posterchild66's Journal, 20 May 2012

Excellent weight in post "Cheat-Indulgence-Spike Day".

Yesterday started with a huge breakfast which was in my journal yesterday. It turned out to be a great day.

I had "excess energy out the wazzoo!" yesterday. I did have an energy drink after a my protein shake for lunch, I do that often though. I think this wild energy was from the calories consumed, and I had a burning desire to ride my bike. I had to fight it off until 330 or 4 when it gets below 100.

I took a bike ride at 1600 for 45 minutes. My usual 9 milers out and back. There is a hill in the middle in the form of a big bridge, puts a nice intensity on it. I did some reading about biking last night, and I would like to start training like it makes sense. Same stuff as running, increase by 10%, and one long ride a week. Interesting.

The problem I face here with biking, is space to do it safely. My 9 mile track is a nice side/walk causeway near the house that has multiple bike paths. After that, and I am in the "city" traffic, and the drivers here are "horrible". I think i realized last night I have to simply repeat this track if I want to go long, that or find some bikers nearby to ask.

Anyway, Y'all have a great day.

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Sundays off!
223.2 lb Lost so far: 45.8 lb.    Still to go: 38.2 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 20 May 2012:
1467 kcal Fat: 57.01g | Prot: 90.22g | Carb: 158.97g.   Breakfast: wheat flat bread, Scrambled Egg, Orange Juice, cheese. Lunch: peppers and onions, refried beans, hummus, squash. Dinner: Salsa, chicken, Garden Vegetable Low in Carbs Gourmet Tortillas, Basmati Rice, Refried Beans. Snacks/Other: Almonds. more...
2679 kcal Activities & Exercise: Desk Work - 4 hours, Resting - 12 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet posterchild66's own diet   losing 2.2 lb a week

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Great job on the bike ride - I vote for doing the lap twice to avoid the crazy drivers.. I can't believe you're fighting with 100 degree temps - yikes.. I think we hit 90 last Friday and it was ridiculous!! 
20 May 12 by member: erika2633
Yay! Great job using that energy on the bike! Sounds like it was fun, except the heat. We're in the mid-high 80s already and hit low 90s today. BOO. Missing the cooler temps! 
20 May 12 by member: ZippyDani

     
 

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