My Keto Journey
If you’ve been following my keto journey you know that I’ve started getting creative with meals and keto recipes, but I still have a ways to go. This week I’ll attempt cloud bread for the second time(the first attempt didn’t turn out great), try making keto cheesecake, and hopefully add a new lunch/dinner dish to the mix!
Last week was great as far as meals, upping my exercise, and how I felt. I stayed optimistic even though I wasn’t losing weight like I did the first week. So, for week 3, I’m cutting back on my portions and trying to exercise more! I’m still not completely sure how ketosis works because it’s not as simple as it seems. Cutting carbs and sugar isn’t enough! That’s why I’m paying more attention to my protein to fat ratios every day, and I just ordered some keto testing strips(only $2.97 on Amazon with their clickable coupon and free shipping) so I can get more serious about my keto journey.
If you need a little more motivation to get out there and exercise more, try out the Sweat Coin app! I downloaded it in week 2 and already earned a $10 credit towards my next energy bill! There are lots of other products, apps, and perks you can cash your sweatcoins in for too! Read more about it in my week 2 post!
TIP: Without fruit…you’re going to need some added fiber in your diet. I hadn’t read about this anywhere, but by week 2 I definitely noticed that I wasn’t as “regular” as usual. It was hard to find a good fiber supplement that’s carbohydrate and sugar free. I got Benefiber and I put a small spoonful in my morning and evening cup of tea(I definitely recommend doing this because you’re going to be eating a lot of cheese)!
Here’s what I ate this week:
Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea(Yogi), 2 deviled eggs
Lunch- parmesan crisps w/ 1 wedge of spicy pepperjack creamy swiss cheese
Dinner- baked greens blend(shredded kale, red & green cabbage, broccoli, and brussel sprouts) w/ avocado oil, salt, & pepper(this is sooo good!)
Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 slice of bacon, 1 deviled egg
Lunch- 1 deviled egg, 1 wedge of spicy jalapeno creamy swiss cheese w/ parmesan crisps
Dinner- 1 slice of bacon, 2 slices of sharp cheddar cheese, 1 cup of extra sleepytime tea(Celestial Seasonings Wellness Blend, 15% off clickable coupon on Amazon)
Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 slice of bacon
Lunch- cheese plate
Dinner- keto crack chicken w/ keto roll
Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 2 slices of bacon, a few parmesan crisps
Lunch- leftover keto crack chicken w/ sauteed onions
Dinner- Cruciferous crunch greens blend, La Croix Cran-Raspberry sparkling water
Dessert- 1 cup of sugar free orange jell-o w/ a dollop of lite cool whip
Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 wedge of creamy spicy pepperjack cheese w/ cheddar whisps
Lunch- 3 slices of bacon
Dinner- cheeseburger w/ no bun & sauteed green beans
Breakfast- 2 eggs over easy, 1 slice of bacon, 1 cup of coffee w/ heavy whipping cream
Lunch- whisps & creamy pepperjack cheese wedge
Dinner- fresh tuna & broccoli w/ hollandaise sauce
Breakfast- scrambled eggs w/ cheese, 2 slices of bacon, 1 cup of coffee w/ heavy whipping cream
Lunch- veggies & tzatziki dip, english cheddar cheese w/ chive & onion, whisps
Dinner- 2 glasses of dry red wine
So far, I’ve lost 12 pounds! I was hoping to be farther along by now…but I’m staying positive and sticking with the plan!
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