this ought to get your attention...
First things first - love it, hate it or just like it. BACON. I'm sure i'm the underdog here but I've never truly liked it! It smells amazing...and i'll eat it IN things..but BLAH. just don't like the texture! Even if it's cooked "perfectly crisp" - Just ask mom - I always removed it from things or shoved it off to the side..even as a kid!
Been having "one of those weeks" - I can't be the only one that struggles sometimes. My workouts have been blah. I haven't been in a good mindset to just run either. It's like I just can't RELAX and just let my body move and do it's thing! Just haven't felt like my usual happy go lucky self. I keep praying about it, digging deep into personal development and reminding myself that life isn't always rainbows and butterflies and that is ok. These times are what makes the amazing moments just that...AMAZING. So easy in this world to fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others: our bodies, our fitness, our relationships, our businesses. It's not always easy to keep the blinders on and keep your eyes on your own path. So grateful this week for amazing friends that always help lift me up. Empowered Women Empower Women and that is what the MIsFIT Tribe is all about - you might be like WTF is the MisFIT tribe... well that is my team of health and fitness coaches - nooooo we aren't JUST about working out and eating healthy - the community and support is my favorite part - more on that to come later....
LACED UP my shoes friday after work and despite NOT feeling like it I headed out to the track across the street to run/walk/jog/sprint 2 miles - it wasn't a pretty workout - but i put on my podcast and just told myself to go.
The movie The Secret - Have you watched it? If you haven't go do it right now and then report back.
soooo sometimes speaking to people in public terrifies me...you know that feeling where you are talking about you are like outside of your body having that experience. yup. that's totally me. So why not just throw myself into something uncomfortable?? - ha! Four times a year our local coaching team gets together to catch up! WELL since no one had stepped up to host this time I decided to go for it! soooo here goes nothing! - August 6th I'm coming for you! If you want to come as my guest..let me know!
Saw this at Kohl's and thinking I should have bought it! DARK chocolate all the way... Which are you? Dark? Milk? White?
This workout was sponsored by coffee. duh. OR energize. love that stuff. best preworkout EVER. You use pre workout? - Really digging hats lately for some reason... yay or nay?
Birthday Cake Batter Protein Shakes will never get old - want the recipe? let me know.
Flash back real quick to the fourth of July weekend! my niece ADORES B - she is obsessed with fishing so you can imagine they get along well. He is so patient, kind and generous with his time for her and takes her out fishing. They got QUITE the pile of sunnies when the went too!! And she was super proud. She showed me each one before putting them back in the water to let them go...
SO blessed. Mom and Dad celebrated their 50th Anniversary! seriously...FIFTY years. That is crazy to think about to me. My sisters and I put together a party for them to celebrate with friends and family at the church! The open house was held after the Sunday service - we served a lunch and of course cake (and lots of coffee) - I think mom and dad truly enjoyed seeing so many loved ones many they hadn't seen in YEARS! And it was fun to see them so happy. Memories like this are TRULY cherished.
Speaking of family...Tuesday night we held a work bbq at a local park! Burgers and dogs on the grill, side dishes, cocktails and lots of laughs. So fun to get together OUTSIDE of the hospital. Have to admit it was had to recognize some people in "real" clothes - ha! Fun to see the growing families and this team is so dear to my heart! See - nurses are fun!
not sure WHY the weird face in this picture- it's probably me thinking about how I'm call this weekend. #IHATEMYBEEPER and there is my nephew making me feel extremely old again....
Bacon yay or nay?
What kind of chocolate - milk, dark or white?
Ever have those weeks where you just feel "off"? - what do you do to pull yourself out?
Cake batter...yay or nay? (i feel like this answer should be obvious)
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