Mini Accomplishments

Sooooo…guess who got their own Facebook page over the weekend???

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That’s right, Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life did! 😀

Make sure you go check it out by clicking here! I know we’d love it if ya “Liked” us. 😉

Workout

As per my usual Monday morning motivation, I got out of bed with fairly little effort (surprising?!?) to complete a little mix of strength + cardio:

  • 10lb. Slimdown Total Body BLAST
  • 2 mile run

It was simple but shweaty. 😉

Today was kind of a busy day at work, since it was another (but thankfully our last) day of parent-teacher conferences. Remember those? Did your parents ever come home and try to make you nervous over what your teacher told them? Yeah…mine did. Good thing I was “an angel” back then. (Insert sarcasm there) 😉

Since I had conferences scattered all throughout the afternoon, I never really sat down for a full meal, but rather snacked throughout the day. Some days I actually like eating this way, so I really didn’t mind.

Some of the goods:

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3/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese + fresh pineapple – one of my favorite cottage cheese combos!

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More of the usual… 😉

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After work today, I had an appointment to get my hair done with my mom down at the shop that she works at (SO excited to get some of my red back – it’s even more red than before!) . As soon as I walked into the salon, I was greeted by an unexpected but VERY welcoming little face…

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Meet Zoey! Is she not the sweetest thing ever??? 🙂

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She definitely kept me occupied while hanging out with my hair dye…what a cutie!

Once I got home, it was definitely dinner time…and sandwich time it was.

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A simple turkey + provolone cheese, with lettuce, pickles, & a smear of Eggplant Garlic spread. This stuff definitely made the sandwich. SO GOOD!

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On the side, I snacked on some of the hubby’s French Onion SunChips – I forgot just how good these babies are. Luckily, I portioned out my serving before, to avoid from making multiple digs into the bag. 😉

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Speaking of which, thanks so much to all of you who commented earlier on My Confession post. It was so nice hearing how so many of you are right there along with me. It can be a tough struggle sometimes, but knowing we’ve got support makes it that much easier!

Which is actually part of my motivation for only grabbing two of my Chocolate Chip Dough Balls tonight for dessert…rather than 5. 😯 Hey, it’s a mini accomplishment, right?

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Only one more day of work this week before Thanksgiving break! I’m super psyched!!

Question for the Evening:

What mini (or BIG) accomplishment did you make today?

Dear Pumpkin…

Oh Dear Pumpkin,

I know you’ve been sitting so patiently in that lazy susan, just waiting for a little attention.

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Don’t you worry. Even though it’s been a while since we last met, it doesn’t mean that I have thought of you any less. But now, after long months of waiting, it is now time for us to reunite. Because if I wait any longer, I may go crazy and eat your whole can at once. And that would not be good. So let’s make a go for it…

Love, Courtney

They’re BAAAAACK!! PUMPKIN OATS! :mrgreen:

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In the mix:

  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 mashed banana
  • HEAPING 1/3 cup pumpkin
  • Golden raisins
  • Cinnamon & pumpkin pie spice

Topped off with:

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Absolutely divine. Totally worth the wait.

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I think today may have to be the day that I finally stop at Starbucks to get my Pumpkin Spiced Latte…might as well keep the pumpkin trend going! Besides, it is Coffee Friday. 😉

Workout

This morning I was able to get about 45 minutes of a solid strength workout in, thanks again to Exercise TV. I’ve been loving their new category, “10lb Slimdown” with Chris Freytag, so today I did the Upper Body & Core workouts. I love them, not only because they’re a great workout, but also because I complete almost all the moves without having to modify for my foot. It’s mostly low impact on the lower body, or floor work, which is perfect for gimpy over here! 🙄

This afternoon I’m spending some time with my Mom, doing a little “Back to School” shopping…she offered to get me a new outfit for “back to school” – can’t beat that! 😀

Oh yes, and I almost forgot to share! Yesterday I got my hair cut & colored…what do ya think?

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The “do” was a little faded out and dull from all the summer weather, so it needed a little updating. I wanted to add some red undertones this time, and Mom did an AWESOME job on it (she’s a hairdresser). Thanks, Mom! 😀

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Trying desperately to use the glass front door as a “mirror” to my camera screen…I’m horrible at taking self-photos!

Stay tuned this afternoon for a little Fashion Friday, Banana Republic style. 😉