Week Ramblings & The Peanut Butter Bet

I had all intentions of posting yesterday, or even Tuesday, but an assignment came a week early, and such is life.

Even though I’ve been focusing solely on work and school, yes I’m back in school, my workouts with Ashley have been the 3rd major focus of mine. Our workouts have been really great lately, and I really cannot imagine not working out with her. Not only do we push each other to lift heavier or to bust out a few more reps, it also gives us plenty of quality time together.

Lots of heart to hearts in between sets about dating, work, life, and school. We giggle when our gym crushes walk into the gym, and respectively have fits when they’re next to us. We die. One thing we decided based on experience, is that a gym crush should stay a crush.

Ashley has made a bet with me that I can’t go 2 days not eating peanut butter. I think I can last until Monday, but I’m going to see just how long I can go before I have an emotional breakdown and need it. In the comments let me know how many days you think that I can last pb free!

Tuesday and Wednesday I attended a copywriting seminar, and since I knew I’d be away from a fridge for both days, I treated myself to the Six Pack Bags Renee purse. It’ll be in handy on my business trips and day trips when I’m in Nashville, but I splurged so that I could test it out this week.

It looks pretty and like a normal purse from the front:

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But on the backside, it’s a meal management purse! 4 slots for meals, along with storage on the side zipper. I LOVE this bag! Not only does it keep the food cool, but it’s perfect for every day use. I will admit that it’s expensive, but I bought it at Vitamin Shoppe for $10 less than the website price, and I had a $15 coupon that I used. This is also THE perfect carry-on for the plane!six-pack-bag-renee-toteOther products that I’m loving? I bought the Dymatize Iso-100 Orange Dreamsicle on Tuesday afternoon, and I have already had 4 shakes since buying it. It tastes exactly like an orange creamsicle, and hands down, this is my favorite protein that I have ever had. 1 scoop with 1 cup cashew milk and a 4 ice cubes, and it’s the perfect consistency. I’ve even added xanthum gum to make it thicker like ice cream.

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Ashley gave me the new Oh Yeah! One bar to try. Mint Chocolate Chip. The mint isn’t too strong, and it’s much better than the Quest bar.

OhYeahOne--Mint-Chocolate-ChipI’d buy it again!

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My new favorite and filling dinner is broccoli slaw with Italian dressing, and seasoned potatoes and baked chicken… because eating pretzels and peanut butter for dinner isn’t healthy. Oops.image

And to celebrate finishing my 16 page finals paper for this term… I continued my binge watching of Quantico, which I was forced to put on hold for my final. It feels good to be back with all of they eye candy in this show.image

And that is a wrap on the first half of my week!

What show(s) are you currently binge watching?

Any products or supplements you’re loving?

How long do you think I can go without peanut butter?

I think I can last until Monday.

This Is What Happens When You Have A Tremendously Wonderful Weekend

Hey hey hey, did everyone have a good weekend? I know that I sure did! Mine was full of family, reconnecting with an old friend, Christmas joy and fun.

Immediately after work on Friday, the fun began. My 2nd cousin, or my cousin’s daughter, turned the big 1-6 on Friday, so my Aunt Judy & Jenn threw a surprise birthday party for her, with the best theme ever. Harry Potter.

They outdid themselves with the decorations.

harrypotter-cakeFrom owls in cages hanging from the ceiling, butterbeer, to the food labels, she really made it a special moment for Addy, who was 200% surprised.

imageThe photobooth was my favorite part.

imageI don’t understand why people tell me that they can’t take me anywhere.imageBy 9 pm, I officially began falling asleep at the party… okay, maybe that’s why you can’t take me anywhere, but I’m just so used to my lazy Friday evenings! Saturday started bright and early at the gym, with an extra tough workout. 3 mile run + back & shoulders because I knew I wanted Sunday to be a run day, and Monday would be a rest day… which it wasn’t. I totally felt awesome when I woke up and got in 2 miles of sprints.

I ran into my friend from high school, Ashley, who I had worked and played softball with, but we hadn’t seen in each other in years. She ended up joining me on the treadmill for my cool-down from my run, and we spent a solid 20 minutes chatting away, before we both went and did our strength workouts. It was so great seeing Ashley, and we immediately made plans to start working out together!

