Another train delay caused me not to get into work until 9:30. Second day in a row. This time it was the train in front of us, which was a local train, so they dumped all the people off at one station, we picked them up, and my express train was now a local train and made all.the.stops to Chicago. Gah.
I brought yogurt to make a parfait, but by the time I put it together at 10:00 a.m., the yogurt was room temperature, so I put the whole thing in the fridge for 30 minutes and ate this at 10:30. 6 smart points – 2 for the yogurt and 4 for the Kind chocolate granola.
I’ve decided that since I am working out at night now, to switch up my meals and eat what I typically would eat for dinner at lunch, and have lighter meals for dinner. Perfectly normal to cook up a pork chop and saute apples at 6:15 in the morning, right?
I also had zucchini that I cooked for my side, but sadly forgot that on the stove. My sister, our friend Jenny and I walked to Mariano’s on our lunch walk, and I picked up 1/4 pound of this quinoa corn and edamame salad and some tear drop grapes, which were delicious. I’ve seen them before online, but never in person.
My afternoon snack was some canteloupe (I have yet to have good canteloupe this summer) and an apple with 2 tablespoons of chocolate PB2. I was still hungry at 5:00, so unphotographed was a banana dipped in 2 tablespoons of granola.
I think my Fitbit is officially broken. I’ve switched the battery, and it doesn’t seem to matter where I put it – on my bra, on my shoe or on my pants, all of a sudden it will just reset itself to zero. I had just looked down before I went on my lunch at walk and had 4900 steps. When I got back I checked it and it was back to zero. Getting a new one is not in the budget, and while I realize I don’t need a Fitbit to tell me how many steps I do, I did enjoy the challenges.
Last night was Day 8 of Insanity. But I’ve switched it up. I am moving to Insanity Max:30. Still a 60 day program, but they are only 30 minutes long – and intense! Because I am going to Planet Fitness later at night, this 30 minute workout is perfect, and truth be told, I was kind of sick of the same old Insanity videos, because they repeat every third day or say.
I ate dinner around 8:30. I made chicken taco lettuce wraps. Six ounces of chicken (4) 1/2 cup drained corn (2) with green chiles and chopped baby peppers. This was filling and I didn’t feel my dinner at all when I was working out later.
As I was letting my dinner settle, I had things I wanted to do: downloan my pictures for the day, put my food togehter for today, when Hannah asked if I wanted to play a game of Yatzhee before we went to the gym. Yep! Always say yes if your child asks to do something with you. 😀
Um, welcome to the gun show! Ha – I love this pic though 😀
I am starting to see some definition in my shounders, which is nice! Now if I could just get rid of my tummy, I’d be happy. I know it will come in time, so it’s all good.
Because we pay the $19 a month, we get full access to the “spa” area. I tried the red light therapy last night. It’s 12 minutes long, you stand up, the floor vibrates and there is music playing. I am not sure how I feel about it. Standing for 12 minutes after doing the 30 minute circuit, abs and stretching, I wished I could have laid down like in a tanning bed. Apparently it’s good for your skin? Anyone else heard of this? Is it bullshit?!
The best part was the 10 minute message chair – at 11:00 p.m. at night. Perfect way to end the day. We were home by 11:20, I was in bed by 11:30 (asleep in 1 minute!) and I woke up at 6:30 this morning, so a solid 7 hours of sleep.
It’s so weird, because literally all Tony and I did after dinner was watch t.v. Basically from 7:30 until 11:00. Now I don’t watch t.v. except for Friday nights, and occassionally on the weekend, and I really don’t miss it. Everyone has the same 24 hours, do you feel you have enough time to get everything done that you want?
Curious minds want to know – how many hours of t.v. do you think you watch every day or week?
Make it a great day!