Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Must Lift Weights

I only made it three miles during my run yesterday.  It was getting H-O-T!  I came home, grabbed the girls (and some water) and took them for their walk.  We didn’t go outside much yesterday after that.

For breakfast: a yogurt bowl – Chobani vanilla greek yogurt, granola, peach

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I headed down stairs and did a quick workout.  MUST. LIFT. WEIGHTS.  I have gotten out of a lifting routine.  I can see the changes in my body and the way my clothes fit.  I like the figure I get from weights. Plus, I don’t want to eat away all my hard earned muscle with all the running and Title Boxing I’m doing.

  • Chest: Flat Bench with dumb bells – 3 sets
  • Chest: Flat Bench fly with dumb bells – sets
  • Triceps: Standing french press – 3 sets
  • Triceps: Kick backs with dumb bells – sets

Short and sweet. 

My goal for this week: Title Boxing Mon, Wed, Fri; Running and weights Tues, Thurs, Sat

Meal #2: Egg whites, canadian bacon, mushrooms, gluten free english muffin

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I worked on paperwork for the group home for a couple of hours and then it was time to eat again.

I made the most delicious noodle bowl. While it cooked, I snacked on some gluten free cereal.

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Meal #3: Brown rice noodles, ground turkey, onion, mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes, italian seasoning

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Oh my goodness, that was so good!  I was groaning while I ate it, it was so good.

We made a run to Lowe’s for a new mail box, since ours just fell over on Monday.  It was too hot for digging holes and messing with it yesterday, so Justin’s going to do it today.

Meal #4: two brown rice cakes, almond butter, white, chocolate and peanut butter chips

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For dinner, I warmed up some of the brown rice noodles from earlier and topped them with ground turkey with taco seasoning and some cheese.

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(It looks like one of my noodles is on FIRE!)

I wasn’t really feeling dinner. I don’t know it it’s the heat or what, but I’m just not hungry in the evening.

I can tell from all my pictures, that I was craving carbs yesterday.  It’s getting to be that time of month so I guess I shouldn’t be surprised.

Sleeping Update

I spent an hour or so outside with the dogs around bed time trying to wear Sara out so maybe she would sleep.

Nope. Well, not without me anyway.

I slept on the couch, in the living room, with the dogs, again last night.  I miss my bed.

We were trying to figure out how we trained Katy and Piper to sleep independently. We crated them.  I hate to crate her since she spent the first year of her life in a pin. Confined.  I’m going to keep working at it.  Last night and the night before, we put a baby gate in front of our bedroom door so she could see us, but not come in. She can jump it. Sad smile 

She lasted until midnight last night and I finally got sick of putting her on the other side of the gate so I moved to the couch.  As soon as I lay down on the couch, she lays down and goes to sleep.

I’m trying not to let her sleep on the couch with me.  I put her in a chair next to me.  Somewhere around 3am, I woke up with a beagle curled up on my chest!

This is where she is right now:

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Why can’t she do this ALL NIGHT?!

Any advice on how to get a one year old dog to sleep independently, is appreciated!

3 comments:

  1. your noodles look goooooddd... i had to cut back on my whole grain pasta. it was making me so hungry like an hour after i would eat it. our trainer said it might me spiking my insulin OR it could be because it was so yummy and my body just wanted MORE! lol

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  2. My opinion is crating is not bad :) Our dogs are crated and just fine. Sometimes they put themselves in their kennels because they are so used to it. If people are here with us, they cry. And I really only feel bad if it's for longer than 8 hours. They sleep pretty much the whole time, which is what they would be doing if they were out. :) I think it isn't going to hurt anything to kennel-train her. She isn't outside in 105˚ heat or outside in sub zero conditions... It is only to help teach her obedience. :) That's my opinion. :)

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  3. Oh your noodles DO look delicious! I could go for that right now haha.

    I cant believe its two days away and then I want to eat your pasta bowl.
    :)

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