So, it’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe! But I made a yummy dinner tonight that I thought I’d share! Plus it’s super easy, which I love on a week night. Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, diced 2T garlic (I buy the bottled kind, I hate roasting garlic) 3T parsley (I buy the tubed type, hate seeing veggies go to waste, but rarely can … Continue reading Garlic Wino Chicken & Jasmine Rice
This weekend we had to be a little flexible with our training schedule. We had the Edge of Hell Race scheduled for Saturday morning, which was a fun race. I’ve not done very many trail races (that don’t include obstacles), so I’m always a little nervous before they start. But I felt good throughout the race. My legs felt strong. Plus, lots of my favorite … Continue reading Edge of Hell Run
Unfortunately for you, I’ve been thinking a lot about my “race weight”, so, you get to hear about it. First, how many calories should I be taking in? Calculating Calories: 1. Find calories on average burnt each week, take seven days of activity, divide the calories burnt by 7, that’s the average. For me, right now 4,348 calories / 7 days is 621. 2. Find … Continue reading Racing Weight
So after having two very different conversations in one day about my nutritional intake (or lack of attention to) both pre-, during, post- workout and my general intake. It’s time for me to really take a look at my diet, my fueling for race day, and honestly (sadly) my ideal race weight. So, tonight I focused my energy on what I need to dial in … Continue reading Fueling for the 70.3
Today was truly a “rest day”. I slept in, hung out with my family, caught up on laundry, gutted my girls’ room. Tomorrow, back at it!!! This will be the 4th week of Ironman training, and I’m feeling really good about where we are at. Continue reading Motivational Monday
Another terrific week of training in the books. I wasn’t feeling so great this weekend though, can’t tell if it’s a bug or what… Anyways, my long run, was just getting the miles for the weekend in, and chalking it up to listening to my body. I did take a two hour nap today, which I never am able to do, so I must have … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Week 3 Complete!!!
The things that went on this week that I hadn’t discussed yet!! ❤️They make me so proud!❤️ Haili’s President’s Day Program, super cute. Finally, nice weather and sunrises! And I ate this today! Holy yum. And tonight we celebrated Little Abel’s 4th Birthday!! Continue reading This Week in Pics!
Thursday’s are still not my day. But I did manage to get both of my workouts in. Swimming 800 meters. Followed by a 4.5 mile run, in a t-shirt!!!! Hurray!!!! But Thursdays I still am sooo incredibly tired… My body just gets to a point that it’s just exhausted. But my training schedule, is my training scedule, so I let it win. Continue reading Dear Thursdays, I still hate you…
This morning was spinning class. My brother is home from Afganistan, I text with him all morning. He asked me of spinning class was anything like this: http://youtu.be/daENAtFZOho I of course said yes!!! Ha! Work was stressful today. So incredibly stressful. It’s days today that I need to remember: Although I actually feel like this: So instead force myself to do this: Ha! Well off to … Continue reading Cray Cray Kinda Day