Here is what I was planning on doing yesterday….
I’ll try to do this when I remember, which might not be much, but hey, I am doing it this week! May be it will be a good way to keep me accountable, truthful to myself. We’ll see how it goes.
Wegman’s Lite English Muffin, Low Fat Cream Cheese, Wilkin’s Strawberry Perserves (4+)
Shakeology Smoothie – 1/2 Scoop Shakeology, 1 cup Skim Milk, Strawberries, 1/2 banana (4 P+)
Coffee w/ Fat Free Half and Half (1P+)
Clementines (0P+) There were many of these
- Snyders of Hanover Nibblers (16 nibblers) – 3P+
- 1/2 cup low fat coffee ice cream – 4P+
- 2nd Cup of Coffee w/ Fat free half and half – 1P+
Water Count: 20+24+
That’s where I stopped.
I have a really hard time remembering to take pictures before I just start eating. Yesterday started off well, because I was working from home, and took time preparing my meals for the first part of the day. Then I got really busy, you know working, and then I had to shower and get ready to leave for class. I was out the door by 3:00 pm and it took me over an hour to get to campus (about 16 miles from my house) because of the roads. Everything was okay except for my neighborhood, and Braddock Road – the main road leading to campus. Once on campus I was shocked to see that the main road (Patriot Circle) looked like it hadn’t been touched. The parking lots were worse.
I parked on an incline of a snow bank. Not joking.
I got to class, on time thankfully, and then hunkered down because my exposed skin walking to class was stinging and on fire from the extremely cold wind.
Bathroom Selfies Are Kind Of My Thing.
Class was class. The teacher doesn’t really seem friendly or approachable. Most of the time when I’ve asked questions in the past about an assignment or clarification on something else, I’ve received an answer. This time I was met with “It’s in the Syllabus.”
If this wasn’t a required course, and I hadn’t already bought the books, I would have simply dropped it last night. I wish I had a different professor. The only nice thing about this, is that it meets mostly online. I can most likely do the larger projects pretty much in a weekend, so I am not worried about that aspect. I might bang them out tomorrow really, since I am home from work with my flexed holiday.
I have my second class tonight, which was recommended to me by Zenkov (The most amazing Professor to have ever lived) so I am sure it will be at least captivating. The one saving grace I have for this semester is that my classes are from 4:30 – 7:10. SO AT LEAST I’m not getting out at 10:00 pm and then getting home close to 11, and then winding down by midnight and waking up at 6:00 am.
So far I am kind of “Eh” about this semester. I met some people last night that kind of worry me about what I am getting myself into, and I am still unsure about how to go about actually getting through this. Frankly, if I pass the Praxis this February (you know the 4th time I’ve taken it) then I figure I can do anything. But I am not very confident in that respect. I am also really scared of not passing, and then never passing, and jumping off a bridge.
But one step at a time.
I’m fully tracked for the day, and looking at food and food intake as something I can control. I didn’t workout yesterday, as my legs were sore, and my heart wasn’t in it. I doubt I’ll get the chance to workout today as I won’t get home till about 7:45 – 8:00 pm and by then exhaustion will have set in. I plan on 5 miles tomorrow morning, and then a weight workout just to get me back into the groove of two a day workouts. I notice I feel more empowered when I bust through those. I am exhausted, but empowered.
My races are coming up quick, so it’s time to kick it into full gear. As long as the sidewalks are clear this weekend, I’m doing 8 miles. There. I said it. So I must do it.