Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Silver Lining... check!

Do you know what this picture means:



Aside from it showing that I completed a very slow mile, it means that I actually DID IT! After a week off, I followed my exercise plan on Monday and I am ready to use my treadmill again, tonight!

Dinner Plan for this week:

Monday - Grilled Chicken with Green Bean Crunchtables (DONE!)
Tuesday - Burgers with side Salad (DONE!)
Wednesday - Quesadilla with side salad
Thursday - Quesadilla with side salad
Friday - Salsa Con Queso Chicken
Saturday - Dinner out with friends


Exercise Plan for this week:

Monday - Treadmill - 1 mile (DONE!)
Tuesday - Rest (DONE!)
Wednesday - Treadmill - 2 miles
Thursday - Rest
Friday - Treadmill - 1 mile
Saturday - Rest

So far, so good! Although, instead of having a quesadilla for dinner tonight, I am going to have a grilled chicken salad. My husband is off of work early today, so he offered to make us grilled chicken. Sounds good, right?! It's probably healthier this way, too!

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I had an unexpected doctor's appointment this morning. I called yesterday afternoon, thinking they would schedule me for next week, and they had an opening for today! As you may remember, I wasn't feeling well last week (hence the entire week off from exercise). Instead of over sharing, I will just say that my doctor is running some lab work to check my liver and kidney functioning along with other some other stuff. The good news is that I was 4 pounds lighter than the last time I was in and the last time they checked my cholesterol it was within normal range so they didn't have to check again, today! Silver lining... check!

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Tonight is my two mile run. I am going to do this distance in intervals and hopefully I talk myself in to running more than walking (unlike Monday's mile). I finished all of the seasons of Parenthood, which was fun to watch while on the treadmill. I need a new show, something to watch tonight. I've got access to Netflix and Hulu. Any suggestions for me?

5 comments:

  1. Good job on the mile! Have you tried the Couch to 5k program? I love it. It has eased me into running and I NEVER would have thought I could EVER run a mile. Now I am running 2 or more.

    As far as suggestions, have you tried Downton Abbey? I think there are a few seasons on Netflix. I also love Mad Men which are on Netflix as well.

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  2. I love Hart of Dixie and Breaking Bad, both on Netflix. Great job on sticking to your plan!

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  3. Couch to 5k, Starting it again this week! Like the layout of your blog :) Keep it up !

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  4. I second Mad Men and defiantly Downtown Abbey if you haven't sent it!

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  5. Great job on the mile! I think it's harder to "get back on" than the exercise itself. It's so easy to just not do it!

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