When I run errands on the weekend, I really like to look my best and be extremely fashionable. Biker boots, Nike running tights, and a blue and white hoodie. Really killed it with the lack of matching.

imageA bit of my favorite kind of reading. 2016 will have a heavy focus on running goals, so I’m getting in the spirit! Hey Mom, I know I told you to cancel my subscription, but can you renew it again for my birthday? Sorry, don’t kill me!imageChristmas wrapping, Christmas gift making, and Christmas movies followed, with a crackling fire in the distance.fireSunday morning run with Ashley. I managed 3 miles thanks to sore hips, but then we spent the next 35 or so minutes yapping away about workouts, the people at the gym, and life.

Turns out our apartments are literally a street away from each other, and we have future plans of running around our neighborhood together and so much more. I’m telling you, most everything happens for a reason, and I’m looking forward to more of Ashley in my life. I will tell you one thing.. friends who will fitness with you are some of my favorite!

Post-run breakfast was a plate of sauteed butternut squash, chicken sausage and broccoli, with scrambled eggs.

paleo-breakfastI went shopping for a desk at Home Goods and Marshall’s, and instead, left with a running vest and a cozy workout sweater pullover thing. It’s not my fault that the desk I wanted was nicked and the tops fit perfectly and looked like a 13 out of 10 on me.

The weekend ended with one of the best meals ever cooked for me, with Christmas music playing in the background. That’s how you earn double brownie points with me.

And, the winner of the Big Slice giveaway is Heather S! Congrats girl! Check your email! 馃檪

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What did you do this weekend?

Are you a Harry Potter fan?

I want to read the books again! I’m going to Universal Studios in a few weeks for work, so my coworker and I already have big plans to spend the entire time at Hogwarts, ha!

 

Stuffed Up Monday

I鈥檓 a self-professed cat lover and am obsessed with my Jakey poo, but whenever he wants to sleep with me, which is every night, I have trouble sleeping. You see, Jakey doesn鈥檛 choose a side of the bed, he chooses the middle. I hate waking up him so instead of pushing him over to the right side, I literally go spread eagle with my legs. Ladylike.

Reason #124 why I鈥檓 single. When I have a stuffy nose I stick a rolled up piece of tissue up the clogged nostril so that I can sleep without constantly sniffing and don鈥檛 have to worry about a runny nose.

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So there I was, with my tissue stuffed up my nose and my legs wide open, struggling for sleep. I鈥檓 positive I woke up at least 4 times last night and finally gave up and kicked Jake out. I give him treats so he still loves me. Unconditional love.

I actually got a great workout in this morning and also on my lunch break. I was signed up for the 4:30 spin class but I wasn鈥檛 sure how I鈥檇 do leaning over handle bars with a runny nose.

Morning Workout

路 3.3 mile run
路 15 stair push-ups
路 2 sets of 20 mountain climbers
路 50 crunches & 50 side-to-side crunches
路 90 second plank hold
路 2 sets of 13 skiing dumbbell squats
路 2 sets of 13 standing side-to-side dumbbell crunches
路 3 sets of 13 chest flies, lying down
路 Stretching

While at work I also managed to throw in several air squats in the corner of my office, and completed 2 sets of 20. I absolutely dred squats but it鈥檚 so easy to get out of my chair, bust out several squats and sit back down and get right back to work.

Breakfast this morning was a kicked up version of my Chobani strawberry banana yogurt. Last night I microwaved a bag of instant brown rice and mixed about 1/3 cup of it into my yogurt. It was heavenly and extra filling!

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I鈥檒l definitely be making this again, but I鈥檓 going to try a little less rice so I can taste more of the yogurt. I highly recommend this though!

Afternoon Workout

路 2 mile HIIT run
路 2 sets of 25 medicine ball sit-ups
路 13 medicine ball lumberjack squats, each side
路 13 medicine ball lumberjack chops, each side
路 10 minutes elliptical, alternating between forwards and backwards pedaling

The ladies gym felt like a sauna so my run wasn鈥檛 too fun, but the interval running felt great and I actually am feeling lighter and more energetic than I have the past few days!

Lunch was a hodgepodge of a meal. It consisted of a pumpkin muffin, a sliced up Fuji apple, carrots and a protein bar.

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The protein bar I ate roughly half an hour after everything else since I was still hungry and didn鈥檛 plan accordingly. Well, I take that back. I did, but I just wasn鈥檛 craving my Chicken & Stars soup and knew it wouldn鈥檛 fill me up so I鈥檓 saving it for tomorrow. Yes, I鈥檓 5 again.

My nose is running again. Excuse my while I go stick a tissue up it.

Rainy Day Won’t Get Me Down!

