It's been a crazy week so far. Yesterday was my first day on the new job, which went really well. Even though I met a ton of people, several I'll be working with are out on vacation and I'll meet them over them soon. I tend to be miserable at remembering names, especially when meeting so many new people at once, so I am thankful that each cube and office has the person's name listed!
Me being me, one of the most important things I had to scope out at the office, was the kitchen situation. I was spoiled at my old job as there was an unusually large kitchen - lots of counter space, a table and counter for eating, a big refrigerator and sink, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and toaster oven (granted, they didn't always work, but they were there). The new place has two small kitchens. A sink, microwave, toaster, and fridge in each. I'll definitely be able to bring my lunch and store it in the fridge, but there's no room to assemble anything like I used to. Today I'll pick up a salad at a local restaurant but tonight, I'm going to cook a pot of rice to put together rice bowls that I can fill with veggies, chick peas and other good stuff then just warm up in the microwave. My desk drawer is already stocked with a few Larabars and I'm taking carrots and fruit for snacks. As I make this transition from freshly cooked lunches every day to eating at work, I need to make sure I make healthy choices.
My workout this morning was much better than yesterday; I felt stronger. My cardio consisted of a 1minute walk on the treadmill followed by 3miles jogging (no intervals today), 7 miles on the stationary bike, some strength training and stretching. My workouts are going to be a little shorter now, but it should be offset by being more active throughout the day.
A few random photos from our trip
somewhere in Massachusettes
Frog Pond in Boston Commons
Do you take your lunch to work or go out? Do you have a go to lunch for the work week?
Sorry I've been MIA when it comes to my blog reading. I'm going to get a little caught up tonight. It's one of those weeks....
workout stats -
3x10 hammer curls
3x10 lateral side arm raise
3x10 weight side bends
foam roller and stretching