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

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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.

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Questions:

  • Any funny running stories last week?
  • What is your favorite Sunday morning breakfast?

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?

Sunday Eats to Start a Marvelous Week

Gotta be truthful here, I had the laziest weekend. But, I had the busiest week.  And Friday was really crazy!!!

I had went into Wal-Mart to grab something before I headed onward to my destination, and when I got back in my car to leave the parking lot, my car WOULDN’T start! I was very thankful that my dad was about 10 minutes away and was able to come jump my car…but sadly, that didn’t fix the problem! After a few minutes, my dad said the starter needed to be replaced. So long story short, I didn’t have a car til Saturday afternoon and I was just aggravated! So, a lazy weekend was much needed. A lot of catching up on school and blogging was definitely on the agenda.

But, I managed to grab my eats from yesterday on camera!

I started out the morning with coffee, buckwheat pancakes, melted coconut oil, strawberries, and a slice of baked bacon.

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Yum! Right?

After a lot of flash card making for a future test and just for my organizational habits…came dinner!

No, I didn’t eat lunch…we had an early dinner  because breakfast was pretty late.

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We had grilled hamburgers with grilled onion, sliced tomato, muenster cheese, lettuce, on a fresh baked french bread bun (try saying that 5 times fast) and I sliced up some red potatoes and baked them in the oven for 30 minutes on 400 degrees.

Delicious eats!

I also sneaked in a little dark chocolate! Gotta have that! Smile

Anyway, thanks Katie for hosting once again and I hope all of you have A MARVELOUS MONDAY and a Marvelous Week!

P.S. Look out for tomorrow’s post for my favorite sandwich recipe!

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