El hambre

There are two things that have definitely increased during this training
1. the amount of sleep I require (think 1-2 hour naps + 8 hours of sleep a night when possible)
2. the amount of food I have been eating

Saturday remains ice cream night:
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Gotta Love It? YES PLEASE! That would be a birthday cake remix add cookie dough. Ice cream actually kills my stomach, and I paid for it that night and the next day, but it’s just too good to turn down. I usually opt for fro-yo when possible, but nothing beats the real stuff!
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My take on the McGriddle…Ezekiel english muffin with an egg white and drizzle of maple syrup.
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Whole Wheat Banana Bread!
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Breakfast of Champions! Coffee + GM (the standard mix, frozen naner, protein powder, spinach, ice, soymilk)
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Pre-run energy booster…1 medjool date with almond butter!
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Still chowin’ down on the grande ensaladasss!
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An apple a day really does keep the doctor away. Or maybe a combination of things, but I’ll still have my daily Pink Lady, thank you!
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Anyone see and drool over Mark Bittman’s article in the latest Runners World?! I have A WHOLE STINKING TON of respect for Mark Bittman, and also think he is hilarious! Usually when I see recipes in magazines and such I think “that looks good, I’ll make that sometime” and sometimes I do, often I don’t. There was no waiting for his Cassoulet with Lots of Vegetables. I used 1lb of chicken sausage for the meat, and it was delicous, of course.

This is only a glimpse, add about a pound of peanut butter, several boxes of cereal, packed sandwiches for lunch at school and carton after carton of yogurt…and you have a hungry girl training for a marathon! I am that kid that eats in every class, you know it.

7 miles in the morning! Adios amigos!

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5 responses to “El hambre

  1. I bet your appetite has nothing on mine!

  2. i am eating ice cream almost every day!!!! it’s becoming ridiculous. and elliot is no help since he is a dessert fanatic so if i’m ever like “i kind of want ice cream… again” lol he is like LET’S GO! 🙂

  3. i wicked jelly that you’re getting that much sleep! during my last training cycle i was lucky to get 6 hours a night 😦

    but i’m that kid that eats in every class too. which i don’t think the ppl around me appreciate haha

  4. oh yes sleep and eat… i think besides running (well and working) that is all i do these days!

  5. I love Mark Bittman! I am so jealous of your sleep.

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