April 26, 2017

What I'm Up To {April}


What We're Eating... random, random, random. Lots of lean protein, lots of gnocchi [because easy], lots of homemade tortilla/pita chips, lots of protein shakes.

What I'm reminiscing about... Europe. Sweet, beautiful Europe. This day last year we were traveling around Italy in Cinque Terre and my soul gets so sad remembering how beautiful of a life we had for a month. I still haven't fully recapped [I WILL, one day] and I so miss the carefree attitude we walked around with and I miss the glorious views and the delicious food. I made Le Husband promise we would go back someday.

What I'm Loving... not living for my phone. I've only been at my new job for three weeks, but not having to worry about my phone ringing all the time is the biggest blessing. Beyond thankful for the new job.

What We've Been Up To... where to start. Le Husband is now working back at his old job and doing a lot of traveling. I'm teaching four classes a week on top of my new job and starting to add 6am workouts to my fitness regimen. Now that I no longer live at the gym {PTL} mornings are the only times free for me to get MY workouts done. It's been tough, but it's what I have to do to stay in shape and get better for my class participants.

What I'm Dreading... surgery. UGH!

What I'm Working On... my PT certification. Oops, let this one fall waaaaaay off the radar and have to take the test next month. Holy frijoles, need to get my act together quick.

What I'm Excited About... being about to eat FATTY foods. I've been eating EXTREMELY lean because fatty foods cause me to have a gallbladder attack. Great for my body composition, but I miss cheese, half/half, olive oil, yogurt, burgers, avocados cheese, ice cream and did I mention cheese?

What I'm Watching/Reading... not much on television, I don't have time. I'm mostly watching videos for Les Mills releases and reading my notes. I need to get better about a devotional at the end of the day.


What I'm Wearing... REAL CLOTHES! So exciting after living in black pants and a black polo the past six months. Bringing out the leggings, long shirts, jeans and cute tops. Oh and of course, all the Reebok workout clothes.

What I'm Doing This Weekend... more house stuff. We will be traveling a lot in the summer so lots and lots to get done in the townhouse while we have the time. Oh and I think we have a kickball tournament?

What I'm Looking Forward to Next Month... seeing my mama, even if it is for surgery. Traveling for kickball and seeing friends. Memorial weekend and the opening of our HOA POOL! Yes, we have a pool.

What Else Is New... gosh, seems like so much is new still.

Sorry for the lack of pictures, I know it's not as fun. But, I'm just getting back into my blog groove so posting three days in a row is big time, haha. Thanks for reading!

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  1. oh i'd be excited about fatty foods too girlfriend! i mean they give me life. yay for getting back into a routine. sending good vibes for your surgery! glad you'll have your momma there

    xoxo cheshire kat

  2. We have been on a gnocchi kick over here, too - so delicious (especially with red sauce and feta!) and so easy!

  3. I've never made gnocchi but if you say easy - I'm intrigued! Thinking about you with that upcoming surgery but being bale to have Mama times definitely makes it more bearable huh? Have a great hump day! xo

  4. So glad you're loving your new job!! Sounds like you are one busy lady these days!

  5. Sending you all the hugs and prayers for your upcoming surgery girl, and so glad your new job is going well. Sounds like you guys need to plan another trip across the pond <3
    Green Fashionista

  6. Good luck with your PT certification!
    Thanks for linking up with us for What's Up Wednesday! :)

  7. I'm glad you get to see you mom next month!!! :)

  8. So many exciting things for you coming up! You're going to crush that certification! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  9. I'm glad you're liking the new job! That's great! And now I'm in the mood for some gnocchi!

  10. Traveling this summer? That's music to my ears.... not being afraid of your phone? That's even better. I have that feeling for sure... It's THE WORST. You totally have to go back to Europe... it's like an addiction over here. ;) Can't wait to see what house stuff you get into... I'm loving what I've seen so far!

  11. I always love seeing your food on insta-stories (minus the spider in the rice, lol). So glad you're enjoying your new job and new routine and yay for so many fun things to look forward to next month.

  12. Y'all are busy busy! Sounds like lots of fun travel ahead though :)

  13. Yay for fatty foods! Man that must be hard. How long are you going to be out for?


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