Hey! How’s everyone on this fine Thursday…wait, it’s Thursday? WOW, this week is flying by!
What have I been doing?
What? You don’t? Don’t you know its like the coolest thing ever? If you can’t trail run though, I totally understand.
Actually, I just started getting into it. I’ve always loved it. For example, for my 17th birthday a couple years ago, I asked to go trail running. No presents! But, it’s always been hard to do it consistently so I’ve given up several times.
It’s way easier to go trail running when Alabama Outdoors hosts a trail run for us crazy runners, or that I’ve been able to venture out to Oak Mountain to find some places safe enough for me to run. As I’m starting up on training for my next half marathon, I thought some trail running would be a great addition to my runs…so yep, just having fun!
For breakfast yesterday, I wish I had a picture! Wow, it was good! I had 2 scrambled eggs on top of toast and jelly. Like, how can you get better than that? It’s just so good!
I had an interview around 11:30 and got back home about 12:45ish and decided on some yogurt for lunch. Which, I also didn’t take a picture of. So, whyyyy am I sharing this? “Audrey, GOSH, you’re so lame!”
Well, you know what? I’ll do better with dinner!
Dinner included a delicious plate of organic pasta, turkey pasta sauce, pesto, more pesto on toast, and lots of broccoli and squash that was from our garden.
Dessert was a yummy Paleo Coconut Flour Cupcake (no frosting )
And for breakfast this morning…I had the best overnight oats ever!
For workouts, I didn’t do much. I was so sore (in the booty) from the crazy trail run at Red Mountain yesterday. So, just pushups and planks and sitting on a yoga ball was totally workout enough for me.
Also, just because it’s Thursday, I’m going to throw out a few of my favorite rising brands because…well, it’s Thursday and I’m up for anything that’s positive! Right-O!
First, I gotta give these girls a huge high five for being so positive, driven, passionate, and creative! The Sweet Note Bagel ladies who have created an amazing brand of gluten free bagels that are healthy and delicious. I can’t wait to get my hands on some of these! Crossing my fingers that they come to Alabama soon so I can buy some but for now, I’m good with online shopping! Hello, if you are a Birmingham Foodie, can you get a local store to start carrying these!?
There’s just something so wonderful and inspiring about seeing others so excited about their work and to see them go after their goals!
Other favorite thing right now, is a local fitness magazine, Fit & Well Birmingham! I got pretty excited when they released this magazine. We definitely needed something like this over here and the wonderful tips and healthy locals contributing to the magazine, is great!
You can check them out right here—> Fit & Well Magazine
- Comment down below with your favorite rising brand or small business!
- What’s better: Scrambled or Fried eggs?
- If you had to pick between yoga and hiking, which one would it be?
As always, I love your comments! Thanks for reading, lovelies! Headed to run this beautiful morning!
P.S. Does anyone else sit on a yoga ball while blogging or working?