Sunday, October 04, 2015
Worked out for 40 minutes this morning! Still have strength training to go, and I'm going to get my timer out and make sure I time how long it takes me. I've just been guessing so far, but I really should time each time I work out so I can accurately track it. I did a full 10 minutes on the riser on the WiiFit free step! That was hard! I did a little over 800 steps, and kept a steady pace the whole time. Then I took the riser off and got my dance music going and did about 3,200 steps!! Took me 30 minutes, I average about 1,000 steps per 10 minutes without the riser. Really feeling it in my calves and hips. Going to stretch some more in a bit. Now if I can do that every day I work out this week, I'll be happy! I may still go for a short walk today. We'll see how the weather is.
I put in all of the vitamins I take, including all the Juice Plus+ supplements I take. With coffee and vitamins I have 158 calories first thing in the morning, before I even think about eating food. That is with taking a gummy vitamin and gummy probiotics and "chocolate" calcium chew. If my medications have calories, which I'm sure they do, the information is not on the bottles, so I'm going to say those are freebies.
Speaking of vitamins my doc put me on Deplin, it's a type of folate, that you can only get with a prescription. It's been shown to help with the digestion and absorption of psychiatric medications. I'm hoping it helps. I'm going to give this a try, should take two weeks to start showing if it works or not, and if it does I'm going to try an over the counter folate to see if that helps or if I need the prescription one. The doc says the rx one is a lot different from the OTC ones. We'll see. Honestly I'm already feeling better, but that could just be because I'm coming out of a mild depression, so of course I feel better.
My rest days are going to be Wednesday's and Friday's. Those are my two busy days where I'm out and about a lot and by the time I get home I'm so tired I just want to crash. I did crash on Friday. I came home and just collapsed, I didn't bring the stuff in from the car, DH handled dinner (thank goodness I have such a wonderful hubby!) It is just exhausting. I'm hoping that as I get used to it and as I meet more people I'll be able to handle it better. Hopefully getting in better shape will help as well, I'll have more stamina.
Now to go figure out what I'm going to eat for the rest of the day