Keeping My Head Above Water

Oh yeah.  Those quiet weeks of the yesteryear are far gone.  This week has been quite the wake up call and definitely head first dive back into work, but I’m not complaining.  Free time is short, but I am really prioritizing time management and making sure I spend time with the family, eat healthy, and get activity when and where I can.  Do what you can, right?

The plan is sometime within the next week or two to find a gym in Aurora, somewhere near one of my two schools or the freeway.  That way if I get off near rush hour, I can feel good about spending an hour in the gym and killing two birds.  Hello work out, and good bye rush hour.  It’s a no brainer.

Until then, I’m just keeping my head above water, doing what I can, and making sure I’m strapped in for the ride.

Can anyone relate to any of this?  

As for my day to day. . . eats have been pretty bland

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Monday nights dinner was a peanut butter with banana+ apple quesadilla and a side salad.

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The star of the meal was absolutely the quesadilla.  I was craving nut butter in a serious way and this little baby hit the spot.  I seriously considered making a second when I finished the first. . .

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And because I’ve gotta squeeze nutrients in where I can. . . the side salad.

Tuesday nights dinner

 was a veggie-riffic quesadilla with tons of pepper, onion and goat cheese and a bit of steak {yum}

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plus small side of greens, because it’s how I do.

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During the day I’ve been living off apples, frozen grapes, smoothies, you get the picture.  Things I can eat quickly and on the go.  I’ll have to work on getting creative with my daytime eats having 10 hour days, but for now, I’m still working to get my stomach back to normal post race weekend.

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And my treats so far this week, amazing Almond shortbread cookies.

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Fitness

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When I got home from work yesterday I brought my mat outside and did a little NTC app.  This workout was LEGIT and even had me having to alter the moves by the end because I was concerned about sacrificing form.  Phew…a tough 45 minutes but a good one!

and that my friends, is how i’m keeping my head above water.  but hey, no complaints from this girl.  starting tomorrow i’ve got my three day weekend and an exciting date night/overnight planned with the hubby 🙂  stay tuned.

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4 thoughts on “Keeping My Head Above Water

  1. Ok, refresh my memory. What are you doing for work now? You mentioned 2 schools… I’ve switched my afternoon workouts to first thing in the morning at 6:30 because work starts at 8:10. So far it seems to be good! The workouts are short, though – 30-40 minutes. Whatever works, right?

  2. I love quesadillas of ALL variety! I’d have a hard time choosing which one I’d one want if you offered me both of those!! Keep your head up – it’ll get easier!

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