Daily Archives: March 2, 2010
Hello bloggie friends! Some excellent goals being set over on this post. I’m going to be checking in again every Monday to update with how I’m doing on my monthly goals. I suggest you write down your goals so you can check in too!! This way we won’t forget about them and actually get them achieved :)
Well the worst is behind us. That’s right, Tuesday is over. Today was actually a decent day in Susan-land. T’was a fun day at work. Started off spectacularly with a heavy upper-body weight lifting sesh.
|Assisted chin-up||55 lbs||5||4|
|Romanian deadlift to row||60 lb barbell||5||4|
|Incline chest fly||20 lb dumbbells||5||4|
|Close-grip lat pull down||70 lbs||5||4|
|Seated cable chest press||35 lbs||5||4|
|Arnold press||17.5 lb dumbbells||5||4|
|Seated hammer curl||15 lb dumbbell||5 each arm||3|
|Tricep extension||20 lb dumbbell||5||3|
|YTWL||7.5 lb dumbbells||5 each letter||3|
|Boat pose||60 sec||1|
|Plank knee to elbow||15 each side||1|
|Side plank rotation||15 each side||1|
Pheeeewie! My arms feel pretty good right now, but I know they’re going to be dead tomorrow. All last week it hurt just to hang my arms at my side, I expect nothing less this week ;)
Got to work nice and early to enjoy breakfast at my desk.
- 1/2 cup cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1/2 scoop vanilla whey powder
- 1 tbsp cashew butter
- drizzle maple syrup
Morning snack was a piece of low-carb banana bread.
Today I sandwiched some of my fave protein goo (protein powder + water) in there.
Lunch was leftovers from last night.
However, I didn’t portion enough leftovers for myself, so I had to dig into my afternoon snack early.
Apple Cinnamon Protein Bar. Click on the link – it’s got a recipe page now!!
Dinner was a big ole’ salad.
- yellow & red bell pepper
- roasted soy nuts
- herbed tofu
The dressing was watered down pizza cheese with 2 tbsp hummus, 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes and 2 tbsp water. The tofu was also sautéed in a new food buy!
Coconut oil!! I’ve been wanting to try it forever after reading so many rave reviews on blogs. Fatty February finally gave me the extra push I needed to spend ten bucks on a jar. You only need a little bit, so I think my $10 will actually spread pretty far! I couldn’t really pick up the flavour on the tofu though, I’ll have to try it with veggies next.
Speaking of veggies, see that dark tomato there?
It’s actually a kumato!
Not a very exciting day in terms of food. Very simple, but my body is feeling good about what I fed it today :) Luckily, Ellie tagged me in a fun award!
The rules are as follows:
1. Thank the person who gave this to you.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link to the person who nominated you.
4. Tell up to six outrageous lies about yourself, and at least one outrageous truth.
5. Nominate seven “Creative Writers” who might have fun coming up with outrageous lies.
6. Post links to the seven blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs letting them know you nominated them.
Ahem. Thank you Ellie ;) Now onto my outrageous lies + one truth:
1. I read 36 books one summer in elementary school.
2. I won the highland dancing provincials when I was 6 years old.
3. I’ve been to Sidney Crosby’s house in Halifax although he wasn’t home at the time.
4. The fastest mile I ever ran was done in 7 minutes and 14 seconds.
5. I once made a vanilla latte for Jack White of the White Stripes.
6. When I was a reporter, I did a live television hit for Canada’s national news network, CBC Newsworld.
So my Question of the Day is which one do you think is the truth??
My nominations are randomly selected from the comments on my last post:
Oh! One last thing! I want to start posting pictures/links to people who try out my recipes/eats. If you’re a blogger, leave me a comment or e-mail me with a link to your post and I’ll feature it. If you’re a non-blogger, send me some pics and you’ll be a blogger for a day ;) E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org So if you’ve tried out a recipe in the past you want to share, send it my way, and keep it in mind for all future attempts!
See ya tomorrow for Waffle Wednesday!