Gloomy

Hello there :)

Its gloomy and rainy here today. Its been raining since yesterday morning and it’s still coming down. I am not much of a napper but I napped for a full hour today and it felt so good. I love napping when its gloomy and raining outside.

Workout

This morning favorite running buddy and I were up at 5:00am to head out for our run. It was chilli and misty out but it never really rained on us so it ended up being really good running weather

Duration: 1hr 5min – we probably ran about 7.5 miles

Post Workout

I make egg beaters, sprouted toast and hash browns.  I heart this combo!

I ended up putting a little ketchup on my hash browns and I had a glass of orange juice

Lets back up a notch to last night…

It was full of pizza and rhubarb cake :)

This was so good and Pizza has been on my mind for the last couple of days so I had to have it for dinner. I always order thin crust, all the veggies and light on the cheese. I like ordering healthy pizza because I feel like I can eat more of it ;)

Off to do some shopping

See ya for dinner

June 12, 2010 at 5:46 pm Leave a comment

Back up and Running

Guess who’s back… ME!!! Sorry I was gone for longer then planned but we had some computer problems but everything is fixed now. That is the nice thing about having a tech savvy husband is that its kind of like having an IT/Help Desk department in your own home, no need to call anyone! I am still playing catch up from being gone last weekend so I am glad I have today off because I have a lot of laundry and cleaning to get done.

What a better way to start off a Friday morning then a nice big bowl of oats… in the mix is oats, vanilla soy milk, chia seeds (added after pic), raisins, nuts, apricots and fresh blueberries. I topped it with agave nectar for a little touch of sweetness :)

I think my workout will be a nice long dog walk today!

Back to my chores :(

June 11, 2010 at 12:33 pm Leave a comment

Break

Hey guys I am going to take a break for a couple of days, I just have a lot going on right now. I will be back on Sunday and I will give you a full recap of our Zip line adventure!

Bye for now!

June 4, 2010 at 2:43 am Leave a comment

Favorite

I have to say that french toast is my all time favorite breakfast meal. I love eating it for breakfast or dinner. I usually don’t order it out because I have only been to one breakfast restaurant where they use whole wheat bread and egg whites and most places don’t serve it with peanut butter and a banana ;) . So I usually make it at home but I almost prefer it that way because I can make it just the way I want :)

Workout

Duration: 1hr 15 min

I ran for 40 min, walked for 20 mins and I finished up with some strength training.

Pre run I had a snack size Larabar (sorry it was early I was still half asleep and forgot to snap a photo)

Post run/breakfast

You guessed it… I made my favorite french toast! I used spouted bread, 1/2 c egg beaters, vanilla, cinnamon and vanilla soy milk. I topped it with peanut butter and a banana

I had a side of orange juice

Yay today is my Friday! I love that :)

Off to work… see ya tonight

June 3, 2010 at 3:01 pm Leave a comment

Count down

Now that Wednesday is over its time for the count down to the weekend :) This weekend we are headed up to Vail to try out there Zip lines. I am really looking forward to it, I have always loved rollercoaster and carnival rides I guess I like the height and thrill. I am always the person to not pack until the night before and then I stress out and I always forget something!

Fitness

Duration:45min – I stuck to only strength training this morning and the focus was shoulders and biceps

Pre workout I had a banana with peanut butter

Post workout/Breakfast

I had a bowl of Kashi Go Lean Crunch cereal with skim milk

Lunch/snacks

I had a salad for lunch with all the toppings. I snacked on Okios Greek yogurt topped with fruit, grapes, rice crackers and a string cheese

Dinner

I made my spaghetti squash and topped it with my homemade tomato sauce , fresh parsley and romano cheese

I try not to eat a lot of pasta so I love to eat spaghetti squash because it’s just like eating spaghetti. It is really easy and fast to make. I just poked it all over with a fork, then I popped it in the microwave for 6min. When its done cooking, I let it stand for a couple of mins before I cut it open. Once I cut it open i just discard the seeds (like a pumpkin) and then shred the squash over a bowl with a fork and that’s it.

I just finished a very good bowl of banana split ice cream :)

Have a good night!

June 3, 2010 at 2:17 am Leave a comment

Timing

It seems like every time I have a chance to run outside after work it always starts getting cloudy, windy and rainy. I think it is sunny and warm all day up until I get off and then when I get home I have to end up going up stairs to the treadmill which I don’t mind too much but I would much rather be running outside where the sun is :) Today flew by and tomorrow is already Wednesday… I love long weekends!!

Lunch/Snacks

Today was a salad with the usual toppings. I brought fresh mango, cherries (found them on sale for $1.99 a pound :) ) , carrots w/hummus and a string cheese. Nothing too excited but is sure kept me full all day

Dinner/Pre workout

I had normal delicious bowl of oats. I love this mix for my dinner/pre workout. It gives me so much energy and keeps me strong through out my workout

I am headed up stairs to break a sweat. I am planning on running probably 4 miles and strength training.

See ya tomorrow

June 1, 2010 at 11:05 pm 1 comment

3 days

Good Morning and Happy Monday Tuesday :)

I only have a 3 day week this week because Friday we are leaving to Vail to go Zip Lining with my husbands parents. This morning has been a slower moving morning, I think because I am just trying to recover from the lack of sleep this weekend :( but it was all worth it!

This morning I just had a simple bowl of Kashi cereal with a banana on top

Alright time to head off to work

Have a great day!

June 1, 2010 at 12:07 pm Leave a comment

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