I Cheated

What an amazing day today!! After what seems like weeks of cold, gloomy weather, the sun came out today Sun

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It was PERFECT weather for some outdoor exercise.

Shortly after posting this morning, I laced up my sneakers, grabbed Niko, and headed out for a leisurely walk:

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What? You don’t have the super-speedy-power-walking skills to walk 5.46 miles in 68 minutes?

OK, ya caught me. I cheated. The first 4 miles were spent running. Yes, I ran today! Although I said it’d be a complete rest week this week, I woke up feeling better than I have in days, and found it impossible not to take advantage of this weather with a run. I didn’t run intervals or anything, and kept the run to a slower than usual pace, and enjoyed it thoroughly.

After my four miler, I grabbed Niko and finished up with a 25 minute walk Smile 

Walked in the door, opened fridge, inhaled watermelon:

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Would you believe me if I told you I only have about a cup left from the massive amount we had on Tuesday?! Thankfully Shane’s a watermelon fan, too, and we steady demolished that thing!!

Then after showering and dressing, more watermelon with breakfast, as I kicked back and watched Live with Kelly.

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Steel cut oats, full fat organic Greek yogurt (more on that tomorrow,) dried cherries, almond butter, and honey.

Fabulous combination that left me sad when my spoon hit glass.

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Love the cherry bites!

Then I peeled myself off the couch to get ready and head into the gym to train and work. I’ve got a pretty long day ahead of me, but I actually have a lot of studying to do throughout the day. I haven’t studied since I was preparing to take my ACE exam! Any guesses as to what I’ll be studying for? Hint: it will give me another title Winking smile

Lunch

Last night I found out that a pound of ground pork makes a lot of meatballs – enough for both Shane and myself to have it for lunch today!

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Yes that’s last night’s photo. Just picture the same food, cold, in a Tupperware container – but it still tasted just as good. Smile

I also have some watermelon (LOL, surprise surprise) and some trail mix to get me through the day.

What’s your job title(s) or initials?

Mine: CPT (certified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, gym manager…. hey, no longer a project planner!

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  1. Can you believe I hate watermelon!? I know it’s like a summer sin hahaha

    My job title is Donor Relations Assistant for a small private school in Brooklyn!

  2. Yay for some nice weather. Glad you were able to get in the 4 miles. My job title is web content specialist and I do get to use a nifty CUA tag (certified usability analyst)

  3. RAN Mom says:

    Everybody needs to know that the huge watermelons at SAM’S are absolutely delicious, even this early in the season. Pick one out with a white spot on one side. My favorite food!!

  4. I’m going to have to take your mom’s advice from above! Right now my only title is “math teacher” but in a few years it will be “dietitian”!

  5. Oooo, I could go for some watermelon. It’s 90 degrees here in NC today, and that’s watermelon weather if you ask me!

  6. Your breakfast looks delicious! I had overnight oats this morning too. I eat 0% Greek yogurt but recently was told to have the full fat stuff, so need to buy some, just not sure on what % to buy.
    My job title was Events Coordinator but just changed to Marketing Manager, and only initials I have is my degree BMgt.

  7. got to take advantage of nice weather when you can! great run!

  8. Yumm!! I need to go get some watermelon… nothing signals the start of the summer (well, soon…), like eating watermelon!
    I have my Masters in Education… 3rd grade teacher :)

  9. Jealous of your run! Glad you felt that great :)

  10. At least you were feeling better and enjoying the weather outside. I love full fat greek yogurt! The way I see it more beneficial CLA’s and less processed :) And 80 times as good as fat free!

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