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Will Someone Please Chop My Legs Off?

My. Legs. Are. Killing. Me. And by “killing” I mean, painful, murderous, cringe-worthy cramping. Basically, SOS.

I know I mentioned the workout Heather put me through last night, but here’s the workout in her own words:

In my words, it’s the death workout brought to you by the fittest chick around and completed by an innocent and helpless participant; me.

My legs were so tight when I woke up that I almost crumpled to the floor when I got out of bed. I instantly knew my morning run wasn’t going to be much of a run, and I told myself if I could make it through 2 miles that that would be fantastic.

By .15 miles I wanted to cut my legs off, but I kept going and pushed through the pain and decided to run in increments of .50 miles, stretch my legs, run .50 again, stretch, and continually repeating until I had to get ready for work.

I miraculously made it to 3 miles; don’t ask me how I did that because I don’t even know. I clearly wasn’t running with my legs, so it must’ve been all heart carrying me.

Morning Workout

  • 3 mile run, .20 mile walk
  • 50 heel touchers
  • 30 toe touchers
  • 50 scissors
  • 2 sets of 50 crunches
  • 1 minute plank
  • SO MUCH STRETCHING

Before work, I enjoyed half of an undocumented grapefruit and a chocolate cookies & cream protein shake. I’ve been out of spinach for 2 days so I’ve been missing that little all-star from my morning shakes. Luckily he’ll return tomorrow!

 

I got hungry pretty quickly at work, and tried a new version of oatmeal. Plain oatmeal with almond milk with a chunk of PB2 on top. Verdict: Awful. Not too sure what all those crazy bloggers are talking about when they rave about this! 😉

After several bites and a full stomach, I tossed about ¾ of the bowl in the trash. It was too bland and not worth the calories. What a perfectly good waste of my PB2! Is there a secret to this bowl to make it delish? I think my issue was that I pre-cooked the oats last night and reheated the bowl this morning. Probably just not enough peanut butter. Duh!

My hunger has held off for the most part all morning, but with my legs & arms workout scheduled for my lunch break, I know I’ll need fuel, so I’m enjoying a mushy apple and a handful of almonds.

Now it’s time for my legs & arms workout. Poor legs!

I’m soooo dreading my 4 sets of 30 step-ups!

P.S, what’s the weather like in your area today?

It just started snowing in New Hampshire!

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I Survived Personal Training!

I did something today that I never do. I took a sick day. Okay, technically no, but I took a sick “morning,” and went into work 3 hours later, at 11.

I needed it. I woke up around 1 am with a sinus headache. My jaw and eyes were killing me, my throat was hoarse, and I had a headache and a stuffy nose. I was so sexy. I couldn’t fall back asleep for quite a bit and I just knew that the morning wasn’t going to be pretty.

When my alarm went off at 5:25, I got up, looked in the mirror and my exact thoughts were, “oh hell no!” I crawled back into bed, snoozed until 6, let my boss and coworker know I’d be late and slept until quarter of 8. I woke up feeling amazing, even though I was still blowing my nose every 10 seconds.

I managed to get a 4 mile run in. Don’t ask me how. My lungs were struggling and my nose was running, so it took me a lot longer than usually, but I had time on my side so it was allllll good.

Morning Workout

• 4 mile run
• 50 heel touchers
• 30 toe touches
• 50 crunches: regular, left and right
• 1 minute plank hold
• 2 sets of 20 mountain climbers • Stretching

After my run, I multi-tasked with core work and watching Kelly & Michael, which I was extremely excited about since I’m never home to watch their show. Kelly Ripa is my idol. So pretty, hilarious, witty and down to earth. I’m sure she’d say the same about me if she met me. 😉

I enjoyed a summer breakfast, even though it was only 30 degrees out.

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I went for my go-to chocolate peanut butter banana protein shake, half of a grapefruit and a clementine. I was all about the citrusy flavors this morning!

I haven’t had the biggest appetite at all today. Okay, scratch that. It’s nonexistent, but I’m forcing myself to eat small meals since I’ve been told I need more calories. It’s hard enough to consumer several hundred additional calories when you’re already full, but when you’re sick and have to force yourself to eat breakfast or lunch, it’s even harder because I know I’ll be under my recommended goal for today. Oh well, that is life!

My lunch, or snack eaten during the lunch hour was delish… even with no appetite!

