A really good run and a really good Apple.

Happy Friday! This has been one busy week and I am so glad the weekend is here. I am happy to report that Annabelle is behaving like an angel (well, mostly) and now asks for her cup instead of a bottle. She also falls asleep after crying for only a few minutes and sleeps all night. This makes for a happy baby in the morning. #winning

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I don’t know if it was my pancake and chicken maple sausage breakfast or my new running tights, but today’s run felt great. I set out to do at least 6 and had to fight the cold wind the whole time, but I ended with 8.10 miles. My route was pretty hilly, so I was happy to get in a few miles in the low 8’s. It just felt good to run today.

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After refueling with a sweet potato topped with black beans, cheese, and avocado, I had an apple (and this was a GOOD apple) with peanut butter. I’ve been eating almond butter lately and I must say, it was good to eat some old fashioned peanut butter.

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I also spent some time listening to the Serial podcast. Have you guys heard of this? I read a number of other bloggers talk about it, so I decided to listen. I had no idea the story takes place right where I work.

The rest of the evening was spent taking selfies and eating pizza.

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Now it’s time to watch Shark Tank and eat some cake and ice cream! We are still celebrating AB’s birthday. ūüôā

Have a great Friday night!

Do you watch Shark Tank? If so, who is your favorite shark?

Robert!

Stuffed French Toast with Sliced Bananas

Happy Sunday everyone! Even though I ate pizza and a pint of Ben and Jerry’s Half Baked last night, I still woke up hungry and ready for French toast. ūüôā

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Stuffed French Toast

Ingredients (makes two servings)

4 slices of bread
2 eggs
Milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Filling (peanut butter, chocolate hazelnut spread, almond butter, cream cheese, etc.)

1. Spread the filling in between two slices of bread. I used chunky peanut butter and Justin’s chocolate hazelnut spread today.

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2. Mix together eggs, splash of milk, vanilla, and cinnamon.


3. Dip sandwiches in the egg mixture and place on heated griddle pan. (Note: A panini maker also works great!)

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4. Cook until golden brown on both sides.

5. Top with favorite toppings and enjoy!

I topped mine with sliced bananas and maple syrup.

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Annabelle decided to wear her breakfast. ūüôā

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Have a great rest of the weekend!

What did you eat for breakfast today?

A good run and baby shots break my heart

I know that many of you could not concentrate at work wondering if Chris ate the sub last night, so I apologize for making you wait so long.¬† The sub lives another day!¬† I have not removed it from the fridge yet, so anything could happen…

After enjoying a great night of¬†sleep (AB slept from 11-6:30…now I just have to learn to go to sleep when she does), I woke up and decided to brave the windy cold weather and head out for a run.¬†¬†I was starving, so I had a toasted english muffin with crunchy peanut¬†butter for breakfast.

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I cannot wait for warm weather so that I can stop dressing like this to run outside.  I wore a Reebok cold gear sweatshirt and Reebok running tights.  The tights are made for the cold so they actually keep my legs pretty warm.

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I had a great run!¬† I only did 4.25 miles but it was pretty challenging¬†because it was so windy.¬†¬†I felt pretty good the whole time and only got that weird cramp for a short amount of time and it wasn’t as severe as the other day.¬† My¬†pace is still¬†nowhere near where I used to be (it was about 9:40 per mile today), but I know I will get back to my¬†pace soon.

Annabelle’s¬†two month appointment was this afternoon.¬† She is growing so fast and is up to 11 pounds 7 ounces!¬† She gained 2 pounds 7 ounces this past month.¬† She is also very long…in the 80th percentile!¬† She was all smiles¬†until it was¬†time for the shots.

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She had¬†1 oral medication and 2 shots today.¬† She actually liked the oral medication and drank it right down…girl likes anything that¬†seems like food.¬† She then got one shot in each of her legs.¬†¬†It is so heartbreaking to listen to her cry.¬† The “that hurt” cry is different than the hungry cry and I can’t help but tear up.¬† She settled down afterwards and she was passed¬†out almost all day.

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While my dad was on baby duty, my mom and¬†I went to¬†Trader Joe’s.¬† I bought some¬†food for the week and some food for next week when my brother and his family come to stay with us :).¬† I can’t wait for them to meet Annabelle.

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I also stopped at Giant to stock up on the Chobani flips.  The key lime flavor is my favorite and even Chris eats these voluntarily.

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What do you think?

What is the last shot that you got?

Whooping cough vaccine while I was in the hospital.

Have you ever been to Trader Joe’s?

Way too many times to count…I used to go to a gym that was basically connected to the store and I would go there almost every day.