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The Friday Five

Another week down!  Wohoo! Let’s get right to it!
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1.  CrossFit has been kicking my ass this week.  After last Saturday’s wicked workout, my arms hurt until Wednesday!  Then, just because they didn’t kill anymore, we did another WOD with kettlebells Wednesday night to fire them up again!   And just in case that wasn’t enough, here’s what today’s WOD looks like:
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Before the metcon we do some ring dips and pull-ups which should get my arms nice and tired before we even get to the KB swings and push-ups!  My friend Pam already did the WOD this morning and said it was rough…I can’t wait!

2.  I’m in a fun golf tournament tomorrow!  This will be our second time playing in this annual fundraiser tournament. There are 6 of us playing again, and it should be a fun day on the course.  This is a very casual golf event, with lots of Corona being consumed and we rock out around the course with our Bose blasting out tunes in our cart.  I can’t wait!
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3.  I’m a Matchmaker!  In Sept 2012, I went to the Magna Hoe Down with a group of friends.  One of the gals in the group was single, so we were keeping an eye out for good looking men to introduce her to.  Well, I had a few drinks and went on a mission, cruising the tent for a hunky gentleman to introduce to my friend.  Now, the Hoe Down has a very big country theme to it.  There are more cowboy boots and plaid at this event than should be allowed in one room!  That being said, I did find a cute guy wearing a Roots sweatshirt, and after telling him he was very inappropriately dressed for the evening, I proceeded to drag him across the tent to meet my friend.  (apparently his girlfriend trailed along…i didn’t pay much attention to her!).  When I get said young man to my friend, imagine my surprise to find that they actually already know each other!  I won’t get into the details of that…but suffice it to say, the girlfriend didn’t last long and I am very happy to say that today they are getting married!  Happy wedding day, Nadine and Scott…can’t wait to celebrate with you later tonight!
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4.  The Whole Life Challenge is almost over!  And thank God for that.  I am not enjoying the challenge as much this time.  Well, that’s not entirely true.  I love being accountable for exercising and stretching and I’ve even enjoyed the lifestyle challenges for the most part.  The one thing I’m not enjoying is the restrictions on what I can eat.  I know what good food choices are, and I would say I eat clean/healthy/paleo meals 90% of the time. Most of what is on the WLC “do no eat” list are things I rarely eat anyways, but for some reason, I’m not liking them telling me I can’t eat them.  i stuck to the challenge food guidelines pretty well, with the exception of some major events that I had going on and I knew going in I would lose all food points on those days.  But for the last week, I have been breaking rules all over the place and I just don’t care.  I am still eating healthy (see more in #5 below), but enjoying the odd piece of cheese or slice of bread.  It’s been great!

5.  My CrossFit is doing a 6 week Zone Diet challenge.    This is part of the reason why I’m not so into the WLC anymore…I’ve joined the 6 week Zone Diet challenge at my gym.  The zone diet is a way of thinking that has you eat protein, carbs and fats at every meal and snack.  Based on your body composition, you get so many “blocks” of each.  The majority of your protein should be lean cuts, your carbohydrates low glycemic, and your fats should be high in Omega-3/low in Omega-6. 
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This is supposed to help reduce inflammation in the body and help improve performance.  I started  following this approach to eating on Monday and I’m feeling pretty good.  I’ve had a few events (office lunch, golf banquet, the wedding tonight, the golf tourney tomorrow) that will make my first week in the Zone less than perfect, but I’m okay with that. That’s life, right!  Next week should be better as there isn’t as much going on.

Now, i just got home from CrossFit and I am exhausted.  There was so much arm stuff this week, it is all I can do to lift my arms to my keyboard and type.  I actually cancelled my class for tomorrow morning at 9:30.  I figure between being sore from today, probably having a late-ish night tonight with the wedding, and playing golf tomorrow afternoon, my body could probably use a sleep in and some extra rest. 
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What’s on your plate for the weekend?

Happy Weekend!

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Motivational Monday

Happy Monday!

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The start of another new week is here and I am still feeling my workouts from last week…especially Saturday’s. It kicked my ass.  It didn’t seem so bad on paper, but holy cow….it was tough…and awesome!  We started with some Romanian deadlifts that got my hamstrings firing, and then went into the met con:

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I was so happy with this…I did Part A of the WOD Rx and actually made it all the way to the top of the rope 5 times!  Once when we were practicing and then 4 times during the WOD.  I’m not sure I’ve ever gotten all the way to the top before, and certainly never 5 times in one day! Awesome! 