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I enjoyed a Chobani power bowl, which consisted of strawberry Chobani yogurt, chia seeds, old-fashioned oats, PB2 and flax seed. Alright, sometimes eating regardless of your hunger is fun. 😉

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Last night I had my first personal training session. I can’t put it any simpler, but, I LOVE my trainer. She’s kick-ass, fierce, funny, and nice. She pushed me to the limit last night and I loved every second of it, including my seizing legs and shaky arms.

Since I got to the gym 20 minutes early, I warmed up with a fast-paced walk on the treadmill to get my heart rate up, before heading to the front desk to talk with Jeremy until Heather was ready.

Heather put me right into the workout, and had me work my legs with a series of squats with a stability ball, step-ups, leg curls, and sidekicks. After completing that circuit, we did arm work, which consisted of using machines for my triceps, biceps and shoulders. Both of these circuits were repeated twice, and boy was I dripping in sweat!

This girl knows how to work you. She’s more of the Bob Harper type, which I absolutely prefer.

After my workout we talked about some topics I had on my mind before we said our goodbyes and I chatted with Jeremy again before calling it a night.

All I can say is that having a personal trainer is going to be money well spent and I can already tell that Heather is eager to push me to get the results we both want for me.

Merry early Christmas to me! 😉

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Sexiest Man Alive and a Broccoli Overload

Mark this as VERY IMPORTANT:

People Magazine announced the Sexiest Man Alive late this morning and I am not pleased.

Okay, fine. Channing Tatum does look MARVELOUS in that beater, and tweed pants and freckled shoulders ensemble he’s rocking. I’ll give him that. I like Channing when he’s trim, but beefy Channing is not a sexy Channing. Sure, sure he stole my heart in The Vow, well by the end of the movie he did, but, Sexiest Man Alive? Nope. Not even close.

Oh hey, baby. Now THAT’S more like it. Gimme a piece of McDreamy! 😉 Sexiest Man Alive right there ladies and gentlemen. Don’t argue, you won’t win.

In all seriousness, who do you think should have taken the Sexiest Man Alive title?

Ever year I petition for Patrick Dempsey and every year I lose. That’s okay, he holds the title in my heart. Seriously though, hands off, he’s mine.

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Last night my appetite magically disappeared. By disappeared, I mean that after work, dinner consisted of a handful of Special K crackers and 1 White Choco-Chip Butternut Square. Yes, only 1. That’s all I ate from 5:30 pm until 10:30 am. No rumbling belly, no junk food craving. A spoonful of peanut butter wasn’t even appealing to me.

I typically get cravings for an entire jar of peanut butter when I’m full and still go after it anyways because I’m a fatty I treat myself. 😉

Nothing!

Woke up once during the middle of the night, had to go downstairs for something, walked by the kitchen and cabinets and the plate full of squares, and didn’t even have the slightest craving for anything.

The world MUST be ending. I’m telling you there are some weird things going on!

My workout was kick ass and I loved the burn I got from my core workout. That was easily the All-Star of today’s workout.

Wednesday’s Workout

  • 5 mile run
  • 4 sets of 15 stair push-ups
  • 1 minute plank and 30 second side plank holds
  • 2 sets of 20 mountain climbers
  • 2 sets of 50 heel touchers
  • 50  vertical toe touches
  • 150 crunches: 50 regular, left and right
  • 100’s Abs
  • 20 minutes interval on vertical elliptical
  • Stretching

I call this one my 50’s workout. 🙂

Kip even helped me with my stretching and foam rolling. That boy does NOT look amused. That or he’s just sad that he knows I’ll be leaving for work soon. 😦

Breakfast included a little twist on my usual Raspberry Mango Overnight Oats. This morning, I opened my snack drawer to see if I could throw more in the bowl and was pleased when my PB2 and flax-seed were looking right at me.

OH. MY. GOODNESS. This was pure heaven in my mouth. I wasn’t even that hungry but I still demolished this sucker in minutes. I just love my Chobani powerbowls!

After my afternoon workout, I still wasn’t hungry at all, but I knew that I had to eat something otherwise my workout would have been a waste if I didn’t properly nourish it. I’ve been neglecting my vegetables lately (shush I know) so I redeemed myself and enjoyed a plate full of veggies and several turkey roll-ups.

3/4 of my plate is broccoli. Holy Moses, I’m gonna be seeing green later, and I don’t mean the dollar bills either!

Tonight after work I have to make a pit-stop at my favorite store ever, Target for glitter nail polish a few beauty essentials, and then I’ll be tearing it up with my man, Tony Horton!

Laters baby. 😉

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Love with Food Delivery!

