Weekend Recap: Workouts & A Dinner Out

Sundays are one of my favorite and least favorite days of the week. I work all day on Sundays, but it’s still relaxing. I don’t have to go to my day job. I get to stay home and do homework, blog, work on my next book, etc. I can do whatever I feel like and I love it! On the down side, I know the next day is Monday and my time at home is so limited.

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Sunday started out really slow and for some reason, my appetite just wasn’t as big as usual. I knew I really shouldn’t skip breakfast so I ate a late breakfast of fruit salad and… can you guess? Yes, it was a Quest bar. I’ve got to cut back on those. 

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I spent most of the day working from home and finally convinced myself to go workout in the afternoon. I don’t know what it was, but I was not in the mood for working out on Sunday, but I did it anyway! I did 30 squats, 30 sit-ups, and 30 push-ups at home and then went on a long walk. It obviously wasn’t anything strenuous, but I was glad I got some activity in! I’ve been slacking on my C25K because I only use the treadmill for those sessions and it’s in the dark basement. It’s been way to warm and sunny in Michigan to be stuck inside! I just haven’t gained enough running confidence to run outside yet. 

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I was starving after my workout and I knew that if I waited until dinner to eat I’d binge and overeat so I grabbed some Kangaroo pita chips (9 for 3 points) and 2 TBSP of classic hummus for a snack to hold me over until dinner. 

Dinner was an excellent way to end a Sunday; pineapple salmon, a slice of baguette lathered in oil and seasoning, grilled asparagus, and a baked potato. I forgot to take a post-dinner photo, but I should have! I ate all of my salmon and bread, most of my asparagus, and about half of my potato. 

Later on, I was craving ice cream so I grabbed an ice cream Snickers bar. It’s 9 points for the entire thing, and I ate less than half before tossing it, so dessert added up to about 4 points. All I needed was a couple little bites and my craving was completely satisfied. 

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I’ve really been struggling with my daily green tea so I started my Monday morning with a tall cup of green tea and a banana on the way to work. After work I met up with a few friends for dinner. 

I got so caught up in talking that I totally forgot to take a photo of dinner, but I definitely splurged last night. I drank lemon water and Diet Pepsi and then got a chicken sandwich with french fries for dinner. Delicious, and I only dipped into my weeklies a little bit because of my lowered appetite the past few days. I’m still on track! 

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I was at the restaurant for nearly three and a half hours so it was after nine by time I got home and I was still pretty awake after being out so I took advantage of my energy to get some writing time in!

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As soon as I woke up this morning I pulled on some workout clothes, grabbed a banana, and headed out for a long walk before settling in for a long day of work from home. I’ll be out of town for the long weekend so I have a lot to get ahead on today!

I’m going to try to post at least two updates a week so they’re not as long as the last! Thanks for reading!

What is your favorite quick breakfast?
Do you have any Memorial Day weekend plans?

2 thoughts on “Weekend Recap: Workouts & A Dinner Out

  1. I like to make oatmeal with strawberries in the morning, and if I know I am going to have really busy mornings I will prep some over night cherry pie oats. Oatmeal, chia seeds, milk, peanut butter all mixed together and I top it off with greek yogurt and frozen cherries. Put the i the fridge over night and in the morning yup!

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