This post is for Lexy and Carman…yesterday my eyes were opened to the fact that I am not super woman. What??? I know, but it’s true. After a Wednesday spin class, 120 make-up burpees (on the BOSU), and my Thursday buns and guns class where we spent most of the class on these:
They are called gliders and you can probably guess what they do…they glide. These can be used for a variety of different exercises under the hands or under the feet. It makes the workout way more intense causing the entire core to contract while sliding back on forth on the gliders. We used them almost the entire class for tons of exercises such as: mountain climbers, one-legged burpees with shoulder press, side lunges, push-ups, and lots more I can’t remember. Since my core was already sore from my burpees the day before, I couldn’t complete every exercise and modified a lot.
So after all that, Thursday evening I started having some pain in my stomach. It was a hard to describe pain kinda of all over my belly, strong and horribly uncomfortable. I thought maybe it was something I ate, but I really hadn’t eaten a lot that day and nothing different than usual. It got to the point that when we sat down for dinner I could hardly eat and was doubling over in pain. My mom took over getting Cole to bed and I went to take a bath and get in bed. I did some googling and found that it was most likely gas…which my mom and I concluded today, came from some bad spinach in my green smoothie. The fact that my core was so sore from all the workouts just intensified the pain.
So even though I do feel like I listen to my body and don’t push myself too hard, I may have to re-evaluate. Carman and Lexy voted me out of the burpee challenge with a vote of thanks. I have not accepted this forced exit, but I have a feeling it’s going to be harder to keep up everyday. All I can do is my best and my goal is to finish the challenge one way or the other.
Wednesday’s Fire Bites
1 hr spin class +12/120 burpees
Volunteered at the hospital, Wednesdays are now my official days. Started getting a huge headache halfway through my shift so I grabbed a coke zero (after going 2 days without caffeine, yeah for me, 2 whole days!). Picked up Cole from school and headed home. I bought a kabocha squash last week to make for my mom who is doing a very strict protein/veggie diet. She had bought a rotisserie chicken from Costco and I made the squash. It was a super delicious dinner!
Snack: apple w/PB 3
THURSDAY Fire Bites
Pre-buns and guns: 2
Kick my BUNS and GUNS class +12
Post-B&G: Muscle Milk light 3
Cole I went to the rec center and I Skype chatted with Keller while Cole played. Came home and had lunch and both of us went down for naps!
Lunch protein pancake and green smoothie 5.
We got up just in time for Taekwondo. Snack on the way: 5
I dropped Cole off and went to do some Christmas shopping. Grabbed Chipotle for dinner on the way home.
Dinner: burrito bowl- brown rice(awesome!), small bit of black beans, chicken, fajita veggies, pico, sprinkle of cheese, lettuce, guac…this was the night I got sick, I ate maybe 1/3 6pts?
FRIDAY fire bites
Breakfast…another protein pancake and green smoothie 5
50min of yoga at home
It was Heidi’s (from Tuesdays with Heidi) birthday so I surprised her and showed up at her house to take her to lunch. We went to one of both our favorites Cafe Trio. I really wish she would let me take pictures with her. We both looked really cute today!
appetizer…rosemary flatbread w/white bean, pesto, and olive spread…I had 3 pieces of the flatbread
lunch…portabello mushroom and veggie panini w/mozarella and a cup of roasted red pepper soup…ate the entire sandwich, and maybe 4 bites of the soup
dessert…Heidi’s choice, creme brûlée I had literally maybe 2 tsp…so full from the rest of my lunch
Made a Costco run to exchange my Garmin…hopefully this one works. Picked up Cole and we went home. Papa has been wanting to try this BBQ place in Heber, UT (about 20 min from Park City) so we went tonight. It claims to be “Texas” BBQ.
Cole chillin’ on the way…thank goodness for car DVD players!
This is Cole and my skeptical face that it would be anything like REAL TEXAS BBQ.
Dinner: side salad (did not eat croutons or all of the cheese), brisket sandwich (ate 1/3 of the bun), 3 bites of Cole’s pulled pork sandwich, a few green beans
My overall rating of the place is a 5 out of 10. The brisket was good, but definitely NO extra lean Rudy’s brisket. The beans were out of a can and in water with a piece of bacon that was gray. The potato’s were good, but I’m not a crazy potato person, I can pass them up. The service was not awesome, they gave Cole RANCID milk! And before we even got home my stomach was hurting and I had to spend some time in the loo. TMI I know!
I will be listening to my body the next time my Dad suggests going to this BBQ place again. 😉