Monday, August 18, 2008

Listening to my body.........

Thank you to the wonderful advice from Lia Halsall  for the first time in a long time I am actually listening to my body....... and it is working wonders.

I got up and did cardio this morning, Treadmill intervals for 50 minutes, and managed fine - coughed a bit but not too bad. As i am listening to my body, I did not want to overdo it and try and go in and do a weight session too, so instead came home after dropping Tucker to occasional care and fell asleep - I could not believe it when I woke that I had slept for 2 hours. Obviously my body needed it. 

On Saturday my new program came through with new meal plan. It has the most delicious snack I wait for that meal to come around every day.

Here it is:

1 TBS almond spread (like peanut butter but made with almonds only)
1 scoop low fat/low Carb protein powder
1 small apple grated

Combine all three items with a small amount of water and either chill or heat...... YUM!

I have a three day split workout this week so plan on doing day one tomorrow - if I don't feel like i can give 100% i will wait a couple more days. In the past I would have stressed if I had not got in to do weights every day (5 days per wk), but am trying really hard to not live with my mind in a highly strung position. This is hard work for me - one to own up to it but 2 to actually acknowledge it and do something about it. 

In my bid to get better as soon as I can I am going to do more body listening and hit the couch with a book - the washing, folding, ironing and house work can just wait today.

Maryanne xxx

2 comments:

Lia Halsall said...

It's simple but very effective advice. I'm only to happy to help my friend, glad you're feeling better. :o) xxx

MISS TANK said...

Giddy UP Maz x