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Meal Plan, Week of 3/10

March 10th, 2013 — 5:49pm

Sunday: Spaghetti Leftovers
Monday: Pizza Bombs for Lu and Shaun, chicken and veggies for me
Tuesday: Meatball soup
Wednesday: Kafta and cauliflower
Thursday: Leftovers
Friday: Chicken and veggies

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Training Plan, Week of 3/11

March 10th, 2013 — 5:47pm

12 weeks out! Ack!!! I will be focusing more on swimming this week which is hard with my shoulders.

Monday Swim: wu: 4×150 (alternate swim and kick), main: 1650 ladder, start with 275, then 250, and so on. cd: 200 easy

Tuesday: Off!

Wednesday Bike: 1 hour ride with climbing/low cadence. RPE 3-4 on flats, 7-8 on hills

Thursday Swim: wu: 200 swim, 200 kick, main: 16×50 every 1, 5, 9, 13 hardest effort with the others descending effort,  cd: 200 easy

Friday Run: 45 minutes with strides

At some point over the weekend, back to back: Easy 30 minute run, 60 min bike (alternating big and small ring every 10 minutes), 30 minute swim, RPE5

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Training Plan, Week of 3/4

March 3rd, 2013 — 3:59pm

It’s a REST WEEK!!!! WOOOO HOOOOO!!!!

Monday Bike: 30 min RPE 3
Monday Run: 30 min RPE 3-4

Tuesday Swim: 5×200 (50 Easy, 50 Build, 50 Easy, 50 Hard), 150 Easy 
Tuesday Bike: 30 min RPE 3

Wednesday: Off

Thursday Bike: 60 Minutes RPE 3

Friday Run: 30 minutes with strides every 5 minutes
Friday Swim: 4×300 (300 easy, 300 kick, 300 easy, 300 kick)

Saturday and Sunday: ski, ski, and ski some more.  Lu is doing ski lessons right now so Shaun and I get 3 hours of hard core skiing on Saturday and Sunday.  We did that this weekend and boy am I sore!  I would love to have my rest day be tomorrow but Lucy has a dentist appointment on Wednesday so it’ll have to be in the middle of the week.

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Meal Plan, Week of 3/3/13

March 3rd, 2013 — 3:48pm

Sunday: Chili
Monday: Stuffed Cabbage with Sauerkraut
Tuesday: Leftovers
Wednesday: Pork Chops, Sweet Potato Fries, Brussels Sprouts
Thursday: Spaghetti
Friday: Leftovers

I made a dozen hard boiled eggs and I’m going to roast a chicken for quick breakfast and lunch options.

I also mentioned that I was trying to spend only $300 on groceries in February.  This would more than cut my grocery bill in half.  I almost did it.  I spent $350.  I call it a success!

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