So we used to go out on Black Friday’s and shop and then I think we all got smart and thought why the heck would we want to put ourselves through all that just to save a few bucks (unless of course there was something really cool for really cheap), but my sister who was going to be in Idaho asked my mom and I to go to Costco for her to check out the sales on TV’s. So we did. And if I was going to go anywhere on Black Friday, I would want to go to Costco. We got there 5 min before they opened (at 9am) and this was the line:
but when they opened the doors we were inside in less than a minute. Turns out they didn’t have the TV my sister wanted, but it wasn’t all for nothing. I found a Garmin watch I have been wanting for $75 off. Merry Chirstmas to me!
(update: I tried to set-up the watch tonight and the bezels don’t work…of course they don’t!)
After the madness we stopped and grabbed breakfast at Einstein’s. I freaking love bagels, just a PS in case you were wondering!
Breakfast: asiago cheese bagel w/RF CC and oj 13
Met up with Sherilynn and Cole at an indoor playground in Park City and then she wanted to go to Best Buy. She wanted to buy my mom a Wii, but the salesman talked her into an Xbox Kinect. Then I was going to buy it and just take it with me when we left. Then we found out for everything we wanted it was going to be like $500…uh yeah no. Unfortunately for me, Cole was thirsty when we got there so I grabbed a water from the fridge with the sodas, he had one sip, so when we were finally ready to leave I remembered I had to pay for it. It took me 20 min to buy 1 stupid bottle of water! While I was waiting in line I snacked on a Twizzler’s pull-n-peel and red vines that I had in my purse from the movie, I learned it’s not a good idea for me to carry those around in my purse! Came home and had leftovers for lunch.
I made Cole take a nap, because I really wanted to! The rest of the day was lounging and snacking. I stopped taking pictures (I think my phone actually died, or at least that’s what I’m telling myself).
Woke up ready for a workout. I didn’t get one in on Friday (besides my timed burpees, which took all of 2min). But of course as soon as I was about to get on the treadmill, Keller called. I knew it would be awhile until I was able to get on so I grabbed some breakfast.
Breakfast: Honey Whole Wheat bagel w/RF CC and OJ 12
Then finally got on the treadmill and did my burpee, running intervals. 5 min run/5 burpees (doesn’t seem like a lot, but what I was trying to do was work on my form…I can’t go all the way down to the ground obviously so instead I’m doing push-ups…pathetic push-ups, but push-ups none the less!). No pic, but drank the rest of my Muscle Milk from Wednesday post workout.
Mom, Cole, Sherilynn, and I headed down to Fashion Place to get some shopping/returning done. We grabbed lunch at Cheesecake Factory. I was dying to try the Skinnylicious mexican lettuce wraps that Carman and Lexy had already tried. They were soooo good. And with help from an app my sister told me about myfitnesspal, we figured out the wraps were 1 point per wrap!!!
So I didn’t feel guilty having bites of Cole’s pasta w/parmesan, a couple french fries, and bread. After lunch we did some shopping and then headed back home. While we were shopping Lexy sent me a picture of a t-shirt she saw…I laughed out loud!
We had to stop at Wal-Mart cause Cole needed a movie! He picked out Cars 2. We came home and everyone watched it. I slaved over dinner (I threw a turkey and spinach lasagna that I bought at Costco in the oven). It was a hit, everyone loved it! 8 points/serving (lots of protein!).
I’m volunteering at the hospital here in Park City and today was my orientation. It was basically just a tour of the hospital and signing up for our first days of training. Not too exciting.
Breakfast: 1 egg, 2 whites, half bagel, and OJ 11
Came home and got organized a little. Was starving by the time mom and Cole got home from church. I couldn’t even make myself lunch I had to eat RIGHT NOW, so I popped a roll in the microwave and added butter and jam. Oh so good. Followed it up with a Chobani.
Cole wanted to have quiet time in his room cause he wanted to watch Cars 2 by himself. It was funny! We didn’t do much else the rest of the day just a movie, played some games, and snacked.
Mom made a delicious refrigerator soup…that’s what I call soup when you put everything in your fridge that you want to get rid of in a soup. Basically it was a little but of chicken, turkey, potatoes, green beans, carrots, and who knows what else! But it was delish!
We bought the Yoplait Smoothies at Costco for my dad, he wanted to have things that were healthy but easy for him to make and eat. I had remembered them from one of the seasons of the Biggest Loser. Oh my goodness they are so freaking good!! 3 points per serving (the Costco size has 2 servings per bag, the grocery stores probably just have 1). Like oh my gosh where have these been all my life good!
Love Mondays cause I get to go to SPIN!! Today was a hard class. She really pushed us or I really pushed myself, probably a bit of both. Wanted to burn off some of the weekend crap.
Made myself do my burpees before I could have my protein pancake!
Came home and helped clean my half of the house ;). Got done and read an email from my hubby. I’ve been missing him a lot. We’ve been away from each other a lot, but never over the holidays and it seems harder. I was complaining to him about how my body was hurting from all the frickin burpees. He gave me some good advice and some unwanted advice. I must have been especially emotional today, because a few little innocent sentences sent me into a self-loathing depression that made me want to go eat cookies! Men just need to understand at all times what exact mood their wives are in so they know exactly how to respond and what to say! Is that so much to ask?
Then Carman texts this picture of one of our heroes Jennifer Nicole Lee and that just did me in. So after an hour texting session with the FLF girls and crying at the sandwich place, I felt better.
Lunch: veggie sandwich on Great Harvest bread (and sample cinnaburst bread) 10
Went to get my haircut and decided I needed some bangs back in my life. I’ll most likely regret this decision!
Snacked on an apple on the way to pick up Cole. Came home and my dad wanted to got to this BBQ place that he has been hearing about from his physical therapist. It’s in Heber which is about a 20-25 minute drive from Park City. When we got there, it was closed. Even though their website said they’re open Monday-Sunday…they weren’t. So we ended up driving back to Park City and eating at Squatter’s, a pub style restaurant.
Dinner: 3/4 turkey burger, about 10 sweet potato fries 12
And that’s all folks! I’m excited for the next 4 weeks, my family decided to have a little weight-loss competition. I’m a little bummed I can’t really participate, but instead of losing weight my goal is to maintain my current weight for 4 weeks. I’m hoping it won’t be as hard as it might sound and don’t go all “pregnant women shouldn’t be trying to not gain weight”on me…trust me I’ve already gained more than necessary. I can stand to take a month off of gaining! Wish me luck!