If I had been smart I would have opted out of my lunch time workout. My body was no longer achy, but it was still sore, which resulted in a crappy workout.

I attempted a run, but after 1 mile I gave my legs a rest and decided to finish the rest of my workout with a cardio hodgepodge mash-up.

After my mile run, I spent 10 minutes on the vertical elliptical and 10 minutes of spinning sprints, with a 5 minute cool down walk.

After showering, I dug into last night’s leftovers, which consisted of baked chicken, mushrooms, green peppers, sweet potatoes and onions. So good!

I was still pretty hungry so I dipped a banana in my PB2 powder.

Shortly after lunch, the girls and I packed up our cars with materials for the trade show we’ll be working this week, and headed down the street to set up at the Radisson.

Bring on the visitors!

When I arrived home, I had a lovely package waiting for me from Love with Food.

Love with Food is a company that discovers great food for a great cause. For $10 a month, you will get 8+ NEW gourmet foods delivered to your door in the cutest, most adorable box, and with each box you order, Love with Food donates 1 meal to a hungry child. Does it get any better than that? With the holidays coming up, I love the idea of donating a meal to a child who is in need.

The November Thanksgiving box was designed by Amy Roloff of TLC’s “Little People, Big World.” Amy made sure to include her fall favorites, which included:

  • Truffle Piglet – Frolic in absolute truffle heaven with a tidbit of pure All Natural European Chocolate bliss
  • Inko Corn – Harvested from non-GMO crops, this roasted giant corn is great for snacking while watching Turkey Day football
  • Chocolate Chunk Cookie – Totally nut-free and loaded with hunks of chocolate, this cookie is crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. 
  • Mango Pear Pineapple – 100% organic fruit with no added sugar or preservatives, this squeezable snack is delicious on its own or as an ingredient in recipes.
  • Mini Crunch – These bite-sized roasted almond and fruit crunches are tasty salad toppers.
  • Turkey Bak Kwa Jerky – Recently featured in Food & Wine Magazine, this moist and tender jerky has an Asian twist.
  • Original Mulling Spices Blend – For festive sipping, stir into hot or cold apple cider. Creative cooks can try sprinkling on hot oatmeal or blending with pancake batter.
  • Pumpkin Spice Tea – Pumpkin Pie in a cup! This unique dessert tea features naturally decaffeinated black tea with luscious nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger.
  • Bhakti Chai – This fiery chai is micro-brewed with organic fresh pressed ginger.

I immediately bit into the European chocolate pig, and they were right, it was pure bliss! I already plan on digging into the cranberry almond mini crunches and the Mango Pear Pineapple fruit squeeze tomorrow!

Time to kickoff the holiday season with my favorite Christmas movie, The Christmas Card!

When do you guys believe is the appropriate time to start with the Christmas movies and music? 

I know some people refuse to start getting into the Christmas spirit until after Thanksgiving, but I say let the festivities begin again December 26th! 😉

What? I love the Christmas cheer!

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Trader Joe’s, Sex Toys and Long-Lost Friends

Saturday

Saturday was a busy little day. It felt like I didn’t have a minute of free time where I could just sit down and relax.

After my workout, I tagged along with my momma while she got her haircut before we swung over for a shopping spree at Trader Joe’s. I believe it’s the first TJ’s in New Hampshire, and it recently opened, so we were excited to check it out.

I loved the set-up of the produce, although the center aisles were very compact and I had to wait in line to select my Fuji apples. It didn’t help that we went on a Saturday afternoon, as we felt like the entire city of Nashua was shopping with us.

I even came across Brussels Sprouts on a stick! I couldn’t not take a picture with this little big guy. It was so cute and something I had never seen before. I guess I always thought that Brussels Sprouts just came in a bag. 😉

After seeing Roasted Seaweed on many blogger’s pages, I was excited when I came across snack size bags for $.99! I grabbed one and ripped into once we were driving home to test them out.

My first bite resulted in tiny seaweed flakes on my shirt, and the post-bite left a slimy feeling in my mouth. I powered through about half of the pouch before I couldn’t do it anymore. The seaweed was a little too salty and “weird” for me. Overall I’m happy that I gave them a shot, but I would much rather snack on baked sweet potatoes with PB2.

After my sweet potato and peanut butter fix, I ventured over to the gym for a quick cardio workout that included a 1 mile run, 15 minutes on the vertical elliptical and weights.

When I got into my car after my workout, I looked out the side mirror and had a beautiful and breathless view. I couldn’t have parked any more perfect. I felt like I was in a photoshopped moment.

