Today I Start Again
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The half is in 6 days. 6 days. I am freaking out. I'm going to run today, since I skipped my run on Friday and yesterday. Granted, I was only scheduled to run Friday, but I'm really mad at myself that I just skipped it! How do I expect myself to run a race on Saturday when I haven't run more than 7 miles in 2 weeks!? AAH! I'm trying a 6 miler today to see how fast I can go, and mostly to just see how I feel. If I feel good, maybe I can add 2 miles and try to whip the dog into shape...
Yesterday was gross. Seriously. I couldn't even track it. I had some muffins and a banana for breakfast, some bread and a sandwich for lunch, some cereal and more bread, I honestly don't remember the rest... I've decided I'm starting over. TODAY. I also made a vision board last night after wallowing (love that word!) in my self pity. So I found a bunch of inspiring little quote things on the internet, printed them off, and cut and glued like a mad woman while watching cheesy romantic flicks. Sigh. So here's the game plan.
*Limit my carbs. I don't need some form of intense carbs in each meal. I can eat just a salad and fruit for lunch, and not need cereal afterwards. Cereal eating will take place once a day at the most. That's it. I can choose my meal: breakfast or snack, but I'm thinking it might be better if I have it as breakfast. I just need thoughts on snacks. Ideas anyone???
*NO MORE SUGUR. Seriously. This time I will follow through. Maybe my status will have to be changed to if I ate sugar that day or not... maybe that will keep me going. Oh, and there will be no "dessert replacements" like other carbs. Just fruits and veggies.
*RUN! I love it and I know it, but these shinsplints have thrown me for a loop because I'm torn between running, and worrying I'm going to make them worse for the race.
*Some form of exercise EVERY DAY. No more slacker days.
*Do my little Pilates Abs 10 minute routine EVERY OTHER DAY. No exceptions. I'm going for a smaller tummy.
Alright, that's it for now. I'm off to run. Maybe I'm miraculously healed... :)