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Vegas Dress – I need your help!

I mentioned on Tuesday that I’m planning out our Vegas getaway that is quickly approaching.

Part of my planning involves picking the best dress for a fun night out – This is where you come in! I’m going to be using Rent The Runway again because their dresses are trendy and beautiful, but – per my typical self – I can’t make a decision and I want ALL the dresses.

Below are a few (and by few, I mean 6…) that are at the top of my list. I think the photos speak for themselves, so I don’t have any fun descriptions. Plus, I was at the Cubs’ game last night instead of spending time blogging… I need to soak up that summer sun while it lasts!

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1. Elizabeth and James – Subtract By One Sheath

2. Marchesa Voyage – Spices of Morocco Maxi

3. Clover Canyon – Surg Tapestry Dress

4. TIBI – Sun Block Maxi

5. Helmut Lang – Chat Later Dress

6. Herve Leger – Temptation Rising Dress

Let me know which one(s) are your favorite and I’ll share my decision in tomorrow’s Friday Favorites post! :)

A few running questions…

Today I have a few questions for all you marathoners and half-marathoners and non-racing runners out there. I still plan on posting my 3-week marathon training updates to let y’all know how training is going, but I have a few questions I’d like to get your perspective on before my next update!

  1. Hydration – This is a tricky one for me. Obviously I want to be hydrated for my long runs (and in general), but I don’t want to be over-hydrated and have to stop for bathroom breaks every few miles. Currently, I am drinking TONS of water the two days leading up to my long runs, typically Thursday and Friday. Since I am hydrated going into my long run, I drink 30ish ounces of Spark and water an hour before my run. I also drink 2-3 ounces of water at the water stations every 2-3 miles. I haven’t had to take any breaks yet (knock on wood) but know that they will be needed once my long runs are 3+ hours. So here are my questions – How much fluid do you intake prior to a long run? How much do you drink while on your run? What are your best tips for bathroom breaks while running? (And no, peeing my pants is NOT an option – I’m not that hardcore!)
  2. Chafing – I thought I was doing so well with this common running issue until my 12-miler on Saturday. I wear capris while running so my legs aren’t the issue… It’s the girls. #ifyaknowwhatimean I didn’t notice the issue until my post-run shower. The water didn’t feel great, so I knew something was up. Lo and behold, under both there was a little chaffing. It’s still not super painful (I honestly don’t notice it) but I do know that if it continues each week, it’s going to become an issue. Question – Do I need a tighter sports bra/top? A looser sports bra? Should I buy the anti-chaffing wax cream? Too bad I can’t run topless like men can… That would totally solve the chaffing issue although it might cause other issues ;)
  3. Post-Run Rituals – Training-to-date, my post-run ritual is a little like this. Stop running –> Chug water –> Walk home while eating some carbs –> Shower –> Eat my 3rd breakfast –> Nap. If I don’t get a nap, I’m pretty crabby and cannot function, but I established that yesterday. Is there anything I should be adding post-run to boost my recovery time? (I’ve been taking my AdvoCare Performance Elite supplements post-run as well and they have been helping.) Do I need to foam roll immediately after walking home? Should I throw on compression socks post-shower? What have you done that has helped your long-run recovery?
  4. Long Run Eve Rituals – Can you tell that I like to have a schedule when it comes to EVERYTHING?! #typeAprobs I honestly haven’t had much of a ritual for my Friday nights so far in my training. I’ve gone out with friends, not eaten the best foods for marathon training, and have had one too many cocktails. Starting this week though, my Friday night rituals are beginning! Here’s my plan: Drink A LOT of water, eat Whole Food’s organic, whole wheat pasta + chicken breast for dinner, get at least 8 hours of sleep (which means being in bed by 8:45pm), and avoiding alcohol. Other things I like to do on Friday evenings pre-long run is to have my running outfit and shoes set out to make the early morning easier, have my marathon bag with fuel and running goodies ready to go and have all of my pre-run supplements and breakfast set out in the kitchen. Question – What do you typically do to prep yourself the night before a long run?

