Marvelous Training Week

Hey everyone and happy Monday! Another week to be more awesome and to reach your goals!

Thanks, Katie @ Healthy Diva Eats, for hosting the Marvelous in my Monday Linkup! Smile

MiMM MIMM #107 A Birthday Celebration Weekend!

Let’s get groovin’ along! (Did I just say “groovin”? Sorry….)

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Trail running 7 miles with my mom

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Taking Tuesday off and enjoying myself (AKA baking)

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Hiking new trails (no pictures) and refueling with a big ole salad from Earthfare

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A 7 mile trail run all by myself, zoning out and enjoying it 100%.

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No picture on Friday because I took this day to leave my phone at home and went out for several hours with family. Taking time off of social media is one of the best things you can do for yourself.

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Getting 8 miles in on Saturday even though I was aiming for 10. It was rainy, my stomach was hurting, and I felt sluggish. But 8 miles was completed! Thankful I can run that many steps

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Sunday morning pancakes and fried eggs!

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Baked Quest Bars

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Run-Bike-Circuit

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New workout I made up to change things up a little! Run-Bike-Circuit workout. Try it out, y’all!

There’s my marvelous week and weekend for ya and down below is my full training plan of last week.

Half Marathon Training Week #2

Questions:

  • Any funny running stories last week?
  • What is your favorite Sunday morning breakfast?
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WIAW: Cocoa, Coffee, Almond Bites

Happy Wednesday, friends! How’s your week so far?

Well, I’ve got a recipe for ya down below, so let’s get started on What I Ate Wednesday hosted by the lovely, Jenn @ Peas & Crayons! Don’t forget to check out the WIAW linkup

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First, I didn’t take a picture of my breakfast. I was super busy and in a hurry yesterday morning, but it’s totally fine because it was just Cascadian Farm Cereal with fresh blueberries and almond milk. Which…was really good. Moving on to lunch!

By lunch, I was STARVING! A turkey sandwich sounded really good…so that’s what I prepared.

It’s got brown mustard, turkey, pepper jack cheese, lots of spinach, and all on organic bread.

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For the sides, I chose red bell pepper, 1/2 an apple, and a few chips because…who doesn’t eat kettle chips with sandwiches!

To quench my thirst, I opted for a La Croix. So good and refreshing!

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Dinner was revolved around lots of greens, veggies, and meat!

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Chopped spinach, chopped chicken breast, 1/2 piece of crispy bacon, cucumber and tomatoes from out garden, bell pepper, and feta cheese. It was a very delicious salad!

For dessert…I had one of my energy bites! I present, Cocoa-Coffee-Almond Bites!

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Cocoa, Coffee, Almond Bites

A fantastic addition to these would be to roll into shredded coconut!

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These pair wondefully with a cup of coffee!

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You can eat these for breakfast, snacks, or dessert!

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Another quick, on-the-go recipe!

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And the perfect crunch to each bite!

Thanks for reading and as always, I appreciate your comments ❤

Questions:

  • What was your favorite thing you ate yesterday?
  • Almonds or pecans?

A Marvelous Weekend #mimm

Hey friends! Hope the weekend was a marvelous one for you! Mine was pretty great (and hot) but pretty awesome!

I’m so thankful for my family, first off! The fact that we’re so close, makes everything better! One of the most enjoyable things is laughing with them. Laughing and making jokes helps me remember to be joyful in the situation I’m in right now.

Saw this on pinterest this morning…

Audrey Hepburn - LAUGH <3

Audrey Hepburn seriously has some of my favorite quotes, but this one, so true!

Alright, let’s get this started! And big thank you to Katie from Healthy Diva Eats, for hosting!

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Toasted Blueberry Kashi Waffles with greek yogurt fluff on top and a little maple syrup! One of my favorite ways to fuel before a long run!

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Pre-long run hyper-ness! And my Nike Running hat Smile

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Running 8 miles with my dad in unfamiliar places all over our city!! We crazy!

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My favorite brand of chips, Late July, and GUACAMOLE! Yeah, baby! That stuff is good!

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Post-long run dinner! Sauteed beets, beans, rotisserie chicken, and squash from our garden. Half way through cooking the squash, we decided we didn’t want just sauteed squash, but fried squash. It happens!

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Fresh salad greens from the garden, bell peppers, baked artichokes, chickpeas, and feta cheese!

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Peanut Butter Supreme Quest Bars…and a too done fried egg on a kashi waffle! (Was really sad about my yolks…not cool, man!)

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Passion quotes! I believe passion is what drives me…what about you?

Questions:

  • How was your weekend?
  • What’s your favorite Quest Bar flavor!?
  • Favorite quote?