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.

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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?  

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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. 

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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Schweaty!

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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.

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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. šŸ˜€  

Um, welcome to the gun show!  Ha – I love this pic though šŸ˜€

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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. 

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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?!

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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. 

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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!