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Phew – LOTS of questions! I’m sure I’ll have more as my training progresses, so I appreciate your help with my newbie marathoner questions ;)

Oh, and also I have an update on my #sexyscab from my graceful fall a week and a half ago. First of all, it’s going to turn into a pretty mean scar so if anyone asks, it’s my marathon tattoo! Every time I look at it in the future, I can think, “Dang, I’m pretty bada$$. I ran a freakin’ marathon!” And I didn’t have to pay anyone for the tattoo ;) #positivethinking

Secondly, it was still pretty sore and swollen last weekend. Since we were in Madison and Kyle’s family is full of doctors, I had his uncle take a look. Apparently I have a hematoma (same thing that Mitchell had in his ear earlier this year!) where I fell. It’s nothing to be worried about – a hematoma is basically a pool of blood outside of your blood vessels and with time your body will reabsorb the blood, and I only need to head to the doctor if it gets red and streaky. Those are signs of infection.

Running is such a dainty sport. #saidnoRUNNERever

So, if you could, help me out and answer one of my bajillion questions above. Thanks in advance!

#46 Treat Yourself Tuesday

Has another week passed?! Seriously, where is the time going? Next week it will be August!

Anyways, I’m here with this week’s installment of Treat Yourself Tuesday. Summer is crazy busy but it’s still important to find the time to treat yourself well. And without further ado, here are my treats from the week!

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If you’re new to TYT, head over here to read about why I am a supporter and advocate for treating ourselves – even in the smallest of ways – everyday! I promise you will fall in love with the idea and once you do, please link up below :)

A summer-themed manicure over lunch on Friday. I don’t remember the last time I treated myself to a manicure… It may have been for Blend?! My nails needed cleaned up and I wanted to make them nice and bright to celebrate summer. If you can’t rock hot pink nails in the summer, when can you??

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Sleep… and lots of it! If I don’t get enough sleep, I’m not a nice person… Kyle can attest to this. I didn’t get my post-long run nap after my 12 miles on Saturday (we had to leave immediately after my shower for a wedding) so I crashed around 4pm. My feet hurt, I was tired and I was not super fun on Saturday night. I treated myself to a 2-hour nap once we got home on Sunday and then went to bed right after dinner on Sunday night. Sleep seriously works wonders!

Another pair of Run a Marathon Crop II pants! I love the pair I purchased a few months ago – They’re perfect for my marathon training! The style was on the “we bought too much” page for a super discounted price. Plus, I had a little leftover on my gift card which made the price even more enticing.

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Starting to plan for Vegas! Kyle and I are heading to Vegas in just under 3 weeks to celebrate his sister’s 21st birthday! It’s going to be hottttt, but I’m excited for some pool time and shopping time as well as a fun show and fabulous restaurants. Personally, I think planning what outfits I’m going to wear and what I want to do while visiting is half of the fun. I’ve been going through my closet as well as visiting Rent The Runway to figure out what I’m going to wear each night :)

A new tank top for Success School! Katie, Lauren and a few other Advo-friends of mine wanted to match when we visit Texas next weekend (#nerds) – Lauren found super cute tanks on Etsy so we each purchased the purple version! If you need us next weekend, we’ll be the ones in purple ;)

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I think that’s it for the treats this week – Have a great Tuesday and I cannot wait to read about how you treated yourself last week!

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How much sleep do you need to be a functional human? 8-9 hours – I know, I’m needy.

What is your favorite manicure color in the summer months? It totally depends on the current trend, but I always love pink!

Abbreviated Weekend Recap

I hope you had a fabulous weekend! I sure did and it left me exhausted – right after I hit “publish” I’m headed to bed. But before I say goodnight (almost good afternoon because it’s so early, haha!), I wanted to share a quick recap of my weekend :)

Lunch hour mani – Hot pink!

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Space Camp BFF visited Chicago – 12 years later and we’re still friends.

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Champagne Mojito + Sushi = Perfect Friday night dinner.

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12-miler to kick of Saturday! #boom

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Compressing the ol’ legs post-run.

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Fresh cookies upon arrival in Madison :) (Not as good as I expected – whomp, whomp…)

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From running gear to wedding gear ;)

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Gorgeous venue at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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Pink drinks + Badgers at a wedding!

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Avocado toast for brunch – Heaven.

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Longest training run race – Registration complete! #holdme

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Sunday afternoon on a boat <3

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What did you do this weekend? How long have you known your BFF? Have you ever visited Madison? Finally, have you ever seen a badger at a wedding?! ;)

Apple-Banana Quinoa Muffins

What happens when you open your freezer and find 10 frozen bananas taking up a heck of a lot of space?

