4/16/09

Cure your Coffee Addiction

Are you intrigued? Well, I managed to get out of bed this morning at 7:15 (15 minutes later than planned, but Hey....it was supposed to be my day to sleep in)! Anyways, I went to the gym and did a quick 2 minute warm-up (no time to make it any longer) and managed to run for 22 minutes straight! Whoop! Now, I know I should have gone to 25 and I wish I would have, but honestly, my body was about to stop straight in it's tracks and fly off the treadmill (haha that'd be funny!), so I stopped! 2 minutes longer than my last run though! ;)
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My title?! Well, I have decided that running in the mornings is so invigorating that you do not even need coffee! haha I know not everyone agrees, but it works for me! Therefore, I started off the morning with some Simply Lemonade with Raspberry and a banana that was screaming...." EAT ME!" The Simply Lemonade was only 11% Juice, so not something I would consume daily or anything!
Lunch was a refreshing salad with romaine, spinach, an egg, sunflower seeds, broccoli and carrots with a small drizzlee of light ranch! Perfect-o!
Snackies (My body was SCREAMING for carbs!) A baggies of Annies Cinnabunnies and Honey Roasted Peanuts (awesome combo!) and a True Delights Bar.
Look at that luciousness! However, (even though the name is "Chocolate Raspberry Almond" Bar) I only found ONE Almond.....which is my favorite nut....and it made me sad!

SOOOOOOOO I rectified my issues with some Almond M&M's (like my train of thought? I do! lol)
And What is in store for dinner you may ask? Well lookie here:
ONE GUY'S PIZZA! :D


I need to go study for my BIO test (which is tommorrow)! Alexa is picking me up at 6 to go play some ping pong.....then dinner.....then church! I hope to check up on blogs tommorrow!!

EDITED: NO PIZZA TONIGHT! There was a thunderstorm warning/watch and all of my complex ended up in the basement. Long story short, we didnt think we could get out and about, so I munched on Kashi Crackers with PB&Co., fruit, cheese stick, carrots and CHERRIOS!! :D

TOMMORROW IS FRIDAY! :D

That should lift your spirits!

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P.S.

Stef gof it right! GILMORE GIRLS! Come on now peeps!

And Lex got it right too, but she doesnt count! hahah

11 comments:

  1. I was never a morning runner, but I do agree that cardio activity is a big energy booster! Glad it works for you! I just don't think I could give up my coffee. Great eats, as usual! Especially that slice of pizza! Those veggies are awesome! ! ! ! I love mushrooms on pizza. And olives too. Well, basically any veggie on top of a pizza is fine with me (I've had artichoke hearts on top of a pizza before!)

    Have a great Thursday and Friday!

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  2. SO glad tomorrow is Friday : ) : )

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  3. Ahh I used to looove doing cardio in the AM! Lovin' the eats - I've never seen almond M&M's before! Almonds are amazing on their own, but covered in chocolate and candy?! Even better!

    LOVE, Meg

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  4. Morning workouts are the way to go! Good luck on your Bio test tomorrow!!

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  5. Good luck on your bio test - my fav subject ;)

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  6. That's funny that you have a place called "One guys" because we have a burger placed called "Five Guys" in DC!

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  7. WHOA, that quaker bar... mmmm, and almond M&Ms?? That's it! I'm going to the store! LOL

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  8. Hahaha yay for me! Sad that I know your tv habits? I think not! I'm totally with you on the no-coffee needed theory when it comes to morning exercise! I actually haven't had a morning workout in SO LONG (a couple years?) but I absolutely love that energy, it's a great way to start the day! SO tacky, I rhymed. Bummer about the missing almonds! I hate when bars gets stingy like that. Good thing you made up for it with some almond M&Ms! Sorry you didn't get to enjoy your pizza, but your basement eats sounded yummy too! You guys have to huddle in the basement during a thunderstorm? Crazy! In California we don't even have basements!

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  9. friday can be pizza day!!!

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  10. Thankfully, I've never been "addicted" to coffee. I drank it regularly for a couple of months while working in an office just because I got used to the flavor and everyone else was drinking it so I kind of adapted or was affected by my co-workers. I would get a latte almost every day but didn't usually drink coffee during the weekends or anything. Then I realized I didn't need it, so I stopped drinking it completely and shifted to drinking a ton of green tea instead. That was more than two years ago. I've had a latte here or there since just as something special or just for fun but it's still nothing I feel like I need. Good for you using running as your energy-boost instead of coffee! :)

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  11. I for sure have a peanut M&M addiction! It's strange cuz i prefer almonds by themsevles, but inside an m&m, it's beauty is just so masked by the chocolate flavor! hahaha

    OH man, good thing I've never been addicted to coffee. It's too bitter for me!!

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