As I said below, I started counting calories again today. It’s amazing how it keeps you honest. I’ve already identified a problem area – that big coffee and chocolate mini muffin I have for morning tea. One hundred calories in a teeny muffin is not so good.
I think tonight I would have assumed that I’d not eaten a lot today and felt comfortable having a treat but now I know I am close to my calorie limit so I resisted. Well I did have a diet mousse but that’s much better than what I could have had.
Over the past few days I’ve been feeling like I’m coming down with a cold or flu – not totally sick but not 100% either. I hate that. Sometimes I’d rather just get the damn bug and be done with it. I was like this last winter too and I’m not sure if it means I’m getting more sickly and picking up things easily or if I’m getting healthier and instead of getting sick, my body is fighting it.
I had doubts about going to the gym tonight but I went and did a huge run with giant hills on the treadmill for half hour then some fast running – I have this weird thing that my “reward” for doing the giant hills (which is a top fat burning workout) is to finish with about 10 minutes of running flat out as fast as I can. Yes, I am insane!
After that I did my upper body workout. I’m getting better at pushups – my PT had me doing them on a bar on the Smith’s machine and I’m gradually getting the bar down lower. My goal is to do them on the floor – real, live pushups. I saw a chick doing proper pushups the other day and I was so impressed because most girls don’t do them at all. She was even doing one handed ones (show off). I’ll do that one day.