My body begs for mercy. But I have none to give.
Day 4… sore, but pushing through. And getting up in the wee early morning hours to work out. Well except for this morning because apparently I was so knocked out that my (seldom-only-when-I-am-really-really-tired) snoring kept my husband up last night. LOL. So, I hit the gym at lunch time.
It was funny, the levels on the life cycle machine I was on, totally corresponded with the levels of intensity I was doing today. Makes it easy for tracking! And I kept a steady 142 – 146 heart rate.
But the end of that interval training was getting tough! I had to start thinking about baseball (I don’t watch baseball) and these men to distract my focus. And while my heart rate increased to 156 (attributed to increased levels or men? ), I pushed through levels 9 & 10 and made it to the end. BooYah!
After lunch, I remembered about this place next to the gym called Something Healthy. No. Ya, that’s its name. It was a cute swanky place decorated in bright green and black with cute chandeliers hanging above. Chalkboards adorned on the wall listing all its yummy menu items.
I, of course, forgot my phone the day I go out . So I took my food back to work. Snagging my friend’s phone to take a pic of my food. Least she didn’t think I was weird.
I had the Vegetarian “Chicken” Walnut Orange wrap served w/a Fuji apple and a green tea iced tea. Was so good! Definitely going back to this place again. They were voted best “vegetarian” in the town 2 years in a row! I’m a happy girl now because I have a new place to feast.
My body may be sore and my mind may be foggy while trying to acclimate to this program, but my senses for healthy food do not disappoint me.
Some of my eats throughout the two days
Ever try to eat Oatmeal in the car while in the driver’s seat? Ya, this was my first time. It’s not so easy! LOL.
But I made it work.
I was craving protein yesterday. This Angus Burger in a wheat bun was So Good topped with pepper jack, avocado, onion, tomatoes. Can you believe that I sauteed a 1/2 of bag of baby organic spinach? It cooked down like way lot! I’m kind of addicted right now to sautéed spinach in evoo and red pepper flakes. I am addicted to the iced coffee with two pumps of classic syrup in the above picture, too.
This was tonight’s dinner. Spinach raviolis and a large spinach salad. Nom Nom.
What food are you “addicted” to? Mine used to be Pretzels and cheese dip.