Happy Thanksgiving Eve everyone!!
I enjoyed a nice extra couple hours of sleep this morning before heading down to the basement for a workout. I actually found this workout last night while reading through an old issue of Shape magazine, so I adapted it to suit me:
|0-5 mins||Warm Up||4.5(mph)|
|5-8||Run at moderate pace||6.0|
|9-10||Run at moderate pace||6.0|
|10-20||Repeat minutes 8-10 five times||6.0 – 8.8|
|20-21||Run with high knees||3.0|
|21-22||Run at moderate pace||6.5|
|22-23||Run doing butt kicks||3.0|
|23-24||Run at moderate pace||6.5|
|24-26||Do 1 minute high knees + 1 min butt kicks||3.0|
|26-28||Run at moderate pace||6.5|
I followed up my treadmill workout with a new Abs video I found on Exercise on Demand: Rock Hard Body Abs. It was a GOOD one!
Since I had the extra time this morning, oatmeal was definitely a necessity. (I love my little punkins’!)
In today’s mix:
- 1/3 cup oats
- 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/2 mashed banana
- cinnamon + pumpkin pie spice
- homemade pumpkin butter
- Topping: small scoop peanut butter + 1/2 pumpkin muffin (from my co-worker, Darcy…thanks Darcy!)
The combo of the pumpkin butter in the oats + the pumpkin muffin on top definitely rocked my world this morning.
All stirred up!
I had a few errands to run earlier today, so while I was out, I decided a stop into Starbucks was necessary. I had planned on just getting my norm, but something about the Peppermint Mocha Latte was totally calling out to me…
The cute little chocolate curls were already enough, but ohh my goodness…once I took a sip of this bad boy?
I was in LOVE! I even gave it lipstick kisses.
Before ordering, I actually asked the barista how much of the syrup & sauce goes into a normal grande, which apparently is 4 pumps mocha + 4 pumps peppermint. Yikes! That sounded a little intense for me, so I ordered mine non-fat, with 2 pumps mocha + 2 pumps peppermint and it was absolutely perfect. I think any more than that would have been too sweet for me. I will definitely be getting this again! YUMM.
So I am sooooo excited right now! In a few minutes, my friend Kate is coming to pick me up for a girly movie date:
I’ve been waiting to see Burlesque ever since I saw the first preview a month or so ago…YAY!
After the movie, we’re meeting up with the hubbies for a night out with some dinner and drinks…it IS Thanksgiving Eve and all!
Question for the Day:
Do you (or have you) ever go out to celebrate on the “Biggest Party Night Of The Year?”