No Way to Speed Up Recovery
I am only working out twice a week, but I take way too long to recover. I mean, compared to a mere three years ago; I would train and work out for hours, and be fine the next day. I suppose the work outs are harder, and my sleep cycles are off... Read more
Overdid the Knee
Yesterday, my knee was so jacked up, I could not do jumping jacks. I did a lot of physical activity, and I have been racing my son every now and then, which gives both of us tremendous joy. Now, the left knee is crying, so I took some Tylenol ... Read more
Lots of Movement! (And Cleaning, hooooray!)
What is going well? Movement! Lots of movement, but my energy level is zooming because I am also praying and reading the Bible more. Back to the movement. I have been working out and doing more housework that actually gets me tired. Part of... Read more
It IS Working!
Exhibit A: Mental clarity
Exhibit B: More energy
Exhibit C: Feel full
Exhibit D: Can run after son and NOT get tired!
Exhibit E: Lost 7 pounds, somewhere along the way.
E doesn't matter, but the rest really do. I... Read more
Muscle Rebuilding 101--Feel Grateful
I mean, I have to feel grateful, so I can get through my day. I don't think I have ever been this sore, and I am not sure if it is because I am eating clean, or I am older and a little more tired with two kids.
Yet, there IS something be... Read more
450 jumping jack double brag! Wooot! Wooot!
That was yesterday, and even though I was seriously hating on the kickboxing instructor, I was glad I finished the circuit. She was like, "Oh, I forgot you have to end with 100 jumping jacks." Ugh. At the end of class, I requested that we wor... Read more
So Sore, Yet So Grounded and Happy
I need to stretch more because my upper body is mad at me today, and this afternoon, I have another kickboxing class. I am enjoying this classes tremendously, but good gravy! It does a number on me.
So, the fitness minutes are much better... Read more
First Week of Detox, AKA Clean Eating
Done! And going well. I hope to keep it up past the summer, but do want to add butter, cheese, and yogurt back in and nuts and legumes. That's it.
Back to today's plan: I just have to vary my diet. Yesterday, my husband brought shrimp ... Read more
Healthy, Healthy, and Annoyed at Sugary Menus
Yesterday I ate a vegan salad for lunch at one of those raw places. Did I want to eat vegan? Hell no! The problem is everything has sugar in it!
The eating is going well and the exercise is better. I do find myself eating things I have... Read more
Day 5: Eating Too Healthy
And, that is why I hate detox and diets. My calories are way too low, and I have not tracked on purpose. I need good filler foods to get my calories up, so I am having a romance with avocados. That is the problem with overly restrictive eatin... Read more
Kick Boxing Class . . . Kicked My *ss
Enough said. The class is actually two days a week.
The detox is going OK. I am, yes drinking, 4 quarts of water a day or so. I am eating well, but my energy is cycling up and down. Right now, it's mid range.
It is also that ti... Read more
Day 2: Not Cranky, Honest
Yesterday, Went well in terms of the eating. My calories were low, but not because of the plan. Lunch was just scant, until Aaron brought a roasted chicken.
This morning, I ate four hard boiled eggs, and shared some with my daughter. I h... Read more
The Decision to Change My Eating Habits
It is restrictive, but I have two goals: (1) I need to trim up for the May 13, Union Scholarship Banquet. Every year, I say I will do so, and don't remember until I am struggling to find something to wear, the day of, and (2) I h... Read more
Spring Cleaning, Happenging Today and Tomorrow
There will be lots of movement today.
My eating hasn't been so great, but we are doing grocery shop soon, and I hope to be better prepared. With that, I'm off to make my son's lunch somewhat healthy.
(1) Log on to Spark People every d... Read more
Two Kid Parties This Weekend
And I will prevail. Seriously, I plan on eating protein and veggies. Yesterday, we went to CiCi's pizza and ate two pieces of pizza and salad. That may seem like a lot, but it was less for me.
My body is still sparked from all that wal... Read more
Get An Email Alert Each Time MARIAJESTRADA Posts