Happy Monday everyone!!!! I hope this post finds you well rested from an amazing weekend. My weekend was filled with movie watching (we rented McFarland on Friday night, and it was amazing!), long runs (12 miler on Saturday) and run club coffee with friends, grocery shopping for the week, Cougar’s baseball game on Saturday night, and my nephews graduation on Sunday.
As you can probably guess, there was very little rest for me this past weekend but I am NOT complaining at all. It was a much needed escape from the stressors of normal every day life.
With that, I’ve been thinking A LOT about my weight, and how since turning 40 I just can’t shed these dreaded 10 lbs. So starting today, I am biting the bullet and doing the military diet to see if I can jump start
shock my metabolism so I can run Grandma’s marathon at least a couple lbs lighter. Thankfully I am still just shy of 2 weeks out for race day so I am not worried about my system getting upset. I think this is much needed reset, and have heard great success stories from others who have tried it. You can read about the 3 day ‘cleanse’ here. Disclaimer: I am not an advocate for quick diets, nor am I a certified nutritionist. I’m simply trying something new to jump start this 42 year old body that wants to hang on to weight I’d rather be rid of.
Last week wrap up: I managed to run 21.55 miles, 3 core work outs, and added in weighted side bends to help firm up my muffin top. LOL! I missed yoga due to National running day being the same day as my previously scheduled yoga work out, but still did a lot of stretching. I also took my own advice and took a nice long Epsom salt bath Friday night which really seemed to refresh my legs for my long run on Saturday.
How was your week, last week? What are your plans/goals for this week? Have you ever done a cleanse/restart diet?
Have a great week, y’all! Remember, keep movin’ forward!!!!!!