This morning I didn’t have Chem lab since it is the first week, so I slept in late, went to the gym (which wasn’t crowded like the last time I tried to workout) where I ran 2.25 miles on the treadmill and then had a late breakfast of an egg white omelette with olives and blue cheese, fruit, and coffee to go. I have to say that I was disappointed in the omelette. It was dry and too salty with both the olives and blue cheese. Next time I think I will try one with veggies and regular cheddar cheese. It was partly my fault because I went so late that they ran out of the good toppings like tomato and mushrooms. Now I think I will go check out the library for the first time and maybe get some homework done. Cheers!
Orientation week is now over and classes start tomorrow. That means I will finally be on some sort of schedule and hopefully not staying up too too late. This week I have started to learn how to adapt to my new lifestyle as far as eating and exercising. Today I tried out the bigger campus gym (just did the elliptical), and ate in the cafeteria for breakfast and dinner. I am happy to say that there are plenty of healthy options available, but I am sure I will get tired of the same cafeteria foods repeated over and over. I still have a lot more learning and exploring to do in the coming weeks, so stay tuned! Sorry I don’t have many pictures, but here is one from breakfast:
College!!! That’s right, I move in on Tuesday, so that means I have been busy packing lately.
I started the day off with a yummy mushroom and cheese omelette and a cup of Joe. I made the omelette with one egg and just the whites of another, fresh mushroom pieces and a slice of sharp cheddar. This was only 170 calories and it kept me full for hours of packing. I am just about ready for college!
I have decided to try to cut out most carbs, especially sugar, because last time I followed an Atkins Diet sort of thing, I lost 5 pounds, but then I stopped. I think the best part of it is that I am pretty addicted to sugar, so this forces me to avoid sweets. Last time I felt more energized and slept better too, and I didn’t even miss the sugar! I not going to be super restrictive this time because I am trying to make a lifestyle change, not a short-term crash diet. My slogan: everything in MODERATION.
I am now ending the day walking on the treadmill while watching Mr. Popper’s Penguins. Have you seen that movie? It’s kinda cute so far.