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I SUCK at laser tag.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

HAHAHAHAHA.

I kinda wanna practice so I can get better. Now that I'm a goal making machine, being bad at something just makes me want to take it on as a challenge and kick it in the butt.

But to give you an idea -- I was in last place. First place was like 2200pts. Then there were some folk in the 1000's, 750,700,500... oh and then me... with FIFTY POINTS. I kinda half believe my equipment may have been malfunctioning?? Um, but anyway. Not good. :) BUT! I did have fun.

I am however disappointed in myself because... there was free food. And I overindulged. Why I'm disappointed? NOT because I ate the food, but because I again ate after I was full and to the point that it hurt. I have GOT to find a way to push that OFF button when I'm out eating and I'm feeling bored and just KEEP GOING. *frustration OVER*

That aside I'm not letting it derail me or get me down -- I've got a run planned after work today and I'm going to go longer than I initially planned. I also have a plan to help me conquer today at the crawfish boil (which WAS supposed to be my splurge meal, but... yeah). I'm declaring last night my splurge, I'm NOT GOING TO TRACK IT (as suggested by many at my last freakout), and I'm going to be very mindful of my eating today. There will be funnel cake today - NOT GETTING ONE. I'm allowing myself a bite of my hubby's and that's it. (Sorry hubby, gotta help em out!) I'm also going to make SURE I have my GUM on me and when I'm full, a piece of gum is GOING IN MY MOUTH to STOP the mindless eating.

SO! I think this plan will really help make me feel on track and it will be another test run of the "gum-to-stop-mindless-eating-when-eating-o
ut" plan. I did this once before and it worked, but for some reason I forgot about it. And last night I wasn't even expecting food, so I was definitely not prepared for that. Sometimes I think the mental preparation is one of the most important parts for me in resisting temptation. If I didn't know I was going to be presented with the opportunity to eat XYZ, then I like have some kind of malfunction and go back to the old me that would say, "OOH FREE FOOD, BETTER take FULL advantage of this!!!" "OOOH I didn't know I'd get to EAT THAT!!!"" *nomnomnom* ???? This is weird. But anyway.

In the ongoing quest to understand the triggers behind my eating behaviors I'm still going to look at these things, even though I DO feel confident in my abilities to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle overall, I still feel that if I can understand these things better it will make that effort a little easier.

:) So don't worry friends, this is not a freakout, just a full disclosure of how I went off plan, but have changed my plan to MAKE IT WORK, and all is well.

  
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NATURALSOAPGIRL 4/20/2009 1:25AM

    Dana, you really hit on one of my fears! I am changing my brain right now to be in "skinny girl" mode so I think like a skinny girl and not a fat girl. The old me says, "Oh look, food - gotta eat!" The new me says, "Do they have a veggie platter or salad bar? Or maybe just a half a sandwich? Oh well. I hope the other people enjoy the food anyway." I have made good progress, but I really need to be able to control myself around free food or large amounts of junk food or what-have-you. I need to know that I can walk into any situation and not overindulge. Because we have both struggled with this and it's probably what got us to our worst weights I need to ask you this - cuz you have way more experience and you have "arrived." lol. Do you think we will ever overcome this?

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SKYFYRE 4/18/2009 4:33PM

    Good Job Dana! Your reflection here is how change happens! Have fun on the run tonight and that funnel cake stuff is over rated, protein baby, protein!

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MDTWEETY 4/18/2009 3:11PM

    LOL! Laser tag sounds like fun. I have a feeling I would suck too. ;)
Don't beat yourself up. You do so well 99% of the time, and you know how to get back on track.

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BEL_RIOSE 4/18/2009 2:01PM

    I totally want to do laser tag now!! *is working to convince her friend*

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CHEMKATT 4/18/2009 11:36AM

    I am also a member of the "I Suck at Laser Tag" Club. Heck, my first game I had the gun pointing towards me!!!!

The gum thing sounds like a good idea. I should try that. Have fun at the crawfish boil. Yum yum!

