Running and Unusual Food Cravings
Ever since I started running long runs (I consider any run over 8 miles pretty long) my food preferences have REALLY changed. Did this happen to you? Is this normal?
I’ve always been a very bland food lover. A slice of bread? Yes, please! A bowl of broccoli (no sauce)? Sure, I’d love some!
But lately I have been absolutely craving sweets! Froyo, muffins, cupcakes, cookies… I really want to eat them all!
It’s confusing because I have never been the girl who likes sweets.
I mean, if it were socially acceptable I would ask for a loaf of bread instead of a birthday cake for my bday. Actually, I may do that next year… (note to self!).
But not right now. Right now I really want to eat candy and blueberry muffins… and maybe chocolate muffins too.
This is the blueberry muffin I had at lunch …. I thought about it all morning. Whole Foods makes the best blueberry muffins.Ever.
And while we’re talking about not-so-healthy food cravings, Adam ordered pizza for dinner last night and this is what we got:
Apparently Adam forgot only two of us (plus one little cat) live here. At least we are prepared to feed a small army if the need should arise.
Sidenote: I haven’t had Pizza Hut in … FOREVER … it is soooooo salty! I almost can’t taste anything else! : (
Also, just in case you are wondering, no these new food cravings are NOT related to pregnancy in any way! Cecil will remain an only child (cat) for the foreseeable future! : )
But what is up with these food cravings????
Do long runs make you have weird food cravings?
Do you ever crave sweets after a long run?