Because one spree isn’t enough.
Hey, friends—Happy Friday! Do you have plans for the weekend? It’s been raining all afternoon, so it’s going to be a low-key evening. Tomorrow, though, the fam is going to my cousin’s football game. I haven’t been to a high school football game in … well, since high school. Funny how that works.
Did you miss the recap of FTE’s swim practice at Chelsea Piers?
Unfortunately, these screenshots were the sole pictures I snapped yesterday. For lunch, I had more healthy curried chicken salad, which tasted even better leftover; we also had our neighbors over for drinks and hors d’oeuvres, which also went undocumented. Whoops. Just picture lots of red wine, cheese and crackers, veggies and dip, plus some tasty finger sandwiches. No dinner after was required thanks to the copious amount of cheese I ate.
Workout – Running
This morning, I “slept in” and answered some emails before tackling a 7.25-mile run. For me, this qualifies as a semi-long run, although I know my marathon-training friends would say different. (One day!) Even though it was lightly misting, I still had a great, low-key outing, minus my iPod shuffle dying about 15 minutes in. (I even charged it last night—what the heck!) “Running naked” ended up being a nice treat, and I also left my compression sleeves at home. The eight-mile threshold is usually when my calves crave compression, but I was still pleasantly surprised there were no tightening issues. Woohoo!
We go through a lot of peanut butter, which works out perfectly for an overnight-oats-in-a-jar addict like me.
This morning’s mix included one mashed banana, plain Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup old fashioned oats, 1/2 cup almond milk, and plenty of chia seeds.
Before heading to Raymour & Flanigan for furniture shopping round two, I made a veggie scramble.
With a one-egg and one-egg-white base, I added leftover roasted asparagus and red peppers, plus some tofu for extra protein. (Plus Sriracha, obviously!) I also ate a few handfuls of grapes.
Onto some good news: Guess who has big-girl furniture for her big-girl apartment?
This girl! I ended up going with the sofa sleeper, accent chair, and ottoman.
This area rug. (And the blurry dining set.)
And a dresser and nightstand I totally forgot to take a picture of, probably because I was so excited!
Also, on a completely unrelated note, I found out today I won a GNC Twitter giveaway.
All I had to do was click “retweet,” so I figured what the heck.
Have you ever won a prize or giveaway (either virtual or in “real life”)?