Monday was spent in what we’ll call “recovery mode” from Christmas. It started with laying in bed until 9:15 followed by a long and sweaty workout at the gym.
I ran 4 miles on the treadmill. The first mile was a warm up. For miles two and three, I alternated between inclines and speed every .25 miles. The fourth mile was a pretty fast flat. I think the final stats were four miles in around 35 minutes.
After my run, I hit the weights and did a mixture of cable and free weight exercise along with my least favorite thing ever…pull ups. They are so hard and pretty much make me want to cry. I had to do them with an assist.
Then I came home and ate vegetables. My body said, “thank you.” Spinach with a veggie burger, carrots, apples, feta, almonds, dried cranberries and balsamic vinaigrette.
I spent the afternoon camped out at Starbucks working on my Christmas recap post and catching up on email. I don’t think I can ever get “caught up” on email. It’s always been a weakness of mine. (Maybe something to add to the 2012 goals!?)
I let Brandon talk me into going to the mall despite the day after Christmas madness. I’ll be honest, the only thing that got me there was knowing that a ton of stuff was marked down at Lululemon. 😉
I got the Quick Step pants. I have been on the fence about them for months but the mark down was just the motivation that I needed to finally pick them up.
We stayed at the mall until after 8. I was tired, hungry and cranky when we left and demanded food ASAP.
We stopped for sushi on the way home. I started with a bowl of miso soup.
And then proceeded to plow my way through half of this.
I have serious love for sushi. So good.
Christmas recovery continued when I came home and immediately got in bed. Lights out before 10 p.m.
Did you get a good post-holiday workout in? Or brave the mall and pick up anything special?