Hey everyone!! I hope your weekend turned out great! Hopefully this week will speed by with ease 😀 For me, this week will be packed, because I have TONS to do before I leave for my cruise! I can’t believe we leave so soon. Gotta thank my awesome parents’ for house, cat and dog sitting while we are gone – the perks of having retired parents. Now don’t go throwing any parties here, mom and dad 😉
Yesterday’s breakfast was an old time favorite for breakfast:
Oats in a Jar. Mmm mmm mm. I made the standard banana, agave, almond milk, flax oats, and when finished, poured it all in this almost gone jar of Almond butter. So good – every time!
Then I was off to meet my friend, Heidi at the gym. We did about 35 minutes of cardio, and then legs:
- plie squat w/ a calf raise
- one-legged squat
- dead lifts
- squats on BOSU
- lunges on BOSU
Let me tell you my booty was a ‘burnin!
Speaking of booties. After coming home and getting all showered up, I set out to do four solid hours of studying my ACE off for the ACE exam. It’s coming up quick, and with the cruise coming up, I have minimal time to study. I’ll be taking my study materials with me on the cruise, but I have a feeling there won’t be any marathon study-sessions. Instead of studying my ACE off, I’ll be relaxing my ACE off. Ohh yeah 😉 Anyway, this is what my afternoon looked like:
With a side of Twitter and your lovely blog reading for distraction!
And to fuel my studious ambitions, I had some honesty:
Honestly the best tea evah.
Somehow the hours passed by like minutes, and it was suddenly time to get ready to leave the house. My girl, Becky, was having a Pampered Chef party about 45 minutes away, and I promised I’d be there. I’d never been to a Pampered Chef party, so I was pretty excited to not only see some good friends, but to see how it all went down. The consultant made two dishes for us: cheesecake and spinach artichoke dip, while we all thumbed through the catalogs.
Then she set out the toys and let everyone play! And you know I got in some play time:
With my friend Becky – Woo hoo!! Fun with the Julienne and knives! haha
My girl Kim went to town on a cheese grater:
That is some grade-A grating action right there, yo.
I ordered a few things, then headed back to the casa for some more work and studying, and then winded down with some Lunar Yoga, and called it a night. You know what one of my favorite yoga poses is (in addition to pigeon pose)?
Deadbug pose! I love how it stretches out the upper hammies.
I hope you all have a lovely day! This will be my first day back to work since Tuesday, so you know it’s gonna be craaazy! I’m counting on deep breaths, Christmas music, and hot tea to help me get through the day, hehe.
Until next time! Ciao!
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