Last night鈥檚 little 鈥渇eel bad for myself鈥 episode is long over, thank the lord! Actually, it鈥檚 more like 鈥渢hanks to my best friends Lindsay and Allie, my coworker Jen, and bloggers聽Alaine and Amanda. You girls gave me great encouragement and made me snap out of my 鈥淚鈥檓 done with love funk.鈥

My girls Allie and Lindsay are seriously ALWAYS there for me when I need them, and I cannot imagine living a life without them by my side. I love how all my relationships with my closest friends are so different but so fulfilling.

Allie and I take each other to York Beach in Maine or to Livingston Park and go for long walks to talk and clear our heads. Long drives are also one of our 鈥渢hings鈥 we do when the other needs advice or a shoulder to lean on. It鈥檚 how we get each other through the hardships we face in life.

Lindsay and I have a slightly different approach to helping each other through bad days. We have two go-to choices. Numero uno is go to Shorty鈥檚, get beer and feast on the free chips & salsa. BEST chips & salsa we鈥檝e found.聽We聽聽I typically go through 2 baskets of the greasy chips while we bitch about men and how they constantly fail us in relationships. Yup, it鈥檚 always the man鈥檚 fault.聽聽Option two is to jam our break-up tunes which consist of Aly & AJ and Keri Hilson (a tradition we鈥檝e held since being college roommates sophomore year), and also shopping, preferably at Marshall鈥檚. Whoever said retail therapy was the cure for everything deserves a wet smooch from me, but only if he鈥檚 a sexy man.

Do you and your girlfriends have a go-to plan when one of you guys are hurting or having a rough day?

Needless to say, I didn鈥檛 get the best quality of sleep last night so when my alarm went off at 5:34, I had no problem snoozing twice. My run suffered from the lack of sleep, less time and difficulty breathing, so I was content when I managed to make it 3 miles before the clock struck 鈥渟trength鈥 time.

I actually didn鈥檛 do much strength, it more so consisted of me lying on the floor looking like I was murdered.

Morning Workout

  • 3 mile run
  • 15 stair push-ups
  • 50 crunches and 50 side-to-side crunches
  • 1 minute plank hold
  • Stretching

Breakfast was the highlight of my day, as I was FINALLY able to find chia seeds for overnight oats! I made the Raspberry Vanilla Overnight Oats from The Yummy Life, and boy were they yummy! Not only did the overnight oats keep me full for the first half of my day, but I also was able to eat half in the early morning and then the rest in the late morning. It was nice to not rush myself through a meal and enjoy it over several hours.

Do you guys enjoy overnight oats? If so, do you have a favorite recipe?

It鈥檚 been raining buckets and buckets of rain all day so I opted not to make the 3 minute walk to the gym on my lunch hour. I didn鈥檛 have a spare pair of shoes so I really wasn鈥檛 in the mood to workout in sopping shoes.

Have you guys tried this cottage cheese/fruit blend? Jen raved about it the other day so I picked a blueberry and apple cinnamon package up the other night. Sadly, I was disappointed in the blueberry. I think if I dipped the cottage cheese into the blueberries it would have been better, but by mixing the two, the taste of sweet blueberries wasn鈥檛 even noticeable. Talk about a complete fail!

My coworker Jen and I hit the gym after work and took a kickboxing class at 5:30. Before the class we had 10 minutes to kill so I ran a quick mile and chatted with her while she walked. We then hit the class, which started with 15 minutes of abs and then our kickboxing boot camp class started. The class was nonstop. Literally, nonstop. The instructor was an adorable little firecracker of an ex-Army man.

I ate a bunch of leftovers for dinner and am just about to put the season premiere of CSI:NY on. 聽Hope you all had a great Friday!

A Good Monday and Ready to Take Charge!

Happy Monday, and yes I mean happy! Due to promptly falling asleep at 9:20 last night, after reading a whopping 2 pages in my new book, yes I said 2, I woke up on the right side of the bed, which technically was the left. Have you ever noticed that you prefer to sleep on one side of the bed, whether it鈥檚 the bed at your place, your boyfriends or on a guest bed? I always chose the left side of the bed with my ex-boyfriends, even when that meant I was stuck against the wall and had no arm dangling room. Men are just awful at setting up a room. Really.. a bed against the wall? Maybe that鈥檚 why those relationships didn鈥檛 last鈥 Let鈥檚 just go with that. 馃槈

My upper body is still recovering from the ridiculousness聽I put it through this weekend (Wii boxing, golfing, rowing, picking up nachos loaded with 20 lbs. of bbq chicken and cheese), that it was still sore when I swung my arms around this morning before working out. I ended up getting a nice run in, although my strength workout was limited post-run. Instead, I focused more on stretching and trying to loosen up my old bones.

