Veggies and Sleep and Training, Oh My: 9/9/09 Report

My report from September 9, 2009, faithfully submitted for your review…

Hrs of sleep:
9 (9:30-ish to 6:15)

2/3 c sweet potatoes

Stir Fry @ FireBowl Restaurant:
1/2 c red & green peppers
1/4 c onions
3/4 c snow peas
1/4 carrot
3/4 c mushrooms
1/4 c bamboo shoots

1/2 red pepper
1/4 c onions
4 c lettuce
1/2 cucumber
3/4 c string beans
1/2 c okra

1 banana
1/2 apple
1 c strawberries
CrossFit warmup + 3-mile run + 2X 1:00 inverted planks

The skinny
Sleep is quite delicious. And now that I’m really paying attention, I WANT it. That’s good, right? It does make for early nights, however. Have to figure out a way to insert some rock & roll adventures eventually…

Despite the long list of veggies, I was way under my calorie consumption for the day. I was all wrapped up in writing yesterday and forgot to eat my snack — twice! That. never. happens. I just wasn’t hungry. I will do better today and get my food in. CrossFit Women Challenge is Saturday, and I need to be rested and fed!

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  • MelissaG says:

    Mel – that is awesome on the sleep! I hear you on the early nights, being in bed by 8pm makes me feel like I'm 6. Actually, my 6 year old nephew goes to bed after I do. I'm having trouble getting enough fat, I've been putting coconut milk and oil on everything but end up eating a bunch of nuts at the end of the day to get close to what I should have.

    4 hours

    turnip greens
    snap peas


    none 🙁

  • Melicious says:

    I often snarf a tablespoon of Sunbutter before bed to get more fat in… plus, it's delish!

  • Jennifer says:

    Sleep: 8 hours + an attempt at a 20 min nap that really was me just laying there with my eyes closed

    broccoli slaw

    WOD: 21, 15, 9 @ 65#
    hang power clean
    back squat
    sumo deadlift high pull – 9:14

  • Melicious says:

    Man! I hate when naps don't "take." It's so sad. But at least you got some time in a reclining, restful position.