Sunday, July 25, 2010

Update Sundays

My first week wasn’t bad. I missed Monday’s workout but got right back into on Tuesday and stayed consistent for the balance of the week.

I’ve been more consistent, in a way, with blogging. I’ve been visiting your sites and even dropping comments here and there. I’ve been writing. Quite a bit. Thank God for Blackberry. I travel 30 minutes on my own on the GO train in the mornings, when I’m fresh and not distracted. I just put some music on and type.

My nutrition … kinda hit and miss. Hadn’t taken the time to prep food for the week. This week, however, we have a TON of fresh fruits and veggies which I am going to clean up and put in containers after our weekend morning latte and chilling (which I’m doing now) so everything will be ready and available. I just need some meat cooked up for the week and we’re set. For the life of me, I’m not sure why latte’s are so bad for you. I use skim milk, espresso (0 cals), a little cream and sugar and a touch of chocolate. Perhaps it’s the full fat, super large Starbucks drinks that are the problem but I make them at home so I can control all the ingredients.

One of our fav meals during the week when we’re eating at like 7:45 (I go to bed at 10) is a big salad with some protein (usually chicken), mandarin oranges, croutons and poppyseed dressing. Mmmmmm. Yummy. And not too hard on the digestion. Then I’ll have a protein shake in the evening or a yogurt and almonds if I’m hungry.

I did manage to check my waist and tummy measurements on Tuesday so I’m not checking this week but will hopefully have a loss to report next Sunday.

Last night I took the time to write out my workout and nutrition plans for today. And then I couldn’t seem to wake up this morning. Or get out of bed …. And we’ve got a really busy day ahead of us but I’m not too concerned because yesterday, which was supposed to be a “free” day … free of clean nutrition, free of workouts, free of scheduling … and yet I spent about 3 or 4 hours weeding again. If I get a chance I’ll do my leg workout today. Cardio and upper body are way more important to me than lower but I do have to stay consistent on the lower body workouts. I gotta get my butt in better shape. It’s getting there … but I’ve got a LONG way to go. And Barry has his chest/shoulders/triceps to do.

A new friend of mine is a personal trainer so I’m hoping I can get some input from him. I try not to get too distracted by too many options, but I’ll take what he has to suggest under advisement. He’s in pretty good shape so he I’m assuming he knows what he’s doing.

It’s time I got this show on the road so have a great week, I’ve got lots of stuff coming this week.


  1. another great post of inspiration!!!

    I just renewed the gym membership ... and my goal is to go at least 3-4 times a week. And hoping to get a restorative yoga session in there too. I also picked up a meditation pillow and am hoping this will motivate me to try and settle my thoughts before starting my day and going to bed at the end of my day...

    Dear friend ... know that your determination for good health ... is inspiring me to get back and start a fitness program even if I only last 10 minutes there, each time...

    Happy Sunday... cheers, HHL

  2. I love the picture lol, thats how I feel ahahh! A plan sounds like a good thing to do. :)