Sunday, February 9, 2014

What's for Dinner? Week of 2/9

Thanks to everyone who suggested I keep track of my workouts old school - with pen and paper. Brilliant! I picked up a cute little calendar last Sunday, and it worked pretty well.

I still hope to log my workouts in DailyMile, but now if I don't have time to turn on the computer after my workout, I can still jot down a couple notes in my calendar and update DailyMile later

Monday - 3 mile run. Time - 27:03; Pace - 9:03.  This was Day 1 of my new training schedule. Just took it easy and enjoyed the run. I'd intended on hitting the treadmill, but I couldn't get into the workout room. :( I had to come back to my apartment and add some additional layers to run outside.

Arms - 15 dips; 15 countertop push-ups; 15 overhead presses (no weights).  I forgot about doing an arm workout until I was about to jump in the shower, so I did just a couple super quick reps right there in the bathroom.

Tuesday - StrongStride DVD. Program 1.

Wednesday - #5bythe5th 5k. Read more about it in this post.

Thursday - 15 minute partner stretch yoga. 2.5 hours shopping. I skipped yoga in the morning in favor of doing yoga with Jeff after work. Unfortunately, I also decided to go shopping for some Red for National Wear Red Day after work, so by time I got home from my little shopping trip, we only had time for 15 min of yoga.

Friday - 3+ hours walking the Strip. I was supposed to do StrongStride this morning, but blogged instead - Red Wear Selfies for National Wear Red Day. My evening didn't go as planned, but we finally met up with my friend around 9-9:30 and walked a LOT through several of the casinos. I did not wear appropriate walking shoes, so I was in a lot of pain by the time we got home.

Saturday - REST. We did drive to Primm, NV, in the afternoon for our first attempt at kite flying. {post coming soon} It wasn't really windy enough, so there was a bit of walking/running involved. More for Jeff than for me.

Sunday - 4 miles. Yoga. Since I didn't get in my run yesterday, I'll be heading out this morning. Just after I publish this post. Jeff and I will do some yoga together this afternoon. Yay!

So, that's how the week went. Could have been better, but definitely nothing to complain about.

Now, let's check out what I'm hoping to eat this coming week.

menu planning

I finally remembered to order Bountiful Baskets for pickup yesterday. It was getting ridiculous. Our fridge was so bare, and I needed some fresh produce. We got lots of yummy stuff yesterday, and I'm excited to try it out for dinner this week.

Sunday - Baked penne with leeks and cheese

Monday - Leftovers

Tuesday - Zucchini burgers

Wednesday - Penne with asparagus. I'm not a fan of asparagus at all, but we got two bunches in our Bountiful Basket. Jeff loves asparagus, so I'm hoping this recipe with be tasty for both of us.

Thursday - Leftovers

Friday - Slow Cooker Lasagna. I didn't get around to making this last week, so I thought it would be perfect for Valentine's Day! We're going to have a date night at home. I'm hoping to make a couple sides with this, too. Asparagus for Jeff; Zucchini for me.

Saturday - TBD

I'm linking up with Laura over at Mommy Run Fast and Jill at Fitness, Health, & Happiness. Go check out what everyone else is cooking up this week.

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  1. I use a calendar to keep track of everything. Very old school, but I love it that way. Cute planner.

  2. What an awesome week of workouts. I love the calendar. It's cute. The dinners you've selected look delicious. Here's to you, your workouts and healthy eating.

  3. Zucchini burgers sound interesting... I may need to try those. What a solid week of workouts, nice job!

    1. Thanks, Laura! I've never tried zucchini burgers, but they sounded yummy to me.

  4. Great week of working out! Asparagus is the best :) I actually have two days of lunches ready for the week! miracles...

    1. I keep trying asparagus, but I haven't liked it yet. :( Yay for small miracles!! Great job. I'm hoping to get some lunches prepped this afternoon.

  5. Great idea for your spontaneous arm workout. Sometimes we just have to get it in when we can! :)

    1. Exactly! It wasn't much, but at least it was something. :)

  6. That is a cute little journal! The zucchini burgers sound good. I would have never thought to make a burger out of zucchini.

  7. Awesome week of workouts. Partner yoga...I wonder if I could my boyfriend to try it! The zucchini burger sounds great!

  8. Oooh, the penne asparagus dish looks great. I might have to try that one.

  9. I am totally intrigued by the zucchini burger!!!!