Woo hoo! Surprised myself with my good eating today. Had a big bowl of fage yogurt, blueberries, and walnuts for breakfast. Took Noah for a 30 minute hike. Then I took food with me for snacks and lunch because I had to drop my car off for repairs, and was going to spend time at the gym and then on to a friend’s house for a little sewing. I brought some of that tofu edemame salad, an orange, and two lobars.
I worked out pretty hard at the gym. My knees still hurt, and my back is still bothering me, so I am a little guarded with them. But I am working my upper body pretty darn hard. Went for a swim afterward. So far only spending 15 minutes in the pool, but it sure feels great. And today there wasn’t anybody in the spa, so I went in there. Oh, it felt so good. I could have gone to sleep in there! Then I walked over to my friend’s house. Probably two miles away. Oops, that wasn’t such a good plan.
I got hungry after working out, (duh) so I bought some of Vicky’s nutty nibby cookies for an afternoon treat since some of my lunch food was gone. I thought that would blow my food for the day, but when I added everything up I came out below my calorie allotment. I am so happy about this. It was so relaxing at my friend’s house. She keeps an EXTREMELY clean house, and we just have fun talking and hand-sewing together.
Here’s what I had for dinner. Remember the mexican dish I had at that Tombien restaurant? Well, they were kind of puffy little corn tortillas under the toppings. So when I was at Costco, I saw this package of puffy little corn tortillas that were filled with cheese–no need to put cheese on top. And each tortilla was only 115 calories. Ingredient list was basically corn meal and cheese, no preservatives. I thought they might be worthy, and they really were. I made some fresh salsa really quick, and sliced off some romaine lettuce to top them with. If you wanted more, a little enchilada sauce with a wee bit of meat would also be excellent. Here’s the best part. I fixed two of them, but I started to get full halfway through, and I actually was able to stop myself from eating all of them.
That’s zucchini in that other dish. I love zucchini. I’m so glad I like veggies. And here’s a close-up of the little puffy tortilla thingy showing the cheese inside.
And here’s a picture of the new ‘practically perfect dog’ Mr. Monk. Isn’t he a good little boy?
After dinner I took Noah out for a walk, and surprise of all surprises, I felt like running. Ran almost the whole 2 miles, even the uphill parts. I can’t predict when my body is going to feel good.
Noah is being a pretty good boy tonight. Some barking, but not as bad as the last two nights. I’ll put some more pictures of him up this weekend.