June In Review

June Highlights

Peach-Blueberry Green Monster: banana, spinach, blueberries, peach slices, almond milk; topped with flax, chia, raisins, and sunbutter.

June was a really big month for me! Look at all that happened:

– What I Ate Wednesday participation up the wazoo: here, here, here, here, and here

– I went to Trader Joe’s for the first time (and the second!): one and two

– I ran in my first 10K race, and placed! recap

– Aced my first round of summer courses

Guest post for Moves ‘N Munchies

– Gained weight (and a lot of muscle!)

– Blog swaps: UK Foodie

– Got 2 articles published: One for my internship and one for Fitblogger

– Did my longest run to date (10 miles!)

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JUNE Goals in Review:

–  Complete my 10K race in under 60:00 Completed!
– Work on intuitive eating … still working on it, but I think that it’s getting better
– Continue to not count calories/measure food …Completed!
– Ace my classes this semester …ACED!
– Incorporate more cross training into my training schedule …Check! You can see my workouts by clicking the Training tab

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JULY Goals:

– Continue to work on intuitive eating
– Have a 11-mile training run
– Shift to working out in the morning (when I don’t have class)
– Save more than I spend (this will be tricky because I have to pay off my FNCE plane ticket and registration)
– Get together with friends more (I don’t think that I hung out with anyone except once with my future roommate this past month and that is SAD)

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Did you meet your June goals?

What is one of your goals for July?

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13 thoughts on “June In Review

  1. Looks like you achieved a lot this June 🙂

    Loved your post over at Moves and Munchies. I have a quick question about the green monsters (wasn’t sure whether to post here or there, I hope it’s okay!): do you have them for more than one meal (i.e for breakfast and dinner?) I often do that! And have you ever posted a recipe/ratios for your GMs? I can never get the texture of mine right so I end up adding more and more things so they always end up enormous 😉

    xxx

    • I try not to make them more than once a day because I know that a varied diet is more healthful, but I would totally have them for every meal if I had the choice!

      I don’t really measure for them, I just throw a bunch of stuff in a blender. 1-2 handfuls of spinach, 1 frozen banana. 1 c nondairy milk, and 1 or 1.5t xantham gum make the base. I add more xanthan if it’s too thin and more water or milk if it’s too thick but I really like the 1 c liquid to about 1.25t xanthan gum combo.

  2. I met most of them, all though I would have like to exercise a bit more. My goals for July have a long list. Completing two book reviews, running training (I am new to running.), and getting into the Blogging community. (: Congrats on meeting the goals that you did.

  3. Congrats on an awesome June!!! June was definitely a downer month for me, but the pendulum’s gotta swing back. Hopefully that means good stuff for the future!
    I already wrote up my goals post, but I think I’m going to add intuitive eating and scaling down on calorie counting and measuring. I managed to do this for a while, and I don’t know when but it creeped back into my life. It was so liberating to go without it! Thanks for the reminder, I know you’re rocking it.

  4. You did awesome! You can do 11 miles no problem. I sometimes use this trick for long runs where, say I have run 10 miles recently and am running 12 that day, I do the “new miles” first, and after those 2 are done, it’s “Something I’ve done before- no problem.” It works for me!

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