Morning Workout

  • 3.5 mile run
  • 1 minute plank hold
  • 2 sets of 20 mountain climbers 鈥 the second set was awful! I think it鈥檚 due to a 鈥渇un鈥 weekend
  • 50 crunches and 50 side-to-side crunches
  • 100 jump rope
  • Stretching

Yesterday during brunch with Mike, he commented on how tiny my stomach looked. Uhhhhh, he CLEARLY hasn鈥檛 seen me in a while as I鈥檝e actually put roughly 4.5 pounds onto my frame. Being my gay best friend, he is doubly honest and blunt. A gay man will tell you how it is, but a gay best friend, will tell you also tell you he can see your split ends. Thanks captain obvious. Since making my pact with you guys about holding myself accountable if I snack during the middle of the night, I have yet to do that!

It鈥檚 time for me to suck it up and get on the 鈥淏efore and After鈥 band wagon. Doing that will only motivate me more to stick to healthy choices in the kitchen, and since I don鈥檛 want to embark on this journey and not have any progress to show for it, it鈥檚 time to get dirty!

I鈥檓 going to take pictures tomorrow and will most likely cut my morning workout short so I have enough time to take pictures. You lovelies will get my 鈥渃lothed鈥 before pictures, while I鈥檒l keep a set of the bra and shorts pictures for my eyes only, at least until I鈥檓 comfortable to show what down undah looks like. Warning: war zone. Okay, okay, it鈥檚 not bad, but it鈥檚 not 鈥渉ot damn鈥 status either.

Before the gym I enjoyed a Chobani Strawberry Banana yogurt for the first time in at least a week and a half, and holy moly was it an amazing reunion!

My afternoon workout almost included me eating shit on the treadmill. Mind you this all went down while I was sanitizing the treadmill. Yeah, wasn鈥檛 even working out. I was trying to clean my sweat off the very front of the treadmill so I was crouching down while holding onto the hand grip. I thought I was pushing all the treadmills forward, but in reality the belt was moving backwards with me on it! I quickly aborted the situation and got the hell out of the ladies gym before I made an even bigger fool out of myself. I went and did additional cardio in the regular gym before heading back to work and聽being productive.

Afternoon Workout

  • 2 mile run
  • 15 minutes elliptical
  • 2 minutes rowing 鈥 if you recall my bitching from the beginning of my post, you鈥檒l realized why I stopped

My boss has had her daughter鈥檚 Yankee Candle Fundraising catalogue sitting in the work kitchen for the past few days and I finally stopped and flipped through it. I found about 8 pieces that I want to buy, only 1 item being a candle, the rest being the most adorable decorative holders!

How cute are these, especially the cookie jar candle holder! Is it too early to start decorating for Christmas yet? As much as I hate the cold and snow, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the time from the middle of November until New Years when the holiday spirit is in full blast.

Time to go doodle Christmas trees and listen to my Christmas radio station on Pandora鈥 and you think I鈥檓 kidding.

Gotta Love Deliveries.. Herbalife Came!

Today was a busy day! I switched up my normal lunch time routine and opted to head home to check out my Herbalife delivery. I’ve been patiently waiting for my products to arrive all week so I eagerly took lunch an hour and a half early to check out my new swag. 馃檪

This box was heavy, weighing in at 36 pounds. It was a workout just carrying it inside and upstairs. Afternoon workout complete.

After playing around with my new Herbalife products and taking several vitamins, I headed over to the DMV to renew my duplicate license. Back in March, my car was broken into and gone went my license. Since I was residing in Los Angeles at the time, the DMV overnighted me a duplicate license, and since tomorrow is my half birthday (woo celebration!) the 6-month dup was due to expire. I was surprised and relieved when I left the DMV with a valid license after only an hour. Since I went around 1:30, I figured, along with my coworker, that I would be there for several hours.

The rest of the afternoon flew by at work, although I was extremely antsy to get to the gym and get a cardio workout in. I snacked on a Herbalife protein bar at the DMV to keep myself from passing out from hunger. I had made a protein shake for a lunch on the go while I headed to the DMV but it tasted like a dirty butt hole, so I nixed that sucker. Luckily I had a wrap at work that I had my mind-set on while having hunger hallucinations at the DMV.

Look at the extremely doughy corner. HEAVEN!

Turkey, ham, spinach and mustard wrap.

