I woke up with a little bit of a food hangover today LOL. Anyone else?? I ate a lot of food yesterday, but you know what? I enjoyed every single bite. I ate what I wanted, enjoyed it,and feel absolutely no regret. And that feels really good! I like that food is not an enemy anymore.
In an effort to get back to normal, I hit the gym. Unlike most Saturdays now where it is a run day, I did weights instead. Reason one being that I did 2 days of running in a row (10 miles total), and I have never run 3 days in a row. My feet were kind of tired today. Reason 2 is that I missed a normal Friday lifting session. Anyway, this is what I did:
- Chinups: 2 sets of 2
- Romanian barbell deadlift: 3 sets of 8 at 75 pounds
- Barbell bench press: 3 sets of 8 at 55 pounds
- Seated lat row: 3 sets of 8 at 55 pounds
- Reverse lunges with 1 dumbell on shoulder: 3 sets of 8 at 20 pounds
- Arnold press: 3 sets of 10 with 10 pound dumbbells
- Planks: 2 sets of 90 second holds
Then I walked on the treadmill for 30 minutes. I was swimming in testosterone today. This is why I don’t normally lift on Saturdays. I was the only woman in the whole gym today and I had men standing on each side of me in the free weight section.
Came home to a good,clean, superfood-filled breakfast!
Cream of wheat, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice (a tsp!), cranberry sauce, and a mix of almonds and pecans.
With cafe au lait in some new very photogenic mugs gifted to me by my MIL.
We had to hit the grocery store to get some of our regular items back in the house. It felt so good to put bananas,strawberries, laughing cow cheese, and broccoli (!!!) into the cart. Funny how good it feels to get back to normal foods in normal portions again.
We do still have leftovers, though – so lunch included some:
Chopped up roast beef with laughing cow and a bit of BBQ sauce on a waffle and leftover brussel sprouts. The cookies have been packed up into the freezer, which is a good thing.
In an effort to get myself to relax today, we packed up the laptops and headed out to Fortunate Cup cafe to linger and surf the net and do some long-needed blog maintenance!
I have made a new page with links to all the races I have done!
Plus a couple squares of dark chocolate.
I used my gorillapod hooked to the back of a chair for this shot of my geekdom.
It really gives my camera personality – it looks like a little robot or something. I wish I could make it take a self-portrait LOL! This was such a nice relaxing afternoon! Too bad I have to go back to work on Sunday. I could get used to this.
Home for dinner. Check out the old standby!
I do like my routines 😀 They are so easy to slip back into and it feels good.
Speaking of routines:
Nap time and lap time for Pixie. We are pretty much settled in for the night. I just took this stealth shot of John playing the PS2 game I got him for Christmas:
I am going to take time tonight and think about my goals for next year. There are endless possibilities!
Question: Are you back to routine yet?