Happy Belated National Running Day!

First and foremost (sorry for being late to the game):

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loving this new app “Pic Lab”

Hope you all had a great week, the school year is winding down so I am feeling the stress and crazy amount of work right now, hence why I didn’t get to blog this week, hence why I can barely keep my eyes open on this gorgeous Friday night. 

Sunday

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This felt SO good after a long run. I am going to try and keep this in my weekly workout rotation.

After that:

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Kale, eggs, raisins, and avocado- sounds weird but SO good plus a sweet potato with coconut peanut butter.

Followed by fun at the Yankee Game:

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Followed by a smoothie from a new place that opened in Hoboken- Cafe Bene, on the walk back from the path:

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Monday:

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I don’t understand how sometimes I run fast and sometimes I run slow? Working on a 10k PR for the two I have coming up this month I guess 😉 

Oooh a fun surprise in the mail:

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I love this motto! Only $22 on the Brooks website! 

Tuesday

Rest Day, Gave a presentation at work, got home at 10pm- exhaustinggg

Wednesday

National Running Day!!

I headed into Brooklyn after work to get a bandana and run by the Brooklyn Bridge followed by a fun NYRR sponsored Happy Hour at Fiornios. I went by myself but had a blast! I ran 6 miles before the HH then went. I met a bunch of awesome runners and enjoyed a splash of vino and pizza as we saw the gorgeous views in the gorgeous weather. It was such an awesome time, I hope NYRR plans some more Happy Hours! 

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Loveee the cool shirt they gave out! 

 

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There I am in the background of the NYRR instagram pic!

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Empire State Building all pretty! 

On my walk home at like 10pm (another late night for me) I was craving fro-yo, so obviously I had to answer the craving especially on National Running Day:

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Thursday

Overnight oats with chia seeds mixed in. My new thing is, since I can’t decide if I want almond butter or coconut peanut butter, why not cut the banana in half and have the best of both worlds!

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Later, after work, I took a “Burn” class at the gym. Holy soreness today, especially in my lower back. The woman made us do 80 burpees throughout the whole class with weights as we pushed up.

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Today:

Breakfast Smoothie: 1 Fage Greek Yogurt (I think I’m going to start having these because there is less sugar and more protein than the TJs brand), strawberries, one banana, almond butter, 1/2 cup rolled oats, a little water, and chia seeds:

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Class Poetry Slam Celebration- haha I just had to share my set-up 😉 I made a watermelon/pineapple fruit salad and bought mini muffins for everyone to enjoy!

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Took a pic of my outfit before I changed in my gym class because everyone loved my dress:

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Followed by Leg, Back, Bicep, Shoulder, & Core work at the gym:

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I wasn’t in the mood to be in the weight room area with all the boys. Some days it’s just annoying- so I went in the empty studio and made my own bench! 

 

True Life: I write a fitness and food blog so all I do is take pictures of my food and even the weights I use. 😉 

Dinner tonight/this week:

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As you can see, it was a packed, non-stop week! I am literally struggling to keep my eyes open. I hope this post even makes sense! 😉  I think my bed is calling my name. I am still sore from that Burn class but I’m still planning on Long Run Saturday! I literally wake up excited Saturday morning for it, maybe the run will help shake out these sore muscles! 

Have a great night readers! I am sure I will check in over the weekend! 

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