Today is my fresh start. I lolly gagged and did nothing but run one of 5 miles since the WDW Marathon Weekend. I WAS feeling terribly guilty about it, but not anymore. I just needed the break - mentally and physically. I was a mess between Vegas Half and WDW, so this has been a nice little vacation for me. And now it is over.
This weekend I turned over a new leaf. I wasn't exactly 100% cooperative, but I didn't fight it too much either.
Remember that girl that loves pizza and French fries?? Get this....
This weekend I had: steamed broccoli, lettuce, sliced carrots, snap peas and part of a sweet potato! And as if that wasn't enough, I bought myself a pizza crust and sauce then prepared a pizza with a light bit of mozzarella, a dash of colby/jack (for a pop of color), spinach, artichoke hearts, black olives and some pineapple. Oh my gosh - it was DELICIOUS!!!
I went shopping at the store for over an hour, reading tons of labels and opening my mind up to new foods. I went home with broccoli, carrots and cauliflower - in addition to the things listed above. Oh, and sweet potatoes. I'm very excited about the new things I will get to make, with the help of the ever so patient giraffy. Give her a round of applause - I am NOT easy to work with when it comes to food!
And with this healthy eating comes the beginning of my new life with a running coach. I use that term loosely. Dictator might be more appropriate?!? Okay, maybe I'm being a little bit dramatic. My next 2 weeks are already planned out for me with different work outs on the off-days. I'm already tired, okay? I've only done my water aerobics today and I'm ready for a break! Don't worry - I'm not going to be annoying and blog every single run. I mean that would just be too many miles a week to bore you with now. I'll try not to just whine here all the time, too.
My race calendar is still pretty bleak. I haven't registered for anything in 2 weeks, and that race isn't until March. I might have to fill a gap Fast!!
Okay, that's all. I'm starving. Apparently a banana didn't cut it ... so I'm going to be healthy girl and have an apple! Yay, go me. AND I lost 4 pounds. Woohoo! Bring on the nachos! ;)