Up dog, down dog. Donâ€™t you feel better now? Because I sure do!
Finally bit the bullet and went to hot yoga today (not crazy-cardio hot yoga but relaxing hot yoga). With marathon training in full swing, I NEED yoga in my life! My legs have been aching more, and my back is begging for release. Yoga calms my body, and it quiets my mind.
Thusâ€¦ Iâ€™ve committed myself to a little personal yoga challenge (to practice regularly). Iâ€™m not going to make it this grand blog challenge because honestlyâ€¦ itâ€™s too much pressure that way. Plus, I donâ€™t want to be a bad group leader if I fall off the wagon. 🙂
Life is complicated. Yoga is simple.
Yoga was at an odd hour (12:30) so I ate lunch a little early.
The star of the show was a whole wheat hoagie with Moroccan hummus and sprouts.
Plus melon + olives. Iâ€™ve been craving olives like nobodyâ€™s business lately. Salt replacements, maybe?
Post-yoga snack was a classic Green Monster (1 cup almond milk, 2 cups raw spinach, 1/2 a banana). Yes, these really taste good. I promise.
And for dinner, I had to Google â€œhow to boil eggs.â€ I Twittered for some advice about the process and was immediately inundated with all these tips and tricks. I just threw caution to the wind and it all worked out: boil water, add eggs, remove after 15 minutes or so. Drop in ice water and then peel. Tada!
I had a spinach salad with polenta crotons, kidney beans, roasted zucchini, tomatoes, and two hard boiled eggs.
Polenta crotons are easy, too. Buy the pre-made tubes (in the refrigerated section usually), slice, and roast at 375 for twenty minutes or so. Canâ€™t screw it up!
With toast on the side:
And for dessert, the Hus and I went to a Charlotte blogger meet-up at TCBY for some Fro-Yo in Emily and Caseyâ€™s honor. They are moving to DC, and everyone is very sad to see them go!
My cup of chocolate, vanilla, and candy toppings.
Yoforia is still much, much better â€“ just my opinion! 🙂
Are you challenging yourself to reach a new healthy goal right now? Do you prefer to announce all your goals to your friends and family or keep it quiet?