I am glad you all like the lifting move of the week. It’s fun to do and keeps the blog from getting boring, you know?
Today is a scheduled run day for me, but I decided not to do it in the morning because it looked like it was threatening rain and I didn’t want to go to the gym and treadmill it. So, it was breakfast time! I was concerned that the day would start off bad because of this:
(mmmm…. waffle runoff…..)
But they turned out fine. Protein waffles with the yummy banana/maple syrup topping (recipe).
I started work early. Excited to finish up early to start my 4-day weekend. Yay! Busy, too. Busy days go by fast, though! Soon enough, it was time for lunch. This was supposed to be an egg sandwich, but the bread John made got moldy (that’s what happens with homemade sometimes). So I had the egg/laughing cow/hot sauce by itself:
This new bottle of hot sauce has one of those tiny shaker holes on it. Not gonna work for me, so I just unscrewed the lid and poured.
John has been the foodie king lately. He made up some of what he calls chocolate chip protein power cookies, which uses brown rice protein powder in them. I’ll see if I can’t get the recipe from him. They were pretty good –
Especially with my latte 😀
I finished up work and decided to go out for the run. It was cloudy the entire day except for the 1/2 hour I was outside and running. I was so incredibly sweaty because of the sun and humidity. Nothing like running at 4:30 pm, right? My leg did pretty well, although my knee had a sharp pain around 2.5 miles and I thought I would have to stop, but it subsided into a bit of an ache so I finished out 3 miles. That was weird. Felt stronger, though. No galloping run this time, so the 5K race next week will be a go.
I decided to flex my post run power a little since I was wearing my trisuit to run in:
Loose skin on the bottom, nice bicep on top! Flexing actually helps pull up the loose skin. Wish I could go around all Arnold all the time LOL! John said he was married to a lifting geek…..
Cooked up some BBQ shrimp for dinner. Need a trip to the smokehouse – we are out of chicken!!
Had a babybel with it (that white thing) because the shrimp was only 2.5 oz and we ran out of that, too.
Sweet tooth satisfaction:
Homemade chocolate fluff.
I decided I wanted to start my weekend off with a library trip, and John said he would meet me for yogurt afterwards, but then I decided to bike instead of drive! A pseudo brick in the making! I have to say that I was pretty tired, though. I could feel my right leg pulling the clips of my shoes more. That’s how you get lopsided thighs
I picked up this book, and had some pistachio frozen yogurt.
Total bike time: 13 miles. Put the run and the bike a little closer together and it would have been an official brick. I can’t wait for the duathlon this fall! Burned a lot of calories today and ate okay, too (little snacky). Weekend has officially started – woohoo!!
Have a few nice flowers for the Friday blooming series tomorrow!