Ambassador love + MY progress + this game is fun!

I haven’t been loving the veggies I prepped for breakfast this week. We both kind of struggled to eat them yesterday. I’m going to do something different with them the rest of the week…stay tuned.
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I went to Health Tracks yesterday. I talked with the trainers there a little about my hamstring and I backed off on some of the weight and moves I was supposed to do – anything single-legged I am not doing right now. There’s a fine line between me strengthening these muscles and over doing it. I’m trying to be cautious because I want to get to the starting line of Nashville healthy! I am obsessed with this new Rab puffy I got. It’s so comfortable. I have worn it every day for the past two weeks…
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I was STARVING after Health Tracks, so I came home and had the same lunch I’ve been having all week. I’m not sick of it yet! I think it’s the goat cheese…I just can’t get enough.
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Our parents are watching our girls while we are in OKC this weekend, so I stopped by the pet store to get them some more food. I saw these treats and grabbed them, too.
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The girls LOVED them. Aspen is mid-chew in this picture. HA!
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I got SO much done yesterday. I cleaned the house whenever I needed a brain break. I jammed out to these sweet tunes while cleaning. I love 90’s music.
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Lu was passed out on our bed, so I snuck in for some cuddles.
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Aspen decided to join us!
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Then it was snack time and a little more computer work. I am seriously obsessed with these protein balls. THIS recipe is pretty similar to what I did. I added in almond butter and coconut flakes, too.
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A LONG time ago I mentioned that I want to do a handstand. Well, I am AWFUL at anything involving balance. So, I started with some basics. This was major progress for me! I’ll get there one day…it’s just going to take some dedication.
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Aaaand another snack attack. Anyone else LOVE popcorn? It’s one of my favorite treats. Sharing size? Um, no. ; )
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My stomach was a little upset, so I had some ginger. I’m sad this container is almost gone. It’s lasted us quite awhile!
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It was so nice outside, so when Jake got home from work, we played with the girls in the backyard for about an hour. They loved it.
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The company (Ames Adventure Outfitters) that Jake and I rep for has the coolest brands. Here’s my Rab jacket again – I wasn’t kidding when I said I wear it ALL the time. And that hot pink koozie was one of my ambassador gifts. I love it!
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Dinner was spaghetti squash with salmon sausage, and pesto. It turned out super yummy!
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I needed Sriracha.
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After dinner, Jake and I went to grab a beer at 4 By 4. We played Mancala while we were there. I had never played it before and I really enjoyed it!
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I got up and ran with Kayla this morning! It was so nice to get an early run in again. It’s been awhile since I ran at 5 AM. We both thought it was going to feel much colder than it actually was – we were so ready to take our dang gloves off. We also have matching mace, which I love.
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We got 5 hilly miles in this morning! I didn’t wear my knee brace and I didn’t have ANY knee or hamstring pain. Fingers crossed!
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Breakfast this morning was SO much better – I cooked the veggies with eggs, added garlic and a little cheese, then put the mixture in a tortilla. So. Yummy.
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I need to do laundry, pack, and knock out a phone conference with my dissertation committee chair today. I’m glad I got the house cleaned yesterday! That felt SO good. I’m worn out from my run this morning…I have really missed early morning runs!
Happy Friday Eve!!
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  1. Lindsay

    Gosh, I loved the look of that jacket BUT then I went and looked and the price and my jaw dropped. I am unfortunately not quite on your outdoor gear budget. I also don’t think I will ever get any sponsorship from any type of companies so unless I get a rab jacket as a gift its unlikely I will ever get one. 🙁
    Do you have recommendations on any budget friendly running gear??

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