Monday, November 30, 2009

Precooking, More Ikea and Some T-Giving Pics

Yay! So glad you all had wonderful Thanksgiving holidays! It was fun reading your blogs and seeing how each of you celebrated - some with a break, some squeezing in exercise, some vegan, some balancing treats with cardio - very interesting to see how we all celebrated a holiday that has a lot to do with food. :) Here I am, backing up again - short nutshell - here it goes starting with some pics!

Pupper love - my sister Devon with her Sadie girl!

Me with Mr. Reuben!


Mom with Momo and Reuben!


My brother-in-law Zach!

Austin being goofy

My adorable sister!


Me loving on Reuben, naturally!

Austie! (I was in a candid mood - forgive me!)

Yes, that is all of the pictures I took during the t-giving holidays. I realize I suck... Onward and out to....
Saturday: Woke up to Bacon/Egg/Cheese sandwiches! Was feeling pooey and allergy/sinusy so I stayed home and vegged while Austin went back to his grandparents for lunch. While he was gone, I had spaghetti and some of Devon's amazing cream cheese brownies! Austin got back and we showered and got ready to go see Andy and Monica's new townhouse! Before we left I had another snack - triscuits/cream cheese, then we split a leftover serving of enchilada casserole! Then we were off to Smyrna - LOVED their new place. So pretty and brand new - woo! There, I had lots of champagne, 2 vodka drinks and 2 beers. I also had lots of Trader Joe's oyster crackers - amazing! So glad Mon showed us those and had us over! Stacy/Shane came by, too, and we crashed over with baby Reuben in tow. I ended up at 2,382 calories, 233 carbs, 49 fat grams and 89 protein grams. Here's what I ate.

Sunday: Woke up at Andy/Mon's and headed home! Made a supreme pizza when I got home, had two slices of it, and hung out with Austin!



Then we split up - me to TV and Austin to video games! I snacked on popcorn and had some more bites of my sister's cream cheese brownies! Around 5 I was hungry again - Taco Soup for me! With some corn chips, pico de gallo and sour cream. Around 9 I went back down for one more slice of pizza. Heaven! What a wonderfully lazy day.... gotta love them sometimes! I ended up at 1,599 calories, 45 fat grams, 205 carbs and 83 protein grams. Here's what I ate.

Today: Woke up, worked for a bit then headed out! Took the rug back to Rugsmart, went to Ikea for hall closet items and half bath items (can't wait to set it up!). The weather got bad, so I headed back home and met Austin for lunch - spaghetti again - woo! Then I worked around the house - making beds, doing, laundry, doing dishes, cleaning out drawers/cabinets/cubbies and tossing a TON of stuff! Around 4 p.m. I headed to the gym and walked 5 miles burning 252 calories. Then I headed back home and made 4 servings of chicken fried rice, 4 servings of quinoa with garlic chicken and veggies, 4 servings of easy red thai curry chicken, 6 servings of brunch pizza squares and 4 servings of summer garden pasta - WOO! Then it was shower time, folding laundry time and a little bit of blogging (now) before bill paying time. Quite a Monday, especially for a vacation day! Oh well, I did exactly what I wanted so what more can you ask for?! I'm done munching, and ended up at 1,551 calories, 190 carbs, 48 fat grams and 105 protein grams. Here’s what I ate.

I can't BELIEVE today is the last day of November. OMG - where DID the month go??! I'm super pumped about December though, mostly because of: more time off, setting up our Christmas tree, my mom and sister's birthdays, our friends Kelly and Ryan's wedding, meeting Mary and Jimmy's baby Emma and Crystal and Jason's baby Grady and the list goes on - this is going to be a great month! What are you looking most forward to in December?!

18 comments:

fitlizzio said...

seriously i can't believe this year is almost over!! it went by SO fast! glad things are going well for you :) love the pictures!

Mica said...

Agreed, what HAPPENED to November? It's already full-blown Christmas season, and I am feeling swamped. (Stupid exams.)

I love all the pupper photos!

laura dishes said...

I love sleepy Reuben!

It always cracks me up how you & Austin know when it's time to go your separate ways for tv, video games, etc. There is no point in suffering through action movies, fights, and other man-tivities! ;)

Pam said...

The pizza looks really, really tasty.

I am looking forward to spending quality time with our extended family this December.

Lisa said...

What a great blog! I too can't believe that it is the 1st of December today! CRAZY!!

Kelly and Kane said...

I'm most looking forward to... My wedding in 11 days!

intheskinny said...

Love the pictures!!!

I'm looking forward to no work in 14 days...there is a countdown for all of us, 6 year olds included.

dailygoods said...

this year went by SO fast its unbelievable! i'm going to try and make this month the best month yet! i love all your fam photos, everyone is so cute :)

angieinatlanta said...

I can't believe it's December! I'm excited though because I love this time of year!

Your pizza looks soooo yummy!

Kelly Drawdy said...

I can't believe it is December either! Countdown has begun! See you soon

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

You have lots to look forward to! :)

I'm looking forward to some time off in December...

lisaou11 said...

I'm excited for time off too! And cold weather and hopefully snow and relaxing with family. I love that pink scarf you had on by the way! super cute!

Sunny said...

i'm looking forward to losing some weight in december! i want to finish off the year right. :) oh that pizza looks so good, maybe i'll make that for dinner tonight!!

*Naomi* said...

ohh so much to look forward too!

that pizza looks DELICIOUSSSSS

im excited for a vacay I am taking next week and going to FL and also new years! love the holiday time :)

Shelli Ryan said...

My Birthday!

homecookedem said...

Awww, love the pictures!! :) November certainly did fly by!! I'm most looking forward to spending lots of time with my family during the holidays!! :) Oh yeah and eating lots of yummy food, hehe! ;)

biz319 said...

I am with you - can't even believe it's December already when I feel like Halloween was like yesterday!

Sounds like great eats to me!

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