Friday ~ flew by.
I started out fairly early this morning with a 6:30am wake-up call. I made a THRIVE Shake to get my day started off on the right foot. I pulled out 1 of 3 Thrive packets that I have left. Ahhhh!! ~ New shipment better get here soon!
Friday Morning THRIVE SHAKE
I drove a mini-van this morning to drop off a car full of kiddos at school…that was a first. After changing out the mini-van for my little Jetta, I made my way to the Y to teach my senior citizen class we call Morning Energizers. They always help brighten my day.
Once I finished up Morning Energizers, I ventured into the gym to get in my own workout. Since I did not teach BodyPUMP on Wednesday, I was in NEED of a strength workout; however, I did not exactly feel much like doing one. It took some major convincing on my part; but, I finally managed to talk myself into at least starting a workout. I told myself that if I was not feeling it after 15 minutes, I could quit. I ended up doing an hour long full-body workout…Upper, Lower, and Abdominals ~ Circuit style.
Banana = Post Workout Fuel
I ran home quickly after my workout to see Sophie-pup since I was not at my house last night. She was so excited to see me when I walked in the door!! I love my Soph, even if she is CRAZY!
I was SUPER PUMPED when I arrived home to this:
Restock on THRIVE ~ Yes!!!
While I was home, I made another snack to re-fuel on, since the banana did not cut it.
1/2 PB + Agave Nectar on Sandwich Thin
P.S. ~ for all ya’all who do not yet know it: January 24th (TODAY!!) is National Peanut Butter Day! Whoop Whoop! — My good friend & fellow PB lover told me today in a text. I enjoyed my PB before I knew of this. So in lieu of National PB Day, I believe I will enjoy some extra PB2 Powder tonight!!
While I was home, I packed a salad to take with me to the Y so I could munch on it when the PB snack wore off. That was around 2 o’clock this afternoon.
Romaine, Pepper, Craisens, Asian Slaw, Reserve Blend Cheese, Walnuts
I also snacked on some Parmesan Pretzel Thins & an Apple at different points between my salad at work and my dinner tonight.
The girls and I opted to make it a RELAXING Friday night this evening & that includes…NO COOKING. We opted for my favorite meal (and it happens to be a kitchen-free, mess-free one too!)
I was convinced I should get a footlong. I mean, it was $5. I could not pass it up. I ate one-half of it and saved the other half for tomorrow. To go with my sub, I snacked on Carrots & Roasted Red Pepper Hummus.
My goal is to get to the Y early in the morning before group exercise class to start my day off right…with a RUN. It will be the only opportunity I have to get any cardio in tomorrow, so I better get my butt out of bed and go.
Try to keep the eating habits in check this weekend. I know it is hard, but MODERATION is key. And, make sure you get in a SWEATY workout at some point this weekend. I mean, you have the entire weekend — You can fit in an hour workout, people!
Until next time ~