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Follow Ashley's journey through committing to a paleo lifestyle and a regular crossfit routine

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Situation..

This is the situation. I’m not blogging my food anymore. For some reason it makes me feel anxious and crazy – like someone somewhere is judging me. I think this is part of the reason why I fell off the bandwagon. 

As far as my nutrition goes I haven’t really decided on what route to take. I bought a couple new books that focus on how hormones play a role and another one dedicated to power athletes. They interested me right away, so I’m hoping to find some good information in them that I can use. I’m still unsure if I am going to follow one of those, or Zone, or combine them??

I need to just sit one day and figure it out, as daunting as the task seems, it needs to be done. 

 

Rach – date one day to chat about all this stuff??

Fell off!

So, I haven’t posted on here in quite some time, nor have I even been recording my food.
My eating habits lately haven’t been the greatest – not that I’m eating bad food, im just not eating enough at all.
I think I just got frustrated with lack of progress and results. I ate the way I’ve been told by numerous people to eat and yet I keep gaining and not losing. Nor is it even an option that it’s muscle being gained. So I’m making changes. Ive talked to various women of which I respect greatly about their thoughts on eating paleo and they all seem to have said the same thing. Paleo doesn’t help women with losing weight or being a monster in the gym, it maintains and makes you fertile. I thought about this quite a bit and have realized that most people i know that eat paleo have very little changes and most just look the same. One person I spoke to did strict paleo for 9 weeks and gained a lot of weight. She went back to her regular eating ways and has lost about 14 pounds with it. She is strong as fuck. Strict press at 120# and a 5×5 overhead squat at 105#. We have very similar body types and we seem to react the same way to most foods. I’m going to try eating more similar to her for awhile and see what happens. The eating is still clean but I’m adding back in whole grains while consuming a lot less fat.
I feel like I’m going to get some backlash on this, but I need to do what’s going to work for me and at this point paleo is not the answer.

March 20th

Workout –  Squat 3×5 185# Deadlift 1×3 295#

5 Tire flips, 200m prowler 30# added 3 rounds – 15:25

March 19

Not a great day – forgot about lunch. I find when I get wrapped up in studying that I forget to eat :s 

Breakfast Calories Carbs Fat Protein
Eggs – Scrambled (whole egg), 2 large 203 3 15 14 Ico_delete
Bread – White, toasted, 2 slice 129 24 2 4 Ico_delete
Subway – Tomato (3 Wheels), 11.33 g 2 0 0 0 Ico_delete
Generic – Bacon, 3 Slices (80 gr) 250 0 26 5 Ico_delete
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584 27 43 23  
Lunch
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Dinner
Red Pepper 1/2 – Red Pepper 1/2, 2 pepper 52 0 0 4 Ico_delete
Ground Beef – Extra Lean Beef Pattie – 1 oz., 6 oz 396 0 28 30 Ico_delete
Dairyland – Sour Cream, 4 tbsp (30ml) 100 4 9 2 Ico_delete
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548 4 37 36  
Snacks
Milk – Nonfat (fat free or skim), 1 cup 86 12 0 8 Ico_delete
Dynmatize- Iso 100 – Protein Shake, 2 scoop 212 0 0 50 Ico_delete
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298 12 0 58  
   
Totals 1,430 43 80 117

Change is Coming

I looked at my first day picture to my latest picture from a couple days ago and I’m seeing a change 🙂 Glad we decided to do the picture thing 

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March 17th

Workout – 

Squat 215×3

Strongman type met con – 8:35

Breakfast Calories Carbs Fat Protein
Eggs – Fried (whole egg), 2 large 185 1 14 13 Ico_delete
Generic – Bacon, 3 Slices (80 gr) 250 0 26 5 Ico_delete
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435 1 40 18  
Lunch
Hellman’s – Mayonnaise, 1 tbsp (15mL) 90 0 10 0 Ico_delete
Chicken – Breast, meat only, cooked, roasted, 1 cup, chopped or diced 231 0 5 43 Ico_delete
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321 0 15 43  
Dinner
Montana’s Restuarant – Baked Potato, 300 g 290 63 2 7 Ico_delete
Montana’s Cookhouse (Canada) – Seasonal Vegetables, 1 Serving 170 6 16 3 Ico_delete
Montana’s Canada – 8 oz. Sirloin Steak, 12 oz 495 2 18 81 Ico_delete
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955 71 36 91  
Snacks
Generic – Milk – Whole Raw – Jq, 1.5 cup 240 18 14 14 Ico_delete
Biox – Xtreme Power Whey Complex (Protein Powder), 52.5 g 195 5 4 39 Ico_delete
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435 23 18 53  
   
Totals 2,146 95 109 205

Slacking

Ok, so I have been slacking on this – a lot. I think I need to go back to tracking my food in my phone and keeping an eye on macronutrients as well too.
I will post screen shots and such as I go 🙂

March 8 , 9 and 10

March 8th
Breakfast – bacon and eggs
Lunch – steak salad 1 pint cherry tomatoes
Dinner – pork chops 1 potato spinach salad

March 9th
Breakfast – protein shake
Lunch – steak eggs cauliflower
Dinner – small chicken breast, small salads

March 10th
Throughout the day:
Protein shakes (slot of them)
Chilli
Muffin
Ribs and onions from montanas
Spinach dip with baked pita
Competition day
Bench 110 115 120
Deadlift 285 305 315