Eats and Feats

I know, I know.   I promise you all I am working on getting back to being a good, scheduled blogger.  But bear with me as I settle back in.

For tonight, I want to share with my favorite blog friends some of my top eats and feats from the weekend and starts of this week.

Eats

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I’m going to be honest with you guys, because I like you.  I pretty much ate sushi for every.single.real.meal this weekend.  True story.

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Ok that’s a lie, I didn’t eat it for breakfasts — but I did eat it for three meals in as many days.  Upps.  Moving on. . . the ladies and I went to this adorable little Cafe, where I was BEYOND tempted to throw caution to the wind and order everything baked.  BUT, I stayed good and ordered some turkey sausage and fruit.  Which was, not surprisingly, delicious.

And I ended the meal with two undocumented macarons.  And they were AWESOME.

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And of course, lots of bear and wine.  Yup.  Too much. #sorryimnotsorry #butiwasmonday.

Getting back to normal eating, last night was Mexican.  Steak quesadillas and side salads topped with pico.

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All made by the hubby because I worked 7-7 and well, he’s awesome.

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With a very necessary side of red wine {that you can hardly see}.  I know I just mentioned I drank a lot this weekend, please don’t judge.  It’s been a long day or two for the hubby and I thanks to some careless errors…but we’re working through it and today was definitely a better day :).

Feats

While I was a bit crazy this weekend enjoying friends, I didn’t completely forget my healthy lifestyle.

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I did manage to fit in two runs over the weekend

  • {one 4 miles on Sunday post football game, I know I’m impressed too}
  • {one 3 miler Monday morning before we left}.

A strength session yesterday

  • 10 minute stair stepper warm up
  • Decending bicep curl work out (15, 14, 13, etc.  25 lbs)
  • tricep curls (15 lbs) 3 reps of 12
  • 20 minute bike hill routine
  • chest press (20 lbs) 3 reps of 12
  • 25 incline sit ups

A Dynamic Cardio/Strength work out today

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  • 4 sets of:  800 meter run for time/ 400 meter row for time (TOUGH BUT FUN)
  • 75 leg lifts on machine
  • 75 weighted russian twists
  • 75 incline sit ups
  • 75 second plank

Now that I’m back in action:  You tell me!  What were your eats and feats like this weekend?

New York — In Pictures

I am so sorry for my complete absence over the weekend.   It has been a whirlwind to say the least, and it hasn’t quite slowed down yet (12 hour work day) but I missed you guys so I wanted to at least share some pictures from the weekend with you all <3.

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Obviously totally out of order.  But an AMAZING weekend full of friend loving, puppy playing, football INSANITY.  And we loved every second of it.

Come back later for more details <3

All The Machines

I have been a cardio Queen this past 24 hours.  Between two workouts,  I have enjoyed:

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20 minutes or about 2 miles {no clue how they compute that} on the stair stepper

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20+ minutes doing a hill routine on the bike {5.5 miles}

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40 minutes easy pace on the treadmill {4 miles then walked it out until 40 minutes}

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20 minutes on the rower {just under 3000 meters}

Seriously, cardio queen this lady.   The stair stepper and bike were last night, and the run and rower were this morning.   I had some time to waste before picking Zach up from the air port yesterday, and wanted to burn off some energy before I myself head for the airport this afternoon.  So where else but the gym to do that, huh?

Yesterday I also completed my 100th NTC app work out

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Which was just a morning stretch but it counts. . .  and a fun Ab routine.  Here’s what it looked like.

20 Minute Oblique smoker

Superset One Complete 3 times

  • Bench press leg pull in {15 reps/body weight}
  • Weighted twists {12 reps each side/15 lbs}
  • Dumbell side bend {12 reps each side/15 lbs}

 

Superset Two Complete 3 times

  • Medicine Ball sit ups {15 reps/body weight}
  • 1 minute plank
  • 20 bicycle crunches

25 incline sit ups

It was a good one :) <3

 

Yesterday in general was pretty much a blur for me — so I’m not too sure there’s much else to report besides these fun work outs.

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Zach did make it home safe and sound from London — which is really the highlight of the week :).  I got to the airport early {I was excited} so I hung out in one of the bars and enjoyed a glass of wine and people watching.  ALWAYS fun in an air port :).

And we actually picked up an AMAZING dinner on the way home, but unfortunately we were both so freaking hungry that I didn’t even snap a pic.  It was a gluten free 10 in pizza and an anti pasti platter.  YUM!  Let’s just say between the work out and glass of red wine, I probably ate nearly as much as the boy.  #Noshame.

So the two of us will be visiting close friends in New York over the weekend and I will likely be fairly absent except for pictures and likely lots of Instagram posts.  Stay tuned and everyone have a great and safe weekend!