Monday, March 18, 2013
Thank you so much for your support on my last blog, post orthopaedic visit. I am determined to not let my situation completely stall or derail my efforts, I just need to look at it as an opportunity to keep moving but with a different focus.
Quick recap on the weekend. I didn't work out at all, and I didn't eat as good as I'd like, BUT I will not dwell on it. It could have been worse. Friday I ate well but then splurged for a nice sushi dinner (with drinks...womp womp) but it was well worth it and delicious. Saturday I ate within my calorie range. Sunday, not so much...I had a St. Patty's day brunch inclusive of a yummy Guinness cupcake....
oh well. Then for dinner I tried to turn my eating around and made a delicious meal of beet/gorgonzola/pecan salad with raspberry & balsamic dressing paired with seared ahi tuna steak marinated in a low sodium soy sauce with garlic and ginger (yes I realize they don't really "go" together, but nope don't care). I had never successfully seared tuna until yesterday, yay! I'm really trying to train my brain that if you have a meal that is less than stellar (aka my brunch) it does not mean you should "allow" yourself to cheat the rest of the day and throw it out the window. Turn it around. Everything you eat matters. Why is it so hard to follow this when it is so basic a concept?
Which brings me to me my next idea and that is that I'll be sharing my trackers now. I don't know if it will really help because I doubt people will even read or provide advice (although I hope you do!) and also what I love about SP is that people don't usually judge, and kind of the point of staying on track and sharing is to prevent people from judging your bad decisions, lol. Anyways, I'll give it a shot. Just knowing I have to admit what I ate may help, and hopefully people will offer suggestions as to where I can improve so I can learn.
I was soooo gung-ho about going forth with my plan from Friday, I don't understand why it was so hard for me to execute. Why did I not workout at all this weekend? I feel like I keep making empty promises to myself. Today I used the Spark Planner function to pencil in my daily workouts but it's hard because I don't know the other days I'll be going to physical therapy this week. No excuses, I have the workouts outlined that I'll be rotating for the next month or so, every day I don't have therapy just do one of them! Simple as that...least I hope :( I don't know why it's so hard for me to stay accountable to myself. Spring is coming. T-shirts and tank top weather. I don't want to get soft, especially my arms. Must prevent this.