I had a great 1.6 mile run in the women’s gym while a Maksim Chmerkovskiy look-a-like trainer worked a lady in front of me. Talk about watching a GREAT show at the gym. I turned my iPod off just so I could hear his training tips to the lady. I told you I like getting a good deal, and I’m pretty sure watching and eavesdropping on a training session is one of the best deals you can snag. Side note, I did catch Maksim checking himself out in the mirror while the lady was lifting. Andddd I’m no longer attracted to you.

And the main act of today…. my Herbalife products!

  • Herbal Aloe Concentrate (Not Pictured):聽Soothes the stomach, relieves occasional indigestion and improves nutrient absorption
  • Chocolate Coconut Protein Bars:聽12 g of soy and whey protein blend, 23 vitamins and minerals, excellent source of fiber and controls appetite and sustains hunger
  • Peanut Butter Protein Bars:聽12 g of soy and whey protein blend, 23 vitamins and minerals, excellent source of fiber and controls appetite and sustains hunger
  • Vanilla Almond Protein Bars:聽Helps build and maintain lean muscle, essential vitamins and 10 g of healthy protein, no artificial sweeteners and 140 cals
  • Personalized Protein Powder:聽Helps build and maintain lean muscled mass, fat-free protein supplement for hunger control, & 5 g of soy and whey protein per scoop, and all 9 essential amino acids
  • Dutch Chocolate Protein Powder:24 vitamins and minerals, 15 g of soy protein, 5 g of carbs
  • French Vanilla Protein Powder:聽24 vitamins and minerals, 15 g of soy protein, 5 g of carbs
  • Vanilla and Chocolate Instant Protein Powder:聽20 g of protein, 24 vitamins and minerals, and calcium聽
  • Radiant C Skin Booster Gel:Antioxidant-enriched gel-cream seals in skin’s natural moisture and enhances texture and tone
  • Sleep Now Aid:聽Promotes relaxation for better sleep without drowsiness, helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle
  • 21 Day Herbal Cleansing Program:聽Helps promote the body’s natural elimination of toxins and supports healthy elimination
  • Florafiber:聽Helps promote intestinal health with fiber and friendly bacteria
  • Multivitamin: Over 20 essential nutrients and antioxidants, includes folic acid, calcium and iron, supports your immune system and promotes healthy bones, skin & hair
  • Thermo-Bond:聽Helps you feel fuller longer, supports weight loss聽
  • Cell-U-Loss: Supports the appearance of healthy skin, healthy elimination of water, maintains electrolyte balance & a healthy pH level
  • Total Control: Boost metabolism, builds energy & alertness
  • Cell Activator: Contains aloe vera which supports the body’s absorption of micronutrients and cellular energy production
  • Herbal Tea Concentrate: Supports energy & metabolism
  • Aminogen: Helps break down proteins into amino acids, reduces bloating caused by incomplete protein digestion, and promotes lean muscle mass
  • Snack Defense: Helps support blood sugar level
  • Schizandra Plus:聽Supports immunity and cellular health

I’m so very excited to try all these products and see amazing results! And if anyone is interested I can link you to my page so you can order for yourself. 馃檪

Clothes, Candles, Beef and Paul Rudd

Yesterday included a visit to one of my favorite stores, Marshalls, and Walmart, the only place where I could roll out of bed and still be the sexiest broad in the store.

My main reason for needing to hit up Marshalls was to see if they still had these adorable pair of black Nike casual sneakers in stock still. I came across them about 2 months ago, and since I’ll be doing a lot of walking in New York City next weekend, I wanted to have a cute pair of sneakers to go with my outfits. I found them on the clearance rack, but unfortunately, they weren’t comfy when I walked around in them. Looks like I’ll be making a trip to Aldo this week!

I did however snag an adorable grey Nike sweatshirt for $19.99 and a cozy Fall-ish maroon long sleeve top for $17.99. What a steal!

There’s Jake modeling my new Nike sweatshirt. He looks all “Fired Up” to me!

My trip to Walmart was to check out mini portable blenders for my trip to New York. I didn’t leave with one but I’m positive I’ll be back to pick up the cheap one I found. I ended up leaving Walmart with 2 scent bar packs for my Scentsy at home. Candied Carmel Apple and Country Kettle Corn were the winners. I think the kettle corn scent will backfire and make me pig out like a fool when it burns. Ooops! It simply smelled too yummy to pass it up.

My Saturday evening consisted of hitting the gym, where I completed 20 minutes on the undetermined cardio machine, ab work, stretching and 15 minutes of spinning.

