TINA THOUGHTS
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SOCIOTINA:
Political, cultural, mildly sociological.

FEMMETINA:
Gender splendor and feminist rants.

INTRACTABLE TINA:
Gifts of grumpiness for Negative Nancies and Sour Sallies.

PIECES OF TINA:
Personal, emotional, trivial and especially boring.

TINA'S TURBO CHEAP DIET:
Documenting petty self improvement since July 2014.

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 27

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Niacin supplement
  • Coffee with 1% milk (50 cal., 1g fat)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Tina prepped Kraft mac and cheese, 1/2 box (485 cal., 11g fat, 13g protein)
  • Extra cheese (60 cal., 4.5g fat, 3g protein)
  • Water with lemon
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement

Yesterday’s Post-Lunch:

  • One slice Little Caesars cheese pizza (250 cal., 9g fat, 12g protein)
  • Parmesan cheese (25 cal., 1.5g fat, 2g protein) 
  • One Crazy breadstick (100 cal., 3g fat, 3g protein)
  • Water with lemon
  • Multivitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • B12 supplement

Yesterday’s Super Late-Night Dinner:

  • Spaghetti (300 cal., 2g fat, 9g protein)
  • Tomato sauce (90 cal., 2g fat, 3g protein)
  • Parmesan cheese (25 cal., 1.5g fat, 2g protein)
  • 1.5 turkey meatballs (150 cal., 5g fat, 10g protein)
  • 1/2 Iron supplement

Things I did for myself: No funny business, no booze, no cigs, major productivity on the housework front.

Ways I screwed myself: Didn’t apply to jobs or work on portfolio.

TOTAL:
1,535 calories
40.5g fat
57g protein

NOTE:
Please talk to your doc before starting a vitamin regimen. I’m no doc.

Going to visit my pals and my alma mater for a few days which means all the food and all the booze. Will resume Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet on Saturday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 26

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Starbuck’s Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte (120 cal., 0g fat, 12g protein)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Chipotle Burrito Bowl with chicken, brown rice, black beans, cheese, sour cream, tomato salsa and lettuce (740 cal., 32g fat, 51.5g protein)
  • Water with lemon
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • B12 supplement

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • More than one serving of spaghetti (450 cal., 3g fat, 13.5g protein)
  • Tomato sauce (150 cal., 3g fat, 4.5g protein)
  • Two giant grilled homemade turkey meatballs (est. 200 cal., 5g fat, 15g protein)
  • Multivitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • B12 supplement

Yesterday’s Post Dinner: 

  • Half-bottle of Barefoot Moscato (est. 330 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Spaghetti (300 cal., 2g fat, 9g protein)
  • Tomato sauce (90 cal., 2g fat, 3g protein)
  • Turkey meatball (100 cal., 3g fat, 7g protein)

Things I did for myself: No funny business.

Ways I screwed myself: Way way too much food, too much booze, too many cigarettes.

TOTAL:
2480 calories
50g fat
115.5g protein

Oh wow—I need to get back on track.

NOTE:
I’m not a doctor. You better ask yours before you start a vitamin or diet regimen. 

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 25

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Niacin supplement
  • Coffee with 1% milk (50 cal., 1g fat)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Smashburger Crispy Avocado Chicken Club sandwich without ranch, took off a small piece of the chicken and avocado (700 cal., 35g fat, 30g protein)
  • Smashburger Sweet Potato fries (390 cal., 18g fat, 3g protein)
  • Ketchup and BBQ sauce (40 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Yesterday’s Post Lunch: 

  • Two Original Sin hard ciders (286 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • One McDonald’s Chiipotle BBQ Crispy Chicken Snack Wrap (340 cal., 15g fat, 14g protein)
  • Medium fry (340 cal., 16g fat, 4g protein)
  • Ketchup
  • One Woodchuck Amber hard cider (200 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • One Original Sin hard cider (143 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Things I did for myself: No funny business, filed some paperwork, made a website plan.

Ways I screwed myself: Too much booze, too many cigarettes, went way over on calories, didn’t take enough vitamins, didn’t apply to any jobs, spent too much money.

TOTAL:
2,489 calories
85g fat
51g protein

Dangit Tina.

