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Daily log: June 13, 2017

Drawing inspiration from other wonderful bloggers online, I’m hoping this new log will help me stay on track to fulfill  my main goal. In my last food journal, I decided to take the next step in my main goal:

“Lose 30 pounds-2 pounds a week for 15 weeks, beginning on Sunday, May 21, 2017 and ending on Sunday, September 3, 2017. In order to accomplish this goal, I will do the following things-” 

I had set up several steps. I’ll be implementing a new step every three weeks:

  • Stay away from soda-  Currently 30 days clean!
  • Eat whole foods 90% of the time. – currently eating 90/10 – fun foods on weekends
  • Drink 100 ounces of water a day – currently drinking 15 – 8 ounce glasses/day – 120 ounces per day.
  • Walk 5 miles/10,000 steps a day – DEADLINE-AUGUST 31, 2017-
    • In process- currently up to 5000 steps/day or 2.5 miles-
  • Log all food/meals – Began today – June 13, 2017
  • Do power yoga 2 times during the week – Begin this on July 1, 2017
  • Meditate every day for 30 minutes – Begin this on July 21, 2017

I’ll try to post this each evening between 8:00 and 10:00 pm or the next morning. I will be logging food and exercise.

As you can see, logging food/meals is my current goal for the next 3 weeks. Hopefully, it will become a habit in that time.

The other step I am working on is working up to walking 5 miles a day.

I use My Net Diary to log food.

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My Net Diary

Here is my food log for today:

I use 2 different apps/devices to track my steps/miles.

  • Charity Miles – Tracks my miles and daily walks – then money is donated to charity

Charity Miles

Here is my Charity Miles Log for today:


  • Very Fit Watch – This tracks my daily steps. It is a cheap version of a Fit Bit. It’s not 100% accurate, but it gives me a good idea. That’s all I need.
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Very Fit 2.0 Watch

Here is my Very Fit Watch Log for today:



About Tamara Hoerner (1303 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

2 Comments on Daily log: June 13, 2017

  1. Wish you best wishes to sticking to your goals.

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