It was a rainy, dreary, and muggy day here. I had so little motivation and didn’t get my exercise in… though I did work up a sweat cleaning the house in the morning and dancing to some music in the evening. I started my day late, so my first few meals were small to allow me to get back on schedule for the day.

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I started off my day with the frozen Cinnamon Roll. This one is so much better than the shelf stable version. It’s not very filling all on its own, but I knew my first snack was coming up in less time than normal.

I did a snack next instead of my usual lunch. I made a shake using the Smooth Vanilla Protein Drink mix. I added a few ice cubes, half a cup of Greek yogurt, half a dozen strawberries, half of a banana, half of a kiwi, and the juice from half an orange. With the juice from the orange I didn’t need to add water to this batch. It was flavorful and filling. The protein and fruit gave me a nice burst of energy to get my cleaning done.

It started to cool down around lunch time and I was in the mood for soup. I chose the Beans and Ham Soup which I paired with crackers and a stick of reduced fat snack cheese. It was just what I needed.

The Prince chose tacos for dinner, so I made the Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla to match their meal. I planned ahead well enough this time and heated it in the oven. The shell got nice and crispy and the texture of the filling seemed a bit improved. I didn’t add any extra fillings this time, but wish I had just for the improved texture. I added a nice green salad with cherry tomatoes and calorie-free French dressing.

I’m so glad my frozen packages had arrived so I could indulge in another Red Velvet Whoopie Pie. They look much larger in the picture than they are in real (I’m convinced it was smaller this time!), but it is a very satisfying little dessert.

I forgot to take a picture, but I snacked on a big glass of V8 later in the evening. I drank my veggies because I wasn’t really hungry, but I knew I was missing calories and veggie servings for the day. I still fell a bit short.

Today’s menu consisted of 1,316 calories, 81 grams protein, and 25 grams of fat.

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Note: As a #NSNation Nutrisystem Blogger, I was chosen to try Nutrisystem and write about my experience. Nutrisystem is providing me with the My Way Plan at no cost to myself. This plan includes 28 days of nutritious and delicious food delivered right to your door to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

Read all of the posts from my own journey here.

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