NOTE: You should always talk to your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. Niacin especially can have adverse side effects if not taken in the correct dose. I am not a doctor.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 24

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Coffee with lots of skim milk (60 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • 1/2 Chipotle burrito with white rice, black beans, tomato salsa, sour cream, cheese, lettuce (422.5 cal., 16g fat, 13.25g protein)
  • Water with lemon
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • B12 supplement

Yesterday’s Evening Snack:

  • One glass Barefoot Moscato (177 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • One Woodchuck Amber hard cider (200 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • 1/2 Chipotle burrito with white rice, black beans, tomato salsa, sour cream, cheese, lettuce (422.5 cal., 16g fat, 13.25g protein)
  • Two Original Sin Hard Ciders (286 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Tortilla chips (300 cal., 14g fat, ?g protein)
  • Mango salsa (30 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Queso cheese (70 cal., 4g fat, ?g protein)
  • Multivitamin
  • Biotin supplement

Things I did for myself: Applied to two jobs, no funny business.

Ways I screwed myself: Too much booze, too many cigarettes, ate way too much.

TOTAL:
1,968 calories
50g fat
26.5g protein

NOTE: You should ALWAYS talk to your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. Niacin especially can have adverse side effects if not taken in the correct dose. 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 23

I haven’t been documenting for five days—but those five days have consisted of a lot of wine, Chipotle, McDonald’s, Starbuck’s lattes and cigarettes. No funny business though.

Time to get back on track … sort of.


Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • One algae tablet (ran out)
  • B12 supplement
  • Water

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Five saltines (60 cal., 1g fat, 0g protein)
  • One or less tablespoon peanut butter (100 cal., 8g fat, 8g protein)
  • Tina prepped Kraft mac and cheese, 1/2 box (485 cal., 11g fat, 13g protein)
  • Water
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement

Yesterday’s “Dinner”:

  • Coffee with cream (35 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Multivitamin
  • Niacin supplement
  • Biotin supplement

Yesterday’s Post-Dinner:

  • Tortilla chips (300 cal., 14g fat, ?g protein)
  • Mango salsa (30 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Queso cheese (70 cal., 4g fat, ?g protein)
  • Three ACE Pineapple Ciders (525 calories, 0g fat, 0g protein)

Things I did for myself: No funny business. Followed-up with a potential employer, hit a deadline for a writing example, did a little laundry. Otherwise, nothing.

Ways I screwed myself: Smoked cigarettes, drank too much, didn’t apply to jobs or work on my portfolio.

TOTAL:
1,605 calories
37g fat
21g protein

NOTE:
I’m not a doctor. You best consult one if you want to start your own vitamin regimen. 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 17

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Coffee with skim milk (30 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • 1/2 Chipotle burrito with white rice, black beans, tomato salsa, sour cream, cheese, lettuce (422.5 cal., 16g fat, 13.25g protein)
  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • Super B vitamin supplement
  • Biotin
  • B12 supplement
  • 1/2 Chipotle burrito — ingredients above (422.5 cal., 16g fat, 13.25g protein)

Yesterday’s Post-Dinner:

  • Coffee with cream (30 cal, 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Tortilla chips (300 cal., 14g fat, ?g protein)
  • Mango salsa (30 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Queso cheese (70 cal., 4g fat, ?g protein)

Things I did for myself: Applied to two jobs, didn’t eat half bad, didn’t drink, no funny business, caught up with friends.

Ways I screwed myself: Didn’t clean, didn’t work on portfolio, smoked too many cigarettes.

TOTAL: 
1,305 calories
50g fat
26.5+g protein

NOTE: Please always consult your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. This is just a plan that works for me personally—I’m not a doctor. 

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 16

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Algae supplement
  • Water with lemon
  • Coffee with cream (30 cal., 0g fat)

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Grilled cheese sandwich
  • Two slices of wheat bread (140 cal., 1g fat, 4g protein)
  • One slice swiss cheese (80 cal., 6g fat, 6g protein)
  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter (oh yes I can) olive oil spray (0)
  • Two servings of broccoli (60 cal., 0g fat, 2g protein)
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • Niacin supplement
  • B12 supplement
  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • One serving cheese ravioli (280 cal., 9g fat, 12g protein)
  • Two servings of tomato sauce (120 cal., 2g fat, 4g protein)
  • One slice wheat bread (70 cal., 0.5g fat, 2g protein)
  • Multivitamin
  • B12 supplement
  • Biotin supplement
  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Post Dinner:

  • An entire bottle of Barefoot Pink Moscato (it was a bad day—don’t judge me. 634 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • One glass of Barefoot Moscato (I said don’t judge me. 177 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Things I did for myself: Cleaned, worked on the basement, got some paperwork done, saw a movie I’d been waiting to see for a long time, no funny business. 