When I got home, my Dad had grilled up a storm and left us to feast on all this meat.

I went for 2 bites of steak, half a piece of chicken and a salad. One of the best meals I’ve had in a bit! I can only hope that my future husband, alright let’s not jump the gun, my future boyfriend is half as good of a grill master as my Dad is.

That night, we watched Wanderlust, which had me cracking up from beginning to end. Paul Rudd is such a talented actor, and my favorite scenes had to be when Paul and Jennifer Aniston were singing and driving to his brothers, and when he tried to talk himself into having sex with another woman in the movie.

This morning I hit the gym early, where I completed a 4.3 mile run and completed 7 minutes on the stair master. It was a very quick workout since I have a date in an hour!

Crossing my fingers that this date goes well! Ahhhhh! 馃檪

Day 2: Indian Echo Caverns

Sunday

Sunday we slept in until 9, which felt AHHHH-mazing! Actually Chels and I were up at 9, and we let Henry attack wake Ryan around 10, and promptly asked him to make us protein shakes for breakfast… he’s the master!

After our shakes, Ryan and I headed to the gym while Chels got a little work done around the house. I had an hour at the gym so I focused a majority of my workout on cardio, namely running. I ran 4 miles and threw in a little core work and hit the weights for a few standing side crunches.

After the gym, we showered and headed to the Indian Echo Caverns, this beautiful site 20 minutes from where they live, and explored underground caves that were home to the local Indians in the 1800s.

Ry and Chels in the Caves

The Caves and a Pool of Water

Love my Brother :)

After exploring the caves for an hour, we hit the gift shop and had a little, okay, a LOT of fun! 馃檪

Time to Mine!

How Can You Not Love Us?!

I can’t get over how much Chels and I look like bunnies with our headsets. 馃檨

Oh Hello Gym Crush

Around noon I started feeling better and FINALLY had a miniscule appetite, so instead of finishing my shake that nearly killed me this morning, I opted for a bowl of oatmeal with a dash of diced walnuts on top. While I finally got my energy back, I walked over to the gym about an hour and a half later for my workout, which was desperately needed.

Pre-Gym.. What a Mess

I ran for 2 miles and had started to head to the women鈥檚 gym to do abs and hit the Nordic trainer, when I saw my crush walk in and instantly switched up my plan. I know gym crush from my previous gym and the other day he told me he saw me at Gold鈥檚 so I鈥檝e been on the lookout since then. I finished my route to the women鈥檚 gym where I did a few core moves QUICKLY (oops, bad I know), and booked it to the main gym where I positioned myself on a stair master. Of course I wanted to be high up so everyone聽gym crush could see me!

Oh and did it work! He came over, waved and smiled as he walked by me and planted himself on the elliptical right behind me. Talk about pressure not to eat shit on the stair master! I came close, but managed to save myself mid digger. Good thing I have great calves and a nice butt. I鈥檓 pretty sure I put on a good show for him. After my 10 minutes on the elliptical of not trying to eat shit, I cleaned up and chatted gym crush up for a minute. We caught up on what we were up to workwise and then I told him I had to head back to work. I had the nervous shakes and didn鈥檛 want to mess up so I鈥檓 glad I had the 鈥淚 have to go back to work鈥 excuse. That鈥檚 the only time I鈥檒l like using that one!

Okay, trying to come back to earth.

Afternoon Workout

  • 2 mile run
  • 2 sets of 25 medicine ball sit-ups
  • 10 minutes stair master, 43 floors
  • Drooling over gym crush.. haha kidding kidding. Actually, not kidding

 

My appetite is back full force and I quickly devoured this amazing ham, turkey and spinach flat.

I LOVE the doughy ends the most

Yum in the tum.

Mini Road Trip

After leaving work at 12, I knew I had a little extra time to spare, so after hiding my purse and work belongings in the trunk of my car, I walked into Gold鈥檚 for a quick workout.

Afternoon Workout

  • 1.7 mile run
  • 2 sets of 25 medicine ball sit-ups
  • 20 medicine ball side-to-side sit-ups
  • 13 medicine ball lumberjack chops, each side
  • 10 minutes Nordic Trainer

I鈥檓 enjoying the last 1 陆 Almond Butter Pancakes for part of my lunch before showering and heading down to RI for the afternoon and evening.

“You’re coming to see me, say what, girl?!”

I have all my Paleo healthy meals and snacks packed, now it’s time for a mini road trip.. Catch ya tomorrow!