Happy MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL night!!! 😀
First things first- my 10 mile run yesterday- I DID IT! I conquered 10 miles!!!! I’m not going to say it was easy, because by no means was it- but I’m super happy with my time & I was able to keep all of my miles under 9 minutes!!! When I got done I CHUGGED water like there was no tomorrow, and then I stretched for a good 30 minutes. I’ve learned my lesson with NOT stretching = NO GOOD = INJURIES. Today I have only been feeling the run a LITTLE bit- my knee was bothering me, but I iced it & it seems to be fine now…and then I had a TINY hip pain while I was running yesterday, but it has not bothered me since I stretched it.
I’ll probably be doing one long run each week- in order to prepare for my half marathon in November. I might do a longer run- like 10- 12 miles every other Sunday…and keep the other Sundays to about 5-6 miles. I’m thinking that’s a pretty good plan 😉 (@ least hopefully!)
After my run, I was honestly NOT hungry at all. My big breakfast kept me full until like around 3pm- even then I wasn’t hungry, but I knew I HAD to eat something. I’m sure my body was needing something after that run. Now I can’t be the only one, but after I run- especially LONG run- I am not hungry for a while. It takes my body time to adjust- like recover from the heat- in order to get my hunger back. Are you similar, or are you starving after a long run?
So around 3pm I had some toast with jelly…and then 2 slices of turkey. Now I know what you’re thinking- that’s not much at all. Well, let me get to dinner!
Around 6pm/ 7pm, my hunger was in FULL force again & ready for some EATS asap! I figured I would make some enchiladas with La Tortilla torillas, some chicken that I had cooked in the crock pot with salsa, reduced fat cheddar cheese & black beans.
After dinner of course it was time for MORE football! Did you see that Dallas/ Redskins game??? Crazy! I feel REALLY bad for the Lions- Calvin Johnson should of gotten that touchdown, I CANNOT believe that ruled it on the field as incomplete…I just felt so bad for him.
Alright, enough football talk…for now 😉 This morning I got up & was ready for my workout at 5am- you know how you just have those days when you are super excited about your morning workout? This was definitely one of those mornings- love that. I knew I would NOT be doing any running or leg work- needed to give my legs a break today. I figured I would do an odd combination- biceps & shoulders & LOTS of ab work. It was a great workout & my abs were really feeling it- which is GRRRRR-EAT!
When I got home, I was NOT hungry, so I figured I would just go with it- so I headed upstairs to take a shower, without having a protein shake first. So, when I got to work I made a nice, filling breakfast- OIAJ! I LOVE these things, so glad I tried them…and have decided to continue to buy small jars of peanut butter 😉
This morning I did a new combination- I added some pumpkin to the mix! Gotta love fall & all of this pumpkin talk…well, at least I did 😀
I really think my hunger has been off because of all of my stomach problems lately 😦 The Crohn’s has REALLY been acting up. But, GOOD NEWS- I’m going in for a colonoscopy next Monday! I mean, it’s not really ‘good news’ for me because I will be suffering hard core the night before, but it IS good news because my doctor can find out what’s going on & what kind of new medication I might need.
Now on to lunch- it WAS the usual, but I did switch some things up—
Yes, I DID have my usual yogurt mess with greek yogurt, but I DID change it with the peaches & kiwi addition 🙂 Honestly, strawberries & blueberries have gotten SO expensive lately- probably since they are not really in season any longer- so I decided to grab some new fruit at the store. Both of these were SO good!! Normally I’m not a big peach person, but these were PERFECT peaches- nice & juicy & sweet! YUM YUM YUM!
Now for dinner- we were going to have leftovers tonight, but I really figured we should have a nice football meal! So, it included:
First I roasted the potatos first- @ 375 degrees for 15 minutes, then I added the turkey kielbasa, peppers mix, and a bit more seasoning and roasted all of it (including the potatos) at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
PERFECT football meal! NOW we are READY- 5 minutes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Of course I leave you with this:
I LOVE THESE BOYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RAVENS BABY RAVENS!!!