Saturday, August 04, 2012
Happy end of the day Saturday, folks. Just one more day left in the weekend!
So, today I worked on my costumes for DragonCon. I went out for more fabric and found a pattern and got down to business.
Today I also got assaulted by crappy eating choices. I left home without breakfast (mistake number 1) so I tried to substitute with peanutbutter toast... 300+ calories is a lot for breakfast when you're aiming to only do 1200.
Then came lunch. I let my brother pick where we went so we wound up at Quaker Steak and Lube - a place with amazing wings, ribs, and fried things. I think I made a good choice here. I had six wings for lunch, one soft pretzel, tons of broccoli and all the veggies that they give you to accompany the wings (celery and carrots!)
I ordered an entre - Barbecue chicken with rice - and boxed it to take home for dinner. All in all, I didn't feel too terrible about the choices I made today.
It was really hot out today - I took the dog for a walk in the morning and that was it. Frankly, it was just too damned hot to get outside. I stayed in the air conditioning and wished that my entire house had central air... Still, I did do a strength training run. 50 sit ups. There was a time a few weeks back I topped out at 30. So, I'm proud to say I'm making progress. Strength training fell out of favor for me when the study informed us that those minutes don't count toward our weekly goal.
Maybe it's time to change that mindset, I'm clearly getting stronger.
Last but not least I've started soliciting for running buddies at DragonCon. With the Con only three weeks away from the race, I would hate to set myself up for failure by going for a week without training!
Always remember - fail to plan, plan to fail!