HEY! so, a couple days ago I randomly joined Tumblr. I knew and still pretty much know nothing about it but so far its been kind of fun figuring it out. Not sure where my new Tumblr blog will go but I’m giving it a fair try! Just letting eveyone know if I am M.I.A, you can check me out there HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!
It has been a rather delicious day!
Snacked on some dried mango ( my favorite)
I ran out of time this morning to make lunch, so on my way out the door to work I grabbed some oatmeal packets.
awesome combo, seriously.
2 days ago was the first time I ever heard of The app VINE but I downloaded it and got all signed up.
First look it seemed like instagram for video. I especially like that the videos can be choppy and fun instead of one long piece.
I have played around a bit but haven’t thought of any fun videos to really make yet!
If you have VINE, friend me up!
There are some great videos on there!
It has been a buussyy weekend…. Thursday night Sarah and I went out on a date and I got DRUNK, way drunker then I wanted but all in all I had a good time and blew off some steam.
I also decided to paint my workout room as a weekend project, but my poor planning meant I made multiple trips to home depot and I took multiple showers and still managed to NOT finish painting ONE room… I am a painting how NOT TO….
anyhoo.. lets just catch up in the pictures I took along the way.
Thursdays breakfast, I got an everything bagel with veggie cream cheese on my way to work at my new favorite bagel shop.
My dogs made out again
I drank way to much of this…and paid the next morning
But seriously enjoyed my dinner of Penne Vodka, garlic bread and curly fries… so balanced…HA
I also enjoyed a lot more wine at home…
We enjoyed multiple fires
Scott discovered he likes my stir fry
I LOVE the view from our bed!
And then I decided to re do my workout room…. Some before’s
Scott also discovered he likes my smoothies.. SCORE!
I made a magnetic chalkboard wall
COLOR= much brighter and better..
I will post more AFTER pictures when I finish this room up, hopefully this week!
Pasta and Salad with Scott
had some steel cuts oats with maple almond butter and banana! Been a LOOONGG TIME
Lunch was a YUMMA, cottage cheese, orange and my favorite raisin bread
And I finally tried the new Chobani Bite! HOLYYYY YUMMMMM!
Then Vicki came over and we walked down my road and discovered some new trails!
We covered about 3 miles in the sun with Chance
Then I FINALLY painted my nails!! I fell back on the biting train while Scott was in the hospital and I am desperately trying to STOP!
Tonight Scott and I had another taco night, beef for him and black bean for me, plus a side salad and and we shared an orange
Now, to close out the weekend Scott and I are having a “Gold Rush” marathon… we love this show
Looks like I just put myself back in the racing game! Bring on the 2013 season!
On April 21st I will be running my 5th half marathon at Rutgers University.
I found a racing schedule that better fits my current situation. ( I need more rest days due to a lot going on with Scott)
I found this schedule and will probably begin training next week which will put me starting on week 5.
I have ALWAYS followed Hal Higdon’s Intermediate training plan but I was looking forward to trying out a new plan this time around.
I am looking forward to have some structured workouts back in my life!
Let’s DO THIS!
Whenever I am feeling down I like to look for positive quotes on pinterest. They make me happy.
I found this one today and it hit me hard so I wanted to share.
“Christmas” morning involved lounging with the puppies.
I hopped on the bike trainer for 35 minutes and rocked my new tank
Then my family arrived Chris and Adele prepared a salad for “dinner” at lunch time
Milo and I did some snuggles.
Time to eat!
I requested my moms macaroni and cheese
My plate: Mac n cheese, spinach salad and fruit.
Cookies for dessert
Then it was time for our Christmas eve tradition. We watch National Lampoons Christmas Vacation every single year. SOME of us… didn’t make it through the whole movie
But some of us did!
Then we exchanged presents. Scott got me some Ugg Slippers I have been lusting after… I really needed the upgrade!
I am totally in love with our wood stove.
My Dad continued the tradition of getting us all winter hats.
My Dad’s friend made us this awesome stool from ONE piece of wood!
While Christmas came almost a month late for us… it was a good one for sure
In 2012 I never celebrated a christmas…. instead of thinking about what was going on to make this happen I am going to look at the positives and say.. I GET TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS TWICE in 2013!! Today Scott and I hosted our first christmas and his family joined us for dinner and presents!
Last night I got busy FINALLY baking a batch of christmas cookies, I chose gingerbread men at scott’s request.
This morning I cleaned and set up the big table.
Once the table was set I went on a run. I covered three miles on a new route.
Lets call this part.. CHRISTMAS EVE
His family was kind enough to bring the food.
Kiya was really in love with Ben tonight.. lots of kisses.
We had TWO christmas cakes However, by the time the cake rolled out I was stuffed to the brim.. painnnnn… but Scott and I managed to share a slice of each.
We exchanged presents and then everyone was on their way.
I cleaned up a bit but gave up because I am still painfully full. I am currently sprawled out on the couch catching up on jersey shore… SCOREEE
MY FAMILY is coming tomorrow for “christmas day” hoorrayyy
Yesterday morning I woke up at 6am for work. I usually have a coffee at home while I am getting ready and then on my 45 minute commute to work I stop for a 2nd VERY LARGE coffeee..
I was going to stop for some juice on the way to work but yesterday morning I made a last minute decision to pull into the bagel place right next to where I usually stop for coffee. I ordered a toasted spinach bagel with veggie cream cheese and it was AWESOME.
For lunch I enjoyed some awesome Pear Chobani and a ton of raw pumpkin seeds. YUMMMAYYY
For our first dinner home together, Scott requested TACOS. We ran out to wegmans and got the supplies.
Chance really wanted some of his daddys dinner.
Scott had a HUGE appetite while mine remained small. He had 5 tacos FULL of beef ( I made sure to be EXTRA LEAN, since he needs to be eating healthier) and covered in cheese. I had 2 with black beans and cheese and I was STUFFEDDDD.
I made us a plate of grapes and oranges slices to try and add a little health to the meal. We devoured them Oranges are SO GOOD right now!
After digesting for a bit I grabbed a slice of cake from last night. ( We celebrated scotts homecoming with some friends and family)
And THEN I turned on some christmas movies! FIrst up was ELF, then The Grinch! Since scott was in the ICU for christmas, we are finally going to celebrate this weekend! SO TECHNICALLY, Christmas eve is saturday and Christmas Day is Sunday in this house!!!
Today I received my first PV BODY outfit! I had heard about this program for a while and one night I decided I would just LOVE some great workout clothes in the mail every month so I signed up.
Here is what I received round 1.
At first glance I thought.. ehhh nothing special, even kind of boring… But then I tried them on and I loved the fit! I thought the black top would be too tight and constricting but it was VERY comfortable and don’t even get me started on the pants, do you see how long they are? LOVE THAT!! Its not every day that a girl who stands at 5 feet 8 inches finds leggings that wrap under her heels! They are also SUPER comfortable!
Both the top and the bottom are NUX They are soft and the material feels very high quality.
I love the thicker waste band on the pants and the details on the shirt.
Needless to say, I am impressed and looking forward to next months picks!