The Blue Box's Journal, 07 March 2014

My weight is up today, but I'm not worried. I'm guessing it's because I ate too many pretzels last night. :P

I am worried about tonight and tomorrow though; I have a wedding rehearsal and a wedding to attend. I'm the spouse of someone in the wedding party, does that mean I attend the wedding rehearsal and the dinner that follows? I thought I didn't have to, but my fiancé surprised me with the news today...

I was prepared for the wedding, but I don't have a dress for the rehearsal dinner!! Ahh!! I guess I'll have to drag him around shopping today. :P

The 5K is coming up next Saturday and I really hope the weather gets better. This past week has been rainy and cold, so I have been neglecting to run... but according to my Fitbit I've been walking for 5 miles a day for the past couple of days, so maybe that means I'm ready? :/

Rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day! Just not tomorrow, because that is when the wedding is. :)

Have a great weekend everyone!
104.8 lb Lost so far: 9.8 lb.    Still to go: 2.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 07 March 2014:
2617 kcal Fat: 107.34g | Prot: 94.21g | Carb: 333.56g.   Breakfast: Cream of Wheat Enriched Farina (1 Minute), Green Tea, Nature Made Chewable Vitamin C, Spring Valley Glucosamine Chondroitin, Optimum Nutrition Opti-Women, Hydroxycut Gummies, GNC Ultra Omega Krill Oil, Bell Plantation PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter. Lunch: Peaches, Chicken Sausage, Ball Park Fat Free Turkey Hot Dogs, Apples. Dinner: Italian Bread, Outback Steakhouse Rib Eye (14 oz), Mashed Potatoes (Whole Milk and Butter Added), Cooked Green String Beans (from Fresh), Deep Vegetable Samosa, Fresh & Easy Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting, Publix Vanilla Cake with Buttercream Icing, Hershey's Kisses Hugs, Hershey's Milk Chocolate Kisses with Almonds, Hershey's Milk Chocolate Kisses. Snacks/Other: Zone Perfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bar - Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Girl Scout Cookies Thin Mint Cookies. more...
1624 kcal Activities & Exercise: Calisthenics (light, e.g. home exercise) - 30 minutes, Stretching (yoga) - 21 minutes, Housework - 3 hours, Sleeping - 5 hours and 30 minutes, Resting - 9 hours and 39 minutes, Sitting - 1 hour, Shopping - 30 minutes, Desk Work - 3 hours and 30 minutes. more...
on diet The Blue Box Diet   gaining 2.1 lb a week

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I heart pretzels as well :) Probably the sodium making you retain water overnight. Typically the people in the wedding + their spouse attends the rehearsal dinner - it depends on how long and where the actual rehearsal is at as to whether you'll need to go to that as well. I wouldn't worry too much about how to dress unless it is a very over-the-top dinner, a semi-casual dress or something you'd wear to work should be fine. I am having my rehearsal dinner at a brewery and we've told everyone they can dress casually, so you never know! I'm sure you'll do great at the 5K... just give your best and be proud of your achievement! Make sure you take a finish line picture ;) Good luck! 
07 Mar 14 by member: Breeze2011
Enjoy the wedding! As for the 5K, you still got a week to get some running in, so no fears! You'll do great! 
07 Mar 14 by member: aggie95
Thanks for the encouragement! It sounds like it's semi casual, so I guess I don't have to go out and look for a dress, woo hoo! 
07 Mar 14 by member: The Blue Box
Have fun at the at the wedding and dinner. I am sure you will look amazing and good luck on your upcoming run. Are you making a play list of music for when you go or are you taking someone with you? 
07 Mar 14 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
I'm going with a co-worker and my fiancé, so no playlist needed. :) 
09 Mar 14 by member: The Blue Box

     
 

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