Wouldn’t you know it? This week’s What I Ate Wednesday post coincides with my first day on the GoFitGals bootcamp plan. That means the eats are a lot more colorful — and healthful — than some of my other entries.
In this case, change is good.
Let’s get right to it. As always, thanks to Jenn for hosting the WIAW party.
Next, I did the first bootcamp workout: A 10-minute walk to warm up, followed by strength training. I can feel it now. It hurts to lift my arms above my head.
Then I futzed around in the kitchen, prepping lunch, dinner and a nighttime snack to take with me. Finally, right before I left the house, I whipped up a smoothie as my “morning snack.”
In the mix: Strawberries, unsweetened chocolate almond milk, chocolate protein power and ice cubes. Tasty.
At Starbucks, I stuck to unsweetened iced green tea. (I’d planned to bring a packet of stevia with me, but forgot.) The new fall croissant, butternut sage, looks delicious — but not tempting enough to make me stray from the plan on Day One.
When I got to work at 3, I went ahead and ate my lunch.
Sweet egg salad on Wasa crackers and raw salad with homemade lemon dressing. I wasn’t sure how I’d like eating a bowlful of raw veggies, but it was tastier than I expected. Win!
At about 6, I snacked on a Kind bar.
Dinner happened at around 8 p.m.
So far, the food has been delicious. And there’s so much of it. I was worried I’d be hungry all day long — but I wasn’t. It felt like I was eating all day long.
Guess that’s what happens when you fill up on real food rather than burgers and fries, eh?
I must say, I grossly underestimated the amount of time I needed to spend in the kitchen. I normally try to get to Starbucks at noon for writing time before work. Tuesday, I didn’t make it until 1:20. And that was with me doing a whole bunch of food prep over the weekend.
Ah well. I’ll set my alarm for an hour earlier today (9:30 instead of 10:30) and see if that helps me make it to Starbucks earlier.