My second run after blood donation (day 7) was uneventful.
I paid attention not to push myself uphill, but I ended up with my usual pace (9:48 min/mile).
My Anti-Evening-Overeating Plan is working very well, I managed to follow 6 times ... Read more
Due to work schedule I had to cancel my Wednesday and Friday runs, and run today, on Thursday instead.
This is a work at home day, so I drove to up the hill, dropping off DD at work at 7:00.
Weather was lovely, 6 oC / 42 oF, sunshine, muddy ... Read more
My Plan to Avoid Evening Overeating is working well.
On work-at-home days it is usually not 100%, but I don't mind as those days are low risk anyway.
Today I weighed 63.6 kg - closest to my center weight in 10 weeks.
There is blood d... Read more
I have been in a rut of evening overeating in the past few weeks.
This really bothers me, because I know better, and I'm not hungry at all to start with.
Then I get home, walk into the kitchen, grab whatever I like and return for more, in ad... Read more
I have 736 miles in my old winter running shoes, and 580 in the newer summer shoes.
On Tuesday I worked next to the Nike outlet store and checked if there are any shoes good for running outside, with water resistant upper material... Read more
Today is end of Week 9, and of maintenance challenge, and I stepped on the scale...
My weight was 64.5 kg at start, and this morning it was 64.1 kg (142 and 141 in pounds).
I consider this a success, because
-the weight is practically the... Read more
Today I ate my 3 meals and 2 snacks mindfully.
It was nice.
I often eat my breakfast mindful, taking in the colors, texture and flavors of oats and fruit of choice. Today I did it with my eyes closed, focusing on chewing every bite.
Mid... Read more
Last week I posted late, so this week was only 4 days, and pretty much like the previous one was: all fine, except mild overeating in the evenings.
But last night I did somewhat better with eating (grilled chicken, rice, steamed broccoli, s... Read more
I read a fascinating book this week:
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story (by Dan Harris)
www.amazon.com/10-Happie r-Self-Help-... Read more
This update is two days late, normally I do this on Tuesdays, but I had very busy work days. I even broke my 60-or-so day login streak.
Eating was not so good: mild overeating almost every evening, even during the day in the weekend / work... Read more
This week was good.
Lovely sunny autumn weather, good walks and runs, and yoga outside on the terrace.
Eating went well, cooked 3 times.
A friend grows tomatillos in their garden and gave us some, and I made roasted tomatillo sauce - turne... Read more
I used to do weight lifting with a barbell, but I replaced that with yoga, which I enjoy much more.
So no lifting for about half a year.
The only way I work my upper body is yoga, and it is enough to maintain the muscles:
Mindfulness is a good place to be.
When I first read about it (here, in SP articles about mindful eating and walking) I thought "oh dear it sounds really boring, thinking all the time" and dismissed the idea.
Now, 3 years later, several b... Read more
Time is flying!
Week 5 was very good.
Ate well, did all my workouts, slept well.
On Sunday DS and me made sushi (from scratch) and it turned out very well.
I guess I haven't gained, even might have got closer to the lower end of my weigh... Read more
Huh, the past 3 days were tough.
Mon-Tue I had a 2-day business trip, and on Wednesday another one, doing quality checks.
I knew in advance that by Tuesday night I will be dead tired, and Wednesday is 8 hours + 3 hours drive both ways. I hat... Read more