Runrise and NuNatural’s Stevia Winners

Hiiii there! Having a good week so far?

I just got back from an AMAZING sunrise run…a runrise! haha

Anyway, I warmed up by taking Niko for a quick 10 minute walk, and then as I took off on my own, the sun was just popping over the horizon. Beautiful. I believe I made a new PR to boot – I ran the entire 4.15 miles at an average speed of 8:55. Woohoo!

A word about speed – and racing: this weekend is the Steamboat Classic, and I’ve decided to run in the four mile race course. I was originally training for the 9 mile course, but I haven’t gotten a long run in over 7 miles in the past, well, month. So I’m going to go for the four miler and go for speed! Now I just have to figure out how I’m going to get there…It’s a big race, and it’s about 45 minutes to an hour away.


My first day back at the Big Insurance Company was yesterday, and it was actually a pretty good day! Busy it was, but stressful? Surprisingly not!
I was up at the ungodly hour of 4:00 a.m. to get ready for a 5:00 and 6:00 a.m. training appointment followed by a full day at BIC (the big insurance company.) I was feeling pretty rough this early, but nothing a cup of coffee and a good attitude can’t cure 😉

On the way to BIC from the gym, I snacked on a delicious wrap!


Only showing you the outside, because the inside looked more like … vomit? It tasted amazing though – one banana, full in tact, topped with a mixture of almond butter, protein powder, maca, and a wee bit of yogurt to make it spreadable.

The morning really sped by at the BIC, and around lunch time, I got together with an old coworker to sit, chat, eat, and break.



I felt like KERF with my salad + yogurt + cereal combination. Loved it!

I also snacked on an apple and a bit of trail mix throughout the day.

Exactly eight hours from when I arrived, I declared it quittin’ time. Once home, the hubski, Niko, and I took a quick stroll before I cranked out 30 sweaty minutes on our elliptical.

Post-workout nourishment was an unpictured apple + natural PB.

Then I was off to the gym to train two last clients for the day.

Dinner was boring (but good!) leftovers.

IMG_7678This time, sans shrimpies.


Surprisingly, I still had a bit of energy and felt great when all was said and done last night! I think this is going to be a good thing. Plus, I had my act together today. Had everything layed out the night before, had the coffee ready, lunch ready, etc. However, there was one mishap. As I changed from training clothes into my dress clothes this morning, I left my shirt and lululemon crops in the lockerroom! Doh! LOL I cut myself some slack as it was a crazy day.
The (good) kicker? When I got back to the gym 12 hours later, there were still there! No one stole my trainer shirt or Lululemon pants (that’d be kinda gross if they did, but still!)

Congrats to the FOUR NuNatural’s Stevia Giveaway…




Dai Dai

Send me your information, and I’ll let Ron from NuNatural’s know ASAP!

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  1. RAN mom says:

    Congrats to the four winners! And, congrats to you for a good, first day back to around-the-clock work:-) What a great attitude.

    You make me feel like a slug. So thus motivated, I’ll get busy on my workout, get busy staining the fence and go teach my night class.

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  3. Thanks so much! I can’t wait to try the NuNaturals brand of stevia!

  4. what kind of wraps do you use for your wraps?

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