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KEAKMAN 4/18/2009 11:25AM

    Gum, water and a watchful hubby. Your three best friends. There are times at food events that I have to ask mine to go get some food for me. Weak, I know, but if I feel like I can't face all those choices without turning into an eating machine (totally wrong kind of machine to be!) then he helps me out. He knows what I like and what I should be eating, and he will "fill" a plate for me, or get one for us to share (putting all the temptation foods on his side next to something gross!) Okay, that has nothing to do with anything (surprise!). Anyway, have a great time tonight, think about lasertag when you want to eat, and pop in a new stick of gum!

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LAFTERSFREE 4/18/2009 11:20AM

    im happy to see you taking last nights indulgences in stride. gotta stay level-headed.. i am so with you on the 'free food = TAKE ADVANTAGE"... which is the same mentality i have at buffets so i try not to do those too much anymore, growing up without a lot of opportunities to eat good food has made me pretty gluttonous (SP?) when it comes to eating at restaurants or buffets, let alone FREE BUFFETS!!! i still fight the urge (and usually fail miserably) to be a member of the Clean Plate Club. dont know when i'll ever get past that. hope today turns out ok, i looked at the weather and there is supposed to be a few hours of sun (happening btwn 1-4, which works out really well for us!!! lets hope its correct!) see you in a lil while.

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SWEATONCEADAY 4/18/2009 10:44AM

    i am not a gum person so i find brushing my teeth helps. i am sure soon you will be the terminator (i said that with an arnold voice in my head) of laser tag!

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BRUIN2 4/18/2009 10:15AM

    Great plan for tonight! Might I also suggest that you take along a water bottle - not only will it keep one of your hands tied up, but marathon runners NEED lots of water!! hehe.

I love that you want to conquer EVERYTHING you do now! Watch out laser tag - here comes the warrior princess!!!

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 4/18/2009 10:00AM

    The gum thing does work! I forgot about it, too, thanks for reminding me. I am not condoning over eating, but you workout enough to cover a multitude of eating sins, I hope that is some comfort.

Anyhoo, have fun at the crawfish boil tonight. Eat some of that, pretty low cal, high protein, right? Skip the funnel cake - just think of all the grease. I think I told you how I wanted those onion rings the other night? I could only eat like have the order before the grease started making me feel nauseated. Us healthy eaters aren't prepared for that kind of food!

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Friday, how I love you so!

Friday, April 17, 2009

Today was another good day at the gym.

Much lower stress workout, burned about 515 which leaves me needing another 1000 over the weekend. BUT! I still have a 30min run planned, plus the day of Pilates and Yoga at the gym....

AND - LASER TAG tonight! :D

This week is both Student Employee and Graduate Student Appreciation week, and tonight they are having an evening of fun and Laser Tag at the Rec Center (which is also where I work out - woot). Because DH is a Grad Student I get to go! :D My gym buddy is also so she will be attending. WOOHOO.

I haven't played Laser Tag in... ages. I actually think I've only ever played once? I feel like it's something I was horrible at. Anything where your body is potentially a target is not something I enjoyed while growing up... (Dodgeball anyone?) Knowing my body was gonna be as easy to hit as "the broad side of a barn" as they say... was never a good confidence booster. Not to mention that I was not in any regard agile or quick.

Well! Now I'm smaller and faster! But I'm still tall and have long limbs that can go all over the place... annnndd.... I never do anything similar to this... so we'll just have to wait and see if being more fit and athletic can translate into any amount of skill.

Also tomorrow we're heading to a crawfish boil where there will be a mechanical bull I intend to try to ride. Never tried that before -- feel a little coocoo about it, but I'm definitely going to do it. UM - unless it costs money we can't spend. HAHAHA But I won't not try it because of being shy!!! DANGIT!

So... to wear the HRM or not wear it... :) hehehe. I'm thinking about the possibility of wearing it to both events. More likely for the laser tag than the bull riding though -- I'm thinking maybe a NO on that one. It's not likely to last long and will not be worth wearing the strap all day for no reason. ;)

WELL! Again I leave you at snack time.

