Thursday, January 26, 2012

Feeling Good :)

Hey everyone! Hope you've all been well :) Sorry I didn't post yesterday, I got home from my ten hour day at work and just felt like relaxing for the night. I am pretty stoked though, someone I know decided to do a pH test because I've been talking to her about CSD and she was curious. I had told her what happened with my pH strips and she was nice enough to share with me. I did the pH test and I was indeed alkaline :) That was really great to see because I really makes the changes worth it! She was actually very acidic though but she expected it.

I had another training session today and I felt much stronger. We did seven rounds on the heavy bag with a minute of "active rest" between each round followed by a bunch of core. Active rest is no joke with him though, he had be doing sprawls, mountain climbers, the rope and other fun things like that as my rest. It was tough but I got through it :)

Here are my meals! Nothing spectacular but something to show nonetheless. They are all Instagram shots today since I was in a rush this morning so I had to shoot my breakfast and lunch at work.


For breakfast I had some oats to go with walnuts, raisins and coconut. I cooked my oats and put them in a container. It cooled into a brick which made me nervous but it actually reheated really well.

I ate an unpictured banana as a late morning snack.


A HUGE chopped salad for lunch. I've been trying to eat at least one salad a day. Most days I get it :) 


Post workout protein shake. I tried Vega Vanilla for the first time. Just blended it with almond milk. Wasn't bad!

Getting ready to eat dinner. Not super hungry so I'm thinking I may just have some veggies, stuffed grape leaves and hummus.

Hope you all have a great night! It is yucky and rainy here, a perfect night to curl up under the covers and watch crappy tv :)

12 comments:

  1. The smoothie looks pretty good but I don't think I'd be brave enough to try only protein powder with milk! Sounds like you're doing well. I wonder if you were alkaline before you started the cleanse.

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    1. I drink my post workout protein shakes like this all the time, mainly because I have to eat dinner after and if I drink a heavy shake I won't want to eat dinner. I actually had the same thought after I did the test but I really doubt it based on the amount of coffee I used to drink. It is SUPER acidic.

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  2. I don't know about you, but I'm still bummed about that empty box of pH test strips.

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    1. I am definitely with you! Still bummed!

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  3. Hooray for feeling better!! So glad to hear that you were up to an intense workout and some great meals. I've always had to add something to protein powder to make it taste better - maybe a banana or a little nut butter might improve it?

    I'm jealous of the rain - it only happens during the summertime here!

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    1. Thanks! I may add a little nut butter or something to the smoothie but I can't add too much because I drink it only an hour or so before dinner and I can't make it too heavy.

      You can have the rain! This isn't the good rain that cools off a humid summer day. This is the cold, yucky dreary rain that makes you miserable in the winter...although I guess it is better than snow?

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  4. That was some mighty active "active rest" you did - wow! I don't know what sprawls and the rope are, but mountain climbers are tough. The chopped salad is beautiful!

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    1. I know, the active rest was intense but awesome! Apparently this is what my Thursday workouts are going to look like for a while. I'm pretty stoked about it! I explained what sprawls and the rope are in today's post!

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  5. Hey, great news about the alkaline test! That salad looks super good!!

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    1. Thanks Rose! The salad was so delicious!

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  6. I'm glad your training sessions are going well. I've been meeting with a personal trainer twice a week since last November. Whenever I want to collapse between sets I think "What would Sarah do?" Thinking about how you always kick butt during your sessions makes it easier for me to continue. Little by little, I'm getting stronger too! :)

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    1. Aww you are too sweet :) I bet you kick butt all on your own! I'm glad it is going well! There is nothing like working out with a trainer, I think it is a really great investment.

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