Day 22 – Back in the Game

Day #22
Ran Today, YUSS!!  I feel so much better now, I was starting to feel a little emo there for a second, withdrawels and all.  And I ran my longer route today and still felt like i could push for more, I think maybe I am ready to extend to 6k a day, with a goal to get to 8km – 5Miles (8.05km).  Would be a luxury to get this 8k W/C (without children)  I just don’t think it is possible to do it in a short time frame having to push an extra 20-25kg.  I may just have to do one day a week where I go out on my own to run without the children, and have hubby look after them while he is on his off-hitch.  I really wanna get to this 5mile thing, coz 5k just isn’t the business.  Plus I have to eventually increase my fitness some how, and doing the same amount everyday is not a winning way!  It will be good once the children go to kindy, I can slip in a run on my own more often.  Anywho, not a bad effort for my first day back at it after a weekend off sick, that entire weekend plus monday without a workout cost me a few extra hundred grams of weightloss, I def’s can’t do this thing without putting in a decent effort on the pavements.
Weigh-in I guess couldv’e been worse, we are now at 77.2kg, which is only 200grams loss, fucking pizza!!!
Oh and the fact that I chugged atleast 1.5L of water this morning before weigh-in because I am scared of becoming dehydrated due to still having the shits, another thing contributing to those few extra hundy still laden on my body!!!
Just so you know, we will be upp’ing this mutha!  Its time to go double time on this cardio and get in some more decent weightloss!  I worked out that 5 miles a day with 1 rest day a week during the month of feb…were looking at 193.2k, urgh making me sweat just thinking about it…lets just bust a healthy 150k for starters. – 6.25k a day with 1 rest day, I’ll take it!
Weight Watchers Loss Week 15

Breakfast: 207 Cals
Usual Oats with (1/2c)lite milk, 1/4c Fresh Blueberries, 1/4c fresh Strawberries
Green Tea

Morning Tea: 105 Cals
Banana

Lunch: 158 Cals
Sushi from Yoku Sushi –  assorted pieces

Afternoon Tea: 429 Cals
Small Vanilla Latte and small Chocolate Pastry

Dinner: 384 Cals
Homemade Cheeseburger – I LOVE BURGER!!!

Spiced Beef Patty (6 Patties @ 179 Cals each)
488g 10% Minced Beef
1 small egg
1/4c Breadcrumb
1tsp Morrocan Seasoning
1tsp Cumin
1tsp Tumeric
1tsp Garlic powder
Chuck it all together, divide into 6!
Day 22 Dinner - Cheeseburger

Added 1Tbsp Grated Parmesan and some lettuce to this as well

TOTAL CALORIES CONSUMED: 1283 – Really disappointed in my calorie breakdown today, heres me thinking quick coffee and small pastry treat wont break the bank, I already know Pastry is the worst, why the funk did I not just have extra sushi!!  IDIOT! thats why! FFS my afternoon tea treat was more than my Dinner and My Lunch, What a dickhead!
Anywho…

Activity/Exercise:

5.66km, 8’49″/km, 49.56mins, 411 Calories, 1198 Nike Fuel (for those who have the Nike+Running App)
Run today

Exercise Rating: 4 –

(FML Dying 0, I need a lie down 1, yeah not too bad 2, Pretty alright 3, Unstoppable 4, Im lovin It 5)

Intensity Rating: 4

(Piss Easy 0, Could go another hour 1, Just shy of a sweat 2, Pushing it a bit 3, Smashing it out 4, Beast Mode 5)
78.4km for January

Todays Run puts me at 78.4km out of 100km,  Just shy of 80% complete

TOTAL CALORIE BURN: 411

Tips/Words:
Make small achievable goals!  And make PR’s(Personal Records)/PB’s(Personal Bests).  Have a visable record of both of these!  These things are most of the reason why I have been pushing myself to do more and more.  Its not about being the best, not about being better than someone else, just about reaching my own potential and getting some self-fulfilment.

Outlook for tomorrow:
Run again!!  I might try get in an extra half k by taking another longer route home, seeing how I go for time and how I feel, I don’t like to run in the hot hot sun with the children, as there are a lot of hills and I prefer not to die running!  Am really keen to try it though!  We will see tomorrow, kinda amped just thinking about it, almost got a crush on it already! EXCITE!

Jay 🙂

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2 comments

  1. My husband used to be a marathon runner (got sick and lost the love, sadly) and there’s a meet held here in Sydney every month of 5km, 10km and 21km runs. Is there anything like that perhaps where you are? That way it’s a set time, safe path, you can run with people, and the tikes and hubby can be cheering you on from the finish!

    1. Im sure I could find something, it’s just a case of having the hubby home to have the children, He works out of the country, so trying to get some solo running time is not easy, but I am determined to find a way! I have planned a 5k with a friend in June and we plan to book in a 10k straight after, in our town they’re quarterly I think, but in Wellington and Auckland they are almost weekly 🙂

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