The good news is, I'm six days away from Race Day and I am so ready. In fact, this week I ran two of my best times ever. On Saturday, I did my regular 3 miles in 34:29 and today I did 4.5 miles in 53:25. I ran with a partner today and when I was ready to stop she made me keep going. She told me to slow down (instead of stopping) and allow her to pace me. It was awesome. I like running with a partner.
So, I gained weight this week but I ran my best times ever. Ain't life funny?
I was feeling a little wonky this week ... call it hormones ... call it whatever ... but I was not on my game and I turned to food for comfort. Friday night I had Chinese food: spare ribs, shrimp fried rice, shrimp lo mein and an egg roll. Then on Saturday I had leftover lo mein for breakfast and then I proceeded to make the creamiest, cheesiest macaroni and cheese that I have ever made. It was delicious! And I didn't feel guilty.
I know I can't run off a bad diet. But running does help.
Here's the scale:
I'm not going to give up after next week. I will make better choices and I will resist the urge to stuff my face with creamy, cheesy goodness.