If you’re anything like me, you find a recipe to use up some of those frozen nanners!

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Based on the abundance of banana recipes on my recipe page, I must run into the problem of excess bananas quite frequently ;)

Anyways, I was going through my freezer over the weekend to figure out what I needed to buy for ingredients when I discovered a stash of bananas I had forgotten about.

Best. Discovery. EVER.

I’ve wanted to try out a new muffin recipe for a few months and my banana encounter was just the push I needed to get me back into the kitchen for a baking session. {#TWSS}

Thankfully, my baking skills haven’t suffered during my semi-baking sabbatical this summer and these muffins exceeded my expectations.

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They’re vegan and packed with protein and full of clean, good-for-you ingredients and crazy dense – what more could you want in a muffin?!

And I bet you can’t guess the main ingredient (or maybe you can based on my photos…) – Quinoa! Quinoa is one of my favorite sources of vegetarian protein (And beans of course, but I can’t force myself to bake with them – blech!) and throwing them into a muffin recipe makes for a dense, proteinized, and super filling breakfast treat :)

Like I mentioned previously this summer, I’ve had no recipe inspiration whatsoever the past few weeks. Thankfully, there’s a solution for that – Pinterest. As with everything I’ve made since June, this recipe is not my own (as much as I’d like to claim ownership of it!) and below is a link to the fabulous recipe so you can make it for yourself!

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I did change a few things – I doubled the vanilla and cinnamon (per my usual baking method) and I did not peel the apples prior to baking. Peeling apples?! I don’t have time for that! ;) Oh and finally, you do not need to store these in an airtight container – they’re plenty moist (cringe) and as long as they’re slightly covered, they will stay fresh for days in your refrigerator.

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What is the best recipe you have found (and made) on Pinterest this summer?

Performance Elite

Last Saturday morning, Allison and I attended an AdvoCare training. I was especially excited to attend because the training was led by Rob Graf, AdvoCare’s VP of Endorsements, and his training covered everything I could want to know and more about the Performance Elite line!

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Rob provided a lot of information and instead of boring you will all of the details today, I’m going to share product knowledge about the 2 key areas that were discussed on Saturday:

  1. Strength & Power
  2. Endurance

For my fitness lovers out there, we know we can put all of our favorite exercises – running, Body Pump, spinning, kickboxing, CrossFit, etc. – into one (or even both, depending on the day) of these categories. And, as we all know, both Strength & Power as well as Endurance are important when it comes to our overall fitness levels.

Strength & Power

Rob began this portion by showing us a pyramid graph of the main components of Strength & Power. As a side note, he is a former high school football, college football and NFL coach and knows a ridiculous amount about sports training.

Anyways, I digress – The pyramid included three main sections. Starting at the base of the pyramid (aka – the most important part) was strength followed by power and on the top was complex/functional.

After sharing the pyramid, Rob called out a few points that I thought I’d share with you.

–          If your body isn’t fueled 100% properly (I wish I could say I fueled mine that well!), it will take nutrients from any sports performance products you consume. If you want to get the maximum benefits from performance products, make sure you get a multi-vitiamin (I take CorePlex + Iron) into your diet.

–          Muscles eat, for a lack of a better word, amino acids to stay lean and to grow.

–          When a variety of proteins are consumed together (think whey + soy + pea), our bodies get the maximum benefit. Different types of proteins are consumed at different rates so our muscles have protein available for a longer period of time when we eat multiples types together.

–          Inflammation caused by overtraining (or just training in general) or injury or life stresses reduces recovery time. In order for our bodies to properly recover to repair/grow muscle tissue and to perform at their highest level, we must reduce inflammation.

I don’t think any of us would complain if we were to get stronger and more powerful – am I right? When it comes to fitness, I love to sculpt lean muscles by increasing my weights in Body Pump and lifting with additional power. Before attending the training on Saturday, I didn’t really think about the importance of fueling your body correctly in order to allow it to gain both strength and power. Obviously, it’s super important and Rob covered some great AdvoCare products that can help you on your journey!

–          CorePlex – Like I mentioned above, our bodies need to be properly fueled or they will take the nutrients from the Performance Elite products for core body functions rather than putting them toward performance.

–          Catalyst – I tell everyone that Catalyst is my FAVORITE AdvoCare product! I love this stuff. It gives our muscles the amino acids they need in order to grow. This is a great product for those who are trying to lose weight and want to maintain their lean muscle mass.

