Back to reality

Most people think I’m very lucky to have the summer off and I agree but I definitely make up for the time off in the summer with lots of hard work during the school year. I went in for a few hours a couple days last week and today was my official first day back. It was good to be back and in a routine since I feel like my eating gets better with that. I made a quinoa salad yesterday from self magazine that is excellent and super easy. I had that as well as some chicken sausages for lunch today. I’ll try to get into more of a routine now of blogging to help me stay on track.

Well, well, well

Well it’s been awhile now hasn’t it. I started the summer off on the wrong foot….literally. I broke my foot and was told I couldn’t put any weight on it for 6 weeks and then told I would still be in the boot but could walk on it for 6 weeks. I’m now 8 days away from finally getting the boot off. For the first 6 weeks I didn’t go to the gym because I honestly couldn’t get in it….my gym has stairs everywhere and I was on four wheels on a sweet knee scooter. I have now reactivated my gym membership and my doctor told me I could ride the bike or swim. I’ve also been doing upper body strength training and ab work. I can definitely feel that I’m not as strong as I was when I broke my foot but I’m not starting from scratch either. Once I get the boot off I plan on slowly getting back into running with couch to 5k. I’ve also got a new running buddy that I’ll introduce you to in a future post.

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