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New Sneaks, My First Passport and Today’s Food Journal.

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Real quick tonight. I’m exhausted after a day of FitBloggin‘ planning and post writing. There’s 36 days before the big event and I’m freaking out a little.

Ok. A LOT. But let’s not talk about that right now. I just need to walk away for a bit.

In other news…

I FINALLY bought new running shoes after THREE YEARS. This is the great thing about being a blogger: I can pear back in my history and the last time I purchased new sneaks was Aug 23 2009 just a few weeks before the marathon.

It was about time I retired them (Note: They will be worn during the next Tough Mudder.) I stuck with Mizunos but went with a more minimal shoe. It’s called the Mizuno Women’s Wave Ronin 4

LOVE them. I wasn’t sold on the red but I’m not buying them for looks. They are light, durable and fit like a charm. Like my last Mizunos, they fit my foot like a glove.

I also got my Passport today!

This is a big deal for me. If you read my bucket list you know how much I want to travel. Well, getting my passport was the first step. Check out my post about it on the travel blog by clicking here.

Besides that I also posted on GreenLiteBites a fun idea to use up some fresh basil. It’s called Basil salt and it is delicious! Click here to check it out.

OK, here’s my food journal for today. Don’t forget, tomorrow is weigh in day! :)

Food
What Why
Most amazing bowl of oatmeal ever! (no, seriously, click here for the recipe) Split with the baby but sans chocolate chips for him. He loves the PB and Banana combo!
A few cucumbers and trascuits with laughing cow, dried cranberries and sunflower seeds Was working on a post and photo shoot for The Laughing Cow. I had to eat the props. :)
Leftover Spaghetti with Fresh Basil and Summer Squash (this will be my next idea on GLB) with leftover BBQ chicken. LOVE leftovers for lunch!
Quick salad of fresh tomato sprinkled with the Basil salt. 5 fish sticks, broccoli and summer squash seasoned with Basil Salt – click here for the recipe Quick dinner since it was just me and the kids.
Small bag of PopChips with Laughing Cow I had a totally chip craving.
Cucumber smeared with Laughing Cow topped with dried cranberries The snack bug really hit tonight and this was my answer.
Activity
3 mile run this morning
Water
Not bad today. I filled up my jug twice!


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Discussion

There are 6 comments so far.

    Patty

    August 15, 2012

    Love the new shoes! Those are very cool and congrats on the passport. Any idea where your next international trip will be?

    roni

    August 15, 2012

    Not sure yet! I’m hoping Italy!!

    Lauren T

    August 15, 2012

    I just got Mizunos recently for running and I love them too! Congrats on getting your passport! It will be exciting when you have it all filled up with stamps from other countries too :)

    Ronny

    August 15, 2012

    wow, I can’t believe you have only just got your passport. I love to travel and have been around the world and lived in 3 capital cities (including DC). When you decide to visit England give me a shout and I will take you around Liverpool. Happy travelling it is so exciting. xx

    Laura James

    August 15, 2012

    Those shoes were totally meant for you “Mizuno Women’s Wave >>>>Roni<<<<n 4".
    Italy is beautiful! You will love love love it.

    Kelly

    August 16, 2012

    I can’t believe you went three years. I go more than 9 months or so and start getting shin splits.

    I use my “retired” running shoes for all my mud runs. Just a quick toss in the washer, and they come out cleaner than they were before.