I've known subconsciously for a while my diet has not been great and has been a bit unbalanced. Writing this post has helped me to realise how bad this has gotten and how badly I need a shake-up... But anyhow here we go.
7.45am - breakfast
Cup of coffee with skimmed milk
I am doing shorter hours at work at the moment so don't have to get up quite so early. Even so I don't think I've been getting enough sleep as I'm so tired in the mornings.This is the first day I've had porridge in ages as usually I've had yogurts for a few weeks.
Small skinny latte with sugar free caramel
I was still so tired so grabbed more caffeine and sugar to fuel me as I started work.
Warburton sandwich thin
Weight Watchers Jaffa cake bar
I was STARVING by this point which was great as I'd made myself the world's smallest sandwich. After I ate this I was already hungry an hour later.
4.15pm - pre run snack
130g Natural yogurt
30g Trail mix
Teaspoon of honey
I wanted a decent snack before my run as I was starving and it's not a good idea for me to run on an empty stomach (as I have learnt time and time again). This was nice (and actually healthy!). I might start having it for breakfast.
2.25 miles today. It didn't go terribly but I'd be lying if I said it was easy so I'm going to repeat this distance next time.
6.30pm - dinner
Chips with peri peri salt
Toffee ice cream
As you can see dinner was a veritable feast at Nando's. My second Nando's in as many days. God.
So what have I learnt from today?
1. I don't eat anywhere NEAR as much fruit and veg as I should be. Back when I was on Weight Watchers I'd always get my 5 a day but now I've barely had 1.
2. I am not managing my food well enough and am hungry at all the wrong times leading to over-eating at other times.
3. Running makes me hungry.
4. Ridiculously small sandwiches with unhealthy fillings do not a good lunch make.
Food for thought eh? Let's hope for a better WIAW next week!