–          BioTune – We’ve established that inflammation is bad for us. I think that’s pretty common knowledge. BioTune is a natural way of reducing inflammation in our body (aka – not the ibuprofen method) and I just ordered some to take while training for my marathon! I know I don’t give my body enough rest while training so I can definitely use some help reducing inflammation.

–          Muscle Strength – Overtraining is bad (I need to repeat this to myself on rest days!) Muscle Strength helps our bodies adapt to stresses (again, both from fitness training and from everyday living) in order to prevent overtraining injuries. I also just ordered this yesterday to help with muscle recovery post-long runs and tough strength days.

–          Post-Workout Recovery – One of the things to note about this drink is that it is NOT a protein drink, it’s a recovery drink. The ratio of fat to carbohydrates to protein was developed in order to optimally fuel your body post-workout. It can be taken pre-, mid- or post-workout and gets those amino acids into your body that feed your muscles.

–          Pro20 – Those of us that could use a little extra coordination (ahem… myself includeded!) along with some energy and power for workouts need Pro20 in our lives. It punches 20g of protein plus has B-vitamins for energy and electrolytes for hydration and recovery. It also includes a special little ingredient called alpha-GPC that improves muscle/brain coordination. Note to self – Drink this by the gallon before running on broken sidewalks again ;)

Endurance

Alright, as if I haven’t given you enough information already, now it’s time for some endurance talk. I’m training for my first marathon – I run frequently and for long distances so as obvious as it sounds, endurance is important. Like super important. I not only need strength and power to get me through, but I also need to be able to push myself for a long period of time. Enter: Performance Elite endurance products!

–          O2Gold – I think this is my 3rd favorite AdvoCare product next to Spark and Catalyst. This stuff is GOLDEN (I think that’s why they named it O2Gold). It increases the body’s use of oxygen, giving you the extra oomph you need to push yourself longer. I don’t know where my marathon training would be without it.

–          V16 + Biocharge – For those who are sensitive to caffeine or would prefer not to include caffeine in their diets, this combination is the ideal pre-workout drink. It provides natural energy via vitamins and amino acids that will take your workout to the next level.

–          VO2 Prime – This bar increases the nitric oxide levels in your blood as well as increases blood flow which allows nutrients and oxygen to get to your muscles and organs. An increase in nutrients increases your endurance and stamina during a workout – yay!

–          Arginine Extreme – This has the same benefits as VO2 Prime but in a drink form.

Do you want to know what I consider to be the best part about AdvoCare’s Performance Elite line? (I’m going to tell ya even if you’re not curious!)

I’m not a molecular chemist. I don’t understand all of the chemistry and biology behind this line. But I can tell you one thing, the products work. They just do. I feel stronger and my running rocks when I take AdvoCare. I’m gaining more lean muscle than I have in my entire life and I just feel good.

I also feel great knowing that the products are backed by a board of medical experts (physicians and PhDs) as well as by Informed-Choice.org.

If you made it to the end, I’m impressed! I learned so much about Advo on Saturday and love to share my passion for the company and their products with y’all, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions!

#45 Treat Yourself Tuesday

So many treats, so little time!

If you couldn’t tell, I have been trying to keep the posts a little shorter here on ONW as of late. It’s summer and gorgeous outside and I’m going to enjoy this season while it lasts! Obviously I’m still popping in because I love blogging, but I’m trying to spend less time in front of the computer and more time under the sun.

With that being said, here’s the condensed version of my treats from the past week!

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If you’re new to TYT, head over here to read about why I am a supporter and advocate for treating ourselves – even in the smallest of ways – everyday! I promise you will fall in love with the idea and once you do, please link up below :)

Multiple blogger meet-ups – I love meeting and spending time with fellow bloggers. I was happy to have the chance to hang out with Allison, Amy and Tara over the weekend :)

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My mixer – It was so fun to share my love of AdvoCare and healthy living with a group of friends.

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Extra sleep. Okay, this one was unintentional BUT my body needed those extra two hours and who am I to deny it the rest it needs?! ;)

New shoes – As much as I’m trying to avoid sandals this summer (they aren’t good for my feet and I’d like to avoid pain while training), I broke down and found this cute pair at Target. They’re dressy and will look great with jeans or a skirt plus they were on super sale!

