Girlfriends and Some Good News

Good Morning and OH SO HAPPY FRIDAY to everyone 🙂



I’m sorry — the cat was just too funny.  I had to do it.  With that said, I hope all my 9-5’ers here are ready for the weekend ahead.  My Friday night plans include another yoga class, some sushi and serious cookie action. . . if that doesn’t scream party.

Back Track

Last night actually started off with a nice long walk with the Gusman catching up with my Kansas City love.


the lovely lady directly behind me

There have been a couple times in the past few days I’ve had conversations with my  girlfriends from a far about just how important are female relationships are.  I always feel like I never get enough time with the amazing women in my life (all of those ladies up there).  It makes me so sad, but reinforces how much I need to appreciate the time that I do have with them.

Anyway. . . the mixture of fresh air, my pup, and good girlfriend time filled my heart right up and before I even noticed almost an hour had passed and I was starving.  Last night’s dinner was pretty much an exact repeat of the night before

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Except last night I added mushrooms into the  mix and used a little more BBQ sauce.


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It was even better the second night.

And dessert… also a repeat of the night before.   PB pretzel crips. . . but don’t worry they’re gone now so hopefully I can force myself to stay away for a little while.  It’s a tough life…

I watched a movie while I ate dinner, but it wasn’t all that great so I’m not even going to mention it.  If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all, right?

This Morning

As I mentioned, I have plans to hit up another yoga class tonight after work, so I kept the workout on the light side.

Workout of the Morning

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30 minutes on the stationary bike for a little over 10.5 miles while reading a new book I actually found at work. . . I’ll let you all know what I think as I get further into it.

Good News

And finally. . . the good news I have!


Yesterday I got the word that I was accepted as a Fitfluential Ambassador!  I could NOT be more honored and excited to be accepted into such an amazing program and am looking forward to my time as an ambassador.  Please stick around to see what fun happenings will be going on around Chocolate Medals with this news!

Question of the Morning:  What meals do you “repeat?”  

If you could be an ambassador for one program/company, what would it be?

Exciting News! I Sweat Pink!

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday Morning everyone!

I woke up with JELLO legs after my work out last night…yikes!   I spent some quality time with my foam roller this morning, and hope to have a few minutes to stretch out during my lunch break at work.  Zach and I have a running date tonight, and his quote this morning was “We’re gonna run fast and we’re gonna run hills.”

Oh dear . . .



I was accepted this morning as a Sweat Pink Ambassador 🙂

Check out this Mission Statement:

We believe that kicking ass is best done in pretty shoes. We’ve learned that real women sweat, and sweat hard. We know that assertiveness, strength, and ambition are the ultimate feminine qualities. We concede that sometimes it takes hours to get ready, but we’re also no strangers to just rolling out of bed and going. We’re convinced that we run faster in pink shoelaces. We believe in pushing ourselves, and we believe in giving ourselves a break, too. We’re all about the rush of endorphins and the thrill of the challenge. We’re all for looking great and feeling even better. We’re committed to finding our best fit, and making it stick. We sweat pink.

I could NOT be happier or more excited for this opportunity.   You all know me, and know that life is all about balance.  And for me, that balance includes getting sweaty and getting pretty.

As a part of this ambassadorship, I will have access to new resources for my own readers, an entire new community to get to know, and even some swag that I will be able to give out to YOU ALL 🙂  You gotta love a giveaway, right?

So while I still get connected and better versed on the opportunity, I’m sure I will be updating you all regularly.  For the time being, check out fitapproach to learn more about the great organization!

Backtrack: Last Night SO CLOSE

Zach is a part of a fantasy football group within his family, so we were tied to the TV in hopes that his last player,  Ron Gronkowski, would pull through to give him the win and a good shot at the playoffs.

Unfortunately, Gronkowski was literally ONE YARD SHY of the win for Zach.  I’m sorry, but with my little understanding I found this to be just a TAD bit funny…but my wife heart did sympathize for him.  Poor guy.

Thank goodness we had delicious pizza to soften the blow.

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Last Nights pizza included:

  • yellow tomato
  • green onion
  • kale
  • bacon
  • garlic
  • moz cheese

Zach thought this was going to be an odd combination, but it ended up being a GREAT one!  Pizza night never get’s old. . .

Question of the Morning: What’s the weirdest thing you have ever had on a pizza?


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