For once, the UPS ring at the door wasn’t music books for my piano students!
It was a belated birthday gift from my sweet parents!!!!
Cute workout tank!! I put it to work almost immediately!!! Late birthday mail is always so exciting… and on-time birthday mail is so nice because you know people have been thinking of you! WIN-WIN! Although, I almost always send gifts late, and that just means I was thinking about you LONGER.
After a leisurely morning, Kevin wanted to hit the gym since he hasn’t been able to bike to work recently. I can never say no to the gym!! Ever. I even talked him into doing a mini strength workout with me. I saw this WOD over on blondeponytail.
21-15-9 reps for time of:
- Dumbbell Squat Jumps (15 lbs. dumb bells)
- Kettlebell Swings (1 pood or 32 lbs)
I was going to say RX!! But I guess my kb was only 30 measly pounds. Kevin and I finished in 4:34. I am not good at guessing how long workouts are going to take!! I promised Kevin it would be less than 15 minutes! Haha. I still felt like it was a tough workout! I did all the kb swings unbroken, which is good for me when I’m working with 30lbs. I tend to wimp out and start doing lame sets of 10-12! I don’t want to put it through the mirror after all!!
Lately Kevin has been motivated to do some of his own weightlifting. I think it’s because his legs are getting so ripped from biking. He wants to make sure his upper body matches. Awwaa… we mostly had the gym to ourselves because most people actually do something on Saturday afternoons. So we had a blast!
I rode the spin bike for 4 miles. I am the worst biker ever. Maybe if I practice in the gym, I won’t be so whiny when I’m biking with Kevin James. I also randomly did a mile of stairs, practiced my high box jumps, and did a few burpees and lunges with a 25lb plate. Just kind of casually. It’s my day off from boot camp workouts so I didn’t want to get too crazy. It’s just always fun to play around when the gym is super empty!
I was out of chip’ns. And somebody was taunting me on Instagram… so I had to get more.
2-for-1 at Sprouts!! Hooray!! I got those and Kevin got Red Hot Blues (also 2-for-1). BEST DAY EVER!! I was in such a better mood after I workout. Today, I realized that Saturday afternoons is always when I feel a little “blue.” Saturday is the day I usually put of my workout…. It all makes sense now. Haha.
By the way, the white cheddar Chip’ins pair well with SALSA!! Especially the good salsa we got last week at Whole Foods. Yum!
We also dropped by Petco to pick up a crate for pooooor Pippa. She needs it for while I’m teaching piano as well as to help her with some of her bathroom issues whenever we’re not home. But while we were there, I found something else perfect for her:
A pink dog vest with a furry hood.
Don’t worry, there was something for Boyd too:
I’ve said in the past, that a perk of being a mom someday will be the jogging stroller workout. Now I don’t need to wait! And Boyd’s a little chunk!
When we got home from the store, a GENIUS SALAD IDEA occurred to me. Kevin grilled some burgers, and I made this salad on the side. I’m going to perfect that recipe and share next week, my friends. It is wonderful. And Kevin loved it! And not even in the – okay, I’ll eat my vegetables first to get them out of way- way!
Time to go make some tea! I finally convinced Kevin that I will like tea (he says “you’ll have to drink it either way – ha ha) and bought some chai. That’s good beginner tea, right? I’ll let you know…
Are you a tea drinker? Give me your best tea suggestions! I went past ModesTea today — maybe I’ll need to drop in!
How shall Boyd & Pippa dress for Halloween? We don’t typically “celebrate”, but I need an excuse for the dogs to dress up. Wouldn’t Pippa be a killer ballerina??? Although it’d be fun to dress them as a famous couple too.
Do you send birthday cards/gifts on time? Not as often as I’d like!!!