Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Ina +Treadmill = Sleep

There are many reasons why Ina and I are a match made in heaven.  One of them is that she loves the sound of the treadmill.  

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It is the perfect "white noise" for her.  When it is close to her nap time, I just put her in her rocker next to the treadmill and once I press "Start" she stares up at me in awe.  Then, usually within 5 minutes she is passed out.

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However, yesterday her tummy hurt so bad that she didn't want to be put down.  So, I walked with Ina on the treadmill.  Keeping my clumsiness in mind, I walked at a pretty slow pace.

I had big plans on doing walking lunges with her and lifting her up and down for a little arm workout.  Ina had other plans - sleeping plans.  Within seconds of me starting, she was mouth open-slightly snoring-sleeping.  So, I walked a mile in 20 minutes while holding her (+2).  

It wasn't the workout of the year, but it was better than nothing.

I am hoping to get in a little jog this morning - fingers crossed.


Breakfast was a bowl of bran flakes with blueberries and milk (8).

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Morning snack - goat cheese, salad, and sriracha sandwich while watching The Bachelor (4)

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Lunch - a left over rice, chicken, Greek yogurt, cheddar cheese, and hot sauce concoction with carrots (8)

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Afternoon snack - amazeballs mix following *this recipe* made with Better N' Peanut butter (9)

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I had to eat it straight out of the food processor - Ina only let me have one hand. 

My family met up at Logan's Roadhouse to celebrate my mom's birthday for dinner.  

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We were quite the crowd.  Ina was upset she didn't get in the group shot.

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I snacked on a few of the peanuts as an appetizer (4),

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then ordered the chicken (21) with a plain baked potato (4).  

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That chicken was sooo good that I didn't even want dessert afterwards.  Weird, I know.  

Today is looking pretty busy - midwife appointment and a blood draw for Ina, so I plan to throw dinner in the crockpot this morning.

Have a good one.  <3

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