150
french fries: 75
1/2 tsp of Smart Balance light butter:7
1/2 tsp of sugar:8
one toasted crumpet:60
1 tbl of powder creamer in tea:30
2 tsp of sugar in tea:30
total 575
running total:1,110

1/2 cup of brown rice:85
4 oz tilapia:100
2 tsp of Smart Balance light butter:30
over 1/2 cup of Blue Bunny premium light ice cream:150
1 tsp of chocolate syrup:20
1 tbl of powder creamer in tea:30
2 tsp of sugar in tea:30
total: 445
running total: 1,555

Today's challenge: My snafu was with my son's ice cream sandwich. That cost me 150 calories. I'd be at 1,400 if I had left that alone. Maybe next time I just need to walk away. The thing is, I didn't intend to eat most of his sandwich. I was just taking a few bites of the "sandwich" part of it because he doesn't eat that part. Then, I was going to help him eat the vanilla ice cream part of it. But after a bit he lost interest...and by then, ha, ha I had gained interest.

Actual fitness: chest and triceps workout, abdominals. I have been working out with my husband and it has been a lot of fun. Starting tomorrow we will be getting up early to go to the gym.

Get this. I'm setting the alarm for 5:15 and then we'll try to get there by 5:30, weight lift for an hour and then be home for breakfast with the family. So, I'm trying to get to bed early.

Did I mention that that is really early for me? Hopefully with us both committed to doing it, it won't be so bad.

Note on pictures: I saw some crumpets at the store. I have only heard about them in conjunction with the English and their tea. So, curiosity got the best of me, plus, they are only 60 calories a piece. I started by toasting this one. I took it out before it was done toasting because I was concerned it might burn. But if I eat this again, I'll toast it longer. Because I did that, there wasn't a crunchy feel to it. I put Smart Balance light butter, sugar and cinnamon on it. I don't believe there is any sugar in the ingredients.

Then, I had a bite.

This is what the texture looks like after you bite into it. It's spongy. I might try eating one more crumpet before I just give them away to the kids. I'll see if toasting it more makes it taste better. But, spongy...just wasn't working for me.


  1. LOL...I thought it was a snickerdoodle cookie!

  2. LOL. I thought it was a snickerdoodle cookie too.

  3. HMMM, Ithought is a cinnomon roll with the cinnomon swirls all covered up the topping. Its been almost 2 weeks since i've had sugar, My imagination is running wild at this time. I can smell and taste it also. LOVE YA;;DAD

  4. lol I thought it was one of your pancakes but wondered why it was so light colored.

    If that doesn't work for you I've got a ww scone recipe that I'll be posting later today. I want to tinker one more time today before posting because I think they need just a touch more moisture.

    Hope you have a great week - enjoy working out w/your hubby.