StarandLuna's Journal, 06 June 2011

I was really excited to write on this journal today. It's really a nice feeling to reflect on my health and fitness journey.

I ran a half marathon yesterday in 2:34 and 36 seconds. Not bad. It's about an 11 minute mile. *pat on the back* I worked so hard. For someone who has been sedentary for a long time, who gave birth last year, who has been through the longest self-doubt phase of my life - I finally did it. I have finally commit to my health - for life.

I also weighed in this morning and the scale said 143lbs. It has been slow, yes. But it has been meaningful and life changing. Of course I want the weight the come off faster. But I've learned not to do things half-ass in anything and I will not lose weight and be healthy half ass. I would just gain the pounds back and go through another roller coaster.

I learned that I cannot and should not eat white rice, white pasta or white bread. It really doesn't do anything for me. So I've been switching to quinoa, wheat bread and pasta. I feel more full and more satisfied. Also more fiber too.

I also learned that I should be eating too much sugary stuff. Damn, I love red velvet cake, but it is not good for my tummy.

- Limit my sugar intake
- Limit white carbs (or take it out completely for this month - that includes pizza)
- Take out junk food completely
- Continue running 5 times a week 3-6 miles each time (I love it!)
- Drink plenty of water

I have 3.5 more weeks to go down to 138 lbs. I know I can do it.

Diet Calendar Entries for 06 June 2011:
1528 kcal Fat: 68.89g | Prot: 57.79g | Carb: 173.18g.   Breakfast: gnocchi, pasta sauce, shrimp. Lunch: peanut butter and jelly sandwich, strawberry. Dinner: vietnamese shrimp spring rolls, quinoa, sea bass, olive oil, mixed salad, watercress, balsamic dressing. more...
1705 kcal Activities & Exercise: Desk Work - 3 hours, Resting - 12 hours and 40 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours, Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 20 minutes. more...



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