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Transiton from dieter to athlete 10/2/2013


Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Carbs.
For the past couple of days I eat carbs before I run, eat/drink carbs during my run, and eat carbs with protein after my run. I then eat carbs for breakfast and more carbs for lunch and have a few more carbs for dinner. I am NEVER hungry.
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To get this many carbs (min 343/day) in my diet has been a challenge that I haven't even achieved most days - but I'm getting close to being able to pull it off comfortably.

This morning I had 1/2 large banana before my run, drank 24 oz of gatorade perform during my 10K run, after my run had the other half of my banana and a plain greek yogurt. Now I'm having a whole wheat bagel, 1/4 cup of blueberries and a cup of black coffee (that's right - no creamer - day 3!) I'm up to 126 carbs - not a bad start.
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Today I am going to focus on just getting as many as I can without cutting out veggies, fruits a little dairy and a little meat/nuts instead of gorging myself just to get near 343 - which is basically what I've been doing and I'm up 0.8 lbs today (it totally wasn't the 3 beers I drank last night - couldn't be!)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HOPEFULHIPPO 10/4/2013 2:19PM

    why no creamer? just curious? now I have to go read your other blogs. LOL

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JUST_BRENDA 10/3/2013 9:40AM

    Sounds like you've thought a lot about this!

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JSTETSER 10/3/2013 7:12AM

    Good plan

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IAMBIZI 10/2/2013 10:32AM

    keep up the good work that you are doing!

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