September 19, 2012 by Katie
We’re going to rename this Wiped-Out Wednesday. I have been perpetually hungry and exhausted this week! I’m sure it’s due to 1) running 40 miles last week, 2) not staying in my own apartment for 6 days and 3) extra walking and attention giving for Molly. I sure love Molly but, whew, I am excited for her parents to get home tonight.
Today’s WIAW is my attempt to get my night snacking under control. Both Sunday and Monday nightI went a little crazy on my sister-in-law’s PB and trail mix… Lol sorry, Lauren. I feel like I eat enough during the day, I finish my meals full and I eat when I’m hungry but I still hit nighttime craving more fat and carbs, which I’m not surprised about since I know I didn’t make up those 2,000 calories burnt on Sunday. It’s been hard for me to figure this all out.
Anyway, on to What I Ate Wednesday! If you’re new to WIAW, head over to Peas and Crayonsto find out what it’s about and see the other blogs who have linked up.
I started my morning with a run. I had 5 miles on my plan and was not looking forward to it. My legs were exhausted from the 20 miles on Sunday and strength training Monday. I decided to kill two birds with one stone and take Molly out for the first 2. It was frustrating because my garmin took forever to load and then Molly wasn’t too keen on running in a straight line… Nevertheless we finished and she was still full of energy!
I had planned to head straight back out for the last 3 but I was SO hungry so I had a piece of bread with almond butter and 1/2 a banana and then headed out an hour later.
The last 3 were rough. I felt so tight and out of sync so I ran towards the gym in hopes that the treadmill would even out my stride. I finished off the miles and stretched out. When I got back I was hungry again and ready for a real breakfast. I scrambled 2 eggs with cheese and served them on top of some frozen peas and corn that I heated up. I’ve had this every day since staying with Molly and it’s soooo good!
I hung out with Molly a bit and then headed home to study and shower. 2.5 hours later I was hungry for lunch…
I had the lentils I’d made Monday with steamed kale and cheese.
About an hour later I had some protein ice cream, then I had some almond butter. Haha okay, a lot of almond butter. I was craving the fat so I figured I should eat it earlier in the day. Unfortunately I think I ate too much because I felt a little nauseous afterwards. Live and learn.
The almond butter really filled me up and I wasn’t hungry until about 7:30, after I’d gotten home and taken Molly out on a walk. I picked up a salad on my way home from Sultan’s Market. Yes, I have gotten dinner from there 3 days in a row… It’s just so much easier than trying to cook dinner in someone else’s apartment.
After dinner I had dessert with PB, some fudge (again… thanks Lauren!..) and a pink lady apple. I also had some trail mix a little later in the evening (also Lauren’s… poor girl. This is what happens when you ask someone to dog-sit during their highest training mileage).
So that’s it! Haha I’m writing this Tuesday night and about to fall asleep. At 9:07pm. Night!
Do you ever find yourself craving certain food groups?
What’s a good habit you’re working on this fall?