Apparently, I really like this blog title because I already used once back in February 2009. I also used “Shades of Green” in March 2010. I guess I really need to work on my post titles. Clearly, they are lame.
I am so ready for this marathon. Tapering and I just don’t get along. I understand why I need to do it, but I am so antsy to get back to my usual workouts. I miss Body Pump! (Shhh”¦ I went last Friday!)
At the gym this morning, I did this 20-minute treadmill workout, but kept the speed at 6.2 instead of slowing the pace on the inclines. To remember the workout, I wrote it on a Post-It note and then stuck it to the treadmill. The key is to wait until you get to the gym to unstick it, so it stays put.
I ran about 2 miles in 20 minutes and then hopped on the elliptical for 15 minutes.
Today’s lunch included lots of shades of brown, which are never aesthetically pleasing for a food photo, but the meal tasted delicious and that’s all that matters, right?
I whipped up a batch of parsnip fries using the same method for my sweet potato fries and added some BBQ sauce for dipping.
I also had a piece of the monster calzone from last night.
Brown and tasty!
Now, I’m off to bake some cupcakes for Family Dinner with Dave and Marie tonight. I’m pretty sure I’ll end up sampling one. You know, just to make sure they taste okay! 😉
Bostonians: Don’t forget to enter my theater + dinner giveaway. I’m picking a winner tonight!