For Part B, I subbed a blue .75 pood kettlebell for the yellow 1 pood bell since yellow is often just a bit too heavy for me and I knew we’d be doing a lot of swings.  Thank god I did, because holy crap, that 8 minutes was wicked!

I am still feeling it.  My shoulders and traps are still tender today….but you know what they say…

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And that’s what it’s all about!

I’m back to CrossFit tonight for some Bear Complex action….and then have a late 10pm ball hockey game.  No rest for the wicked!

Have you gotten to the top of the rope?  It’s pretty high up there, eh!

Happy Monday!

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I May Be Old, But I’m Still A Bad Ass!

So, today was my birthday. Other than a birthday lunch with my co-workers, there wasn’t much celebrating today.  Instead, I went to a CrossFit class after work and after that headed straight to the rink to play my first hockey game of the season.  We won!  Yay!  I will be celebrating with my family for a nice dinner out tomorrow night…plus tomorrow I’m getting a massage.  I can’t wait! 

I’ve had a busy week at CrossFit, and I’m hurting (it hurts to lift my arms!), so that massage tomorrow afternoon is going to be AWESOME!  Tuesday and Wednesday’s WOD made many sore muscles, but today’s WOD beat me up the worst. 

The WOD was a repeat of what we did back in May. 
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In May, I used a big, thick band, a light pink kettle bell, and a 16 inch box.  I completed 206 reps.  Tonight I used a much thinner purple band, a 1 pood (35lb) kettle bell, and a 20 inch box.  That is just about Rx.  Although I can now do an unassisted pull up, I didn’t think I would be able to do multiple rounds of 8, so used the band.  It was a good decision. 

Tonight, I only did 203 reps, but all at a tougher level, so I’m pretty happy about that.  I skipped the GHD sit-ups since class ran a bit long and I had to get to the rink for hockey. 

So, here’s the beat up part….check out my hands…
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Apparently 56 pull ups and 70 kettle bell swings was a bit more than my hands could take. 

I’m such a BadAss!

How was your Thursday?  One more day ‘til the weekend!!

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The Friday Five

This may be my favourite Friday of the whole year so far.  Why?  Because as of today I am on vacation for a week and we are heading to the cottage for the entire time!  I can’t wait to pack up the cars (yes, likely taking 2 cars since we have so much stuff and the kids want to ride in the Miata!) and hit the road!.

But, before then, I’ve got half a day of work, one CrossFit workout and this post to write!  Let’s get to it.

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1.  I am addicted to this song – I Remember You, by Queens of DogTown.  Every day this week I have been listening to this song on repeat on my drive home, just cranked, and singing at the top of my lungs.  I just can’t get enough of it.  I always liked the original Skid Row version, as I am a huge Sebastian Bach fan (ever since he was on Gilmore Girls!).  Then the song was featured on Californication as a cover sung by Hank’s daughter’s band.  I downloaded the soundtrack that night and have loved it ever since.  But this week, I just can’t seem to get enough of it.  Love, Love, Love.

Love this song.

2.  I joined the Whole Life Challenge. 
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This is a worldwide challenge that runs from September 7th to November 1st.  I’m still not exactly sure what is involved, but I know there is a certain diet to follow, workouts to do, tasks to complete, and measurements to be taken.  I have been curious about the Paleo diet and knew that I needed to become more focused on my diet to see better results at the gym.  This challenge came along at just the right time.  My Box is participating and I have joined their team.  I’m hoping that the motivation and encouragement I get during my WOD’s will also transfer over to this challenge.  I’ve got 35 days to figure it all out and psych myself up.

3. The AirDyne really is Satan’s Tricycle!
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My Box recently purchased 4 of these bad boys and have been working them in to quite a few WODs lately.  This is one tough machine. Last night’s WOD had 6 rounds of 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off….and it was hell!  They have also started monthly challenges at the Box.  This month’s is 5 min max cals on the AirDyne.  We get entered into a monthly draw for a proshop gift card for each time we complete the challenge and the best men’s and women’s scores also get a prize.  I may skip this month’s challenge since I’m not sure I could do 5 whole minutes.  30 secs on 30 secs off just about killed me last night!

