I read that Oprah is doing a 21-Day Cleanse in which she is eliminating caffeine, sugar, alcohol, gluten and animal products from her diet. She decided to do this after reading Quantum Wellness by Kathy Freston. The author suggests doing this to become a more conscious eater.So, I figured if Oprah ... Read More about If Oprah can…
I am back in business, sort of. I got 4 hours of sleep last night. I only ran 4 miles today, because I figure you shouldn't run more miles than the hours you've slept the night before if you didn't get a full 8. New rule.I had a couple of handfuls of Kashi Good Friends while making oat bran. This is ... Read More about Wednesday – Today I love … being home
We weren't leaving until 6pm so we had time for some fun stuff on our last day on Marco Island. I started the day with a little run. I am getting used to tolerating the humidity - a little. Tuesday is the BF's mom's b-day so his sis and I made breakfast. It was mostly his sis, but I did make the ... Read More about Traveling Tuesdaily
I was able to run on Monday in the crazy Florida heat and humidity. I am a California girl so this humidity kills me. I love the heat, but southern California is a desert so I am used to dry heat.After that hot run I made a smoothie for breakfast. I randomly threw things we had in the kitchen in the ... Read More about Florida Mondaily
I know this is after the fact, but I do want to recap my meals for my vacation to see how I eat when I am off my schedule.Dinner was chicken, a roll and some mashed potatoes with a big salad with a bunch of good stuff including, mushrooms, tomatoes and cottage cheese. We celebrated the BF's mom's ... Read More about Sunday Recap
I thought it would be a good idea to start my bikini wearing vacation by eating a Cinnabon. Luckily, I had the BF with me and was in a sleepy stupor so I just ate about 1/4 of it. Damage: 1 million calories. (I will look it up tomorrow.) The BF got some croissant sandwiches and I had a couple of ... Read More about Florida Friday!!!
Shnacks!!! A Kashi waffle with PB. Estimate: 200 More shnacks! Some Kashi crackers with a little PB. Estimate 150 Dinner was Pad-Si-Yew (?) with tofu and extra veggies. Plus some bites of BF's curry. Estimate: 800 I tried one of these even though I bought them for the BF because I have no ... Read More about Thursday – Take off
Sorry everyone. I am trying to post, but the computer/internet/tiny people in my laptop are not letting me add pics. Give me a minute to figure this out. ... Read More about What the heck
Recently, I commented on Roni's blog when she was looking for new breakfast ideas. I went through them hoping someone mentioned they eat chocolate chip cookies for breakfast and have lost a ton of weight, but most commenters(?) are pretty healthy. Boo.Well, I guess it's back to cereal with milk or ... Read More about Duh!
I had a yogurt with cereal mixed in for a snack. I would say about a cup or so because I kept adding more as I ate it. Estimate: 300 calories.Then, I snacked on this stuff while cooking dinner. The whole baggie of watermelon and a couple of handfuls of the other stuff. Estimate: 150For dinner I made ... Read More about Rest of Monday
Even in this short amount of time I have learned so much from this blog. I am completely honest about what I eat because I want to learn what habits I need to change and why I am doing things that are keeping my from my goals. Sometimes this means posting things I am embarrassed about. This is not ... Read More about How NOT to lose 10 pounds
I'm working from home today because the electricity in our office is out. I love working from home, but I wish I hadn't had to drive out there to find out.I did about 4 miles and 5 hill repeats this morning. Breakfast was Flax Plus, 3 tbsp Nature's Path granola and a little Kashi with skim milk. ... Read More about Today I love … electricity
Sunday was very "snacky" for me. I didn't eat a real lunch, so I felt unsatisfied all day.Since I did a long run yesterday it was just a 45 minute walk with the dogs this morning.I made a breakfast burrito with egg beaters and a ww tortilla - topped with Tapatio and ketchup and a little bit of ... Read More about Snacky Sunday
I wanted something sweet after dinner so I had one of these Swirl Stix. They are only 57 calories each! But, my sweet tooth was not satisfied so I started picking at the candy in the candy bowl (at my mom's). These are my candy tracks. Boo. Damage: minis of a 3 Musketeers, PB kiss, dark chocolate ... Read More about Saturday Night Recap
I had a great run this morning, did about 11. I felt good the whole time and even finished strong and considered doing more. I need to pin down a training plan so I have more direction and purpose to my runs. Whenever I have a good run I look to what I ate from the night before. That Chinese food ... Read More about Today I love … everything
So, I failed. I was one of the last ones in the office and it was just me and the brownies. Apparently the brownie explosion party was an ice cream and brownie sundae feast. Luckily, I avoided most of it, but I did end up having a brownie and an oreo. Boo. It wasn't that good either (no offense to ... Read More about Friday Failure