  
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CATIATM 4/18/2009 9:28AM

    I'm sitting here at work, and you're playing laser tag and riding a mechanical bull. LOL They both sound like soooo much fun! Have a great time!

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150-HERE-I-COME 4/18/2009 1:19AM

    Have a SUPER weekend!!!

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LAFTERSFREE 4/17/2009 8:21PM

    i've played laser tag twice, i suck at it, mostly b/c i laugh too hard and im not competitive enough, im looking forward to playing without being out of breath the whole time!!! :)

as for the bull, last year it was free (hope its actually still gonna be there tomorrow), and dont worry about bringing the HRM, you wont last more than 10 seconds :)

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TRECECOOKS 4/17/2009 7:52PM

    You go have a wonderful time, Dana!!!

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MISSY_MAGOO 4/17/2009 6:57PM

    Laser tag and mechanical bull! How cool on both of those- I've gotta say I never had a want to ride the bull, but laser tag sounds awesome! That's another thing I'm adding to my list of stuff to try now that I'm getting healthy, it's going next to rock wall climb and wakeboarding :)
Have fun! Missy

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FUTURERNAIMEE 4/17/2009 6:33PM

    I love laser tag! Only played it once or twice but I would love to do it again. What do you add when you make your own sushi? I use whatever rice we have, right now it's parboiled enriched white because we ran out of my brown rice, nori, wasabi powder mixed with watered down soy sauce (because of the salt), avocado and smoked salmon. Basically I shove a little bit of each on a spoon and eat it, a bit of a mess but soo good!

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KEAKMAN 4/17/2009 5:24PM

    I love that you are trying new things - Lasertag and mechanical bull! You go girl. Definitely wear the HRM for the Lasertag, but as for the mechanical bull.......

Have a great weekend!

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 4/17/2009 3:59PM

    Mechanical bull? Holy cow - ha ha, bad pun!

I hated that kind of stuff growing up, too and I was always a pretty normal/small kid. As a matter of fact I blame PE teachers and sports for making me so averse to exercise for so long. They need to revamp those programs so people can learn there are other options besides being picked second to last (the kid that ate his boogers was picked after me, otherwise I am sure I would have been last :P).

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**PRICELESS** 4/17/2009 3:29PM

    Oh I hope you'll update us on the Laser Tag!! When we went to Knott's Berry we wanted to play but they charged $5 for 7 minutes and that just seemed a bit ridiculous so we didn't do it. Now I wish we would've...at least I coulda said I did it. :)

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 4/17/2009 2:10PM

    Have a fantastic weekend!! Sounds like loads of fun to come!

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Feeling strong. :)

Thursday, April 16, 2009

WOOHOO! Today is so much better!!!!

For one thing, it's reallly gorgeous outside. I did my run outdoors. Didn't really push it, but didn't hold back TOO much either, finished around an 11min mile. It was pretty.

THEN it was time for the MTC WORKOUT OF DOOM again -- repeat from Monday night. Well -- it was better than Monday night! :D At first I was getting kinda stressed and overwhelmed while going through the workout, but then I just took a deep breath and concentrated on completing one thing at a time. I didn't have to take breaks during surrenders like I did on Monday either! :) WOOHOO! There were much less breaks overall, although I did still take a couple. My quads right over my knees are so sore.

Best part of today's workout? Well ok -- two things. I did all my "knee tuck jumps" out in public instead of going down a hallway to jump in secret. I am so... ashamed of my pitiful jumping ability. HAHAHA But I just GOT OVER IT today. BAM. Yes, I am jumping like a maniac in the middle of the ST floor and no I can't jump very high but dangit I'm rockin it the best I can.

