I finished Couch to 5k. March 4th Food and Exercise Journal

by Alison on March 4, 2010

I finished the couch to 5k program! 9 weeks of working to running 3 miles.  I started walking 2 minutes running 1 minute and worked up to running 3 miles in 38 minutes.  In that time I also participated in two 5k events.  I’m proud of myself, I feel like I really accomplished something.  I stuck with it through a cold, through an injury and through the blahs, I finished.  Go me!

For breakfast I had oatmeal and yogurt with chia seeds, then did my run.   I knew I would be out and about most of the day so I grabbed a snacky lunch of kale chips, a banana and string cheese.  When I got home I had some pumpkin seeds and cantaloupe to hold me over til dinner.  Ben and I walked the dogs then came home and had left over chicken biryani and asparagus.  For a late night snack I had a vitamuffin and milk.

Tomorrow my sister and brother in law and their 2 kids, as well as my father and step-mother arrive for 5 days, I’m so excited!  We have lots of fun things planned including inner tubing in the snow, should be fun with these little ones from Hawaii, they have never seen snow 🙂

Ate 20.5 of 24 points. Earned 5 activity points.

Breakfast(4) –oatmeal and yogurt with maple syrup

“Lunch” (3.5)–String Cheese (2), kale chips (0), banana (1.5)

Snack (2)– pumpkin seeds (1), cantaloupe (1)

Dinner (8)–Chicken Biryani (7), asparagus with balsamic brown butter (1)

Snack (3)– vitamuffin (1), milk (2)

Running Weekly totals used 17 of 35 weekly points, earned 26 activity points

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beej March 5, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Great job on completing hte program!! We’ll have to do a 5k together soon. Or the SummeRun this summer, and do a 10k!!

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