Weekend Wrap-up!

I snagged a smoothie for lunch on Friday from Tropical Smoothie. It was delicious. I think it was called the Avocolada. It was a little sweet, but I loved it.
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Jake got off work early Friday because he got called in suuuuper early that morning, so we ran together when I got home from school. Well, we attempted to run. It was not our best. Our legs were dead & we both just felt blah. We managed to get 6 in, & we definitely turned the closed trail into an obstacle course. There was water everywhere, so we did some puddle jumping & tried to splash each other. I lost. Eye-roll. Whatever. After our run, we got ready to meet my parents & sister at Grad School for dinner. We shared a salad, wings, and tacos. The wings were incredible. Definitely a Top 5 for me! Mmmmmm.
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We were so excited to see The Temptations & The Beach Boys perform!! I had seen The Beach Boys before, but never The Temptations.
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The Temptations were AMAZING.
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And The Beach Boys were incredible, too! As always.
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We were both struggling to stay awake…9 pm is our normal bedtime! We were getting up early to do long runs: 10 for me & 20 for Jake.
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We woke up early Saturday & got ready to go to Wilson’s Creek to run. It was cold & rainy. YUCK. My Timehop reminded me that this was my view one year ago…sunny, warm Cancun for a girlfriend’s bachelorette party. Em, take us back!
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I got 2 laps in at Wilson’s Creek, which was 10 & the boys went on to do DOUBLE that. I was so impressed because my legs were DEAD.
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Really. My legs hurt. But I LOVE Wilson’s Creek & already want to go back & run there.
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I came home to shower, then Jake called & said they were done. We met at Early Bird & ate breakfast with Katie. This is the deliciousness I had. I could only eat half at breakfast, but I finished it off a couple hours later. Then it was home to nap & lounge in bed. We watched a little Netflix & cuddled the girls. We never get to do that, so it was SO nice. Then we met our friends Nick & Cassie at Black Sheep for dinner. I totally failed & didn’t get a single picture – we were having too much fun! Jake and I shared the Salt & Vinegar fries (which are my favorite), the fried pickles (which are his favorite), & a lettuce wrapped burger. I don’t normally eat fried food because it gives me terrible heartburn, but everything sounded so good, I gave in. Nothing bothered me too much! Then we all stopped by Cherry Picker on our way home to grab a drink with another couple, Ryan & Sam, before we went home to pass out. We were both worn out!
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On Sunday, we grabbed coffees from The Press. Their coffee is AMAZING. We sat outside drinking them, before grabbing breakfast at The Aviary. We were LOVING the sunshine & rain-free weather.
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I got my favorite, the Humble Brag & Jake got a crepe with steak, carmelized onion, & blue cheese. They both were incredible. Jake also had a side of the frites, but they were being cooked when I took this picture & we didn’t have the patience to wait! ; )
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Then it was home to clean (me) & go for a ride (Jake). My parents gave us this door mat for Easter & we finally got around to putting it out front. We love it!! Thanks, Mom & Dad!
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Jake got home early from his ride, his legs were just shot, so he didn’t push it. I’m proud of him for listening to his body! He mowed while I worked on meal prep. We decided it was WAY too nice outside to be inside, so we rode our bikes to see Ryan & Sam’s new house – which is perfect & adorable!!!! Then all four of us headed to Mother’s to sit outside, chat, & enjoy some beer. It was a perfect day!
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Jake & I rode bikes to Ebbett’s for dinner, where Cassie & Nick met us. We loved getting to see everyone TWICE in one weekend! <3 We shared the Gibby. Mmm. After dinner, we rode home. I think we ended up with about 18-20 miles for the day!
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Breakfast this morning was a 3-egg scramble with mushroom, onion, & spinach. Also, some pineapple! Mmm. I didn’t run this morning, so I’m planning to do a short run later this afternoon.
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Our menu for the week – 100% Paleo, which I’m SO ready for, especially after our weekend of fun!
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Happy 24th Anniversary to Jake’s parents!! <3
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I hope everyone’s Monday is wonderful!
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