And next -- watching myself do certain moves in the mirror and realizing my body looks pretty rockin. Who cares what the scale says??? Who cares if I have loose skin in awkward places that no one can see???? Look at those muscles in my legs when I'm doing my chair sit against the wall! And in my arms when I'm doing rope tricep press downs or shoulder presses or whatever all else. WOOT. No I don't have some fitness model body, but hey my butt is looking pretty good today. :) I was filled with some self-love and more confidence that I've built some muscle lately while doing this MTC which is really what the point of this torture is about, aside from the mental toughness.

OH also I forgot to mention that although my leg is not moving as amazingly as it should be during scorpion pushups -- I'm doing those from a full on position and not from the knees now. WOOT. My plyos were from the knee, but dangit they were explosive and I got my claps in.

Anyway I could go on reminiscing about the details, but at times today I was like DONE, last time I have to do THAT for a while. HAHAHA. And I'm proud of completing it. I was worried about how it would go doing that tough workout after a run but I made it. :)

And now I need to go eat my snack. Tummy is a rumbling.

  
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FUTURERNAIMEE 4/17/2009 6:37PM

    Woohoo for doing silly looking exercises outside!

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150-HERE-I-COME 4/17/2009 1:31PM

    AWESOME job on the MTC!!! That's so great that you were able to focus away from yourself and get into the groove like that!!

P.S. You're looking HOTT!!!!!!! WHOO HOOO!!!!!!!!!

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CATIATM 4/17/2009 12:05PM

    You look hot, Dana! emoticon Who is taking your pictures?

I think you're right about both the getting over it part and the loving what your body does instead of obsessing over how it looks. As a fattie in a country of slender people, it's really hard for me sometimes, but I'm doing water aerobics now - with my WORK COLLEAGUES - and I just have decided that I won't waste another minute of my life, worrying about what they think. How many of them could complete a race of any length? So I think your attitude is spot on and exactly what I hope more people are developing here at Spark!

WOOT!

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TRACYZABELLE 4/17/2009 5:40AM

    How awesome! You go girl! Keep on trying those things you thought you could not do and you may surprise yourself! WHEEEEEEEEEE!!

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SKYFYRE 4/17/2009 2:30AM

    OMG! Today was a GREAT day for you! I am so happy for you! TOM can be conquered, and look at all that acceptance and self-love! Woohoo!

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JAZZSIREN 4/16/2009 11:50PM

    You go, girl! You inspire me the way you just keep at it, pushing yourself to improve all of the time. I'm so glad you take the time to share your day with us!

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BEL_RIOSE 4/16/2009 11:40PM

    Awesome! It's so nice to push yourself and see the difference in only a couple of days doing the same work out. Congrats!

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KEAKMAN 4/16/2009 10:20PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon So glad you had an awesome workout! (and a sunny day!) It feels great to be done and to have done well, huh?!

I agree - running outside is the best - it was cold today (I could see my breath for cryin' out loud!) but I did my whole 6 miles in just under 11 minute miles, too! We were running twins!

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LAFTERSFREE 4/16/2009 7:57PM

    dana,
sounds like u really rocked it today, and im happy you are giving ur body the credit you deserve for lookin so SMOKIN HOT!!!! lol, you don't say that about yourself enough.. i am feeling pretty HOT today myself. wearing a skirt that at one point was so tight i couldnt really do much else besides stand straight in it LMAO... now it's just fine!!! :) good job on letting go of insecurities and doing those jumps for all to see, honestly though i bet no one was paying attention b/c most of the people are probably worried about how THEY look doing whatever they are doing. well, i will catch ya tomorrow night, put ur game face on!!! :)

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QUILTHORSE 4/16/2009 6:46PM

    Super job! You'll kick butt in San Diego!!

Beth G

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THECOOLESTSARAH 4/16/2009 6:08PM

    You're so awesome. I can't wait to look as good as you!

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TELERIE 4/16/2009 6:03PM

    You're lookin' goooood! So excited for you and proud of you!

