This past weekend I went to one of my favorite places: Steamboat Springs. Steamboat is where I re-learned how to ski, where I met Chris three years ago, and where I love to go to get away. Chris and went skiing in Steamboat at the end of December. The ski conditions in December were terrible. In the last few weeks they have definitely improved. There are a lot less brown/grassy patches and more snow than ice. We got in two great days of skiing. I could tell that I could make it down the mountain without stopping as much. I wasn't out of breath and my legs weren't on fire. I guess I can say that the workouts are paying off.
However, my weight watchers points were through the roof. Even though I planned meals and brought healthy snacks, I ate way more than I should have and picked some unhealthy snacks. I found a pumpkin pie liqueur that tastes delicious, but also 6 points a serving. Yikes! Now that the week has started, it is time to get back on track. When I was tracking my points, I was surprised to find that skiing isn't on the acitvity list. It is hard to actually count the minutes of actual skiing.
This week is going to be an easy week, I hope. It is a short week, with parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, a professional day on Thursday and a furlough day on Friday. I only have to teach two days this week since I took today off. I just have to keep my motivation up and track my points better than I did this weekend. Chris and I might check out the Denver Beer Co. running club tomorrow night. This will be my first time running since October. But, I have to start somewhere. Chris wants to write about the various running clubs that are hosted by breweries/bars. We have both run the Snug run in the past, but plan to run it again so that he can write about it.