Chocolate on Chocolate on Chocolate

Today has been a good day!

With my handsome guy!

With my handsome guy!

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After doing some work, I got ready to go out to dinner with my parents (who came up to visit). I was feeling fierce so I threw on some animal print ;).

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We went out to a nice restaurant with a semi-French theme. The entire menu was very eclectic! We started off with a nice little appetizer which let us sample quite a few things. For my main course I got the Duck-Duo that featured a pan roasted breast, fresh sausage, sweet potato hash, and duck demi-glace. It was really good, but the portions were a little small for my liking! Kyle got scallops and thoroughly enjoyed his, though it wasn’t nearly enough food for a big guy like him.

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My mom ended up buying us a two pound box of See’s candy… on top of the two one pound gift certificates she sent in the mail! After dinner we walked over to State Street to collect our goodies.

I got a little excited...

I got a little excited…

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Hopefully it will last at least a week ;)

Moving on, of course we had to follow up on some fro-yo to help even out the small portions of dinner ;). This baby was a serious monster!

It probably would be easier to list which flavors we DIDN'T get!

It probably would be easier to list which flavors we DIDN’T get!

We got back home around 8:30, and let me tell you, I’m exhausted. That workout this morning sure did me in! I’m hoping to get some more work done before I call it a night though. I have a French essay and History midterm on Monday, so I gotta get crackin’!

Hope ya’ll have a great night :)

Chocolate on Chocolate on Chocolate

Today has been a good day!

With my handsome guy!

With my handsome guy!

IMG_1767

After doing some work, I got ready to go out to dinner with my parents (who came up to visit). I was feeling fierce so I threw on some animal print ;).

IMG_1753 IMG_1752

IMG_1766

We went out to a nice restaurant with a semi-French theme. The entire menu was very eclectic! We started off with a nice little appetizer which let us sample quite a few things. For my main course I got the Duck-Duo that featured a pan roasted breast, fresh sausage, sweet potato hash, and duck demi-glace. It was really good, but the portions were a little small for my liking! Kyle got scallops and thoroughly enjoyed his, though it wasn’t nearly enough food for a big guy like him.

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My mom ended up buying us a two pound box of See’s candy… on top of the two one pound gift certificates she sent in the mail! After dinner we walked over to State Street to collect our goodies.

I got a little excited...

I got a little excited…

IMG_1786

Hopefully it will last at least a week ;)

Moving on, of course we had to follow up on some fro-yo to help even out the small portions of dinner ;). This baby was a serious monster!

It probably would be easier to list which flavors we DIDN'T get!

It probably would be easier to list which flavors we DIDN’T get!

We got back home around 8:30, and let me tell you, I’m exhausted. That workout this morning sure did me in! I’m hoping to get some more work done before I call it a night though. I have a French essay and History midterm on Monday, so I gotta get crackin’!

Hope ya’ll have a great night :)

Do You Even Lift? ;)

Today started off with a bang! I got up around 7:15, read some blogs, then got dressed to head out for a quick run. I ate a small protein bar to give me a little energy to work with, drank a bottle of water, and then headed out the door.

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My run went as well as can be expected. I haven’t run in a while, so it was hard to get myself motivated to put some miles under my shoes. Ideally, I’d like to be running at least three times a week. Hopefully I’ll be able to keep at it more :). There’s something addictive about running and I’m already pumped to go out again tomorrow!

I ended up running for a little over 30 minutes in a loop around my school. I’m not sure how many miles I covered since my Zombies, Run! iPhone app had had some new developments and I was too eager to go to figure out how to start a new mission. The program has a built in GPS tracking system that tells you your miles and pace. All I know is that I had a good run and was super shhweaatyy by the end! My heart rate was consistently high, so I’m also happy about that.

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After that, I went back to my room to grab my gym things and to meet Tiana to let her borrow some workout clothes. We biked on over to the gym to get in a good lifting sesh and to pump mad iron ;).

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We had a GREAT full-body workout and I can tell that I’m going to be especially sore tomorrow. Love that feeling!

Kyle also met us at the gym. Hurray for gym dates! I’m so glad that he’s not one of those ignorant guys who scoff at women who do more than just cardio. Kyle has always been supportive in every possible way :).

Fit!

Fit!