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MISSY_MAGOO 4/16/2009 5:56PM

    So glad to hear you feeling better- and WooHoo on the workout!
Like your jumping in public I had to get over my fear of walking or jogging in public. I kept feeling like people would be thinking "who's this fat girl trying to fool". Then I realized so what? they'd only think that cuz they know they should be doing it too, hahaha
Missy

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TRECECOOKS 4/16/2009 4:35PM

    Dana, I'm SO proud of you!! You are just doin' it - no matter what!! And you are able to praise yourself for your muscles, too!! I stand in awe!

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1972ROSES 4/16/2009 4:35PM

    You ROCK!

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BRUIN2 4/16/2009 4:19PM

    Wow.

How fabulous Dana!

Those surrenders are killer! Yay for such a great workout!!

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BAH HUMBUG.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

TOM came roaring in full force today, along with the constant morning munchies. Now, if I eat all my planned snacks, I'm left with a smaller than usual calorie allotment for dinner and I'm not even working out today!! But anyway -- it's still very a very doable range thanks to my super hardcore workouts planned for the week. *phwew*

I just made a quick trip to the local health food store to just pick up what would tide us over till next week and restock ingredients for the homemade snack mix pretty much. I am not enjoying being a girl today. :P

  
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THECOOLESTSARAH 4/16/2009 6:06PM

    Yo. Me too!

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LUCYA8 4/16/2009 1:49PM

    oooh gooodness. my TOMs got so much worse in the past year or so than when I was younger.... the body never stops changing!

I'm so glad you're still rocking the megaworkouts. What are you eating these days? What are your staples?

I'm loving spring -- and so excited for your about the conference -- I can't go, but would love to hear ALL about it.

If you're in CA for a while and want a place to crash near San Francisco, say the word!

lots of love, Lucy

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CECE0330 4/16/2009 11:08AM

    Amen, sister. emoticon Stay strong!

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 4/16/2009 9:32AM

    Oh girl. I feel you. I am right there with you. Last night's cheat meal I had onion rings (they're homemade from this brew pub near us, don't worry I didn't waste calories on BAD onion rings - lol!!) And then, and then, a TWIX BAR! I made hubby stop by the gas station on the way home and get it. Woah TOM.

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KEAKMAN 4/16/2009 8:49AM

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TRACYZABELLE 4/16/2009 5:28AM

    My poor DD is always miserable at TOM and I feel for her. I was never plagued with such issues but she is bedridden for 2 days each month and her time is coming!

I tell her if she exercises she will feel better but she would rather sleep! Arghhhhh!

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SKYFYRE 4/16/2009 2:30AM

    Ugh, feel better, soon!

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FUTURERNAIMEE 4/15/2009 11:57PM

    Periods suck. Except, you know, they're better than being preggo (yes preggo, I'm in a silly mood), unless you're trying of course. emoticon

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MARLIE13 4/15/2009 7:48PM

    But can you imagine being a boy? I laughed because this issue of Oxygen (have you gone to your mailbox yet?) has quite a few blurbs about PMS and TOM.

Do you take a B complex supplement? I ask because I just remembered to start taking mine since my TOM is gearing up. Oh and upping calcium??

PS just remember that girls are prettier than boys (most) and they are a lot stinkier!

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SEPPIESUSAN 4/15/2009 7:44PM

    I'd tried Self.com's happy weight calculator before, but just tried it again on your suggestion and it says 136! Yikes. Sorry about TOM, I know all too well how bad the first day can be. At this point though I'm hoping it's coming soon, because it would be a nice way to explain the fact that my weight isn't going down!

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MDTWEETY 4/15/2009 4:19PM

    LOL! Feel better soon.

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LASHERTHECAT 4/15/2009 4:14PM

    I oh so wish I wasn't expecting monthly visits to continue another 5-7 years. ... I'm sooo sick of it!! And it's of no use to me... I can't have babies!!

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LAFTERSFREE 4/15/2009 4:03PM

    i feel u on THAT.. mine is almost over thank god.. someone LIED to me when they told me this crap wouldn't feel so bad after my surgery!!!! im a lil pissed and 3000 bucks poorer.... LOL... hope u have a great day!!!

