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Kevin Shaughnessy
10-18-2010, 06:25 PM
Just caught a look at my gut in the mirror and god damn, I'm really starting to look like a fat person. So in an effort to lean out a bit or at least stop getting fatter, I'm going to cut down to 3500 calories and log my efforts here when I think of it (honesty). I'll start with today, god this is going to be bad:

2 jumbo hot dogs (800 calories)

Half pound bacon, 1 jumbo hot dog (fucking at least 1000 calories)

Frozen chicken pot pie (660 calories)

3/4 mikes frozen pizza (slightly over 1000 calories)

1.3l 2% milk (450-550 calories)

lays potato chips (who knows, maybe 400).

Total: just about 4500 calories. Not as bad as I thought, but the quality is terrible. Lets try to do better tomorrow.

Some 700 cal meal ideas:

7 eggs w/ 2 scoops whey

1 can beans, 1 can tuna, 1 tbs olive oil

1.3 litres whole milk

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-19-2010, 05:20 PM
a little bit better today:

3 whole wheat toast with peanut butter (1.5 tbs) and 50g whey shake ~700cals

Can of beans with 1.5 tbs olive oil ~700cals

Chicken pot pie (was still hungry after those beans but didn't really eat the crust) ~120 cals

Pork chops with rice and asparagus ??who knows??

4 eggs 2 scoops whey ~500

1 litre whole milk 640cals

Total ~3200-3500.

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-20-2010, 08:38 PM
meh day:

3 toast with peanut butter, 2 whey scoop shake ~700cals

Beans with 2 tbs olive oil 2 glasses of milk ~950cals

2 sausage 480 cals

half mike frozen pizza 720 cals

peanut butter and raisins 600

1l whole milk 640 cals

total: too much (~4000)

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-23-2010, 05:36 PM
2 whole wheat toast with peanut butter + 50g whey shake - 550-600cals

5 hot dogs, half can italian wedding soup - 650 cals

2 hotdogs - 200 cals

home made lasagna - dunno, maybe 500cals

half pound bacon - 1050 cals

1l whole milk - 640cals


Total : about 3600-3650. I'll switch my target to somewhere between 3500 and 4000 calories but never over 4000.

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-26-2010, 04:27 PM
Weight: 227

2 pieces toast with peanut butter and 2 scoops whey - 700

3 cups whole milk with 2 scoops whey - 700

2 jumbo hot dogs, 1 bun, 2 glasses milk - 850

3 pizza pockets - 720

1 glass milk - 160

4 cups milk - 640

Total: 3770

Going to be stricter about getting close to 3500. Just did some full rom parallette push ups and they feel just as easy as they did when I weighed 180 so that encouraging.

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-27-2010, 04:32 PM
2 pieces whole wheat toast with peanut butter and 2 scoops whey - 650

4 cups whole milk - 640

2 jumbo hot dogs, 1 bun - 700

st hubert chicken with fries - 500

3 pizza pockets - 480

1 litres milk - 640

Total: 3610

Kevin Shaughnessy
10-31-2010, 10:56 AM
Weight: 229

Jesus christ, 3 days of not watching what I eat and I gain 2 pounds. Of course its no doubt gone straight to my gut.

Sorry, had to vent.

Todays meals so far:

2 whole wheat toast with peanut butter 2 scoops whey - 650 cals

Bacon sandwich - 740 cals

2 pizza pockets, 1 scoop whey, 2 small halloween treats - 710

big bowl of chili, 1 halloween treat- 650

Kevin Shaughnessy
01-05-2011, 09:05 AM
First, LOL at my food choices in the first post. Terrible.

So I've truly cleaned up my diet now. Oatmeal, skim milk, hard boiled eggs, and whey make up most of my diet, with 4 500 calories meals and one 1000 calorie meal before bed for 3000 total. Getting about 200-230g of protein a day.

I'm going to track my weight loss here. Its January 5th and I weigh 230.

Kevin Shaughnessy
01-12-2011, 08:37 AM
Its Wednesday January 12th and I weigh 228.5.

Kevin Shaughnessy
01-19-2011, 08:51 AM
Its January 19th and I weigh 224. Obviously some of that is water weight but still pretty cool.

Kevin Shaughnessy
01-25-2011, 08:54 AM
Its January 25th and I weigh 223.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-02-2011, 09:00 AM
Its Febuary 2nd and I weight 224. I dont think I've actually gained weight though, I'm pretty sure I've still lost. I just woke up very hungry at 5 am and had a glass of milk, some whey, and lots of water.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-05-2011, 08:32 AM
Its Febuary 5th and I weigh 222.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-10-2011, 09:18 AM
Its Febuary 10th and I weigh 221 in light clothing.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-17-2011, 09:51 AM
Its Febuary 17th and I weigh 219.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-24-2011, 09:15 AM
Its Febuary 24th and I weigh 218. Its wierd though but when I step back on to the scale after weighing myself the first time it weighs me a pound or two heavier.

Kevin Shaughnessy
02-28-2011, 10:02 AM
Its Febuary 28th and I weigh 215. Wow.

Kevin Shaughnessy
03-07-2011, 10:17 AM
Its March 7th and I weigh 217. Aw...

Kevin Shaughnessy
03-14-2011, 10:07 AM
Its March 14th and I weigh 212. Huzzah. Weight is coming off faster then I expected, which is nice since I'm still setting PR's.

Kevin Shaughnessy
03-20-2011, 11:35 AM
Its March 20th and I weigh 210.5.

Kevin Shaughnessy
03-22-2011, 02:06 PM
Starting to eat in a mild surplus to start gaining strength and stop burning out. Trying out some calorie cycling, 4000 cals on training days and 3000-3200 cals on rest days. Hoping to gain no more then half a pound a week.

Kevin Shaughnessy
04-07-2011, 08:15 PM
I havent been able to bring myself to eat 4000 calories in a day so I've been eating 3000 a day with 3500 2-3 times a week. Its working. I'm down to 208 and I'm setting PR's in my upper body lifts again.