Ok… Last night was crazy…we had our SASSOON company party, and it was a blast!
Be ready…pics are coming….
I actually ended up sneaking out earlier that I expected. I was already in a food coma, and If I was to stay, I would’ve kept eating until every god damn raspberry tart was gone. Ugh
I am glad I did, I had to be up early to hit the gym.
3 miles on treadmill
( broken up into: 1 mile @ 6.4 rpm
2 mile @ 7.1 rpm
3 mile @ 10.2 rpm for 30 sec/ 30 sec rest)
For a total of 30 minutes
- 25 minutes on stair master. ( fat burner mode. Level 8)
10 minute abs
Vertical leg lifts
Stability ball drop downs
3 sets 10 back rows
3 sets 10 dead lifts
10 push up to planks
10 overhead 35 lb barbel lift.
I think I may take Monday off. My body is feeling really tired. Actually I may just do a quick serious. Maybe a 8 min plank workout by Purely Twins. Check them out…they are such an inspiration!
Hungry as ever, as soon as I walked in the door, I was ready for some fooooooooooood.
I had leftover “FAUX” mashed potatoes, and sweet Thai tenderloins that I had made Saturday morning to take to work, in which I ended up forgetting in the fridge. grrrrrrr. Oh we’ll, I thoroughly enjoyed them after my workout. Sweat sesh accomplished!
Ok, just take a moment to check out that bomb ass froth on my espresso. I live for it. If you don’t own a Nespresso Pixie, ask for one for Christmas babes!
As soon as I finished breakfast, I jumped in the shower, packed up the car with prints that needed to be framed, loads of laundry,( don’t judge, yes sometimes I take my laundry to my parents house) and the pup, and took off.
After such horrible news and tragedy last week, all I wanted was to spend time with family. We had a long day planned of Christmas shopping, lunch, and catching up.
First stop: TAARRRRRGETTTTTT. aka. Heaven on Earth.
I never need anything, until I get there. The, suddenly, I need everything..
This place is like a drug. C’mon. U know it.
Pick up a few things for others along with double the things for myself. Hehe.
Had to of course stock up on my fave protein dessert add-ins. .. A couple tbsps of these…protein powder…almond milk…and a little sugar free vanilla syrup. My god. Try this, I promise, this will will your fave dessert too!
It was 1:00 pm by the time we finished up at target. We stopped off at local Mimi’s Cafe for a quick bite before heading to the mall. I felt like a teenager again shopping with the rents. Mimi’s has actually REALLY good. The place is a bit silly and definitely has a chain vibe, but whatever. I was actually surprised how yummy my salmon was!
I think that they recently remodeled this place…I’m loving the planters out front! I always love the idea of the lettuce heads!
Super quaint inside. In true Paula fashion, taking loads of pictures of carbohydrates that I wish I was stuffing my face with. Sighhhhhh
Snuck a pick of Madge & Padge. Aren’t they the cutest??
For my lunch, I ordered a Fitness omellette. (egg whites,mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes) and a side of grilled salmon. It was LA BOMBA.
We spent another couple hours shopping at the mall. We are the absolute WORST when it comes to surprises. We spent the whole time practically picking out our own presents! lol I was sooo done after the crazy suburban mall fiasco, that I was ready to sit down, and enjoy something warm, so we stopped at Coffee Bean.
Tall 100 calorie Cafe Mocha.
Extra hot. No sugar added/ Nonfat
If you’re lucky some Coffee Bean’s are starting to carry unsweetened almond milk;) Ask!
Are you a Coffee Bean, Starbeeeez, or Pete’s girl?? I’m not a fan of Starbucks. BITTER!
As of now, I think I have purchased all of the prezzies that I needed to buy. I think I may hit up a few last minute shops on Wednesday night, but I’m not stressin. I can’t wait for the 25th, I can’t wait to see my brother, and I CAN”T wait to start a fresh new year!!
I couldn’t leave Vicki Secret’s without treating myself with a little nighty;) Not like anyone except me is gonna see it, but I don’t give a shit. I like to feel cute when I go to bed.
But really, it’s gorgeous.
I also picked up a few reads I’ve been itching to check out. I saw these on one of the blogs I follow and had to have them. My cookbook library is gonna have to get cleaned out soon. I think I’ve become a book hoarder. I’m about to raid these for new recipes! & Obviously,when I make, I will share. Duh.
And if you get a chance, Please check out these books. The pictures are beautiful, the recipes are innovative, and all some form of healthy.
OK…New product alert!!!!!!
I was lucky enough to receive a bottle from this new company NERIUM AD to try out. Tonight was my first night trying it. I had to take a close up picture of the condition of my skin. Yes, a close-up. A REAL close-up. I saw all of my hyper pigmentation, my fine lines, and deep pores. Ughh, not cute. Being that I have olive toned skin, I am naturally prone to dark sun or aging spots. Most likely from the sun, I never wore sunscreen until about 2 years ago, when I realized, Paula, you will look like the grandma on “There’s something about Mary”. No thanks.
Anyway, I’ve heard that all those laser treatments and stuff don’t really make a difference. I haven’t got the money for a $400 treatment that I may need to get done once every 4 wks. Not happening. I’m trying to start my preventative face regimen NOW!
Third-party clinical trials show that NeriumAD dramatically reduces the appearance of:
- Fine Lines and Wrinkles
- Uneven Skin Texture
- Enlarged Pores
- Aging Skin
After being shocked over the gruesome and horrible tragedy last week, all I wanted to do, was be home with my family. I have absolutely no words for the sadness that this sick boy brought on to so many people. I pray for the families, teachers, and the community.