Good morning bloggy boos! How are you?
Thank you for all of your favorite juicing combinations!! And for the congratulations on my first new baby of the week🙂 She has become a he, and been affectionally named Darren. Lisa, you know me too well:)
Also, I am so glad you guys are gaga for Bressert Kale Chips! There will be more variations this weekend, just you wait:)
Sorry about the absence over the last couple of days:( Being a senior can do that to ya. It’s a bit of senioritis (which the Padre understands, and responded to with, “It’s like running a marathon, sometimes you gotta take a break for a week” <—Love him) and a bit of the fact that I am hearing from a couple of my schools this weekend and the rest by April 1st.
I should be more nervous than I am, most likely, but I think it is good that I’m relaxed about this. What’s the point in worrying when it’s out of my hands, you know?
Yesterday I got a little present from the UPS guy.
Well, more like a present from myself, to myself. Awe, Katelyn, you shouldn’t have;)
We should all feel loved (especially by ourselves!) sometimes. Okay all the time, cause honeybunches you are a pile of lovebunch. To get serious for a moment, just remember that your family, friends, and bloggy boos love you times a million. If you are struggling with loving yourself, don’t hesitate to shoot me an e-mail🙂 That is all for the seriousness. Back to business.
I bought myself a Garmin.
Why? a. I cannot run outside without knowing how fast/far I am going, or I just get disoriented and feel super slow (way diff than a treadmill) and b. This will make my half marathon training (and future marathon training) a lot more effective. The best part is you can plan your workouts on the computer, and upload them to your watch. It beeps at every interval/pace/etc., which rocks my socks. Love you new workout buddy:)
I purchased this on Amazon last week for $127. Not a joke. So if you bought one for full price, you might as well be kicking yourself in the pants right now.
I am in love. This watch will be my fifth appendage for the rest of my life.
Any name suggestions? I am thinking this one should be Brendan after Brendan Brazier, so I can channel his inner beast.
^^Just TRY and tell me that picture doesn’ t make your brain hurt a little.
Obviously as soon as my new toy came, I had to hit the pavement. The Padre asked if I wanted to go running with him, so obvs I jumped right on that. What’s a better way to try out my new toy than to get my butt kicked by my marathoner Dad? That’s right, nothing.
So, I got my game face on..
And kicked some asphalt.
p.s. Doesn’t it look like I photoshopped myself into that picture? I’m floating basically.
Roughly five and a half miles, including approx two miles of walking because my knee began to hurt. No injuries around here people, we are all about prevention! I am not going to get an ouchy knee right when I get my brand new toy, oh no I am running in the ice and snow no matter what (by the way Mother Nature I am not happy with you, why did you take away our sunshine?!).
When I got home, I had a quick smoothie and then went to my doctor’s checkup, running clothes, Garmin, and all. I’m pretty sure they appreciated it:)
Then I came home and had some goodies. I am pretty sure my stomach is bottomless. So, I had breakfast for dinner (aka Brinner). You crave what you crave, people!
A Cookie Dough Bowl con bananas, carrots on the side. Addiction.
And some Kelp Noodles! I recently found these at Weggies, and basically peed my pants. Even our health food superstore in town doesn’t have these. I am impressed once again:) (bee tee dubs we could still use a Whole Foods or TJ’s around here!)
These are so. good. Crunchy, mild flavor (takes on the flavor of whatever you put them in), and so refreshing. A+!
I enjoyed them with some marinara and nooch, as well as on my salads. I am not going to show you pictures because it looks fugly, but isn’t fugly food the most delicious?:)
That is all for today chickadees! See you tomorrow:)
Do you have a Garmin? Any tips/name suggestions?
We should make a Garmin club and all go running togeths. Running party at my place, mmk?!
Seasoned runners: any tips for running in general and training?
Fill me in, love doves!
Favorite new food finds?
Kelp noodles:) I am always up for a new product! (as long as I can pronounce the ingredients, and there are as few as poss. No HFCS for this girl.)