I love my carbs, booze

Recently at the gym I ran into one of my spin teachers one early morning. As he and I were chatting I told him I had gone to a body conditioning the night before and then was back at the gym first thing in the morning.

His response, you must really like to exercise.

Uh, no. But I love my carbs and booze.

Believe me, if I was “skinny” I would eat and drink whatever I wanted and be a lazy ass on the couch.

But lucky for me, that is not the case. As I have tons of knowledge on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which makes me so much healthier than my skinny self would be.

Because of my regular exercise, which includes weights and yoga, I have some definition in my arms. And I kinda like having definition in my arms. I’m no Madonna, which frankly, I am OK with. But I am still pretty awesome.

I can still enjoy my carbs and booze in moderation while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. I love to eat and drink.

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Carb-loaded lunch

I am almost embarrassed to admit what I had for lunch today. For some reason there has been a lot of extra food around work lately. And I can’t seem to not eat it. So for lunch I had mac & cheese (wow! it was delish!); mashed potatoes; white rice; and salad doused with dressing.

I feel like in the food department I am still in vacation mode. I am just eating whatever I pretty much want. I feel like it is getting out of control. But this coming week there are two lunch meetings. We are going out to eat at least twice this week.

So I feel like I can start with a clean slate next week.

I wasn’t able to go to the gym yesterday. A call went over and I missed my noon spin class. I thought about going to the evening class. But I had a lot of stuff to get done at home in the evening.

I did go to spin tonight. And it was a good class. It was tough. Great workout.

With many things going on this week at work and personally I am not going to be able to make it … Continue reading