My new blog name should be running2eat.

The last few days have been spent doing what I do best…running and eating :). Monday’s run was an easy 5.6 mile shake-out run after my 5k on Sunday evening.  Tuesday was a cross-training day and I took a body pump class during lunch.  BTW, if you haven’t tried body pump yet, you really should.  It is a very effective way to get a whole body strength workout in an hour.  Today’s run was a 6.2 mile hill run…lucky for me, or not so lucky :), there are a number of hills on the courses around my work.

Before I run, while I run, and after I run, I think about what I get to eat next.  For the past two weeks, I have been eating pretty much the same thing for breakfast and lunch each day.  Pretty boring I know.

Breakfast:  Think Thin bar, Kashi Bar, or Whole Grain Power Bar.

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Lunch:  Kashi Meal, Amy’s Meal, or Salad

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and grapes

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Afternoon snack:  yogurt and granola

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Dinners are always up in the air and we do eat out a lot (I consider getting Subway to eat at home “eating out”).  After a long day of work and at least 2 hours of the day spent in the car, it is really nice to have somebody else do the cooking.

Last night Chris and I went to a place I have wanted to try for a while.  It’s a cute little place called SoupR Natural…excerpt below is from their website.

The Heneghan Family – Dan, Nell, Elynor, Lauren, Bridget and Annalee – is delighted to open a community restaurant featuring fresh and natural foods, like the herbs and vegetables growing outside our restaurant and the local eggs, meats, and ice creams selected from farms just a few miles away.

Our nourishing menu items are made from nutrient-rich raw ingredients and our soda fountain features drinks made with 100% pure sugar cane syrups.

Our menu will change seasonally and most all of our kitchen creations are intentionally prepared with healthy additives such as herbs, spices, fruits, and local produce.

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Chris ordered the Carolina BBQ sandwich and it came with cole slaw and chips.  Chris said, “This is the best cole slaw I’ve ever had.”  🙂

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I ordered the sandwich and salad combo:  BLT on Honey Wheat bread and garden salad on the side.  My picture isn’t great, but it tasted wonderful.

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Annabelle just couldn’t decide what she wanted.

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I would definitely like to go back and try some of the other menu items.

Dessert:  I think it’s pretty clear at this point…yes, I had dessert and yes, it was probably ice cream :).

8 miles is the plan for today!

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Do you stick to a food routine?  Eat something different everyday?  How often to do you go out to eat?

Comments

  1. olivetorun says:

    HUGE lover of this post, the title, bodypump and grapes the size of your finger 🙂

  2. I probably think about food 75% of the time during my runs 🙂

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