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LANC92 4/15/2009 4:00PM

    Interestingly enough this completely explains your mini freakout after your weigh in the other day -- that and your need to munch constantly LOL! That happens to me sometimes too... I'll just want to eat and eat and I'm wondering what the HECK is the matter and voila! Sometimes it's no fun being a girl.

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KIMCATUS 4/15/2009 3:47PM

    Ugh. I feel your pain sistah! I hope you get back to feeling great soon! *hugs*

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KMKMOM 4/15/2009 3:37PM

    I hope you're feeling back to normal soon.

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TELERIE 4/15/2009 3:13PM

    You have my sympathy, TOM's about to leave me for now but that and a cold together isn't all that fun. Hope tomorrow's better!

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SWEETZMIX 4/15/2009 3:08PM

    TOM...GO AWAY!! Yeah I know how u feel when TOM decides to come by in full force. Hope tomorrow is a better day for you!

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SHELLPRO 4/15/2009 3:02PM

    Interistingly, bodies seem to work any darn way they feel like *sigh. Why not just take time to 'throw in' an extra 15-30 min. workout & boost the burn & maybe lift the blahs a little?

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NATURALSOAPGIRL 4/15/2009 2:55PM

    Sorry :( But, look at it this way, because of my PCOS my TOM is so screwed up that I had 2 last year and none so far this year. At least you know your body is working right! lol. Probably doesn't make you feel better, but sometimes a dose of other people's reality helps.

Umm.. your snack mix piqued my interest... what do you put in it? Any idea of the calories and such?

Sarah

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Last night's workout...

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

... WAS NO JOKE.

OH MAN. I was close to tears once or twice, had to kinda take a break a couple times, and at the end, I was stretching in child's pose and just praying thanks that I got through it all and let it alllllll gooooo........

I mean don't get me wrong -- I felt ridiculously accomplished and tough for completing that workout -- there are definitely benefits (other than the physical betterments I'm expecting), but it was a physically draining and mentally challenging workout FOR SURE.

The upside was that today's workout felt much easier by comparison!!! :D And glad of it, because otherwise I might have thrown in the towel! HAHAHA.

I didn't get going as quickly as I should have this morning and THEN realized I needed to stop and get gas... so rather than a 30min run before MTC, I decided I was more interested in making sure I completed my 2-rep-per-circuit cycle of todays workout than making sure I ran for 30min. I've just got 4 more workouts to complete this full out tough round of MTC and I didn't want to ruin my 2 rep record because I ran out of time. Good thing I did because I barely had time to run a mile afterward! At a QUICK pace! But -- I DID still run! I didn't just wuss out and call it a day. :P And I'm pretty proud of that.

Now I'm at around 1400 calories burned for the week so far and it's gonna be a close call to meet my 4000 calorie goal I think, but I still don't think I need to add in an extra workout tomorrow. (TOM should be making it's first appearance tomorrow and I don't want to be worrying about that AND doing grocery shopping and whatnot...) BUT! We'll see how I feel and how much time I have. Maybe I'll just wear those EasyTone shoes and make my shopping a POWER SHOP. ;) hehehe.

But anyway -- last night when I got home... I was totally drained and exhausted. I looked at my nutrition tracker and realized I still had 1000+ cal to get to my minimum and had eaten less than half of the carbs required to my minimum. !!!!! No wonder I was feeling so loopy during my grueling workout! hahaha. But I definitely listened to my body took care to make sure I didn't push beyond my limits -- I was just RAVENOUS when I got home. I ended up only coming in 7 cal below my max! GOTTA make sure I space out my calories better.

Today I ate breakfast, took an apple to eat right after working out, packed another snack for before lunch, brought a LITTLE more for DURING lunch, and my regular snack for between lunch and dinner. Hopefully this will help me feel a bit more balanced today. I'm glad I packed that snack for before lunch because I was getting SUPER HUNGRY about 30min ago (2hrs till lunch exactly) and it realllly did the trick.