After showering, I enjoyed a powerbowl for dinner, which included Chobani Vanilla yogurt, chia seeds, fresh strawberries, flax-seed, finely diced walnuts and raw oatmeal.

My powerbowl hit the spot and left me feeling nice and full before I headed up North to my friend Chris’ Sex Toy party put on my Athena’s. I’ve been to one of these parties years ago, and just like the first time, I went more so for the company. Chris and I used to work together last year, and I hadn’t seen her since the end of January when I left that job, so I was really excited to spend time with her and catch up.

I ended up being the last one to leave, and stayed a good hour and a half after her friends left. We talked about our ex’s and got into the juicy details of how we both lost who we thought were the “loves of our lives,” we discussed work and also just life and our past coworkers. It was so good to see Chris and we’re both making sure we get together more often!

I arrived home around 9:30 and at that point, I was DEAD tired. I felt so guilty because I had about 4 friends who were texting me but I was so exhausted that by 10:20 I passed out, leaving 4 conversations hanging.

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I Love Me Some Overnight Oats

It’s a no brainer that I am obsessed, addicted, and completely devoted to overnight oats. In the past I had always seen blogger after blogger talking only good things about overnight oats, but there were just 2 things holding me back before I caved into the madness.

The biggest factor was that I didn’t have chia seeds, and every store that I visited, was sold out. I read that the chia seeds were the all-star in the oats, giving it not only the perfect texture and consistency, but also packing a healthy punch in every bite, so I refused to try the oats until I had my own bag of chia seeds. In fact, chia seeds are so popular that the demand has increased by 200% as of late.

Chia Seeds are holy for so many reasons, including:

  • Powerhouse food
  • High in protein, fiber & omega-3
  • Increase energy, improve digestion, tone muscles, aid in better sleep and better your complexion

The 2nd factor was the look of it. It looked like a bowl of pure mush and I honestly was weary as to how oatmeal would taste cold. I mean, I never enjoyed when my warm bowl of banana bread oatmeal got a little too cold, so how was I going to enjoy mushy cold oatmeal?

I finally found the seeds, whipped up a bowl, and the next morning I was head over heels in love. Love at first bite. Sounds so very Edward Cullen!

There are still so many different variations of the oats that I am excited to try but for now, I’m hooked on my Raspberry Mango Overnight Oats and my PB and J Overnight Oats.

Overnight Oats have to be one of the easiest meals to throw together. It typically takes me about 3 minutes to prepare.

PB & J Overnight Oats

Directions:

1. In a bowl mix together:

  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • PB2 – as much as you want
  • 1 container Chobani Strawberry Banana
  • 2 tbsp (or as much as you prefer) Chia Seeds

2. Cover the bowl and let the oats sit in the fridge overnight. In the morning, stir the oats and top with sliced bananas and raspberries.

I find that the texture of Greek yogurt yields the best results, and obviously Chobani is the no-brainer, I mean, if they had a cult I’d be one of their top members.

 

 

Mix it all up and throw in the toppings of your choice. To complete my Peanut Butter and Jam Overnight Oats bowl I tossed in banana slices and raspberries.

Grab a spoon and join my cult!

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Cable’s Back = Geeking Out

We finally have our cable back which means I can blog again from my computer! So happy I’m geeking out! 🙂

Let’s get to this afternoon’s eats.

Lunch:

For lunch I enjoyed Sara Lee Low Sodium Turkey roll-ups with cherry tomatoes. I wanted something light and filling since I was skipping my lunch to leave work an hour early.

An hour later I sprinkled a little bit of PB2 on the sweet potato slices for a sweet afternoon snack.

I might have celebrated Halloween a day early with a Cookies & Cream Hershey’s fun-size bar.

Okay, so we really had the fun-sized candy in the marketing department for a trade show tomorrow, but we’ll just go with the Halloween idea. 😉

Todays outfit:

Plaid Button-Down: J.Crew

Black Jeggings: American Eagle

Cheetah Flats: Bandolino (DSW)

Purse: Steve Madden

After leaving work an hour early, I went for a 1-mile warm up run and followed it with the P90X Pylometrics workout.

I was a freakin’ beast! I literally rung sweat from that mofo. My legs were extremely tight, especially after running outside all weekend, so I plopped myself into a much-needed ice bath.

My little legs are so sore and my eyes are getting heavy. Time to chip away at Gone Girl. It was due today and I’m not allowed to renew it since there’s a long wait for it so I’m trying to read it quickly. Stinkin’ late fees are no fun!

