Monday, January 13, 2014

I'm Getting Old

Happy Monday as if there is such a thing! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend and are feeling better than me today. (More on that in a minute) 

Friday was great, I got to grab lunch with friends and meet the cutest 3 week old munchkin you've ever seen. I got chicken tacos on corn tortillas with no sauce- tacos are always one of my go-to's when we eat out. Then Friday night we went over to my mother-in-laws for some steaks and we were back home and in bed nice and early, just how I like it. 

I trained on Saturday morning and then had a relaxing afternoon which consisted of catching up on my DVR, peanut butter and jelly Greek Yogurt, and a little leisurely reading. 

I also finally got to wear my Threads! If you guys haven't heard of The Shine Project definitely check it out when you get a chance. It's an amazing program that helps at-risk youth and you get some really awesome jewelry in return. Can't beat that!  

Saturday night is when some not so good choices were made. By not so good I mean too many drinks and up too late. We definitely had a great time celebrating a friends birthday but GOSH I am too old for this! I still don't feel normal today… talk about not worth it! 

Yesterday's couch day also turned into I need a cheat meal day. We ordered pizza, wings and I got a nice big salad because believe it or not that actually sounded really good. I definitely didn't beat myself up over eating a million super greasy wings, I just made sure to round out the day with a nice healthy dinner :) 

I wanted to post about this because I get asked a lot how to handle the social aspect when you are trying to make health and fitness a priority. I think it's completely fine to go all out ^^ see above^^ as long as it's not something that happens on a regular basis. Now, when I have a goal in mind would a night out like this happen? No, it wouldn't. But that's why it's good to take breaks, allow yourself to breathe a little and then get on to the next goal! 

How do you balance going out with friends and living a healthy lifestyle? 


  1. Greetings from Finland! I just founded your blog and noticed that we have almost same alias :)

  2. Looove your bracelets and watch!! Will def check out The Shine Project - thanks!

  3. I love love love this post. I think so many people are afraid to ever break the cycle of clean eating, dieting, etc. This post encompasses what is REAL. It confirms that it's ok to have a day or meal where you let yourself go, aka being human- I think so many people need to hear that. Thanks for sharing!


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