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Three Thing Thursday

14 Jul

Great news everyone..IT’S ALMOST FRIDAY! 

This week has flown by. Tuesday night my mom and sister came up to Chicago for the night so I ended up working my early shift (6a-3p) on Wednesday so I could hang out with them after. Early shifts always go by so much faster than my later ones (10a-7p) so it already feels like the end of the week.

We are about 16 days out from moving into the new apartment and things are starting to add up. Yesterday I bought new towels, new dishes, some decorative things for our living room and a very expensive nice bed for this guy.

Do you like how Thursday’s have become my puppy picture update day? I am going to start calling these posts “Puppy Watch” instead. Only 5 1/2 weeks until he’s mine!

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This week’s Three Thing Thursday is centered around three things that made me smile this week (besides the above picture).

  1. My mom made my bed yesterday. I NEVER make my bed anymore except maybe once a week so it was nice to come home too.

2. Real bagels. I was on the bagel thin train for a while but they just don’t cut it. Sometimes you just need a nice think, carb a licious filled bagel. Like this one I made into an amazing egg, cheese and turkey bacon sandwich.

3. Decent running. I had an awesome 6 miles on Tuesday. I am really using this as a good luck propeller for my long run I am going to attempt to do after work today. I am thinking I might try out the Jeff Galloway run/walk method for it. I don’t really understand how it works though.

What are three things that made you smile this week?

Any experience doing the run/walk method?

-I am really just confused on how running doing 4 min run/1 min walk intervals = nine minute miles.

How fast are you supposed to be running the 4 min at?

Thankful Thursday

30 Jun

This week has been a crazy, exciting and busy week. A lot of big things have happened in my life and I have a lot of things to be thankful for so today  I bring you Thankful Thursday!

  1. I am thankful for my new apartment! I have signed a lease on a new place with my sister and her friend starting August 1st! the decision to move, find a place, and sign on it all happened within the past 10 days or so. I am going to miss my roommates now and my current apartment but finding a new apartment was essential due to…
  2. MY PUPPY. I have mentioned on and off on this blog that I want a dog and as of yesterday I have a deposit on a 4 day old golden-doodle pup! I will share so many pictures you will hate me soon enough. I made the decision to buy a pup instead of adopt because my roommate is allergic and can only be around hypoallergenic dogs. If you have any other questions about how I chose my pup please ask 🙂
  3. I am very thankful for ice cream. It has been really warm here lately and all I want is ice cream at all times. I’ve had cookies n creme, snickers ice cream bars, and hagaan daz ice cream cones. All within the past  4 days thankyaverymuch. Don’t judge me, or do. Either way I’m probably going to eat more ice cream tonight.
  4. I am also thankful for smoothies. I have been loving on smoothies lately and this one was especially delicious. Frozen mango, pineapple and strawberry pieces mixed with milk and strawberry yogurt. Heaven in a glass.
  5. I am also thankful for books! I love reading books especially fiction, trashy romance novels. I have been trying to read more books lately and just finished this one. A great read if anyone is looking for an only semi-trashy romance novel.
  6. Finally I am thankful for 3 day weekends. I fly to Nashville Saturday morning to hang out with my boyfriend and his two sisters and their two friends. Its going to be an awesome 3 day weekend. I am NOT thankful for the fact that they all get to go on Friday and I have to go by myself on Saturday due to my lack of vacation days but cest le vie.
What are you Thankful for this Thursday?
Any places I should make sure to visit in Nashville?