We stayed in San Simeon Friday night because we didn't want to worry about driving all the way up to San Francisco if traffic was horrible. So we woke up Saturday morning and took a nice little walk on the beach. It is beautiful up there. The beaches are rocky and picturesque and quiet (not full of ... Read More about Saturday – San Francisco here we come
Friday is normally a rest day for me, but I went for a long run since I would miss a quality weekend run while I was out of town. The weather was cold and windy - what is up with that? I am not used to that in So Cal, so I wanted to stop about half way through since it was starting to sprinkle. But, ... Read More about Friday – Vacation Time!
Sorry for being gone over the l o n g weekend. I had so much fun. Here is a recap broken down a little to keep track.Thursday Dinner - Salad with egg and black beans, left over chickpea cutlets and sweet potato. This is one of my new favorite meals. I love it! Ben had never tried a PB smoothie, so I ... Read More about Oh my gosh I have so much to catch up on!
The BF sent me an email last night with what he ate for dinner. It included the recipe and a picture of his food. He thought it was funny since it is in such contrast with what I eat. The subject line was BF vs Monica. I am putting it on the blog to show how freakin' hard it is to eat healthy when ... Read More about The BF vs. Monica
I forgot the cord to my camera so I can't upload any pictures. I'll have to use words:I ate. A lot. ... Read More about Forgetful
Friday night at 8 got myself a date she might be my mate and that would be so great great great great great great! - Nutty Professor Dinner Friday was curry chicken, whole wheat couscous, some eggplant thingy, salad and half a piece of garlic naan. It was all courtesy of TJ's except for the last of ... Read More about Friday night at 8…
I can't help the fact that I sweat profusely! I don't really love it. I was such a sweaty beast on my run today. No, really I was like drenched. I hate that I sweat so much I feel like such a man. Note to self: "Buy a running skirt so you don't look like such a man while running in public." I ... Read More about Today I love … being a sweaty beast
Woo woo! I am back full force. It is so nice to not feel like crap. Seriously.21 Days until my beach vacation!!!Today's run was slow, I guess my legs didn't feel 100% yet. I just did an easy 5.5.Breakfast was watermelon on the way to work. I had a mix of cereals with almond milk and a naner at work. ... Read More about Today I love … feeling 100 percent
Wednesday I was back in business, sort of. I tried to run, but it was still a little painful since I didn't exactly fuel myself well yesterday and because my body was still recovering from Monday night's violent shaking. I ran about 2 miles and took the perros for a walk. Breakfast was a mix of ... Read More about Wednesday Recap
Coming back from a horrible night of projectile vomiting and other disgusting bodily functions...I ate half a banana because I was feeling weak and like crap over all. I also had 1/2 a cup of this cereal. It's for kids :). I was not hungry, but the weak feeling was making me feel tired and sick. ... Read More about Tuesday I felt like crap…obviously.
I got violently ill from some hot food from the Whole Foods hot food bar last night. This may be it for me.It was real and it was fun, but it wasn't real fun...Goodbye. ... Read More about I am dying
I noticed as I was downloading these pictures that sometimes I eat things because I think I should. I make myself eat it because it's healthy or because I need protein or something like that. The problem is I don't really want these things so I end up not satisfied and I ate unnecessary calories. ... Read More about Today I love … water
Despite getting home at 3:30am last night I got up and went for a 5.5 mile run Sunday. It felt so good after a rest day. Breakfast was 1 cup almond milk with a mix of cereals: 3/4c Flax Plus, 1/2 GLCrunch, 1/4c Natures Path Granola and a huge orange. I ended up eating the orange with lunch. ... Read More about Sunday
On the way to Palm Springs we stopped at Hadley Orchards. They have a big sign that says they have world famous Date Shakes and every time I pass by on my way in or out of Palm Springs I want to stop there. Finally we did! Of course, we got a Date Shake to share. They also have a store with a bunch ... Read More about Palm Springs – Saturday Night
Here is our campsite ^ above. I will talk about where we went camping and give a review tomorrow.Below is a pic of me going into the out house. Yeah, that's pleasant. I wish I could learn to hold it for 24 hours at a time.This is how to eat while camping, a PB & Banana sandwich on a whole wheat ... Read More about Today I love … Camping
Friday was a disaster... Really.I started with a short bike ride (about 4 miles) and a short run (about 2.5 miles).Breakfast was a Tbsp of PB, vanilla yogurt and 3/4c Flax Plus all mixed up. It was good, but I don't know if I would have it again. I like PB to be more powerful a flavor and it kinda ... Read More about Friday was a disaster…