Ohhhh...Thursday's. One of my favorite days of the week. I always know I'm gonna get a maximum work out at the gym but today was extra-butt-kickin' because Shelley taught 2 classes in a row! First was 45 min of step/cardio and next was 45 min of interval/insanity! My quads were on FIRE today! She loves to do the "paper plates" (where you put one foot on a paper plate, bend the other leg and slide your foot with the plate in and out (like you're skiing sort of)). It wouldn't be so bad if we did like 8 reps...but we do like 50 on each leg! I tried to tell her I'm on a diet and didn't need a plate today but she didn't buy it! ha ha
Anyway, after those 2 classes, I hopped on the treadmill for a quick 1-mile run. I knew my energy was near depletion and I would really be "pushing it" to try to do much more than 1 mile...but I just HAD to get some running practice in while I was there. (the 5k is only 15 days away!) I burned 873 calories while I was there. Given that I'm only eating 1100 calories per day this week...I have a strong feeling I should be seeing a loss on the scale next Tuesday--although I am also seeing a decrease in my energy...so I think I am going to add an extra 100 calorie snack somewhere in the day to bring me up to 1200--maybe a handful of almonds or something.
Anyhow, tonight is the coordinator meeting for VBS at our church. I am the PR Coordinator. We are supposed to bring finger foods and I am bringing homemade oatmeal raisin cookies. I'm not sure what my strategy is going to be just yet...but I will NOT be sampling any of the food there. Maybe I'll keep a stick of gum in my mouth..that always does the trick. Wish me luck!
oh..gotta go...I hear my the oven beeping to let me know the cookies are done!