4.  I need to get back to planning my meals and eating clean.  Things have been so hectic this summer that my meal planning and food prep has really suffered.  Hopefully now that ball hockey is finished and things are settling down a bit, I can get back to it.  I should use August to try and get ready for the Whole Life Challenge because that has a whole list of food restrictions – no grains or starchy carbs, no dairy, no sugar or sweeteners, no alcohol, soda or juice, no artificial ingredients or processed foods, – and I really should try to cut back on those things now, so I don’t need to go cold turkey September 7th.
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5.  I will try to post while on vacation…but they might just be quick posts of awesome cottage shots like these!

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I will be missing a week of CrossFit while I’m up at the cottage, but I will be bringing my kettlebells and my sister and I will be doing a few swing workouts next week.  I’d also like to get a few walks around the point in, just to help make sure I get some exercise in between the Corona’s and s’mores!

Hope you all have a great weekend.  It’s a long weekend for us here in Canada…and it blends right into my vacation.  I can’t wait to get up there!

Happy Friday!
Got any big plans for you regular or long weekend?

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Eat Clean, Train Dirty

You hear it all the time.

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Today I managed to do both of these!

Other than starting my day with a grande Chai Latte – which was a special request from my son for our drive to work/school – the rest of my day was perfectly clean. Breakfast was 2 microwave scrambled eggs with some cheese. Normally I have my eggs in a bagel sandwich, but today I didn’t have the bagel since I had the chai latte. Lunch was delicious leftover spaghetti carbonara. Let me tell you, it was just as good today as it was last night for dinner.

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Dinner was another leftover meal…this time, leftover chunky curry soup. Tonight I kicked it up a notch with a little Sriracha sauce. This was a nice light meal that I enjoyed after CrossFit.

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With a dark chocolate date bar as an afternoon snack and an apple for dessert tonight, today was a clean eating success!

With the “Eat clean” portion of the equation taken care of, all that was left was the “Train dirty” part! And that was taken care of with a visit to CrossFit! Before I get into today’s WOD, I want to show you the present that yesterday’s WOD gave me:

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Can you tell where the bar was hitting me during last night’s push presses? Right where that lovely little bruise is! It’s a bit tender, but not too bad. I wear it as a a badge of CrossFit honor!

Tonight’s WOD was 3×5 back squats for the strength move, followed by 6 rounds of 1 minute on, one minute off, kettlebell swings. You had to do 30 swings in the minute or you would get a 1000m row penalty for each round with less than 30 swings in the minute.

We did back squats just a couple of weeks ago. In that WOD, I managed to get up to 85 pounds. Tonight, I did 85 no problem, did 95 no problem, and managed 4 squats with 100lbs. I started the 5th and final squat…got down nice and low…and got stuck! I couldn’t get back up! It was a bit embarrassing, but I was still happy because I hit a new PR!

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After I got stuck at the bottom, the coaches thought they should show us how to bail on a back squat and also how to spot the back squat. So at least I learned a few more things tonight!

After the back squats, we moved into the kettlebell portion of the WOD. I was a bit worried about this part, since when I got to the Box tonight, there were 6 people from the class before rowing! That meant they didn’t get 30 swings done in the minute. The guys on the rowers were all good crossfitters and if they couldn’t get it done, how was I supposed to? Savannah, our coach tonight, suggested we use a bell one below what we normally use since there were a lot of swings coming up. I think she took pity on us because it was a fundamentals class and we are all still fairly new to CrossFit. Using a lighter bell saved me – I used the pink 8kg (or 18lb) kettlebell and was able to get all of my 30 swings done each round. Thank God! I really did not want to have to row. A couple of people did incur penalties, but in the end, they didn’t have to do the row…they were all very happy about that!

After CrossFit I came home and went downstairs to practice my double unders. I only skipped for a few minutes, and after a rough start, I managed to get 14 in a row a couple of times. Not as good as my high of 16, but not too bad, I think I need to get a better rope…or at least a longer one since I don’t have much handle to hang onto when I skip since I’m trying to make the rope as long as possible. Maybe this weekend I can find a good speed rope.

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Tomorrow is Friday….YAY…and it is a day off from the Box for me. I can’t wait to sit on the couch and just relax tomorrow night. It’s been a busy week and I’m looking forward to a nice relaxing weekend!

