Alright, I am going to take a hot minute to toot my own horn, mainly for my own encouragement.
Story of my life? I literally think this ALL of the time, anyone else?
Anyways, back to what I am proud of myself for: NOT running.
Yes, you read that right. After increasing my post-stress fracture mileage to six miles last week, my “perfect world” goal was, NO RUNNING at all this past week. I knew that was unrealistic, but hoped that by setting that as my goal, the week would end up with a healthy mix of running and cross training.
I am going to pause here for a moment. Notice I just said, “my “perfect world” goal was, NO RUNNING at all this past week. I knew that was unrealistic”…. I am calling Bull on myself. No one makes me run. It was TOTALLY realistic to have done ZERO running last week, I just did not really want to.
Just had to call myself out
Here is how the week ended up looking:
The Week In Workouts
Monday: 60 minutes elliptical
Tuesday: 6 mile run, lots weighted o’ squats!
Thursday: 6 mile run, abs
Friday: 60 minutes elliptical, arms, hauling boxes at work (phew!)
Saturday: 45 minutes elliptical, 30 minutes stair master ( Gotta get ready for this race), abs
Sunday: 6 mile run (the only outdoor run all week)
Wohoo, three days of not running! Kelly, from one of my favorite blogs, Meals For Miles loves running even more than I . She is warding off injury and being a smarty-pants by significantly scaling back her running. I knew that if she was being cautious enough to take time away, I could as well.
That right there folks is the power of blogging, thanks for the inspiration Kelly!
Rediscovering a Forgotten Love:
This may not look like a zesty, carby, bowl of delicousness, but I promise you it is and you should eat it right now!
Every week when I walk past the canned items to buy my pumpkin/beans, what have you, I see the cans of hominy, and think to myself, “Oh! Hominy is so good buttttttt eh, maybe I’ll grab a can next week.” At a whopping 79 cents a can, this is a very logical thought process.
Thankfully, when I got home this weekend, there was a Tupperware full of leftover hominy, already purchased for my consumption. Add a little lime and salsa, and you’ve got one yummy snack!
And now friends, it’s time for some Super Bowlin. It looked nice until I tried to be crafty and add the lacing…
Recipes and Recipe links coming soon, have a fun night!
How do you feel about the Super Bowl?
I feel like it’s a great reason for a party.
What do your workouts look like next week?
I have no idea but I am thinking split squats will be making an appearance.