When Did This Start Taking 3 Hours
Good Morning Friends! It’s Monday, and that pretty much means I am in a depression until 4:30. Even though my move was stressful, I’ve had the most wonderful 4 days off, 3 of which I’ve enjoyed my gorgeous new apartment. I’m serious guys I do not want to leave. I had mini panic attacks last night thinking about leaving it. If I didn’t go to work though, I wouldn’t be able to live here, so you gotta do what you gotta do!
As you are reading this, I wonder what Phoebe is doing right now. This is the first time she is loose in my apartment while I am gone all day. In our old place, I put a baby gate across the bathroom and she stayed in there. Now I’m going to let her run free since she doesn’t bother anything. I will however close my bedroom door and closet, because girlfriend likes to pee on carpet. NOT HAPPENING PHOEBS!
Yesterday we had a pretty good day. I woke up to coffee and sunlight and a nice walk outside with the pup.
Then I worked out downstairs in my apartment gym. Another leg day! Twice a week. NPC is all about lower body and making it stand out. Check out this new exercise I did using the Smith Machine!
The bar alone is 45 pounds, so I stuck with just that. Next time I will try and put on 10 pounds or so, but wanted to focus on form this time. I did 10 reps x 3 sets each leg.
After lots of leg work I did my cardio which included 15 minute intervals on this bike (not a spin, but it’ll do)
Then a little more cardio on a stair incline machine I have. I will have to take a picture of it for you guys. It looks like an elliptical with a super high incline, but it’s a stair stepper. Pretty cool. It definitely burns too.
When I came back up I decided to make my protein shake into a fluff. Since I can’t have extra fruit it’s hard to make my fluffs like they used to be with one small banana. The other frozen fruit really helped to give it substance and a thickness. Ice cubes watered it down too much, so I tried freezing almond milk!
Once I showered Phoebe and I got dressed and headed to G-Mamas
After hanging out for a little bit, I decided I needed to do my grocery shopping. I didn’t have enough veggies for the week (and after prepping I realized I still don’t have enough), and I needed to stock up on almond milk, greek yogurt, and cottage cheese. My cart was probably the healthiest one in the whole store.
Once I came back and picked up my girl, we headed home to organize our home a bit. Check out my new laundry basket. I’m pretty excited about it.
We also took another walk but it was a fast lap because it started to rain 🙁
After a delicious dinner
I meal prepped
Let me say this took about 3 HOURS! These meal preps are out of control. Measuring each component takes forever. I refuse to eye ball it, because it’s always off. The almond milk will be measured each day because I don’t have enough blender bottles. But this is 4 days worth of food up to my dinner time. It took me so long, hopefully I will get quicker at this as the weeks go by. Last week I only had 2 work days and that was so much easier to prep! Being healthy is difficult.
Enjoy your Monday, let’s hope this week flies!
XOXO With a Cherry On Top,