Food, Cycling & Sweat

My journey to eat and live a healthy life!

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Feelin good…

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WOW am I tired!Ā Running AND an aerobics weight class? That is simply amazing for me! The sad part is it made me realize just how out of shape I truly am. šŸ˜¦ But that’s also a good thing because now I know how much I need to work. So lookout gym, here I come!! On the agenda tomorrow: bike to work (without rain please!), and hit the gym on the way home to do some weight lifting!

And so, tonights dinner! Another big fat WOW! Better than last night! Shrimp fajita’s with peppers and onions, guacamole, fresh pico de gallo and doused with lime juice! The key ingredient missing fromĀ yesterday’s dinner… cilantro.Ā DidĀ it ever make the meal tonight!

OK, here it is cookin’ up:

And here we go with the final product:

And just because I like pictures today and food is making me happy:

A fruit basket that is actually FULL! And to continue my spirit of trying new things I got myself some red plums because I can’t ever remember trying them. I tried to get some figs (another fruit I haven’t tried) but they looked really bad… šŸ˜¦ Oh well! Life goe’s on!

Also picked up the current issue of Cooking Light, so I’m hoping for some interesting new recipes to cook. Am I ever having a blast eating clean! OK,Ā that’s about all I’ve got for tonight!

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July 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm

Sweatā€¦ orĀ rain?

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Well, as I’m sure most of you know, I’m more than a little out of shape, but this run was actually short even for me! Only ran 1.75 miles! Granted, I was a little short on time as I have to beĀ home and ready for the wife when she gets here because it is family photo day with her parents and sibblings! (OK, I’m trying to sound thrilled but really, IĀ hate getting my picture taken!). So anyways, back to the run, I actually came home dripping in what seemed like sweat but it could’ve been rain (although rain is an overstatement… more like drizzle). I’m just confused because it really didn’t seem like the kind of workout that would get somebody sweating a lot.

Oh well, I am simply proud of myself for actually getting out in this nasty weather we’ve had ALL weekend and tonight is going to be a Group Power class at The Alaska Club. (I’ve been talking about this a lot, I know. I am simply tricking my brain into wanting to go so that I actually do go!! So far it’s working!). The gym is right after the family pics so it’s gonna be a busy evening and a late dinner. Hopefully I’ll be posting shrimp fajita’s tonight using our leftover tortilla’s! OK, I’m off! Stay healthy everyone!

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July 26, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Dinner anyone?

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Well, it’s a late night post for me, not very tired at all and just finished watching the last season of Hell’s Kitchen! Gordon Ramsay is absolutely CRAZY! I just think it’s funny how much insanity he puts those poor chef’s through. But for a restaurant and 250,000 dollars, the hell would be worth it! OK, enough said about T.V. dinner and on to my delicious meal. Tonight we cooked up some steak fajita’s cooked with onions/peppers and topped with fresh guacamole and salsa. This meal was simply amazing!

Here it is cooking in the pan:

And here is the finished product:

They aren’t the greatest pics, but one of these days I might start using a camera that actually has a flash and no phone attached to it! šŸ™‚ Tonight’s a short post, it’s almost 1:00 a.m. and I’m now really tired. Tomorrow is a new day with new food to cook and also my first ever Group Power class at The Alaska Club! I’m very eager to start trying new things in a new life instead of the same old comfy mess my life has been.

And of course, a question: What is important on your life’s goal list (big or small) and what are you doing to achieve that goal? OK, have a good night everyone!