Today’s Happy Note: Not hating my body at the gym! For some reason I felt strong and confident and I appreciated my height and my small waist. There was no body-hating going on at all. Score!
I took the afternoon off from the office job. I had a boatload of important errands to do (such as going on a quest in search of the new Larabar flavors), computer work to do for the other job, a conference call, and a kick boxing class to get to! You can read about how the first class basically changed my life here. I missed last week since I had just gotten out of the hospital, but I was determined to make it today (although I was quite close to taking a nap instead). So glad I did.
Apparently I just really love punching things? It’s a good mix of cardio and strength and plyometrics and abs and just all kinds of different moves. I did about a half an hour of weights beforehand. I’m starting to feel like myself again!
Bad news though: my stupid stupid INR is still nowhere near high enough. Sad face. This means I have to keep doing the Lovenox injections. Fun. And increasing the Coumadin very very slowly (so that I don’t bleed to death). This probably doesn’t make a lot of sense to most of you, but that’s okay. My point here is not intellectual clarity. It’s more that I’m rambling-venting. To myself. On my public blog.
I make so much sense.
Food I ate today:
Breakfast: TJ’s flax oatmeal made with half vanilla soymilk and half water, a precious farmer’s market peach, and a tablespoon of Justin’s (amazing) maple almond butter.
Birds’ eye view of lunch.
Giant salad with mixed lettuces, yellow squash with EVOO, avocado, and coconut maple tofu. With a side of pear.
Afternoon snack involved a new protein powder find! Designer whey chocolate carmel peanut. I know there are artificial flavors involved, but it’s so good I don’t care. I blended it with chocolate milk and ice and topped it with chocolate almond butter. Mmmmmmmmm.
This kept me full for like five hours, which never happens!
Dinner was pretty swell.
A giant pile of baked plain eggplant, microwave steamed zucchini, meatballs, topped with smooth marinara, cheese, and dried basil. All heated up so it was nice and hot and the cheese was melty, just how I like it.
Followed that up with avocado chocolate pudding! Topped with coconut snow and two squares of Godiva raspberry dark chocolate. This dessert was heaven. On a baby spoon.
I have three doctors appointments tomorrow morning. I have to leave at 8:30 or so and probably won’t get back until 9:00 PM. Yikes! Time to pack everything and prep lunch and snacks. 🙂
Goodnight my friends, sleep tight.