I made a ton of hardboiled eggs over the weekend -- some went to deviled eggs for the Easter Dinner and the rest got decorated. I made some that looked like the people attending the party (in a generic trying to match haircolor/type, eyecolor, givin ya glasses or facial hair kind of way) and some other more abstract kinds, and cute kinds, and 3 had some Star Wars wrappers on them. :) I got the VERY LAST egg dying kit at Target and it was a Star Wars one. It was RIPPED and I asked if I could get a discount -- $2.69 for only $1 and nothing was missing. :) haha.

So anyway - it's been nice to have those available. I forget how much I like hard boiled eggs and then go for a long time without and then have some for a while. I go through phases. :) haha.

12 workdays till San Diego, 15 full days... WOOOOOHOOOOOO!! :)

  
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MARLIE13 4/15/2009 10:38AM

    Oh wow, I'm exhausted just reading about your workout! Woohoo! Great idea on spreading out those calories. Always a good idea. (Your eggs sounded awesome. Such a cute idea to decorate them like the people attending! I go in phases with hard boiled eggs too.)

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 4/15/2009 8:40AM

    Yeah, hard boiled eggs are an awesome, grab and go snack! Love them :).

Isn't the little victories that add up and are the best? I mean your workout was a big victory, but the squeezing it in, getting in that last mile, that dedication to "make it work" as Tim Gun would say, always makes me feel most proud:)

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QUILTHORSE 4/15/2009 12:11AM

    You totally rock! Congrats on completing that workout!

I'm proud of you.

Beth G

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NATURALSOAPGIRL 4/14/2009 9:55PM

    Dana - I just left a comment on your other blog and just one day later you sound totally like yourself again. Good to see you on an even keel and kickin butt as usual. Keep it up, lady. You continue to inspire us all.

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Sarah

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**PRICELESS** 4/14/2009 9:43PM

    Mmm mmm mmm, I've been eating a lot of hard boiled eggs lately. :) I seem to go thru phases w/ them too...but being vegetarian, I know I need to be eating lots of eggs. :)

Great Job on that workout!! It's very apparent how much stronger you're getting mentally thru this MTC! Keep up the great work!!!

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LAFTERSFREE 4/14/2009 7:45PM

    see man, ur totally back on track already :)
im still not feeling so great, im gonna go to the gym after work tonight, but i'll tell ya, i'd rather be sleeping. thinking im gonna sleep in a lil tomorrow and maybe go to the gym in the evening or something. gah im not having such a great week all in all. im glad u are pumped back up and had a kick ass workout last night :)

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MISSY_MAGOO 4/14/2009 7:15PM

    mmm... hard boiled eggs. I've been eating so many of them the last few days.

Holy crud- that musta been one wicked workout! I can see why you'd be so hungry when you got home from it (smart taking an apple for post work out today and taking snacks for throughout the day). You were right it must have been a workout of DEATH and DOOM!!! I took me 3 separate (and not easy) sessions of working out yesterday to hit the burn I wanted- I woulda been a puddle of mush on the floor if I tried to do it all at once- YOU ROCK!!
you just inspired me to get off my toosh and go burn some of today's calories!
Missy

Comment edited on: 4/14/2009 7:17:03 PM

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TELERIE 4/14/2009 5:49PM

    Way to go on getting through the workout! You're a winner!

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KEAKMAN 4/14/2009 5:44PM

    WOOHOO! Way to go! Tough workout but you finished. Got your food back on track. Took care of gas and your workout too. You are a monster! Thin, cute, and healthy, but a monster nevertheless.

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SKYFYRE 4/14/2009 5:29PM

    Your eggs sounds fabulous! I love to hard boil them just for the egg whites-17 calories and very filling! Good job on sticking out the workout!

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SWEATONCEADAY 4/14/2009 5:28PM

    pirate trainer is so proud. emoticon

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BRUIN2 4/14/2009 5:02PM

    Oh you're such a machine!!!!

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