Wednesday, July 18, 2012

WIAW #22

Happy Wednesday! Happy Hump Day! Happy What I Ate Wednesday!



[Box] Jumping right into things this week with a quickie fitness recap! I've had some great Crossfit WODs over the past week. Tuesday morning's was particularly interesting: 

Run 1 mile
Then, immediately afterwards, 
5 rounds...
10 kettlebell swings [ I used 40# ]
20 double unders [ I did 60 singles, since I can't freakin' get DUs yet >:( ]

Ran the mile in 9:18 / finished the entire WOD in 17:42 (I think that was my time anyway. It was 17:something.)

It was pretty tough at the time but I recovered rather quickly, which was awesome. My immediate recovery time has really improved over the past few months. When I first started working out, I'd be in rough shape for the next 10-15 minutes.

Aside from Crossfit, I went canoeing on Saco River over the weekend. Well, most of the time, we had all 21 canoes bungeed up and just floating along...but Sunday afternoon, I did some paddlin' for 15 minutes or so. Soooo, I'll count it lol. ;)

And today, I'm gonna be doing plenty of walking while at Canobie Lake Park! Hey, cardio is cardio...whatever. For any doubters, I am going to Crossfit beforehand with my babe, so not to worry. ;)

Okay, onto the noms!

Breakfast: Whole wheat English muffin; egg whites; slice of cheese; slice of thick cut roast beef

Yummy, I love egg sandwiches. I haven't had one in awhile since I've been dabbling with eating Paleo. (Grains and dairy are both no-no's.) Anyways, this totally hit the spot.

Lunch: Salad w/ grilled chicken, cukes, & strawberries

Stole a page outta my babe's book and threw some strawbs into my salad. :)

Snack: Special K Dark Chocolate Granola Bar

I won a couple boxes of these Special K bars through Jessica's giveaway on What Would Jessica Eat? Thanks again, Jess! Make sure to stop by her blog, if you haven't already. She posts the tastiest photos & recipes and she is a fellow oatmeal enthusiast! 

Dinner: Whole wheat spaghetti w/ sauce; grilled chicken; salad

My babe made us dinner tonight. And it was delicious, as always. He's the bestest - thanks babe! :D


That wraps up my Wednesday fun. Looking forward to checking out all of yours!

10 comments:

  1. Great job on the workouts! I love egg sandwiches too, but of course, being a veggie, I would leave off the roast beef! ;-)

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    1. Thanks :D And absolutely - they still taste amazing without it lol!

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  2. MMM. Sounds and looks like a great eating day. Also, roast beef instead of ham on an egg sammy? I'm going to have to try that out as my hubs can't eat pork.

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    1. It surprised me at how well it went together! I used a thick cut piece, which I would recommend over skinnier slices. Hope he enjoys it :)

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  3. So far every wiaw post I've been reading is talking about cross fit! I really need to check it out. :)

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    1. It certainly gets addicting...but what a great addiction to have! So much fun :) Let me know if you give it a go and what you thought of it!

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  4. Where in the world did you get that breakfast plate??? I NEED it. :)

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    1. My mom found them on Etsy - seller's name is foldedpigs. She has some of the coolest stuff on her site - we also have the bones and skull & crossbones plates :)

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