squash it up
Last night I slept like a baby and i’m thinking the same is going to happen tonight. I am really loving Bikram yoga this time and am so glad that I went for it and bought the 10 day pass. I’m thinking i’ll be able to make it to 9 days out of 10. Friday they don’t have a night class, and Friday is also my moms birthday and we’ll be going out to dinner for her birthday…. SO this also means, Friday night dinner will be my exclusion night from CFW. I’ll add in breakfast on Monday to even it out.
This morning I decided to make some eggs. I made a one egg 2 white omelette with sauteed onions, spinach, and mushrooms. I added a slice of wheatberry bread on the side dry. I don’t know why but egg breakfasts never really keep me satisfied. Cereal or oats in the morning end up lasting much longer personally. My favs anyways.
Snack this morning was a banana and 1 piece of wheatberry bread with almond butter.
Lunch was 2 leftover sweet potato /black bean patties, with a spinach salad and sprouts with some goddess dressing. To get me through until work was over I had some almonds and an apple.
My lunch workout was disappointing 😦 I had planned to do a 45 minute interval run, and it was on my training plan but I could only make it for 20 minutes. I don’t know why, but the arch in my right food had the absolute WORST cramp ever and I couldn’t run it off. It kept hurting and I didn’t want to push through the pain just in case, so I finished up my intervals at 20 mins. I”m not sure if its because this week i’ve been wearing higher heels, or if its because i stretched it weird in yoga? I’m not too sure but I know that I really hope its gone by Wed when I have my next treadmill encounter. I’m going to use my foot rubz ball tonight for sure before i hop into bed.
Before I headed off to Bikram I had some hummus on toast. 3 pieces of toast today lol.
Bikram was really good again tonight. A different instructor, but just as good. This one pushed everyone a little further tonight, but I didn’t have to leave the room! Its crazy when you can see the pores in your shins dripping sweat. Its ridiculous how much you sweat in this class, its literally like i jumped into a pool with all my clothes on. It really does make you feel so cleansed when you leave though. I think by the end of this 10 day pass i might be hooked. They lure you in with this $25 pass 🙂 haha.
Late dinner again tonight, I made a new dinner with spaghetti squash. I am so glad that i’ve found this veggie through all of your blogs! It is an amazing ingredient. I cooked up the squash, and while it was in the microwave I sauteed some onions in olive oil. I added some garlic and spinach and let the spinach wilt. Then I put the spaghetti squash in the pan and then threw in some chickpeas and sundried tomatoes. voila! dinner is served 🙂 I ate half, and gave the other half to my dad. He really liked it! I added a little feta to the top of his. Really really incredibly simple recipe. I would have LOVED to have added some artichokes but the jar was empty! gotta restock asap. After dinner I had two peach halves. I bought the jar from TJs and they are in white grape juice, not a sugar syrup! They weren’t as sweet as the ones in syrup usually are and tasted so refreshing.
Day 2 of CFW: pretty good! I don’t think i’m going to do any more egg breakfast meals, they just don’t hold me over long enough. And i’ve found that nuts are a great snack. I”ve never really snacked on them plain before, and i really loved the almonds today. The walnuts were pretty good to. had I not done this CFW, i probably would never have thought to eat those instead of a bar. I am also loving the fact that I need to be a little more creative with dinners and am getting some great vegetable intake during this challenge. Overall, a success for day 2!
have a great night and talk to you all tomorrow!! xoxo