Soooo….I’ve been off for Spring Break this week. And even though I’ve not done much, I haven’t had time to do much, if that makes any sense. So I haven’t had time to post a blog entry OR clean house OR do any of the things on my to-do list.
Aaaaand, I haven’t felt quite myself. I haven’t slept well and although my stomach isn’t upset, it isn’t normal either. I’ve also had some nagging soreness in my left SI joint…..an after effect of officiating 16 volleyball matches over the weekend, I suspect. I have gotten a couple of runs in, though; my last one was yesterday and THIS happened.
You read that right. Max HR was 149!!!! AND that was on 15:1 intervals! Even better, that sore SI joint doesn’t hurt at all during runs. So even though things aren’t perfect, they are pretty darn good right now.
Before you make any assumptions or comments; yes, this is strange for even my household. My biggest concern was that I was responsible for this, because I hadn’t gotten eggs out in days which would have meant the egg was there all that time and I never noticed it. But, after an investigation that would rival the FBI, I uncovered evidence in the form of witness testimony. Taylor spent the night at home on Friday and Bobby cooked her breakfast before she left Saturday morning. Still not exactly sure how the egg got into the silverware drawer, but I know that I’m not the cause which means I’m still hanging on to my slither of sanity.
My friends at work affectionately call me the “Food Nazi”. People ask me all the time about running and how I maintain my weight. My approach is pretty simple. I try to avoid sugary drinks (except wine….wine is delicious!) and I want my food as close to the way it came from the Earth as possible. I don’t eat fried foods very often, but I don’t deprive myself either. Believe me, I eat PLENTY of cupcakes! Anyway, I’m always happy to help hold people accountable, because I think the biggest problem is that people just eat….without any thought going into what they are putting in their body, or how much they are putting in their body. Within the last 2 days, I’ve gotten ALL these comments!
Then, my friend Carmen, tagged me in this Instagram pic and even called me the food nazi! LOL Carmen is one of my dearest work friends, and she works so hard to eat healthy, although I’m proud of her for indulging herself when she wants! Then, Donna commented on Carmen’s Facebook post.
I’m not sure I’ve ever knocked food out of anyone’s hand…..but I do know Shannon HID from me one day when she brought back a bag of FRIED everything from Sonic! (Of course I caught her!) Seriously, I think that when you start to view food as FUEL for your body, you want to put GOOD fuel in your body. And putting less than great fuel in every once in a while is OK. It’s all about balance.
Isn’t that beautiful!!! ❤