July 2012

Crunch Time

July 31, 2012

While Brian and I were in Korea earlier this baseball season, I spent a lot of time focusing on studying for my NASM Personal Trainer Certification. I would read and note take pretty much every morning and my original plan was to take the exam when I returned home for a few weeks in June [...]

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Top Twenty-Four

July 30, 2012

Did anyone else watch the Olympic women’s gymnastics qualifications last night? (click image for source) The USA easily qualified for the team finals but it still wasn’t the exciting occasion that it should have been for all of the girls. With only two girls from each country able to qualify for the all-around finals, Aly [...]

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MMR Training

July 29, 2012

I have my next weekend full of races coming up at the end of October and since one of the three races is a half marathon, I needed to come up with a training plan to keep me on track for the 12 weeks. I made a plan that loosely follows my training plans in [...]

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Nut(trition) Butter Find

July 29, 2012

One of my favorite nut mixes is the NUT•rition blends from Planters. I love the variety of options that they offer with different mixes of nuts, dried fruit and chocolate and haven’t found one that I’m not a fan of just yet. I mean, with the selection that you have to choose from, there has [...]

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Two Most Important Items

July 28, 2012

The two best things that I packed for this roadtrip to OKC? Definitely the crockpot and rice cooker! Both have already been put to use twice in the less than one week that I have been here. On Thursday night we had Sweet Apple BBQ Chicken over rice for dinner and tonight’s dinner was another [...]

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Over-Analytical Men

July 28, 2012

Last night at Brian’s game, I was lucky enough to sit in front of a group of guys who were out for “guys night”. (click image for source) Apparently my interpretation of guys night and what I assumed was talked about and done on these nights was totally off base. Being at the ballpark for [...]

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Quick Ranch Spread

July 27, 2012

The dog park this morning wasn’t as exciting for Telli as our last outing there. He didn’t have any fun buddies to play in the water with and only one other dog was there to play with at all – and he was a little too aggressive for Telli’s liking. However, he still entertained himself [...]

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