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I also love breaking in my new Mizuno Wave Hayates that I received through my partnership with FitFluential. Full review coming your way soon!

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Wine – Okay, so Kyle treated me to this one (hehe!), but I can’t wait until my 10-day cleanse is complete tomorrow so I can crack this baby open :)

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Baking – As I mentioned before, I haven’t been in a baking/cooking mood lately but on Sunday, I felt the need to bake up some breakfast for the week! I can’t wait to share the recipe with y’all later this week because these muffins are delicious!

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And that wraps up my treats for the past week!

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How did you treat yourself this week? What are your tips for getting away from your computer and outside in the summer months?

Marathon Training Weeks 4-6

Wow, I’m one-third of the way through marathon training! This summer is flying by.

Since I left you off at Week 3 on my last marathon training update, let me get you up to speed on Weeks 4, 5 and 6!

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I went into Week 4 very nervous. 9 miles was on the schedule and I did not feel ready to go that distance so I was far from optimistic. I was pleasantly surprised on how well the 9 miles went however! Running with a group makes a huge difference – you can talk (although I gasp and talk while running, haha!) and get to know each other which helps you push through and ignore any pain or fatigue you might be experiencing mid-run.

What I ate pre- and post-run, Week 4: Pre-run included O2Gold + Spark + Catalyst + Banana + Peanut Butter Toast; Post-run I chugged Rehydrate along with more Spark while I walked the 1.5 miles back home.

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Week 5 was a dramatically different story than Week 4. I knew I was going to be gone over the weekend in Omaha for a family reunion, so I planned to get my run in before the weekend. For some reason that I am still trying to figure out, I decided to attempt the 10 miles on the schedule on the treadmill.

Worst. Idea. Ever.

You all know how much I despise the dreadmill. Every mile feels like 5 miles and the time passes slooowwwwlllyyyyy. I also ran in the afternoon and like I said in my last update, I am not an afternoon runner – Morning running is my jam. I made it just past 9 miles on the dreadmill and then called it quits. I felt lightheaded and dehydrated and figured that it was good enough considering how much I had walked throughout the day.

What I ate pre- and post-run, Week 5: Obviously I did not eat correctly for a run! I didn’t pre-fuel with my normal Advo-routine and I don’t remember what I ate that day. Whatever it was, it did not properly fuel my run ;)

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If I thought Week 5 was rough, I should have just waited for Week 6.

Oh  man, where do I begin?! First of all, I didn’t not sleep well at all during the week which left me exhausted come Friday. When my alarm went off at 5am on Saturday morning, I told myself I would just stay in bed and look through my phone for 5 minutes before I got up. Well, 5 minutes on my phone turned into sleeping until 6:45am! Oops. Obviously my body needed the rest so I wasn’t too upset, plus I told myself that I only had 7 miles and I can easily run that distance without group support.

I jumped out of bed at 6:45, downed my Spark and pre-run supplements and got dressed for my run. The morning was beautiful and I was enjoying the weather until all a sudden – BAM, I was on the ground. The sidewalk I was running on was uneven and broken to pieces and my foot must have gotten stuck in one of the many cracks and down I went.

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I pushed myself up to assess the damage and realized that the left side of my body must have hit the hardest because my left leg had major road rash. I figured that I could at least finish my run (I was just under a mile in…) until I thought I was going to have to call Kyle to come get me because 1) my leg was bleeding a lot and 2) I couldn’t put a lot of weight on my left leg. Needless to say, I did not finish my run on Saturday but I was able to walk home and get cleaned up before Kyle made it out of bed.

The only good part of the situation was that my phone made it out unscathed and that’s a miracle if I’ve ever seen one.

Regardless of the soreness and my scabby leg (so sexy…), I made it out Sunday morning and pushed through 7 miles at a fast-for-me pace! I was mad at myself for missing my group run and falling so I was determined to finish those 7 miles no matter what. Once my leg heals, I’ll consider this a successful week!

What I ate pre- and post-run, Week 6: Same as Week 4 – both days ;)

One out of three runs is a good percentage, right?! Haha – let’s hope the next 3 weeks go a bit more smoothly than these past 3!

On the schedule… Week 7: 12 miles; Week 8: ZOOMA Half Marathon; Week 9: 10 miles.

Wish me luck!

