Whole30, Day 3

January 10, 2013 at 10:26 am

So far so good! Still just a slight headache today. It’s really not bad at all. Today I was very hungry by the time each meal came around. I guess you are supposed to be hungry when it’s time for your next meal. Maybe I’m becoming normal again. I’m still craving caffeine free Diet Cokes. I’m not really “craving” anything else, but I do miss bread and cheese.

This morning Chewie and I walked Mack to school.

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It is so warm here. At 6:30 a.m. when we left the house it was 70° thus the shorts and t-shirts. It got up to 83 today! It felt HOT outside. Winter, please come back to Florida.

Breakfast:

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(2 eggs with Frank’s Hot Sauce, hash including: spinach, a little leftover sirloin steak cut into tiny pieces, sweet potato, mushrooms, onions, bell pepper, cashews, sautéed in coconut oil)

I’m so glad that Frank’s Hot Sauce is Whole30 compliant!

After I ate breakfast and Cal got off to school I went to the gym for Bodypump!

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It was my first time back to Bodypump in a couple of months. I went super light on the weights, but I know that I’m going to be sore tomorrow. It was great. One of the old instructors from Lifestyles taught the class and we had a nice time chatting and reconnecting. About half of the people in the class were people that I used to do Bodypump with at Lifestyles/LA Fitness.

This was actually my first time working out at Gold’s since I joined in December or whenever it was…a while ago. I have been such a slacker, but I’m excited to get back in the groove. I definitely have some thoughts about the gym, but I’ll save it for another post. I am just happy to be exercising again.

Random non-sequitur: I burned my arm while cooking yesterday.

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It’s not as bad as it looks.

Bodypump was from 9:15 to 10:15 and I had a meeting at 10:30. And I had to shower before the meeting. So I skipped the ab track and the cool down portions of the Bodypump class, took the fastest shower ever at the gym, then hurried to my Biz Mom Connections meeting which was luckily just across the street from Gold’s

My friend Christie of Bruner Fitness (and Baby Boot Camp and Karna Fitness…she’s busy and super fit) gave the presentation today.

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Christie spoke about having SMART goals. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the acronym, but it stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. As always, Christie was very motivational. This is my favorite photo of Christie and me:

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I really like BizMoms. If you are an entrepreneur in the Tampa Bay area, you should definitely check it out. There are chapters all over the bay area, and it’s a very supportive and friendly group.

After BizMoms I hurried home to get some things done and have lunch. Lunch was leftovers from dinner the night before:  sirloin steak and Brussels sprouts slaw.

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I jazzed up the steak a little with some chimichurri sauce that Chad picked up when we were in Lexington. Luckily it has no forbidden ingredients!

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I thought it was pretty good.

Today was early release day so soon after lunch I went to pick Mack up from school. He ended up going over to a friend’s house to play, so I got a bunch of things done before it was time to pick Cal up from the bus stop and retrieve Mack. Despite “getting things done”, most of the Christmas decorations are still up and I still haven’t gone through the stack of mail that the post office held while we were out of town. I hope there is nothing important in there. That’s priority #1 for tomorrow. Or maybe #12, but it’s definitely getting done.

I had to take Cal to karate this afternoon, but luckily Chad picked him up on his way home from work. Also luckily, dinner had been cooking in the crockpot all day and it was amazing. I used a recipe from the Whole9 blog for Crockpot Carnitas.

Before shredding:

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After shredding:

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Chewie was very interested in the shredding process.

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This was beyond delicious!

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I’m so glad that there are lots of leftovers.

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I am out of roasted carby-veggies, so I made a new batch tonight.

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On to Day 4! Just 27 days to go.

Cya.