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Eeeek! Harry Potter night!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

OK, so yesterday I went hiking with the family and we hiked for at LEAST 2.5 hours and it was some rugged terrain at times. All of us were thoroughly exhausted by the end of the day. My 3 yr old is such a champ for hanging in there all day! Poor little guy! It must have felt like 5 hours for his tiny, little legs! At any rate, I figure we burned about 1,800 calories according to my SparkPeople calculator.

Well, today is another story. I've kind of been relying on the caffeine to get me through and we are going to the 12:05am showing of Harry Potter tonight, so I would BET that I'll need more caffeine later. I am currently 400 calories away from hitting my calorie threshhold and I have yet to eat dinner. I suppose I could eat something very light and, therefore, give myself a LITTLE wiggle room for the movie tonight. Also, I MIGHT be able to get out for a walk on the trail after work. We'll see. The weather is pretty awesome today. No humidity, not too hot.

I don't know if it would be enough to completely combat movie popcorn and soda, which I'm sorry...I AM going to have tonight (it's the last Harry Potter movie at midnight, for crying out loud!) but it will at least help.

So...can my extra activity from yesterday "carry over" to today??? Things like that confuse me. In my head, it's black and white...you start over every day...each individual day you have to have less calories consumed than burned and that's that. But is there any leeway whatsoever between days? Anyone know?
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  • v NAANDO
    Matt and I are going at midnight to see it in 3-d and I'm stoked! I know I'll have popcorn and I butter and salt halfway then at the top. I'm THAT girl. But, I'm going to get a small. And, I'll go with a diet soda. Yeah, it'll put me over but I accept it. We're going for a walk after dinner so hopefully that will help offset.
    1843 days ago
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