Monday, June 9, 2008

Day 4 of the 8 day restart

Doing well so far on my 8 day restart!! Friday night we went to a fancy-schmancy place for dinner and drinks...I ended up drinking 4 glasses of wine and going over my calories a bit but nothing I can't make up the rest of the week. Yesterday we got up and went for an 18 mile bike ride. I was so happy to be riding my bike again!! It was pretty hot outside though and I ran out of water so we had to stop and rest for a few minutes because I thought I was going to be sick. But resting for a few minutes and an ice-cold Gatorade from the convenience store made me feel so much better! We did go to the pool a couple of times just to cool off because the heat index was 105 yesterday and Saturday!!

We didn't have air conditioning in our apartment on Friday (the entire building didn't have any)! Super long story but we ended up going to a hotel on Friday night and expect to be reimbursed from the apartment complex. It was 85 degrees in our apartment at 9 Friday night...way too hot to sleep or do anything!! I'd tell you the entire story but it's long...suffice it to say, we notified maintenance at 1 on Friday afternoon and it was 1 Saturday morning before the a/c was fixed (according to them, we weren't there). And of course, there were no management people in the office Friday afternoon or over the weekend. They were probably off enjoying their nice cold a/c at home.

Oh, the cinnamon raisin PB is from a company called Peanut Butter & Co.--they don't carry this brand at my usual grocery store, I had to go to a fancy pants grocery store to get it. And the blueberry cobbler coffee is from a company called New England Coffee and I got it in my regular grocery store.

Today's Plan:
Activity: 5.5 mile run at lunch--it's going to be hot so no trying to break my record or anything crazy like that today
Breakfast: Muesli--1/2 cup oatmeal, 1/2 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup skim milk, 1/2 cup strawberries, 1/4 cup blueberries, 2 Tbsp flax mixed together last night and eaten cold this morning
Mid-morning Snack: 1/2 apple, 1/2 pear, 1 kiwi, 1 banana
Lunch: 1/2 peanut butter sandwich; 2 cups spinach with 1/2 can mandarin oranges, 1/4 english cucumber and fresh mint; 1/2 starfruit; 1 greek yogurt with 2 Tbsp raspberry peach jelly stirred in (may not need all of this--I'll see how the heat affects my appetite)
Afternoon Snack: Annie's Bunny Grahams (24)
Dinner: Chicken, Mango and Pine Nut Salad, Corn on the cob

4 comments:

Jen said...

wow, that sounds brutal!! nice that you could get into a hotel though!!!

I am really glad that it hasn't gotten TOO hot here yet!!!

Sara said...

that is brutal - and I hear you are in for another brutal day today!! Keep Cool!

thenewsarahsundae said...

This weather is killing me!! Keep cool!!

Cara said...

wow you are kicking booty! Good job!