When you can’t run, shovel!

Since I ate a delicious chocolate donut pretty early this morning, I was ready for second breakfast around 10:30. I made us eggs, potatoes with onions, and bagels. 🙂

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Annabelle spent the morning playing with the snow on the other side of the door.

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Since I obviously couldn’t go out for a run, I decided that shoveling (about 15 inches of snow) would be a great workout.

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In a little over 2 hours, I had shoveled out our front sidewalk, driveway, and some of our outer sidewalks. I didn’t shovel out the back of our driveway because it made more sense to wait for the plow to come through first.

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I was pretty hungry when I got back inside, so I snacked on yogurt with sliced banana and cinnamon granola.

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A little while later I went back out and shoveled out the last part of the driveway. Total shoveling time = 3 hours! I wonder how many calories I burned? Enough to have a huge bowl of ice cream? I believe so! FYI…Chris offered to shovel and would have done so, but I insisted on doing it. 🙂

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After shoveling round 2, I was so ready for a shower and dinner. While our pizza was cooking, Annabelle and I snacked on some animal crackers. I just can’t eat one. They are just too good.

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Pizza!!

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Annabelle is now in bed and I will enjoy my nightly ice cream ritual while watching a movie with Chris.

Oh yea, it’s blizzarding again.

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How do you stay active when you can’t do your regular activities?

If you live somewhere warm, what was the temperature today??

A messy eater and a great reason to get ice cream today!

Yesterday’s workout was spin class (which was super challenging) followed by an AMRAP of the following for 10 minutes:

– 10 burpees with push ups
– 10 clean and presses
– 10 squats with bar
– 10 tricep dips
– plank at the end of last set

It was definitely a well spent lunch hour! I was starving when I got back to my desk so I ate my chicken salad sandwich and grapes right away. Look at the size of these grapes!

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Annabelle had bananas for lunch…I hope she isn’t this sloppy of an eater when she starts dating. Never mind, she isn’t allowed to date…ever. 🙂

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If you are feeling the need for a sweet treat today, give in and get yourself to Dairy Queen. Today is Miracle Treat Day and DQ will donate $1 of each Blizzard sale to your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. 🙂

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Happy Thursday!

What is your favorite blizzard flavor?
Oreo made with chocolate vanilla swirl 🙂

What is on your workout agenda today?