Its the 3rd week now that I have been speeding up my running base. I have been running less than the 6-minute pace quite easily - this coming from the weekend easy run of 8k - including the usual stop light and rude driver pauses during that run.
And its been more than a week that I have been eating quite more than I used to. Two days ago last week I have been feasting and filling up on McDonald's junk - I usually shy off this type of food. Chicken, rice (make it 2), spaghetti, soda and a Flurry to top it off. Twice for breakfast, light afternoon snack and heavy dinner is my everyday feeding routine.
Just yesterday, normally I don't get to eat this much on one sitting. I mean TGIFridays have the same food and it didn't seem that its taste yesterday was that awesome for me to be able to eat this much - yeah there's more desert after this.
I have been reading that the key to a good recovery is to rest and to eat - yes, to increase caloric intake. I don't really measure the foods I eat, I just eat them the way I want to. Although I'm conscious enough not to eat the nasty stuff. I make it a point to eat fruits whenever I see one.
Anyway, its good that I have the appetite to eat much now, unlike in the previous months where the wife and in-laws were noticing that I don't eat much. It seems that my intake now is accordance with my training. Now I have to check the quality of what I eat and not just to stuff my stomach with whatever I see. Hmm, I'm hungry again, good thing I have my 2nd breakfast on-hand - peanut butter! Haha!