Tuesday, June 2, 2009

yes, yes, yes

so i'm going to run the half-marathon. it has been decided! now i just have to sign up. i should probably sign up soon, right, so i don't flake out. not that i'm a big flaker or anything.

last night i couldn't bring myself to go swimming. and i have a giant stack of magazines waiting to be read, so i busted out four miles at 4 miles an hour on the treadmill, alternating a 5 incline and a 0 incline every two minutes. after that i did a bit of arm work, some stretches and sit-ups. it was my book club last night too so i had to boot it upstairs to shower and eat.

my green monster yesterday was pretty filling. i'd say i was hungry for lunch around noon and i drank the monster around 8:30. i brought it to work in a bottle.

i made another one today and here is what i put in:

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond breeze (i have never seen chocolate unsweetened, by the way!)
2 T chocolate PB2
1 scoop chocolate whey isolate protein powder
1 banana
1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
5 ice cubes
4 cups of spinach

yes, i really spinached it up today. and why not? that's the money food right there, might as well take it to the bank. for lunch i'm having a honey maple turkey sandwich on a pc mutligrain sandwich thin, with a slice of low-fat swiss, tomatoes and dill pickle slices. i have an apple, a yogurt and some fiber one but i think i'll save it for later. tonight i am going to my parents house for dinner in the burbs. i'm taking my running stuff so i can get a workout in before dinner.

everyone is so gung-ho about posting pictures of their food. maybe i will have to jump on the bandwagon.


Lainey said...

I love this line: "That's the money food, why not take it to the bank?" LOL!

I like posting pictures of my food, except that it screws up the formatting of the rest of my post so badly that it's usually not worth it.

Jen said...

WOOO!!!! You go girl!!!!!

a PC sandwich thin??? Like presidents choice??? Could I BE so lucky as to possibly be able to get these???

cinemarie said...

Sign up - sign up now!!! :) You go girl!!!

That's pretty good for the green monster, filling enough for breakfast... cool!

I love taking pictures of my food and posting them - the only downside is boy does it take long to download them to the camera, upload them to blogger, etc. And most of the time I skip doing it because who wants to see a shot of the same flavor of Luna bar 5 days in a row? lol I eat the same stuff all the time...

I think you will find a fun and creative way of doing it - looking forward to see your pictures :)

SeaBreeze said...

Do you have lifestyle or whole food markets therE? That is where I find my unsweetened chocolate almond breeze.

I wish I could find PB2 here.

Fatinah said...

if find it hard to read blogs when I have to scroll by the food......

fittingbackin said...

Yay! Good for you!

I'd love to see pics of your eats - whatever works for you! Swiss is my FAVORITE cheese!

Vanessa (Last Night's Leftovers) said...

You're going to rock the marathon!

I finally got a blender, so I'll be jumping on the green monster bandwagon tomorrow. Woohoo!

Angie All The Way said...

Funny you said that because I'm sitting there piling the spinach into the blender wondering how far I can push it! lol

I've only ever seen the unsweetened chocolate at planet organic :-(

Angie All The Way said...

YAY on the half-marathon! WOOOT!

Amanda said...

Yay on the marathon! That's so great!

I'm terrible with photographing food. I go through phases where I'm really diligent about it, but then I fall off the wagon. It just takes so much effort!