So of course I caught a cold last week which caused me to skip about a week of workouts. But I knew if I pushed myself too hard, I would exhaust myself and possibly prolong my sickness. I have this horrible habit of taking things way too far and setting myself up for failure.
I’m recovering but still exhibiting symptoms. I’m hoping the weekend will allow me enough time to recuperate so that I can get back to my routine.
Up until my cold, I was able to complete 3 weeks of workouts 5 days/week. I was so close to keeping that streak going but it is what it is. It’s all part of the journey!
I was just starting my 4th week of my running plan when I got sick, but I’ll just extend it another week.
I was starting to enjoy my me time at the gym. I hope I can get that back soon!
It’s January and ideally I would like to reach my goal weight in August. I try to keep things in perspective and think about how lucky I am for a lot of things, so to have to give up a few things to be able for reach my goal is definitely not that bad. I’m investing in my health and that is a very good thing.
This week I will go back to working out regularly while also adding more focus to my nutrition. I will make it a goal to add mainly veggies, protein, and healthy fats to 2 out of my 3 daily meals.
Some recipe ideas for myself this week:
- No tortilla taco salad
- Italian salad and breadless chicken parmigiana
- Lettuce-wrapped cheeseburgers
- Spaghetti squash with pesto sauce and chicken
That’s all I can think of for now. Still have NyQuil brain…
Will write more soon!