Alright, so I kind of skirted the confessions yesterday. So here it goes:
My Aunt and Grandmom were going to be leaving around lunch time so I decided early on not to workout in the morning. Visiting with Grandmom is just more important. So I got up early to go to church and when I got home dad was ready to make breakfast for everyone. Eggs and Bacon. So hard to say no to that.
They got on the road a little early and I still had over an hour to kill before any of the games came on. I could have gone and worked out after all, but I had already showered so I just picked up the laptop and got to work. Soon it was lunch time and I was hungry...what to have...what to have...Well they had made my favorite for me before I got there and I had not had any so I had some Friday Spaghetti (Egg noodles, Stewed Tomatoes, and Mozzarella). I had a small bowl full and that was it. Not too bad. But then I heard my name...there was a cheesecake in the fridge that I did not know about. What do you know, it was calling Dad's name too. Small pieces, but I still had some.
For some reason I got stupid and forgot to drink water before my drive home. So I was sorely lacking in vegetables and water and now I was about to sit in my car for three hours. Apparently my brain turns stupid on game day.
Trying to rectify the situation I filled my water bottle and got on the road. About halfway home I stopped at the Super Walmart to pick up some veggies. I was craving them like something awful. I picked up some baby carrots to munch on for the rest of the ride and headed to the check out. You know how I feel about the checkouts. Chips. Candy. Combos. Chocolate. I'm hungry. This is not the place for me, but I could NOT find an open aisle that didn't have them. Shame on you Walmart! What I did find was a small container of goldfish. It's so freakin cute. Looks like a little milk carton. Excellent! That's a decent snack for the ride home and the perfect portion. You know if I bought the regular bag I could eat the whole dang thing. This is two servings at 140 calories each. Please note: serving size is 55 fish. hahaha I stuff at least 15 in my mouth at a time. I gotta work on that. Of course if you see me eat them at my desk, you also know that my OCD goes nuts with them and I line them up in squares and eat them. You can laugh. It's okay.
When I got home I was tired and I was hungry. I needed to unload, unpack, and get ready for the Sunday night game. Lest we not forget though, I still needed to eat and pack my lunch. I did that first. You know how I feel about waiting. I made a turkey burger with guacamole and green beans for dinner and inhaled about a gallon of water. Ahhh...making it all better.
Today was a good day. A REAL good day. Totally beats last Monday.
I walked three miles at lunch and was prepared to walk at least three more after work in the park. When I got to the park I decided to push for four. The problem was that I was wearing a dress. But, I am committed and nothing will stop me! So I pushed it for four...and then threw in another mile for kicks. That's right. I rocked the 8 miles today in a dress. Take that chub rub! My pace was still at 4mph the whole time and I was pretty excited until some little snot nosed kindergartner came blowing past me. Where the hell did she come from? **I know she's probably a nice kid, it just threw me off** It doesn't matter. I'm in this for the long haul. I really really want to take on this Half-Marathon so I am not in it for speed. I'm in it for the endurance.
Now last week I had sent my story and blog link to the Huffington Post after I saw a story that reminded me of me. Today they emailed that they would like to feature my story. I could not be more excited! The only problem is that I need to provide a before and after shot. I'm all over taking a good after shot, it's the before that's giving me pause. Ugh. I will do it though. I'm in this to motivate and inspire. Wish me luck.
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