Thai Guava

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🙂 what’s this?
Its Thai Guava!
Should be from Thailand right? Since it’s labelled as Thai Guava.
It taste so good just by eating it alone!
This is my  fav. fruit for this week.
Want to know more amazing benefits of Guava?
Read it up here 🙂 – 19 Amazing Benefits of Guava For Skin, Hair and Health

Sweet Potatoes

I decided to have green apples and prunes added with sprinkle of sweet sour plum powder as lunch.
But as I was walking around the supermarket, I saw little sweet potatoes with purple skin.
Thus I decided to get them too.
Below is the mixture of 2 small green apples, 3 prunes, 2 sweet potatoes and a dash of sweet sour plum powder.
(picture don’t look appetizing.. I know :p)

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I did not know I got 2 different color flesh potato.
1 is yellow another is purple.
To me, purple skin potato are the sweetest with yellow flesh.
They taste so good!
Purple flesh also taste sweet. They cooked pretty fast .
But I prefer the yellow flesh.

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Finished.. but left with green apples on the plate.
The green apples are too sour! :/
I don’t like it. :p

1st day – How to read serving size on label

This morning I weighed myself.
Weighing at “not slim” weight still…. Arrggghhhh….
Body fat was 30.4% on 9 Jan 2014.

For breakfast,
1 slice of wholemeal bread with peanut butter spread and a glass of 3 in 1 cereal oat drink (low fat)
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Below is the bread that I usually bought for myself .

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*can see the table that wrote :
per serving = 2 slices = 145 cal.
But I took 1 slice therefore it is 145/2 = 72.5 (73
cal)

Peanut butter spread that I took, which I tried to spread thinly .. but they just taste so good .. :p
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*table show serving size 36 g (2 tablespoon) = 215 cal
I took about 1/2 tablespoon therefore 215/4 = 53.75 Kcal (54 cal)

The 3 in 1 cereal oat that I took, I took this for dinner sometimes ..
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*low fat and 119 cal

Total amount of calories I took for my breakfast = 73 + 54 +119 = 246 cal
I always try to eat within 1200 calories per day but in order to lose weight I try to eat within 1000 calories but that simply is really not possible..

For lunch,
My elder one is sick today thus I cooked something simple and light for her.
Porridge with egg and pork with a little help from the little one. (of cos a quick snap just in case …)
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Below pic is what i took for lunch .
Porridge with egg and pork + braised peanuts (canned) + pickled lettuce (canned) + 1 7-8″ long banana
For both canned items , I try to take less than the serving size stated on the can.
Canned items are usually high in preservatives, sugar and salt . So it is not advisable to take it often.

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* My bowl serving is very small.
1 bowl serves about the size of my fist.
Thus I took 2 bowls of it. *
For lunch, since it is not easy to count the calories in details because I cooked all together in a pot for the family, and also it is rice (higher in calories), I will sum up as I took 500 cal to make things easier for me :p
Lunch + banana = 500 +105 = 605 cal
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*serving size for braised peanuts 60g = 106cal *
For this i took less than 10 peanuts so it will be less than 60 g

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*pickled lettuce serving size 30g = 22 cal*
For this I took more cos it is so crunchy and tasty .. hahaha ..

So total for Breakfast and lunch = 246 + 605 = 851 (850 cal)
If I try to take within 1000 I still left 150 kcal
But if within 1200 I still left 350kcal
So which one should I choose ?? Lol .. get greedy .. yeah today I get greedy ..

For dinner, ( thanks to the approaching Chinese New Year, I need to stock up snacks for the guests .. :/ )
I snack on dried preserved guava (preservatives again) + sesame coated small fried fish + tiny bit of soup noodles.. gosh guess for dinner my calories took be 500 cal.
Normally for snacking I took it in very very little quantity to satisfy my craving. I don’t finish the whole pack.
So today 850 +500 = 1350 cal

Do I exercise today?
Nope. I just did some house work.
Spring cleaning for the upcoming Chinese New Year aka CNY.
I am a totally lazy bum in exercising… after I gave birth…
Before that I am that strong in exercising .. now I just DON’T feel like doing it..

Starting

Hi, erhm… hmm..Ok. I decided to write this food journal to keep track of what I am eating.
As well as the calories intake.
I don’t know how long am I going to maintain on this journal but I do hope I can keep it for as long as I can.

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I am standing at a height of 157 cm and weight at…
anyway, not my ideal weight.
I used to weight at 54kg.
But for me at 54kg I still think that I am not slim enough.
For me, I always have this mentality that if you are 167cm tall you should weigh at 58kg or less.
And for me, I am 157cm tall and I should weigh at 48kg or even lesser.
Ever since I gave birth to my 2 daughters, my weight never went back to pre-pregnancy.
So sad. :'(
I had being struggling with my weight for the past 7 years…

So today , the starting of writing this journal,
I hope it can help me to become a more discipline person.
A person who really will work hard to achieve my target.
And of cos my dreams… 🙂

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