The final countdown:
I’ve mentioned before in a post that something has got to change concerning my eating habits.
For that reason I’m adding a new chapter to my posts called “the final countdown”.
The plan is to follow an eating plan from Friday July 30th till the end of this year.
And I hope that I can close this year on December 31 at goal weight!
I’ve bought a notebook, it’s for writing down everything I eat when I don’t have access to the internet. I’ve registered to a free Dutch website where I can track calories. Yes, you’re right, I’m back at tracking. I know I’ve said I would never do that again but it’s all part of the plan and I have to try it one more time. Knowing myself and being honest: I have no idea if I can keep up the tracking but I’m going to give it a try.
I’m going to make a photo of everything I eat. Except lunches I eat at work because at work there are only 2 people who know I have a blog and I want to keep it that way and don’t want to explain why I take pictures. Same goes when I’m somewhere where there are people who don’t know about my blog. And I won’t take pictures of my regular coffee, tea and water. The purpose of doing is this is holding myself accountable.
At the end of the post of the daily food intake I will mention the calories and the burned calories. I’m aiming for 1500 to 1700 calories a day.
This means my posts will be longer from now on but no worries: it’s mostly pictures so hopefully fun to watch.
Wish me luck, I could definitely use your support in this.
I skipped my interval run yesterday, instead I took a long walk with Bella of an hour and a half.
This morning I did my “recovery” run of the week, fast run, wore my new Brooks and felt great afterwards.
My new shoes are great. My old pair were Brooks too so I already “know” the shoe. I think they are a bit better for me than my Asics so I think I’m going to use the Brooks for the long runs.
Weather: cloudy, ± 16C / 60 degrees.
Distance: 3.2 K / 1.9 miles
Average time: 6:27 /km
Average speed: 9.3 km/hour
What’s for dinner:
Yesterday fish with carrots and pees with potatoe slices.
Today macaroni ham and cheese.
Fran’s daily outfit:
The girl who kicked the Hornet’s nest – Stieg Larsson
The exhilarating conclusion to bestseller Larsson’s Millennium trilogy (after The Girl Who Played with Fire) finds Lisbeth Salander, the brilliant computer hacker who was shot in the head in the final pages of Fire, alive, though still the prime suspect in three murders in Stockholm. While she convalesces under armed guard, journalist Mikael Blomkvist works to unravel the decades-old coverup surrounding the man who shot Salander: her father, Alexander Zalachenko, a Soviet intelligence defector and longtime secret asset to Säpo, Sweden’s security police. Estranged throughout Fire, Blomkvist and Salander communicate primarily online, but their lack of physical interaction in no way diminishes the intensity of their unconventional relationship.
I finished the last book of this triology and I’m kind of sad because it’s over. No more books of Larsson. This was a good book too but not the best of the three, I like the other two more. Next month the movies will be aired on a movie channel we have a subscription at so I’m going to watch them. These are the Swedish movies. I’ve read that there will be a US remake of the movies too and heard this week that Daniel Craig (aka James Bond) will play Mikael Blomkvist. I can’t say it enough: these books are a must read.