Here’s hoping tomorrow flies by!

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April Goals

I”m a day late with my April goals, but at least it’s only a day.  I never actually got around to writing my goal post for March at all!

My goals for the month are nothing way out there…just a few things that I’d like to be focused on to keep me on track.

So, without further ado….I give you my April goals!

  1. Track my food and exercise with MyFitnessPal.  I used to be right on top of this, but at some point, started to slack off and then quit all together.  My goal is to record every single thing that I eat.  EVERYTHING!  Even the crap.  I’m not going to feel guilty about eating things, but I want to be accountable and want to see just how much I am eating.
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  2. Continue with my 3 CrossFit workouts a week.  I’m pretty sure this is one goal that will happen for sure, but I figured I would write it down anyways.  I am paying for a 3 visit per week CrossFit membership and it isn’t cheap, so there is no way I will miss a workout.  Plus, I love it!  I book my workouts for the week on the weekend and then build the rest of my week around them. So far, this has been working quite well, so I’m excited to keep it going for April.
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  3. Practice Double Unders twice a week.  Double unders are another CrossFit move that I am not very good at.  They are however, something that I think I could get good at with a little bit of practice.  I know how to skip, now I just need to get better and master the double under.  I am going to practice my double unders twice a week.  My son has a skipping rope that he got from his school when he took part in Jump Rope for Heart.  It’s not the best rope but for now it will do. I figure if I jump for 10-15 minutes a couple of times a week, I should improve.  I started tonight.  Here’s the proof. 
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    While I still have a long way to go, I made some progress today.  From only being able to do 1 at a time, I got to 6 or 7 in this video, but before we started taping, I got up to 11!  My goal is to be able to do 20 unbroken by the end of April.  And eventually I would love to be able to crank out 90 straight like Kristan Clever did in the Open 13.3 head to head workout on announcement night.  Skip to 30:29 to see her kill it. 
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  4. Practice kipping Pull-ups once a week.  I’m not sure exactly how I am going to do this one.  I have a pull up bar that goes over a door frame, but I’m not sure I can kip with it.  I may have to get hubby to figure out how we can put a permanent bar up in the basement.  I will see what I can find in the way of pull up bars online and then see what we can do.  I’ve been watching the instructional video that I found and I’m pumped to try these again. 
  5. Do one Kettlebell workout a week.  Since I have taken training for the half off my list of things to do, I no longer have to fit running into my schedule.  My hockey season is also finished (aside from our end of season tourney this weekend…more on that in another post later this week), so this frees up another night for me. That gives me lots of free tie to fit in a kettlebell workout.  I will either do a straight swing workout or hit Fitness Blender for a workout video to follow along with.  Just after Christmas I was using my kettlebells quite regularly.  Since I joined CrossFit I haven’t used them too often.  I enjoy kettlebell and it is such a great workout, so I’m looking forward to getting back into it.

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  6. Continue to meal plan and cook clean dinners.  I have been doing fairly well with my clean eating dinners lately.  Meal planning and grocery shopping on Sundays has been working very well for me.  We have been eating delicious, healthy dinners and I have been having awesome leftover lunches.  My breakfasts could be better, but I’m not going to worry too much about that.  Mornings around our house in the morning are pretty hectic, so I’m happy to just get out of the house on time.  I eat at work and microwave eggs on a bagel with cheese are my go to breakfast.  I will try to make some overnight oats again but I’m happy with my bagel sandwiches, so I’m okay if that’s all I can manage right now. 

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These will be my main focus for the month.  Fingers crossed I’m able to stay on track with all of them throughout the month. 

Have you set your goals for April? 

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“The Chief”

I just got home from the Box…and I can hardly lift my arms! Tonight’s workout was “The Chief”.

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Oh my God! This workout was killer. After practicing our power cleans and working up to the weight we would do the workout at, it was down to business.

Let me tell you, this was 20 minutes of pure hell…and I loved it!

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I had to scale the workout and only cleaned 55lbs. I think next time I could lift more, but the 55lbs was a good challenge…especially towards the end of the workout! In the 5 cycles, I was able to do 15 rounds plus 2 cleans. I’m pretty happy with that…and especially with my push-ups, which were strong throughout the whole workout (although I did them on my knees, they felt much more solid than they did a month ago!)

