I’m Angela – a graduate student in Medical Physics, an amateur runner, a health and fitness enthusiast. I write about my life in general with a health focus and a slant to science!

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What I Ate 8/29/14

Friday, I just had to work but there was a catch – Rob was riding up to Philadelphia with me!  So I knew I would be going out later…

9:00 AM  Cheddar cheese omelet with zucchini and tomatoes.  Coffee with cream and coconut sugar.

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I had a morning meeting and worked through lunch.  Before getting on the train, Rob and I ran out for lunch at our

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25 Foods To Eat

We’ll get to the 25 foods in a minute.  First, my daily eats recap.  I liked Kristen’s recap of her day with timestamps so I’m going to go with that today!

9:00AM I needed some quick carbs before my workout so I grabbed an Archer Farms Simply Balanced Very Berry Fruit Strip.  Just something to hold me over so I could get Focus T25 Beta Core Cardio done!

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Back to School Fall 2014

Well, yesterday didn’t go as planned…

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I got up at 5:30 and managed to get out of the house right on time! I had a coupon for a huge coffee at Dunkin Donuts. There is one right near the train station so I grabbed that… and a muffin. Whoops! I got the reduced fat blueberry muffin thinking it would have less calories but it wasn’t worth the sacrifice for more sugar (and only 70 less

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What I Ate 8/26/2014

PhotoGrid_1409137045693Calories: 1430 Fat: 35g (low) Carbs: 194g (high) Protein: 65g (low)

Yesterday I thought I started off okay with some leftover pizza for breakfast (topped with fresh tomatoes) but that is where it all started to go downhill.  My schedule got changed and I was exhausted so I stopped for a huge (free) Dunkin Donuts drink before heading to school.  I didn’t check the calories beforehand but figured it

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What I Ate 8/25/14

Yesterday was going so well!  I was right on track with calories, I felt good, I had a great dinner planned.  The end of the day didn’t work out as well as I’d hoped as something came up and we ended up with burritos for dinner.

PhotoGrid_1409063478414Note: I only ate half of the bagel in the lower left photo.

All things considered though, I still stayed under

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What I Ate 8/24/14

How was the first day of the challenge?  Well, the challenge is to report everything and here it is!

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So technically, that’s it right?  Well, not exactly.  Let’s take yesterday as an example of how I’ve been eating for the last few weeks.  Lots of junk.  And that repeated picture of the beer isn’t a mistake.  There were two. 

On the bright side, I ran/walked 4 miles yesterday! 

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Nutrition Accountability Week

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This week, my friend Kristen (over at Livin’ Life in Louie) and I are making each other accountable by tracking and sharing everything we eat. I have been really struggling to get moving and losing this weight. My eats haven’t been great and my fitness is very lacking so being accountable to a friend really helps. Maybe I’ll skip that dessert or the handful of candy because I don’t want everyone to see. I know

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Philly Half Marathon Training Plan

I have finally settled on a training plan I am happy with!  For weeks, I have been trying to find a plan that fit all my needs. 

Short, easy workouts on Mondays Rest day on Wednesdays Long runs on Fridays

I couldn’t find a plan on the internet that met all my needs and felt right to me so I sat down and put several plans together until I came up with this one.  (PPR = Peddle Paddle Run)

Philly Half Marathon Training Plan