Saturday, July 17, 2010

Holy Shin Splints Batman!

Nah, not really. My legs actually feel pretty good. And by jove I think it's working. Yesterday when I did Day 3 of the c25k program, I actually wasn't dying and wishing it was over already. I was actually disappointed that I was done with the jogging sprints. I could've probably done more but the program warns you not to even if you think you can.

I'd originally thought that I'd double up the weeks (you know do week 1 twice and so on and so forth) but now I'm actually thinking I might not have too. Next week it's jog for 90 seconds and walk for 2 minutes for 20 minutes. And since I wasn't totally dying, I think I'm going to tackle that on Monday and see how it goes. Although I reserve the right to double up the weeks because I don't want to kill myself. This program is supposed to help build endurance not kill a girl.

I'm going to have to rearrange my calories. I'd been saving 200 for an evening snack but by the time I get done jogging it's 9pm and it's way too late to be eating. I usually crash around 10 if not before and sleeping with a full tummy is just begging to add weight to your waistline. So last night when I got home I skipped my snack. Probably not the wisest thing to do as I don't want my body to think I'm starving it. But I really wasn't hungry. So thus the calorie readjustment.

My new favorite thing ever is making homemade sorbet. I've frozen strawberries, blueberries, and super overripe bananas. (if your bananas are super ripe you don't need to add any sugar because the banana is super sweet) and I throw it all in a blender w/ a little water and voila, sorbet! It's a great treat for when it's hot. Tastes like it should be bad for you but totally ISN'T!

I'm going to pick up some peaches and mangoes.

--Previous Day Tracking --

Exercise - c25k, day 3 w/ 10 minute walk -- burning approximately 450 calories. Drank 12 glasses of water -- day 34 of no soda.

Breakfast - scrambled eggs, slice of toast, and sliced strawberries, blueberries, and bananas.
Lunch - Pseudo Beef Wellington and broccoli
Mid-Afternoon Snack - 1/2 turkey sandwich, pretzels and fruit sorbet
Dinner - Tuna Salad w/ lettuce and tomatoes
Evening Snack - skipped it like a bad egg

total calories = approx. 1099
total days = 39
total pounds lost = 14.6


Susana & Chris said...

So, is there a specific 5k event you're training for as a goal?

Lisa Dovichi said...

Nope. Once I can run one, then I'll find one. Tiny suggested a diabetes run or something. Do you know of one? Wanna run one with me? :D

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