Over the last 4 weeks have been trying to run a mile non-stop. Some would think that it is easy, but running is hard for me even though I have done several 5k's I still have yet to run one entirely.
I thought that I would first, instead of "training" for a 5k, I'd first try "training" to run a mile. Some people will be able to do this in a month, but not me. I am taking this more realistically for myself. I am spreading this out over several weeks, which is going to result in several months and I am not ashamed of that. So far so good...up to running a half mile!!!
One of the things I have been doing is paying attention to my intake. Not obsessively like I have in the past, which lead me to destructive behaviors. But now I am working on really knowing what I put into my mouth. For instance, this morning. I did my workouts...yes that is plural. Than I wanted a healthy breakfast that included foods I like, so you see that in the picture was my breakfast and I loved it.
- 3 Cups Fresh Spinach (I just used some from a bag)- 20 cal.
- 2 Med. Eggs- 70 cal. each
- 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes- 0 cal.
- Salt to taste-0 cal. (I do not use salt in my cooking, watching sodium intake, plus I like to taste what things taste like without the salt cover up)
1. Lightly spray a non-stick pan with some oil and saute spinach for about 2 minutes on med high heat until they have sweated down. Keep them in the pan but move them off to the side.
2. Scramble two eggs in a bowl and then pour into the pan. Sprinkle eggs with the red pepper flakes. Gently stir eggs and spinach together for about 1-2 minutes. Salt your dish to taste after it is all done.
I had a piece of dry Multi-Grain toast with my breakfast that was 130 cal. a slice, so that rounded my breakfast out to 290 cal. Which is great especially after a workout.
Thanks for visitin'.
NOTE: I will still have a piece of cheesecake or chocolate, chips, burger, fried chicken strips,etc. etc. This is about living the good life and all of those things are a part of it. :-)