Monday, May 19, 2014

Happy Motivation Monday!

Hello Everyone, Happy Motivation Monday :) How was your weekend, mine was marvelous :)  Im joining in with two lovely ladies today, the first one is Ms. Wendy from A Daily Dose of Del Signore for Motivation Monday.  Today she talked about her passion for zumba, and asked what our passion is...well this past weekend, my daughter and I ran a 5K:
 - It was a complete disaster.  We were running late and did not have our bibs yet.  As we were pinning them on, the runners started going by outside, oye.  So, I shrugged it off - no big deal, we could still run even if we were not at the start...so we get ready and go - baby girl is in the stroller, Mama pushing her...I should have known it was a disaster when first the my little pony falls out of the stroller, then her jacket, then her drawing...and I was so flustered that I accidentally took the one mile walking loop.  So, .7 miles go by and I am nearing the end of the course - I stopped to ask a volunteer and she told me that I was on the one mile loop...I was so mad - and for a hot minute good ole fat Taylor whispered in my ear to just finish the race and be done...but nope, I told her to pipe down and I turned the corner and made another loop - I ended up making four of those loops to make it to 3 miles.  My goal was to run 3.1 but baby girl had had enough of the boring loops.  It was slow and hard...but I did it, and I didnt quit...so running is my passion.  I cant wait to wake up and run again tomorrow.

Finally, I want to link up with Ms. Katie from Healthy Diva Eats for:
The rest of my weekend was Marvelous :) baby girl and I went to a book festival a few towns over.  It was so fun and such a great experience to expose her to.  She learned who authors were and began to understand that they bring gifts in the form of books :) There were books for sale by the local public library and of course I wanted to buy a million of them, but I bargained with baby girl that she was able to choose 3 and I could choose 3 - all for $5.00 - what a bargain :) It was a great day!

As for fitness and healthy eating, I prepped a bit tonight - just some turkey tenderloin for lunches and some spice pumpkin muffins for breakfasts.  When those are gone, and they will be gone quick - seriously husband and baby girl approved - I am going to make protein bars...Ive got the itch to have healthy eats readily available...to food prep.  Food prepping has been the answer to my problems with food in the past and I am eager to get back into the habit again.  As for working out - if weather permits, I am planning on running early in the AM with baby girl - if not, I will go tomorrow night - I plan on doing some you tube videos Wednesday and Friday mornings and running again on Thursday and Saturday.  I am looking forward to getting some more fitness in my life.  It makes me a happier person, bottom line.  So, working out is what I will do.
Ok that's it, Ill see you all on Wednesday :)

2 comments:

  1. I keep meaning to add running into my workouts but I keep chickening out! I think you've motivated me to try :)

    Thanks for linking up to our Motivation Monday link up today.

    @CoffeeMomJen

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  2. Wonder what your horoscope was for that day! Glad you didn't stop!!
    adifferentd.blogspot.com

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