What has been your worst fall as a runner? Any tips on fueling during my long runs? I’m going to have to start fueling with my 12-miler and I refuse to do anything gels – They taste awful and make me gag!

A weekend of bloggers

Wow – It’s Sunday afternoon already?! Where did the weekend go?

I don’t know about you, but this weekend was busy yet relaxing for me. I definitely took advantage of my time at home because the next 4 weeks will be a bit crazy – wedding, ZOOMA Half + wedding, Success School, and Vegas. Phew – I’m tired just reading that list!

Anyways, I wanted to share a quick recap of what I did this past weekend. I hope yours was just as fun as mine!

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Friday night called for tacos and breaking in my new Mizuno Wave Hayates on a family walk.

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Saturday was supposed to start bright and early for a run that didn’t happen… More details on my crash in my 6th week marathon training update tomorrow!

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Mid-morning I met Allison at an AdvoCare training event! We’ve been talking for a while now and I was super excited to finally meet her and to learn more about the Performance Elite line. I am not sure if y’all want to learn more about it, but I am going to do a post later this week with information about all of the products – Mainly just so I can get rid of my chicken scratch notes and have something to reference later on as well as to spread the knowledge about how/when/why to use the Performance Elite line!

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Right after the event, I headed back into the city to meet up with Amy for a Whole Food’s lunch!

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I managed to walk there (even after my running fail) and was so happy to have a few hours with her to get to know each other. She also gave me cookies which automatically put her near the top of my favorite blogger list ;)

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Next time, I hope I won’t be limping or wincing in pain when I see Allison or Amy!

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On Saturday night, Kyle and I visited Green Zebra for date night. Green Zebra is a vegetarian restaurant in Chicago – his parents have raved about it so we thought it was time for us to check it out. We got a few dishes for sharing including chickpea soup, kale salad, mushroom pate, and black bean dumplings. Most were good, some were not (just being honest!) and the service was kind of weird – They were either overly attentive and taking plates off of our table while we were still eating or super slow. I think we’d go back, but there are so many other restaurants in Chicago that we want to try so it’ll probably be a while.

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Sunday morning called for Week 6 long run attempt #2. Thankfully it was successful!

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I also hit up Body Pump for some weight action after running. I couldn’t do all of the lifts, particularly lunges, because they hurt my swollen and scraped leg, but I was able to get a good 30 minutes of lifting in.

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Post-run was brunch (obviously…) – Kyle’s parents took us to Farmhouse, a farm-to-table restaurant in the River North neighborhood, for a delicious brunch. I had the grass-fed beef burger (sans bun) + salad and it hit the spot!

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We decided to get in a little exercise for Mitchell after a big meal so Kyle and I took the furball to Montrose Beach, the Chicago dog beach! He had a blast. The little man loves the water and could have played for hours. Between the beach and letting his face blow in the breeze on the drive there, Mitchell was one happy pup!

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After a walk around the neighborhood that included a stop in a new-to-us wine boutique (We bought a bottle from a vineyard that Carly, Katie and I visited last July!), Chef Kyle is now in the kitchen cooking up something for dinner.

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Later tonight or tomorrow, I hope to see Tara – she’s in town for the Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon and Ashley and I must meet up soon! She just moved to the Chicago ‘burbs and hopefully our schedules will align sooner rather than later :)

What did you do this weekend? What’s on your menu for tonight?

Mixer Fun!

Last night I hosted my first AdvoCare Mixer!

I was nervous (as most people who attended could probably tell…) – I am not a good public speaker or presenter and it was my first time hosting a mixer, but I’m happy to tell y’all that it went SO well!

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I shared my story with my friends and then I was able to answer A TON of questions about AdvoCare while we sipped on Spark. I touched on everything from when and why to take AdvoCare supplements to the Performance Elite line to how freakin’ amazing I feel on AdvoCare to how you can earn an income and build a business with AdvoCare.

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And do you want to know what I loved the most about the mixer? (Even if you don’t, I’m going to tell ya anyways!) I loved loved LOVED being able to share my passion for health and wellness with people I truly care about. I loved sharing my awesome experience with AdvoCare and my excitement for the organization going forward.

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And, believe it or not, last night made me even more excited about Success School in August – It is going to be a BLAST!

A HUGE thanks to everyone that came out to learn more about AdvoCare and to try out that thing called Spark that I can’t stop talking about ;) I can’t wait for Mixer #2!

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