Stubborn + crockpot fun + weakness…

I refuse to make more than one trip when I’m carrying groceries…I don’t know why I hate it so much, but I always have!
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Lunch was leftovers from our BBQ! I decided I needed a veggie burger AND a brat. The veggie burger got hard after I microwaved it, so I ended up throwing most of it away. But the brat was amazing.
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This is the sausage that I cut up and put into our veggie soup. It’s super good! I got it at Price Cutter. I let it thaw a little, but just cut it up frozen and tossed it in with everything else.
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Veggie and sausage stew, ready to cook all day! I just threw a bunch of chopped up veggies, with water and chicken broth, in the crockpot and cooked it on high all day. I added some black pepper, turmeric, and coriander, but that’s it! Super simple, and super healthy!
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Cornbread was on sale, so I couldn’t resist…it’s a weakness! Jake doesn’t love it, so I figured a HUGE batch would be a good idea. Eye-roll.
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Yesssss. Definitely had a piece as soon as it came out of the oven. With a little butter and honey, of course!
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I got first in the Garmin Step Challenge last week! I honestly don’t really know what this is or why I get notifications about it, but it’s still cool!
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Man, I missed peanut butter!
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A major pet-peeve of mine is having notifications on an app. My students emailed me assignments this week instead of posting them on the online platform we use for our class. I haven’t graded them yet and that email notification is driving me bonkers! Anyone else hate those little red numbers?
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I threw my new zip-up from AdventureMax on before yoga. Isn’t this sweet? It’s probably one of my favorite race ‘shirts’. It’s SO comfy.
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The soup I made in the crockpot yesterday turned out super good!
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I added quinoa and Sriracha…then it was perfect!
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I slept in this morning. I’m meeting Kayla and Jyssica at 5 am tomorrow for a track workout, so I figured I’d sleep in a little today. My bed just felt SUPER comfy this morning…When I finally got up, I made the bed and then went into another room to get something and came back to this…I was literally gone for 30 seconds!
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They only look innocent…I know this was ALL Lulu. She’s so ornery. But they’re both just so dang adorable. <3
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I wore my Dogwood shirt on my run today – this is our next trail race. We are doing the back-to-back challenge. So we will both do the 15K on Saturday, then on Sunday, I will do the 25K and Jake will do the 50K. It’s going to be fun! But I also know we will be super sore…
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This was on our race calendar for the day – I can relate to SO many of these! Especially #2 and #5.
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This is my favorite running weather! I started with gloves, but have to shove them into my tights after 2 miles. I just get too hot wearing gloves.
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I like this tree.
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This weather can stay forever! I love starting a run and being cold, because after about a mile, I am the perfect temperature. I got a little warm this morning and probably should’ve worn shorts. I always forget what to wear when it gets chilly. I think if it’s 40 and above, I can do shorts, but under 40, I need tights. Anyone else have a rule they go by?
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The views around our home are beautiful – I feel like I take them for granted. I love this little creek, especially in the fall.
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Guys, I finally got peanut butter! Wahoo! ; ) I put it on top of my oatmeal/egg concoction and it was DELICIOUS. Why did I ever stop eating this?! I have a feeling it’s going to be making an appearance a lot…
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More computer stuff today! This week is stressful because I’m on deadlines for a lot of different things, all of which are unrelated. I’m taking a lot of deep breaths and working on not getting overwhelmed. I WILL get everything finished, it’s just going to be hard work.
Any temperature rules out there for clothes when working out outside?
Any other notification haters out there? Or am I just crazy…
I hope your Tuesday is wonderful!
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