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Running with Taylor Swift

Hey cuties, I’m happy to report that there was no arm eating today at work, and I was back to having my normal appetite, well, besides the fact that I enjoyed 2 breakfasts this morning.

I woke up 30 seconds before my alarm went off this morning and boy was I a GRUMP! 30 seconds, really? Another 3 hours would have been preferred, but I rolled my rolls out of bed and went for a run that was sponsored by tight hams and sore ass cheeks.  I was able to complete 3.3 miles with the help of my girl Taylor Swift and her new album, Red.

Let me just say that this is her best album yet. The songs and beats are solid and it makes me feel 17 again. Seriously guys. All I want to do is dance around my room, jump on my bed with a hair scrunchy in my hair, and fist pump like crazy while I drive around town. Also, I found an interesting article about the liner notes in the booklet and in each song she capitalizes letters giving a hint to who the song is about.

Morning Workout

  • 3.3 mile run
  • 4 sets of 15 stair push-ups
  • :30 second abs, regular and sides
  • 40 mountain climbers
  • Stretching

After my workout, I slid into an ice bath for a handful of minutes to try and drain the lactic acid from my legs and make the tightness go away as best as possible.  I used to fear ice baths and think athletes were crazy but I now look forward to them… Just like Christmas morning! Ho ho ho.

Breakfast numero uno was enjoyed after my shower, which was a peanut butter vanilla protein smoothie. Into my darling blender went a little more than a cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 scoops of my vanilla protein powder, a small dash of cocoa powder and a tablespoon of the powdered PB2. Victory in my mouth.

My 2nd breakfast is all too predictable, and I’m wondering if I’ll ever get sick of my Raspberry Mango Overnight Oats breakfast bowl.

Eh, probably not, and I’m fine with that. If I could, I’d eat this mofo at every meal.

Today I made it to the gym on my lunch for a much needed cardio workout after consuming what felt like 4,000 calories yesterday due to my crazy-man appetite.

Heading to the Gym with my Backpack. Ready for School

Taylor Swift and I went on our 2nd run of the day. Geez, we’re becoming best friends so quickly! I wonder if she’ll give me Jake G’s number?

Piece of Meat

Following my run, I jumped onto an inclined elliptical for 10 minutes before spending another 10 minutes in the sauna. Sweat baby sweat. My stomach was making some serious noises in my last few minutes in the sauna, so I hightailed it back to work and ate a banana dipped into the powdered PB2 before showering off.

Best. Idea. Ever. Since the banana has a moistness to it, just by dipping it lightly into the peanut butter powder gives it enough of a hit of pb to satisfy each bite. No water necessary.

After showering up and responding to several work emails, I went for my lunch, which included the remains of last night’s healthy chicken nuggets that I enjoyed with a side of cherry tomatoes, steamed broccoli and about a cup and a half of ketchup to dunk my lil nugs in. Just writing that grossed me out. Blogger friends, I think I need a ketchup intervention.

This evening I have my P90X Shoulders & Back and Ab Ripper X exercise to complete and then it’s off to find suspenders for my Halloween outfit!

Laters baby. 

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I’m Just a Jelly Bean Bouncing Off the Walls

While this morning’s PB & SBR Overnight Oats were tasty and more filling than my Raspberry Mango Oats, I think this will be a once in awhile breakfast. Since the PB2 is expensive, I’d rather save it for when I want the peanut butter on toast, in a shake, or for dipping fruit into.

It kept me full for the entire morning, and I only stopped to snack on this monstrous Cortland apple before the gym. 

Pretty earrings, right? I thought so too. 🙂

The tangy taste immediately transported me to an apple orchard, which reminds me that I still need to pick apples and pumpkins! Mike and I have plans this Saturday for pumpkin picking, Halloween costume shopping (give me ideas!), and for a haunted hay ride/corn maze. Ekks, I don’t do well with scary things. Movies I can handle, haunted mazes, not so much.

My legs have started to become sore from yesterday’s P90X Pylometrics workout, and knowing that I would need a boost for my lunch time run, I popped a few of these beans for energy.

This was my first time trying them and holy moly were they good. A little sweet, but they easily reminded me of my favorite Easter candy, Brach’s Classic jelly beans. I like them big!

A handful of these magic beans and I was bouncing off the walls and ready to workout.

But not before my energy made me jump off locker room benches.

I got in a great 2 mile run and followed it up with 10 minutes on the elliptical, which was painful on both my thighs and arms. So much body burning. Somebody call 911! Lots of stretching took place after my death ride on the elliptical.