Tonight I had a great dinner before heading to the gym. I made the Clean Eating Sesame Pork Tenderloin with Bok Choy and Apple Tamari Glaze. This was a repeat recipe and it was a hit again. In fact, my older son says we need to have this more often. He is not a big fan of the bok choy, so I made corn for the kids. I also roasted up some acorn squash to round out the meal.

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It was delicious, and I’ve got a lovely leftover lunch ready for tomorrow – YAY!!!

Tomorrow is a day off from the box, but I will be cooking clean again. Tomorrow is Cauliflower, Goat Cheese & Chicken Casserole. This was so good last time I made it, I can’t wait to try it again. Plus, while the casserole cooks, I should have a half hour or so to either do a kettlebell workout, Fitness Blender workout, or maybe even hit the treadmill for a run…you know, since the GoodLife half marathon is only 2 months away and I still haven’t completed a single training run!!! God, this is not going to be good! Oh well!

But now, in typical fashion, it’s late and I’m exhausted. I need to get my achy arms to bed. I’m terrified of how much I am going to hurt tomorrow. No pain, no gain, right?!!!

How was your Monday?
Did you eat clean and get a killer workout in?

And don’t forget…

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Only 4 more workdays until vacay!!!

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Cleaning Up On Monday

Happy Monday!

Normally I am not a fan of Mondays, but after the bad food weekend I had, I was looking forward to a fresh start and getting back on track.

Today I was determined to eat clean all day and get a workout in.

So, here’s what was on the menu today.
Breakfast: 2 eggs (scrambled in the microwave) with a slice if ham, slice of cheese and some blackberries.

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Lunch: Leftover spaghetti squash with chicken and pears.

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with a delicious Clean Eating Dark Fudgy Brownie for dessert…which, by the way, was amazing! (Special thanks to my sister Erin for sharing her yummy baking)

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Dinner: I tried a new recipe tonight – Clean Eating Spicy Corn Chowder, from the Best of Clean Eating 3 Cookbook.

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This recipe was easy, tasty, and in true Clean Eating fashion, made enough for 3 leftover meals. I’m starting to wonder if maybe I have smaller servings than they suggest in the recipes, because I almost always have leftovers?? Oh well…I love leftovers!

I also had a couple of apples for snacks today – one this afternoon and one tonight while watching Californication. All in all, I’m quite happy with my food choices today…so much better than what I ate this weekend!

While I was waiting for the chowder to simmer, I headed upstairs and got a quick workout in. I didn’t really have a plan, but I knew I wanted to swing a kettlebell. I’m reading 3 books right now about kettlebell workouts. They all say how great the basic 2 hand swing is, so I thought I would do that tonight. I set my timer for 20 1-minute intervals..and then I started swinging! I did 20 swings per minute. At the beginning I had lots of time left in my minute to rest/recover, but as each minute went by and I did more and more swings, I had less and less time to rest. In the end I did 400 swings and was a sweaty mess at the end of my workout. I wore my Polar HRM and this is what the workout looked like:

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Not bad for 21 minutes, and much better than just sitting on the couch!

Tomorrow I have more clean eats on the menu – YAY!!! I don’t what my workout will be yet, but I’m sure I will find something good on the Fitness Blender website. I’ll see what I can find tomorrow.

Today was a good day. I’ve gotten the week off to a good, clean start. Looking forward to keeping it going all week long!

How was your Monday?
Did you eat clean?

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Goodbye Weekend

The weekend is almost over. While it was a very good weekend, I’m not sorry it’s over. I ate so many bad things, it’s not funny.

Saturday alone, according to MyFitnessPal, I ate and drank 3447 calories…a mere 2247 OVER my recommended calorie intake! Isn’t that INSANE!!!

Today was slightly better…after a lunch that was less than ideal:

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My dinner was MUCH better….delicious and clean! Spaghetti squash with chicken and pears.

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This dish was from the November/December 2012 issue of Clean Eating magazine. It was easy to prepare and tasted great. I was so happy to be eating something so tasty and clean, instead of more fast food and restaurant food. There was enough left for 2 lunches, so I will eat well at work the next few days too.

