I scared Phoebe screaming!

This post will be all purple in honor of the Ravens! My state is really heavy on Ravens pride. Fireworks were going off everywhere, you could hear screams all over. And if I listened close enough I’m pretty sure I heard my Dad’s screams and excitement all the way from their house! πŸ™‚Β 

Superbowl here we come πŸ™‚ OK back to the norm…

Welcome back to the week Skinny Minnie’s! Monday’s are always rough. I’m lucky enough to only work 4 days a week, so I have off on Monday’s but that will soon switch to off on Friday’s. Can’t wait!

I overslept yesterday morning and it was awesome. I heard Phoebe whining at one point, but rolled over and slept a couple more hours πŸ™‚

I started the morning with my protein shake (after coffee of course) and was feeling a tad fancy

Who drinks a protein shake out of a wine glass? THIS GAL!
Who drinks a protein shake out of a wine glass? THIS GAL!

And had a Coconut Berry Protein Muffin!— Click here or the picture for the recipe! They are good for you and delicious!

Coconut Berry Protein Muffin
Coconut Berry Protein Muffin- only 83 calories a pop!

I went to the store to pick up a few things that I can’t get elsewhere. Later today I plan on taking a trip to Wegman’s to stock up on goodies for the week. I absolutely refuse to go there on the weekends. I compare it to the MVA on a lunch break! Just don’t do it!

Anyway, I wanted to test out Miss Buffay, so I let her roam the apartment while I was gone. I will usually let her do this when I am in the building using the gym, because I know I can just run up the steps. This time I left the building and it was the fastest trip ever. I only live a minute away from the store, but I ran through it and was back within 30 minutes! (She did somehow get her paws on a piece of clothing.. geez). I felt relieved she was okay.. I’m such a helicopter mom!

We headed to G-Mamas and Bella and Casey showed up a minute behind me! We all played Pictionary for a little while and this was one of G-Mama’s drawings

Bella was the only one who got this. And she got it right away! Smart kid.
Bella was the only one who got this. And she got it right away! Smart kid.

It’s supposed to be the Prez @ the White House. I couldn’t believe Bella knew it within 5 seconds. I was staring at it like it was a mouse with a briefcase! Only 5 years old and beating her Aunt KK in Pictionary πŸ˜‰

It was then time to give Phoebs a MUCH NEEDED BATH! Just look at my little dirt ball:

Shameful, she has stuff all in her! And her eyes are gross...
Shameful, she has stuff all in her! And her eyes are gross…

Well I chased her all around G-Mamas house. Bella helped me corner her

She knows what's coming!
She knows what’s coming!- You can’t get me under here!

Phoebe actually does really good with a bath. She doesn’t try to claw her way out of the tub, she doesn’t shake water everywhere, she just sits and waits for it to be over! Good girl πŸ™‚

Look how cute!
Look how cute!

I let her air dry because the blow dryer freaks her out

Doesn't she look like a miniature llama? I couldn't stop laughing once I realized it!
Doesn’t she look like a miniature llama? I couldn’t stop laughing once I realized it!

While Phoebe dried, I headed to the gym for leg day! I started with a 32 minute stairmaster session πŸ™‚

Climb Climb Climb, and Climb some more!
Climb Climb Climb, and Climb some more!

Then I hit the weights:

  • Leg extensions- 80 lbs, 12 reps x 2 sets, then 100 lbs, 10 reps x 2 sets
  • Hamstring kickbacks (using hamstring machine with loops)- bend knee and do a donkey like kick, 20 lbs, 12 reps x 4 sets each leg
  • Hip adduction with hamstring machine (foot through loop), 12 lbs, 10 reps x 3 sets
  • Hip abductionΒ with hamstring machine (foot through loop), 17.5 lbs, 10 reps x 3 sets
  • Squats with 44 lb bar, 12 reps x 4 sets, 8 pulses at the end of 2 sets
  • Alternating lunges holding 10 lb weights, 20 reps x 4 sets
  • Overhead squat with 44 lb bar, 12 reps x 4 sets
  • Dead lifts with 88 lb bar, 12 reps x 4 sets
  • Calf presses, 160 lbs both legs, 12 reps x 3 sets, then 100 lbs single leg, 12 reps x 2 sets each leg
  • Leg presses, 220 lbs, 12 reps x 4 sets
  • Plie squats holding 25 lb kettle ball, 12 reps x 4 sets with 8 pulses after each set


I hit the elliptical for a few minutes just to get my legs moving a little bit after all the heavy work. Felt good πŸ™‚

Make sure you please stretch this out! Your body needs it

Skinny Minnie MUST STRETCH!
Skinny Minnie MUST STRETCH!

At home I made my Clean Corn Chowder again. I just LOVE this dish, and had a little chicken on the side.

Then I took some pics of my beautiful clean puppy!

So clean and fluffy!
So clean and fluffy!
Clean eyes!!!!
Clean eyes!!!!

She looks beautiful doesn’t she? I’m such a proud mama! I do have to brush her thoroughly to get out the knots, but I’m going to wait because she’s gone through enough today πŸ™‚

Have a wonderful week. I hit arms later today!


XOXO With a Cherry On Top,


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  1. Chelsea @ LittleOneRuns

    wow! you hit a lot of weight. i know i couldn’t do that right now! maybe i’ll try it now! love your dog, she is super cute πŸ™‚

    1. Katie

      I’ve worked my way up over the past 6 months! If I don’t up my weight, changes never happen! Every day is a new challenge πŸ™‚

  2. Marykate

    How do you take your coffee? I’m usually a skim latte or just skim milk and stevia girl but I’m trying to go clean and I’m not sure what the milk and sweetener situation is…
    Thanks!!! πŸ™‚

    1. Katie

      Only stevia! None of the creamers are clean. You can do almond milk too though! I froth that up for lattes. I have a recipe listed for a clean latte πŸ™‚

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