Thursday, January 25, 2007


I was reading the Runner's World forum and discovered an interesting fact. Did you all know that you have to walk an entire length of a football field to burn off one M&M? There was a diet discussion going on and one of the frequent forumite, who happens to be a dietician, offered this interesting tidbit. I have to remember that next time I get a craving for chocolates!

I am EXHAUSTED! I had trouble sleeping last night. I was tired but wide awake until like 3 am. I had such trouble getting up. Now, I'm starting to feel the effect of last night's sleeplessness.

Work is still the same - stressful! I still enjoy my job though. I've been telling myself that once this whole thing is resolved, I will feel a huge sense of accomplishment in the end. ;)

In addition, I started my class again towards my Certification in Regulatory Affairs. I took a break last semester but it's time to get serious again. I swear, I'm a glutton for punishment! I should have just been satisfied with my masters degree. Why, why, why am I torturing myself further? But it's too late now. Luckily I only have 2 more classes, counting this one, before I get my certification. But the class is hard! The amount of materials I have to learn is crazy! I just printed out the lecture notes for the first half of the semester, and it almost did not fit a 3" binder! And I printed it so that it's 2 slides per page and double-sided! Did I also mention we have big textbook to go along with it? And the exams are open book. I hate open book exams coz they are almost impossible to figure out!

Oh, we got another dusting of snow today - TWICE! Once in the early morning, then it melted, then it started snowing like crazy around noon, but luckily for a short while only and it's gone now. That's okay, as long as it's nothing major I'm okay with it.

Fitness is still on track! Eating is okay. I had a small piece of cake today at work for some plant-wide celebration.

Here are my workout log for yesterday & today:

Yesterday (Wednesday):
PM: Eliptical (28 min HIIT + 7 min MISS) + Abs

Today (Thursday):
AM: Treadmill (3.5 miles running [~35 min, 5.9-6.3 mph, 1% incline] + 6 min walking), Leg Strengthening Exercises (only partly done)
PM: UBWO, Leg Strengthening Exercises
Comment: I'm surprised I was still able to run after the lack of sleep, but I'm happy with it. I ran out of time though so didn't complete the LSE until the pm.

That's it! I'm about ready to crash, so good night!


Irene said...

Wow, your one busy person! I hope you're able to get in some decent rest!

KatieFeldmom said...

Hope you are able to get some rest this weekend!!!!!!

Great job on the fitness front AS USUAL. So consistent!!!! Awesome!!!!!!

Chérie said...

Hmm, how far for one piece of cake? I've done that before, eaten a treat and then made myself get on the elliptical until I burned off all the calories. It takes WAY too long, but it's a good way to ingrain it in your head.

I keep thinking about a certification, too. A full year. And I have to go to NY or Miami for it...