I’ve also got some great meals planned for the upcoming week as well. Dinners for the week (and hopefully a few producing leftovers for lunch) include:

  • Cauliflower, goat cheese & chicken ramekins
  • Curried chicken with apples and pears
  • Spicy corn chowder
  • Spiced spinach and chickpeas
  • Mustard chicken
  • I’m continuing to read my kettlebell books and I’m excited to get started on my kettlebell program. I haven’t got it all planned out yet, so this week I will probably do workouts from Fitness Blender and some of my old Bob Harper circuits. I also hope to get out for a few more walks, either during my lunch break at work or in the evenings at home. After the weekend I had, I need to be sure I’m active with some form of exercise everyday.

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    I’m never really excited when a weekend is over, but I’m kind of glad that this one is soon to be behind me.

    How was your weekend?
    Did you stick to a clean eating weakend…or did you completely fall off the wagon like I did?

    Here’s looking forward to a great week ahead!

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    The Friday Five – Saturday Edition

    Happy weekend! Welcome to the Friday Saturday Five!

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    This slightly late post is coming to you from a hotel room in London, Ontario. We are here with my little guy’s hockey team for a tournament. Without further delay, here’s this week’s Five!

    1. I love watching my little guy play hockey. He has the biggest love of the game and puts his whole heart into every shift. Here he is before the first game..giving me the “Come on mom, enough with taking pictures of me for your blog” face.

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    And here’s a picture from game 2 of him in the penalty box! He got his first penalty ever for being a little too aggressive when going for the puck in the corner. He was charged with a roughing penalty and when he got called he did that “who me” gesture. It was priceless. The picture is not very good as it was taken with my iPhone from across the rink, but there he is, all alone, in the “sin bin”.

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    He was quite proud of his penalty. It makes me laugh because he is so not that kind of player. Although, since his team was shut out that game, at least he made it to the scoresheet!

    2. My food consumption the last two days has been less than ideal. And I’m not talking just a little less, I’m taking just about as far away from clean as you can get! Three meals a day in restaurants is not good. The healthiest thing I have eaten so far this weekend was a Sonoma Chicken Salad from Kelsey’s for lunch yesterday. The worst thing that I had is, by far, this morning’s breakfast. OH. MY. GOD. It was bad…and I mean BAD!

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    Seriously, that coupled with the Starbucks Grande Non-fat no water Chai I had with it, and I had pretty much consumed my entire allotment of calories for the whole day by 9:30 this morning. While it was quite tasty (seriously those damn Cinnabons are sooooooo good) I didn’t enjoy it nearly as much as I could have since every bite I just kept thinking about all those calories, grams of fat and sugar! I probably shouldn’t have looked up the nutritional info on MFP until after I ate it! Oh well. It will be a long time before I eat one of those things again!

    3. GO LEAFS GO!. At long last, the NHL season finally kicks off tonight.

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    The Leafs (my team) are starting their season with an away game against the Montreal Canadiens. I will be watching this game with other families from the hockey team. We didn’t advance to play tomorrow, but some families decided to stay over tonight anyways. We’ve got a private room with its own TV booked at Kelsey’s (which is right next door to the hotel). So, I’m sure I will continue my filthy food habits and have beer and chicken wings or nachos while I watch the game!

    4. I am obsessed with kettlebells. I have been looking online and various websites and I’ve found a couple of books from the library’s digital collection that deal with kettlebells and a few specifically kettlebells for women. I am reading like crazy and I think I am going to build a workout schedule that has me “swinging” 3 days a week. I’ve read so many stories about how adding adding kettlebell workouts and eating clean has transformed people’s bodies. I’m talking significant weightless of 100 pounds or more. I only want to lose 5-10 pounds, but I’m very interested in changing the shape of my body. From what I’ve read, kettlebell swings are the perfect exercise as they engage the whole body, burn fat like crazy, and tone muscles, all with very short but intense workouts. So, I’m going to keep reading and come up with a plan. I can’t wait to get swinging!

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    5. After the food weekend I’ve had, I need to get right back into Clean Eating BIG TIME. I need to just accept the fact that this weekend was an eating disaster and let it go. I have all my Clean Eating magazines on my iPad, so I will take some time on the drive home tomorrow to plan my meals for the week. Then I need to get groceries and stick to the plan.

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    Hopefully for tomorrow’s post I will have an awesome meal and workout plan for the week. Wish me luck!

    Have you ever had a completely disastrous eating weekend?
    How did you get yourself back on track?

    Are you cheering for the Leafs tonight?

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