A little bit of a lie in today - work starts back next week so Im now cherishing the chill out time.
I went into the clinic today, first time in a few months. I had decided I needed a fill as Im having little restriction and am hungry. I got .2mL fill. I had a consult with the nurse about my eating, and told her I was doing the Whole9 30 Challenge. Also that it was a form of Paleo eating. She went all negative and said that it would mean that I was eating too much fruit. I said I had to limit my fruit on the plan, and was having a banana usually in the morning along with some of the in season fruit at the moment. I got told off big time. Bananas are the worst fruit as they have the most fructose, so will make me gain weight. I had recently read this in the Sweet Poison Book, but I thought that it would be alright for a kick start energy, but no - no more bananas! I got the point. Berries are a better alternative. I also picked up a fill in menu planner that can help me become organised in food preparation.
However, a bonus - I had lost 5.4 kilos since Christmas Eve - pretty stoked with that. I was down 0.8kilo from my last weigh in September. So that is proof to me that with all the Christmas revelry, my changes with the Challenge are obviously working - yay!
A late breakfast of free range scrambled eggs with capsicum, mushrooms, and courgettes. Feeling a little nauseated from getting the fill (I always feel that way for a few hours afterwards), the eggs were pretty good. For lunch I made a beef stirfry using coconut oil - was really good. It was one of those meals that I had to rummage through the freezer to avoid having something I was not allowed. We need to do some shopping big time!
Anyway, was back to the gym today for a hard workout. It was good. Worked on bench press - achieving 50kilo for 3 reps, but then only got 1 lift at 52.5kilos. The workout was a killer, appropriately named Death by Push Up. Do 1 push up in the first minute, 2 in the second minute and so on until you can't do all the press ups assigned in the minute. Scaled with knees - made it to 17 plus 17 - almost to 18. Pretty stuffed afterwards and arms are dead. No pain - no gain though!
Dinner was grilled steak and a lovely salad - very delicious! Food always tastes great after the gym!