Wednesday, January 19, 2011

much needed

Not feeling so blah today afterall!

First my bestie officially joined my gym today... very excited! And very proud of her... if you know her then you know thats a big step! Hopefully she will come to love it like I have.

She text me around lunch time asking if I would meet her at the gym for a bit - I was sore and feeling blah but said of course and even went an hour early and got a full weight training/core session in. Then did 20 min on the elliptical and 20 min on the treadmill. Not as calorie burning as I usually do BUT I am/was super sore and ran 13 miles yesterday. It was JUST what I needed and now Im not nearly as sore any m0re... love how that works!

Eating has been pretty decent today too - and I cooked quite a bit to get me through 3 days at work.

I made "cream" of veggie soup which is super easy. I roasted some red and yellow peppers, steamed a ton of cauliflower. Then in a blender mix the peppers, cauliflower, silk tofu, chicken broth and a touch of white wine vinager. Surprisingly good!

I also made a big batch of veggies and brown rice - I saute a ton of onion, garlic, mushrooms, fresh baby spinach, brocoli and some fresh parsley. Then I made some brown rice and mixed all of it together. Technically just the brown rice is 3 points per 1/2 cup but my mixture is more veggie then rice but Im still counting it as 3 points per 1/2 cup.

I grilled a ton of chicken too.

Dinner was the rice mixture with a tsp of hummus mixed in, chicken, green beans... yummy!

I even have 5 points left over that Im going to enjoy 1/2 cup light vanilla icecream with 1/2 banana and some sauted cinnimon apple slices. yummy!

Tomorrow Im heading to the gym after work as long as work isnt horrible - if its bad then I will do an off day tomorrow instead of friday. Which if we get snow like they are calling for it, may be a better idea. I really need to get in a 10 mile run but wont have time for that after work so Im just going to run the 80 min until my treadmill turns off... should be between 8-9 miles.

Oh and my wonderful husband fixed my lap top... I then dropped it on the floor and now its broken again :(

And no I did NOT get around to cleaning my room today - oh well.


  1. Sounds like your blah day today turned out pretty good after all! My room is messy right now as well. It seems to have turned into the dumping ground for my clean laundry that I don't want to put away. The laundry is clean, but it makes the room look messy. :-) Hope tomorrow is another good and productive day for you!

  2. Glad your day improved. Sounds like it'll be really good to have someone to go to the gym with - it's puts a little pressure on both of you not to cancel on times you've booked together for the gym. Cheers!

  3. I'm so glad you survived the post run aches! Yes, time to run some more! ;-)

    Polar's Mom

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