I am so tired! But I had so much fun! I took my Paralympic torch down to the city centre late this afternoon to let people hold it and take photos with it. We ended up with a steady stream of both tourists and locals for about six hours (taking one quick break for food and another to use the washroom). Everyone seemed so excited to have their time with the torch and one woman, who works for the big museum downtown, even told my husband that I was quite the ambassador!
After placing a number of phone calls this week, I finally got to speak with someone official today who was able to tell me that going downtown in my relay garb with the torch is definitely being encouraged. I am completely exhausted, but that won’t stop me from returning tomorrow and on Sunday! I have never had the opportunity to make such a large amount of people so happy at once and I just can’t pass it up!
I do have to admit to one drawback… I am so beat that I decided to put off doing my C25K session until tomorrow. It doesn’t put me behind at all, but I feel a tiny bit guilty that I am opting out because I am essentially too tired from playing! Oh, well! I suspect that I burned a lot of calories today from simply walking around and flexing those cheek muscles due to all the smiling I was doing. Good moods burn fat, right!?!
Remember, this is the last chance to enter my giveaway!!!
FOOD & BEVERAGES:
- 7 glasses of water
- 1 banana
- 2 egg wrap on a soft tortilla shell with grated cheese, frozen spinach, and pepper
- 6 inch sub on a whole wheat bun with ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato, green pepper, onion, black olives, light mayonnaise, mustard, and pepper
- 3 small Mandarin oranges
- 1 sip of gingerbread steamed soy milk
- 1 cranberry and almond multi-grain bar
- 1 gala apple with cinnamon
- 30 stomach crunches
- 15 lunges for each leg
- 15 squats