Last night I realized how worn out I was from this last week. I thoroughly enjoyed sleeping in until 9a and not getting out of bed until 10a :-) The boys actually slept in too but they were up at 8a. I got up and had a little something to eat before heading out for my run. It wasn’t raining today but it was pretty windy. I went 4 miles and had a great run despite the crazy wind. It’s amazing how much getting enough rest impacted my run. Yesterday, I felt a little sluggish on my run. It felt hard to get my legs moving like I wanted, but today I felt like my legs were flying even though they were still a little sore. I can really tell difference between my runs when I get extra sleep and eat a little something and when I run with an empty stomach with less sleep.
I had lots of cleaning to do but I decided that after a week of being cooped up inside the house because of rain, the boys needed to get out! We walked over to the park and I let them play for a bit. Then, I had them run around the park as practice for a race that they want to do next month. I’m really excited that they want to do races. It’s just a fun kid race, but I’m hoping that one day we can do 5k’s as a family :-) Seppe did really well running for most of the time. Gio did his usual – go as fast as he can then walks for a bit and then runs again. When it was time to go home, they wanted to take the Long way home. I was worried that there would be lots of whining – especially from Seppe, but they did really well. We walked by the Library, Police Station, Fire Station and City Hall. The boys were fascinated by the buildings and were very happy that they got to have a “tour.” All in all it was a 2 mile walk.
I did some cleaning when we got home and they relaxed by watching a movie. I didn’t do my Turbo Fire workout until after they went to bed.
Turbo Fire Day42 – I like to do Core20 and Stretch40 at night. I don’t have to worry about being quiet because there’s no jumping. I’m still working on keeping my feet up during the Training Camp exercise. The mat exercises are really tough. Stretch40 is just amazing. It’s exactly what my body needed and a perfect way to end my day. I feel so relaxed after it.
M1: Luna bar – just something quick before going for a run.
M2: Chocolate Shakeology with Zico and avocado.
M3: I really didn’t know what to have for lunch. I just wasn’t in the mood for a salad. I wound up having a whole wheat sandwich thin with hummus, avocado, and tomato sprinkled with sea salt.
M5: Seafood quinoa mix – seafood blend from Trader Joes with shrimp, calamari, and scallops mixed with green beans, bell peppers, squash, and zucchini. Used FitFoodJunkies Balsamic/Honey sauce. Yes, I love this sauce and will be using it a lot : -)
60 oz. of water and a Zico