Ways I screwed myself: Drank too much, smoked cigarettes, didn’t work on the portfolio or apply to jobs.

TOTAL:
1591 calories
18.5g fat
30g protein

NOTE: 
You should ALWAYS talk to your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. Niacin especially can have adverse side effects if not taken in the correct dose. 

Friday, July 18, 2014

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 15

Yesterday’s Breakfast:

  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Lunch: 

  • Grilled cheese sandwich
  1. Two slices of wheat bread (140 cal., 1g fat, 4g protein)
  2. One slice swiss cheese (80 cal., 6g fat, 6g protein)
  3. One slice American cheese (70 cal., 5g fat, 4g protein)
  4. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter (oh yes I can) olive oil spray (0)
  • Two servings of broccoli (60 cal., 0g fat, 2g protein)
  • Super B vitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • Niacin supplement
  • B12 supplement
  • Algae supplement
  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • Spinach and cheese quesadilla from the local Mexican restaurant (??? — let’s say 1100 cal., 10g fat, 6g protein)
  • Lettuce (0)
  • Sour cream (??? — let’s say 50 cal., 5g fat, 0g protein) 
  • Guacamole (??? — let’s say 100 cal, 8g fat, 1g protein)
  • Tomatoes (0)
  • Rice (??? — let’s say 150 cal, 3g fat, 2g protein)
  • Chips (??? — let’s say 300 cal., 12g fat, 1g protein)
  • Salsa (??? let’s say 60 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Frozen strawberry margarita (??? let’s say 250 cal, 0g fat, 0g protein)
  • Multivitamin

Yesterday’s Late-Night Snack:

  • Coffee with cream (60 cal., 0g fat, 0g protein)

Things I did for myself: Worked a little on the portfolio, saw a friend, took most of my vitamins, no funny business, no cigarettes.

Ways I screwed myself: Slept in, didn’t apply for jobs, didn’t read, didn’t work out, ate and drank too much. 

TOTAL: 

2,420 calories
50 g fat
26 g protein

NOTE: You should ALWAYS talk to your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. Niacin especially can have adverse side effects if not taken in the correct dose. 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Couldn’t sleep at 4 a.m. so I totally revamped my TINA THOUGHTS theme to make it more consistent with my way better blog, TINA THINGS.

Think I should probably do some real blogging here so employers know I’m not a complete waste of time. What do you think?

Regardless—
<3 you, bros.

Tina’s Turbo Cheap Diet Day 14

Yesterday’s Breakfast:
  • Algae supplement
  • Water with lemon

Yesterday’s Lunch:

  • Kraft mac and cheese prepared Tina style (320 cal., 7g fat, 9g protein)
  • Broccoli (30 cal., 0g fat, 1g protein)
  • Super B vitamin
  • B12 supplement
  • Biotin supplement
  • Niacin supplement
  • Water

Yesterday’s Dinner:

  • Tortilla chips (300 cal., 14g fat)
  • Mango salsa (40 cal., 0g fat)
  • Queso (140 cal, 8g fat)
  • Multivitamin
  • Biotin supplement
  • B12 supplement
  • Iron supplement
  • Water with lemon
  • Three cups of coffee with cream (90 cal., 0g fat)
  • Niacin supplement
Yesterday’s Late-Night Snack (4:30 a.m.)
  • Ham and cheese Lean Pocket (270 cal., 8g fat, 12g protein)
  • Water with lemon
Things I did for myself: Made an important phone call, read another Arthur Miller short story, didn’t smoke cigarettes or drink any booze, no funny business, didn’t spend any money, took all of my vitamins, stretched for 10 minutes, worked on my portfolio

Ways I screwed myself: Didn’t work out, didn’t apply to any jobs or follow up with any jobs, slept in and stayed up way too late.
TOTAL:
1190 calories
37 g fat
22 g protein


NOTE: You should ALWAYS talk to your doctor before starting a vitamin regimen. Niacin especially can have adverse side effects if not taken in the correct dose. 
 
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