And a report on the n=1s. I have managed 2 straight days in which my shower finishes with a gasp, and this morning, I even remembered to hit the cold water before turning everything off, so that's an improvement. Can't say much about my mood - it's good enough, I guess.
I did stand on each leg twice yesterday, until they got really sore, but I don't think I hit muscle exhaustion - I've hit that before doing slow burn pushups, and my legs never collapsed on me as my arms did then. Sleep? Pretty nasty, as a matter of fact. I had some fasciculation in my calves, and my feet tended to want to bend in funny directions - not exactly cramps, because I could control it, but distracting. I woke up around 4:40 am - possibly for the first time - but not feeling any more rested than normal, that I could tell, and my sense is that I had a disturbed night, that I wasn't ever really fully asleep. I don't think a single night is enough to judge, though, and I have reminders on my work calendar to stand on one leg twice a day for the next two weeks, which should give me a reasonable sample.
Here's yesterday's eating:
- cheese (ultimately, 3 pieces; 2 at lunch, one after work but before dinner)
- burger with cheddar cheese and green chile
- regular and sweet-potato fries, with catsup
- a glass of Chardonnay
We're on the road this weekend, so I have the advantage of being separated from easy snack food, with the disadvantage of restaurant dining. I have lost weight in this situation before, and I am planning on that 5K tomorrow, so I'll be getting some exercise as well. And lots of sun, I hope.