Not too shabby for doing weights alone :)

Not too shabby for doing weights alone :)

We ended up walking home since Tiana’s bike had a flat tire, and by the time we got back, we were all starving! I ended up getting an egg white omelet with all the fixings, fresh fruit with some yogurt and cottage cheese, and some black coffee (x2). I also nibbled on some coffee cake. It tastes unbelievably good paired with the coffee. That’s probably why they call it coffee cake haha… What an epiphany!

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How have your experiences been with talking to men about lifting? 

I can’t wait to take a nice, long shower! Catch ya’ll later!

Do You Even Lift? ;)

Today started off with a bang! I got up around 7:15, read some blogs, then got dressed to head out for a quick run. I ate a small protein bar to give me a little energy to work with, drank a bottle of water, and then headed out the door.

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My run went as well as can be expected. I haven’t run in a while, so it was hard to get myself motivated to put some miles under my shoes. Ideally, I’d like to be running at least three times a week. Hopefully I’ll be able to keep at it more :). There’s something addictive about running and I’m already pumped to go out again tomorrow!

I ended up running for a little over 30 minutes in a loop around my school. I’m not sure how many miles I covered since my Zombies, Run! iPhone app had had some new developments and I was too eager to go to figure out how to start a new mission. The program has a built in GPS tracking system that tells you your miles and pace. All I know is that I had a good run and was super shhweaatyy by the end! My heart rate was consistently high, so I’m also happy about that.

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After that, I went back to my room to grab my gym things and to meet Tiana to let her borrow some workout clothes. We biked on over to the gym to get in a good lifting sesh and to pump mad iron ;).

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We had a GREAT full-body workout and I can tell that I’m going to be especially sore tomorrow. Love that feeling!

Kyle also met us at the gym. Hurray for gym dates! I’m so glad that he’s not one of those ignorant guys who scoff at women who do more than just cardio. Kyle has always been supportive in every possible way :).

Fit!

Fit!

Not too shabby for doing weights alone :)

Not too shabby for doing weights alone :)

We ended up walking home since Tiana’s bike had a flat tire, and by the time we got back, we were all starving! I ended up getting an egg white omelet with all the fixings, fresh fruit with some yogurt and cottage cheese, and some black coffee (x2). I also nibbled on some coffee cake. It tastes unbelievably good paired with the coffee. That’s probably why they call it coffee cake haha… What an epiphany!

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How have your experiences been with talking to men about lifting? 

I can’t wait to take a nice, long shower! Catch ya’ll later!

Sunny Skies

Happy Friday! 

After such a long day yesterday, I slept like a rock and got up at 7:30 to shower and get ready for my 9 a.m Calculus class. The weather was absolutely beautiful and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky! I decided to walk to campus today (a 25 minute walk) since a dress was calling my name. Biking in a dress is impossible, so I don’t get to wear them much.

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Breakfast was a whole wheat bagel with whipped chive cream cheese in class since I wasn’t too hungry.

Quick and Easy

Quick and Easy

After math I speed-walked across campus to my history lecture, then speed-walked back across campus to chemistry. It’s been a speedy day ;). I ended up walking for over an hour and a half total. I only had sandals on, so my feet are a bit sore. Lesson learned!

I finish at 12 o’clock on Fridays (awesome, right?!), so I met up with Kyle at Starbucks to get in on their new blended drinks. We split a ginormous frap. So good!

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Loving the weather!

We walked back to our dorms and then went to grab some lunch. I had my usual salad with some fruit and a beef dip sandwich. I ended up only eating half of the sandwich though- the Starbucks drink definitely curbed my hunger!

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I went to get my mail and was excited to see a cute present from my parents! Kyle and I have a habit of having a piece of See’s chocolate with a latte (plain latte for me and a caramel for him) for a daily treat when we’re up late doing homework. However, we deplete our store pretty quickly. I was joking (kinda ;)) when I texted my parents, but, hey! I’ll take it!

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I took a refreshing nap, then went to hangout with some friends before dinner. Dinner consisted of cous cous with grilled veggies, panko crusted swai fish, and some more veg to top it off. IMG_1723

I have a jam-packed day tomorrow so I decided to try to get as much work as possible done today. The rest of my Friday involved my favorite thing to do. Ever. HOMEWORK!

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TGIF!