Holy cow! Between Title Boxing, ballet and running, my body felt 35 years old yesterday! I usually feel younger than I did 10 years ago, but I was definitely feeling my age! I should have done some yoga but I laid around all day and took a nap outside in the sunshine instead!
Diana posted a video of one of her chest workouts and I had planned to do it, but it was hard to do normal things around the house without moaning and groaning every time I moved so I decided to rest.
I started the day with a 5 mile run, then came home and leashed up the girls for a long walk.
I plan on participating in the Sweat to Street that Tenecia posted about so I asked Justin to take some full body pictures of me. Now if I can ever catch myself in a street outfit (and a shower for that matter!). Hopefully I’ll accomplish that by Sunday!
So, back to yesterday. My 5-miler was super great! The walk with the girls was spectacular. The weather was glorious……can you tell I’m writing this post after Title Boxing and flying high on endorphins!? ha!
Meal #1: Gluten free toast, natural peanut butter, honey, banana
Meal #2: Egg whites, Canadian bacon, gluten free toast with butter
Meal #3: Turkey burger with a gluten free bun, mustard, dill relish and lettuce. Roasted green beans on the side.
Meal #4: Potato chips. I had a deep yearning for regular, thin, salty potato chips yesterday afternoon. I’m sure my electrolytes are out of balance because I could not get enough SALT!
Meal #5: Tilapia seasoned with Mrs. Dash fiesta lime with a side of roasted green beans.
One more thing before I go. Last Friday, my sister in law, Sarah, came by to hang out in the afternoon and we were talking about my digestive system. Pretty typical conversation around here since I have issues with too much gluten, too much dairy, and egg yolks. So, pretty much ALL FOOD.
Sarah mentioned probiotics. She’s mentioned them before and I poo-pooed the idea because I am pretty snobby when it comes to supplements. I thought I could take care of it with some Greek Yogurt every day.
I’ll take a multi vitamin every once in a while or a joint supplement or some Vitamin D but that’s about it. Oh and some glutamine. Okay, but that’s about it. I want my body to do things on it’s own and not become lazy.
I am pretty sensitive to supplements and something I know for sure is that if you take stuff that takes over a job and your body gets used to it, it will stop doing it naturally. (ie. laxatives) I have never had to take a laxative, but no one should use laxatives without the supervision of their doctor (in my opinion). Laxatives will make your intestines lazy if used improperly.
Annnnywho, why am I talking about laxatives…oh yeah, supplements. My digestive system. Probiotics. I started taking some yesterday.
I want to be able to eat a whole egg and not smell like a boiled egg for two days. I want to be able to eat some sour cream without fear. We all know I eat this stuff anyway and pay the consequences but it can’t be good for my intestines (or my marriage).
I’ll keep you posted. My sister in law said she took them for awhile, built up her system and hasn’t had to take them in years! I am hoping for the same result.
Have any of you ever taken pro-biotics?