Play All Day

Hi! Right now, Joe, Michael, and I are on day two of our Reno trip.

On Monday night though? I got to play with the little ones, who are about 13 months old now.

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Urijah and Eliyah are so fun to play with and watch. Babies at play=  cutest thing every!

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They took out all the toys and showed them to me, shared with each other, and definitely got to expend a bunch of energy walking around and playing for a few hours!

It was really nice for me to hang out with these hot mamas!

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On Tuesday, Michael drove us out to Reno! First off? A big fat lunch:

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We got a beer flight thing which came with 12 beers. We each got 4 different kinds. When it comes to beer, it makes me waaaay too full. I got to drink two of my 4-ounce beers. Michael got to help me out a lot, haha.

We split the “mini” tacos, which were actually not that mini.

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I actually felt pretty full after one taco and some beer. o__O How odd.

My entree was a yummy salad that had spinach, apples, goat cheese, chicken, raspberries, grapes, candied cashews, and some kind of sweetish vinaigrette.

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After lunch, we checked into the room!

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And then I headed out first to the gym while the guys did some law work crap. (I would NEVER go to law school. First, I just don’t have the discipline… or the brains… for it. Second, a vacation is not even a real vacation or summer break because of all the work you have to do while one “break”. It’s craziness).

At the gym, I did 20 minutes on a stair-stepper, 40 minutes on the treadmill, and 30 minutes on the elliptical. I was originally going to do just 10 on the elliptical as a cooldown, but the guys came in around then, so I stayed a bit longer.

Post workout flexin’:

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[Okay, okay, I still have a ways to go before my abs really show… but progress is progress… RIGHT?]

[On another note, I find that wearing giant running shorts are a lot sexier than those skimpy ones. RIGHT?]

After-shower with a nice summer dress:

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Turns out… I must have done something wrong. After a bit of chillin’, I started to feel incredibly nauseous and my body started to ache. “Oh, crap. I’m getting the flu… in the middle of our vacation!”

Luckily, we went to the market and I bought some ginger ale and felt WAY better! Ordered room service for the first time, too (at like 10 pm):

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We are staying at the Peppermill in Reno. That salad is their Seafood Melange salad. It has real crab meat, and five jumbo prawns. Good Lord! I was so impressed by it!

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This morning, Michael and I went to the gym and I got to lead him through my all-time favorite core routine!

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He was dying thoroughly enjoyed learning a new ab routine!

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I did some shoulder/arm burnouts with five-pounders. I’m still not trying to lift heavy for now… if I bulk up too much (I tend to put on muscle really fast), it kind of makes running long distances tough.

Speaking of RUNNING, today is National Running Day! 

Though I would love to celebrate this awesome day by running in the great outdoors, I am in Reno… and there is kind of a lot of car exhaust and smokers on these streets. I’ll run on the treadmill today and save the outdoor run to another time when I get back home.

Today is a good day to take advantage of some discounts!

If you like the Rock’n’Roll Marathon/Half Marathon Series, check out their races going on nation-wide (and even internationally!). You can save $20 if you register for one by the end of today!

And if you are in the Bay Area, the Sausage Fest and the Race to the End of Summer are offering $10 off today!

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After my treadmill run, I will hang out at the pool and try to get my pale belly a nicer golden color. Also, my camera is waterproof so I’m going to take underwater pictures, HEHEHE!

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What kind of run are you having today?

Have you been miraculously cured by ginger ale before?

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