Adventures in Biking to Work ( and the junk food cravings are strong!)

Thursday, June 17, 2010

I had been looking for a new fitness goal to set for myself , so I decided to bike to work ( about 10 km each way).
I plan to drive in Monday, with all my clothes and breakfast and lunch foods for the week. Bike Tues, Wed, Thurs. , then drive in Friday so I can bring it all home again.
This week was week 1.
Biked the three days..Love it in the morning..its so quiet and still..The afternoon bike is a bit of a challenge. the wind always seems to be against me , and traffic is much heavier. I change my homeward route to avoid the busier streets..Takes about 10 min longer, but cuts through some parks, so much prettier.
It's a real bonus to get home and realize exercise is in ,and I still have the entire evening to myself.
Its been a bit of a challenge showering and getting ready for work , at work..I am always so HOT, that my clothes and hair are a bit sweaty..
However, I made a commitment to try this for 3 weeks before deciding whether to continue or not..After all, its 21 days for something to become a habit..right?

My challenge this week...Wanted to consume hamburgers, fries, pastas covered in cheese..anything fatty, carbie, gooey..Not sure why..As of today, (thurs. I have consumed about 15 french fries..all tracked)..
Hope this goes away soon..Maybe I a missing some sort of food group in my diet that is making me crave these? Don't know...
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  • KENDALL7261
    Wow! You are motivated!
    3404 days ago
    I am not sure what to say about the cravings... I honestly hate them and not sure what makes them happen. I just try to move on to something else when I have them and get my mind off it.

    As for biking!! WHOOT WHOOT! Great job and it is good for some many reasons. I have been trying to bike to the gym and back in the mornings but I live in WA state and it has rained for about 4 months now so I have only gotten to do it two times.

    Keep up the good work!
    3405 days ago
    Wow! Good for you! It sounds like you have a winning plan!
    3405 days ago
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