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Today is DAY 4

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

REST DAY!!!



I really pushed myself yesterday. I had an almost 2.000 calorie deficit. I knew it was coming. I spent two hours last night seriously considering this. I was open to eating more, but it had to be
1. healthy
2. something that I would feel better after eating (nutritious), rather than sick (junk food)
3. I had to be hungry for it

I debated some more of my chocolate silk. It's my treat after a workout. I already had some. And the "dairy" is not so good in the evening. It makes the phlegm so much worse and I end up coughing all night. So NO.

I debated some of the GF chocolate chip cookies I have, but they violated the first two rules above. Plus I didn't really want them. So NO

I debated some frozen yogurt and berries, but again, it kind of violated the second rule. I also already had some, so NO

I settled on a cup of herbal tea. It helped me clear my lungs - they were starting to be a little congested after I got home in the evening. The tea was also good for helping me relax for bedtime.

So in the end, I didn't eat anything. I debated it, but in all honesty, there was nothing I wanted.

However, this morning I'm paying for it. I'm completely drained.

No fitness for me today. I need to recouperate from yesterday. I've EARNED this day off. And I'm going to enjoy it.

Today is a home day. Good thing. It looks like there's a possible storm coming today. Those clouds look UGLY! So I'll tackle some laundry. Make a nice supper for my hubby. Maybe even tackle some housework if I'm up for it. Definitely no running. Not even going to walk the dog. I was considering it, but no. She needs rest too.





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ENDUROVET 5/15/2013 5:59PM

    I had to take a rest day today too; had a fairly strenuous workout yesterday. Rain just starting falling here.
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PAMDAQTPI 5/15/2013 9:48AM

    Rest days are important, I hope you enjoyed yours.

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KALISWALKER 5/15/2013 2:51AM

    Step away from the cookies emoticon

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APRILAUTUMN1 5/14/2013 3:01PM

    Awesome! I like how you stuck to your rules and are listening to your body. Great quote at the top too! Thanks for sharing:)

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AWESOMECHELZ 5/14/2013 2:07PM

    Enjoy your rest day AND the storms. emoticon Chelsea

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SKINNIESOMEDAY 5/14/2013 12:48PM

    wow you are be so strong ... good for you !! You are in control and its a wonderful feeling isn't it ?

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