Yesterday was the busiest day I’ve had in the last week, and I accomplished everything on my to-do list including staying within my caloric target and working out. I should have spent more time studying for my quiz this afternoon, but I did get an abbreviated lecture from my professor because I missed last week’s class. And I’ll go early to go over my notes which means I need to be prepared so I can stay on target with food.
I’ll be out most of the day which means I’ll eat lunch at school so I prepared my lunch (and a few snacks) last night. For lunch, I’ll have a turkey wrap that I made using a Mission Carb Smart tortilla, *two ounces of turkey breast, 1/2 c. fresh baby spinach, 1 light Laughing Cow wedge and half of a Roma tomato. I might also eat a salad at some point as well with more spinach, cabbage, beans sprouts and and ounce or two of salmon. The wrap will be about 249 calories, and the salad will be worth less than 100 calories.
I also packed a pickle and a serving of raw almonds because I like to be prepared. And I suppose it’s smarter to snack on a 12 calorie dill pickle than a bag of chips, and they seem to satisfy my craving for chips which is a nice break. I’ve also packed two 32 oz. Nalgene bottles that are filled with water. I take them almost everywhere. I’ll drink 64 oz then refill at some point throughout the day so I can drink a gallon of water today. I’ve been doing that for a while, and my body seems to like it.
What are you having for lunch today? Do you plan ahead? Do you pack your meals to take on the go?
*Normally, I’d eat more turkey, but I need to go to the supermarket. I’ll do that later tonight or tomorrow.