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Happy President’s day! I hope that you unlike me have a paid day off today and are enjoying it.
I made it to the gym twice last week!!! Woohoo!!! Sunday and Monday I went after work and got in 2 miles each day for a total of 4 miles!
This coming week might be a little tricker, I got a cold from my roommate so I am fighting that off as well as having 2 tests and a quiz this week. I am not sure how this is going to go. I also want to get a load or 2 of stuff taken to the new house.
My eating has definitely been better this week, I only ate out twice. Once I had an egg McMuffin at McDonalds and immediately regretted it, my stomach did not like it and on Saturday I had subway at the new house which was good.
That was my week. I am so excited to get moved into our new place, then even if I cant make it to the gym or don’t feel 100% I can still do a quick 20 min workout because I will have space and a clean place to do it. I also can’t wait to have a fully functioning kitchen!!!
Some of the bones are going to be very difficult to identify. Nasal bones for sure and lacrimal bones.
It feels amazing and horrible to be back home. I missed by dog and my boyfriend but other than that I wish I could have seen more.
Back to reality means back to paying bills and going to work. Back to apartment and house hunting with the bf so we can move in together. Working on getting all my transcripts transferred over to a new school here so I can start working toward the nursing program they have now that I know where we will be staying. And I need to starting getting all my annual Dr appts set up since it’s actually been like 2+ years since I did any of that.
Obviously I am actually looking forward to moving in with my BF and getting closer and closer to nursing school is a good thing and I have nothing against health checkups except the copays hahahahaha. It just sucks to come back from vacation and I am super tired, traveling transcontinentally is difficult. Thankfully I work today then have two days off.
Went for a 1 mile walk today with the dog, need to get back to my running.
I will keep posting my Europe trip slowly but surely until it is all done.
Have a good night, talk to you tomorrow!!
I have been on a serious sweet tooth kick over here. Made my coffee a mocha.
Always fun to study something that no one knows what it does
Salad and something with cheese has been a big lunch time ritual for me lately.
pork roast with veggies and rice. I love using the slow cooker
Artemis and I enjoyed the eclipse by going for a run. It was pretty eerie. People looking at the sun with glasses while it got dark then as a group would turn and look at us run by, very pod people-esque. I kept waiting for zombies to jump out at us.
Smoothies are still a big thing over here.
More salad and cheese.
Mmmmm breakfast sandwich from the coffee shop near work.
Life has been food, running, work and starting to freak out about Europe hahaha. Talk to you soon!!!!!
Day 13 was pretty normal and chill
Day 14 i woke up to the worst muscle cramp in my right leg. Cramps usually come from an imbalance of sodium, potassium and water so i added some stuff into my diet for the 14th and 15th
I got free leftover pizza from the pizza place next to work and i wasn’t turning down free food.
I immediately regreted the pizza, i felt horrible. The maple bar on day 14 pretty much totally fine, the pizza, nope. So excited for a yummy, healthy smoothie in the AM.
I’ve increased my sodium intake and my fluids and so far the cramps have gone away.
Its been 2 weeks and i am down about 5lbs. I am feeling better overall I’m craving better food. I am loving smoothies/juice in the AM and a big salad as part of a late lunch then eating a real dinner. And as you’ve seen i can have off day or throw in extra good food if i am going to workout.
I think this may go from a cleanse to a lifestyle change.
Though now I’m reconsidering my cheap pizza after the half marathon…….hmmm what else would i want????
I’ll keep you updated!
There was nothing cleansing about today
Artemis got some treats from the coast
Got my studying on
Today is a prime example of what happens when you don’t prep. I was tired from hiking and didn’t prep anything Friday night and woke up late Saturday morning so I had no time to make anything, I also slept horribly and needed coffee. Insert Starbucks here.
Breakfast was the reduced fat turkey bacon sandwich. I did have leftover pasta and garlic bread for lunch thankfully.
This was snack:
How is it possible that something that should be pretty healthy for you is so many weight watchers points????? All the individual components are good for you.
When I got home this had arrived from Amazon! Can’t wait to start coloring and learning!
This happened, my roommates made butterfinger cream cheesecake kind of think. Holy crap was it rich, that is the actual size piece I took, minus one bite and that was more than enough. Sugar coma totally.
To combat the sugar coma I had a quesadilla I microwaved and a salad then read and went to bed.
And with that I am ready to get back to my 3 days of juicing!!!!!
Overall the last 4 days I feel pretty good about what I ate. The dessert wasn’t great and I had some cookies before the hike on Friday and Red Robin isn’t the healthiest choice but overall I think I did pretty good.
Ready to start week 2?!
I get food!!!!!! Actually today wasn’t that different. I had a smoothie for breakfast
Then i made smashed potatoes from red potatoes with earth balance butter, cheese and green onions. I had about 3/4 of a cup of the potatoes for lunch then around 4:30 i had a salad
Dinner around 7:30pm was the smashed potatoes but i was hungry and forgot to take a picture.
I was starving when i got home so i made a quick, easy and simple quesadilla
And now its bed time. Food is sooooo good!!!!!.
So far stomach is doing better, bloating was noticeably less today and so far im down 1.6lbs. So now i just need to not let myself get carried away until i go back to juice on Sunday.
I’ll keep you posted.