Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Winter Wonderland?

We are bracing for another snow storm around here!  We stocked up at the grocery store yesterday to get us through the next three or four days in case we are stuck at home.  You just never know!  The weather people are saying 6 to 8 inches (but that could mean anything!) and then it’s not supposed to get above freezing for a couple of days.  So, whatever piles up is going to stick around for awhile.  I don’t really mind though.  Being snowed in (for a couple of days) is fun! We stay snuggled in and I get A LOT of crocheting done! 

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I did some knitting yesterday.  I forgot how beautiful knitted scarves turn out. They take a lot longer then crocheted scarves, but it’s worth it.  I’ll be posting pictures soon of a set I am doing for a very special lady (that’s you, Christy!)! Winking smile

My exercise yesterday was short and sweet.  I did 35 minutes on the elliptical.

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Then I did a quick little workout of shoulders, biceps and triceps.  I know!  It’s a weird workout.  I wasn’t really feeling it yesterday.  I knew I needed to do some sort of strength training though, so that’s what I did!

Iron cross for the shoulders (12lb dumb bells):

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Dumb bell curls for biceps (15lb dumb bells):

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French press for triceps (20lb dumb bell):

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Then I hopped back on the elliptical for 20 minutes and by then Justin had joined me!

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We did 30 minutes of cardio in the evening as well.

My diet looked like this yesterday:

Meal #1: Apple, 2 whole eggs, turkey bacon, gluten free toast

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Meal #2: Turkey Italian sausage, brown rice noodles, peppers and onions. I snacked on some grapes while this was cooking.

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Meal #3: Steak and brussel sprouts.

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Looks like I didn’t eat enough yesterday!  Sad smile  Funny, I didn’t even notice!  I was never hungry.  That’s why this blog is good! It’s time to say good morning to my elliptical!  Happy Wednesday!

2 comments:

  1. Yeah as soon as I saw this pic I knew what you were working on, LOL! BTW- got my grocery shopping too and picked up the brown rice noodles, bread, and some Franks too! My freezer is stocked up with chicken too. When P.Chop put the frozen ckn breast on sale for $3.99 I bought 12 bags I think, gotta be prepared right!

    Hugs,
    Christy

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  2. LOL! That's funny (and smart!) about the chicken breast! You are right, though, have to be prepared and those suckers get expensive! Sales are the best!

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