Today’s lunch is brought to you by my garbage. Boo ya baby, the notorious garbage scramble stole the show again.

One bite of this and you’ll want to keep me around forever.

My goal is to broaden my horizons for tomorrow and actually bring something different in for lunch. When I get on a kick, it typically lasts until my taste buds disappear. Actually I probably bore you guys with the same food everyday. I’ll do better, I swear.

Time to finish up the work day and brainstorm some new meals and Halloween ideas!

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Peanut Butter in my Oats

Guess what made a lovely appearance in my breakfast this morning? If you guessed peanut butter, you’re a winner. Before I get to my shocking breakfast switcheroo, let me start off with my morning workout. Actually, before my workout began, this little dude was creeping on me in the bathroom.

Hey girl, hey

A little privacy please. No boys allowed.

Day 3 of P90x called for Shoulders & Arms, and Ab Ripper X.

I typically plan my workouts the night before, most of the time while I’m trying to fall asleep. Such a bad habit, but my mind never turns off. It goes into overdrive when I’m supposed to be sleeping. Half of the time my daily goals that I plan the night before change in the morning depending on how my body is feeling and responding to my run.

Last night I wasn’t sure if I’d do P90X in the morning and run on my lunch, or if I’d run in the morning and do P90X after work.

Clearly I wasn’t a good decision maker this morning because I did half and half. I started with a 1.2 mile run, at which point my right knee started throbbing so I figured since I still had an hour before I had to shower, that I’d tackle the Shoulders & Arms.

Halfway through Shoulders & Arms I was craving cardio. I love a good round of cardio in the morning, as it makes me feel alive and ready to go. Plus, it burns off all the peanut butter I eat the night before.

At the halfway mark of Shoulders & Arms, I hit pause, and then went back to finish my workout with a run. I plan on finishing my run and working on my core during my lunch hour, and then busting out the last 25 minutes of Shoulders & Arms and Ab Ripper X tonight.

There are probably P90X freaks that would rip me a new one for splitting the workout in half, but I could care less. It’s my workout, and as long as it gets done, then so be it.

Since I’m still in the first week and don’t know what to expect from the videos, I’m already getting a feel for what future weeks will look like, in regards to when my runs and P90X will take place, so I know I won’t be splitting the workouts in half in the future.

Morning Workout

  • 1.2 mile run
  • 25 minutes of Shoulder & Arms
  • 1.8 mile run
  • 100’s Ab
  • 40 scissors
  • 2 sets of 20 mountain climbers
  • 50 crunches
  • Stretching

My body is feeling it, and it hurts like a bitch feels good!

Peanut butter was the All-Star in my morning bowl of overnight oats. Wait, no bowl of Raspberry Mango Overnight Oats?!? Shocking, I know, but on Sunday, my girl gave me a great idea for a new recipe. It seems like every other day me and my girl Allie, who’s part of the Dash crew, text each other with ideas for overnight oats. Wow, we are exciting.

On Sunday she told me about her idea for almond butter and banana overnight oats. Sign me up! Yesterday she gave me the thumbs up, but recommended vanilla yogurt instead of plain since the almond butter didn’t mix well.

I had plans on grabbing packets of almond butter last night but when my PB2 arrived, I knew I had one up on her. Almond butter might not mix well, but powdered peanut butter does!

There are so many flavors in this bowl that I don’t even know what to call it, so for now I think I’ll stick with, PB&SBR Overnight Oats.

Peanut Butter & Strawberry Banana Raspberry Overnight Oats. aka Tongue Twista Overnight Oats

PB & SBR Overnight Oats

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • A handful of chia seeds
  • 1 container of Chobani Strawberry Banana Yogurt
  • ½ Almond Breeze Unsweetened Vanilla Milk
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of PB2
  • Raspberries to top

Not only did the peanut butter blend perfectly, but it was the perfect companion for the raspberries. Peanut butter and raspberries, perfect boyfriend girlfriend combo. You could even nix the strawberry banana yogurt for vanilla to cut out extra sugar and calories.

 I felt like I was eating a pb&j sandwich. A+ in my books.

Paranormal Activity 4 comes out this Friday, are you guys ready for it?! Lindsay and I have a hot date planned for a little sushi action beforehand and a little terror after, although I’m unsure of whether we’ll go opening night. I cried during the first PA and sat unamused throughout the 3rd, so I’m curious as to how I’ll react to the 4th. As long as I have a change of pants, I love a good scare!

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