Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Big week ahead

Phew. After a hectic, exhausting, but fun weekend, it's back to normal for me. Which means chilling and kicking back, right? Oh wait. No, it means braving the chilly temperatures at 5:30am and kicking my own butt every day with training. Close. Oh well, there'll be plenty of time to rest in October.

Yesterday I tested out my other new Spinervals title: Aerobase Builder VI. ONE HOUR of aerobic work on the ol' spin bike. Mmm, my favourite... *snort* It was actually a great workout, and although my mind did wander a few times, the hour flew by.

Today, it was legs first up. My bum is definitely feeling the lerve.... I still have to do cardio, but I'll be stuck here for a bit, waiting for a parcel delivery for my eBay-addicted spouse. Yes, more bike parts. *rolls eyes* It better come early, I do NOT want to be facing a cardio session at 5:00pm.

Last night I got my training schedule for the week and it's official: Coach is definitely trying to kill me this time. I swear, I had nightmares last night about weird transformer-type elliptical and treadmill critters chasing me down. Looks like I'm going to need some seriously early nights if I'm going to survive.

Right now I'm off to plan today's menu. The pumpkin last night was just the thing to tame the old Hungry Hippo. Think I might have it again today, just to keep him at bay - perhaps just good old mashed pumpkin this time.

*Smacks the hippo right in the chops with a giant pumpkin* Yeah, take THAT, Tubby!

3 comments:

Donna said...

Hi Kek
I am a serial lurker but have come out to tell you how yummy the paleo pancake was OMG! I am going to try the lamb saag tomorrow. You are a legend in the kitchen!!
Cheers
Donna

Kek said...

Glad you liked it, Donna - that pancake is one awesome invention, if I do say so myself. LOL.

Thanks for de-lurking!

Debstar said...

I have HATED pumpkin all my life and then.....and then.....I gave it a go at Christmas and I liked it. Which just goes to prove never say no to food just because you didn't like it when you were a kid.
The recipe looks interesting, might just have to give it a go.

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