“I don’t like them Pokemon things”

Hey everyone! How are ya?? I loved reading about your grocery staples I saw some new items in there that I’m gonna be on the lookout for 😉

This afternoon, I decided to whip up some hummus using the standard recipe:

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And made a sandwich to munch after spin while driving to my training appointment:

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That baby had sprouted sourdough bread, homemade hummus, bell pepper and romaine. It took everything in my power to put it in the fridge and save it for later 😀

After reading poolside for an hour – I joked on twitter that the only thing I worked on today was my tan – I met Jeni at the gym for some shoulders, chest and triceps.

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Here’s what we did:

Warm up Elliptical Cross country 1 program, level 5, 5 minutes
Unilateral shoulder press 5 lbs each 3 sets of 12
Stability ball push-ups Body weight 3 sets of 12
V-rope tricep press 40 lbs 3 sets of 12
Seated chest press 35 lbs 3 sets of 10
Assisted dip 95 lbs 3 sets of 10
Compound 30s 5 lbs each 3 sets of 12
Frog crunches Body weight 3 sets of 12

When I got home, I made a quick smoothie of brown rice protein, hemp milk, sea salt, Stevia, cinnamon and vanilla:

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Grabbed my teaching stuff, and drove to the base gym to take yoga and teach spin.

Yoga was beauuuuutiful. I seriously love taking other instructor’s classes and even though I really wanted to spend the entire class in child’s pose, I got some serious stretching in.

Spin was a blasty as usual and my training appointment went really well—I had the funny quotes lady who always cracks me up.

Today, I made her do push-ups using the mini Fitballs (which look like spiky mini Bosu balls) flipped over. After 3 incredible difficult sets of push-ups, she was like, “I don’t like them Pokemon things” [referring to the Fitballs]. She said they looked like something outta Pokemon, and didn’t like them even more because they made push-ups just a little harder 😉

Another thing: she brought me a gift! A little food processor that she uses to make nut butters at home – I had told her about my homemade nut butter abomination. So I’m way excited to try it out!

Well I’m off to hang out with the pilot and put a breakfast cookie in the fridge for tomorrow 😀

Have a wonderful night!!

xoxo,

Gina

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19 Comments

  1. fittingbackin on July 28, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    I've never seen those before! The pokemon reference is hilarious! Your sammy looks yum. 🙂

  2. meghanN on July 28, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    I never knew what those funny looking balls were for!! I love the quotes you share with us…tooo funny!

    Yummy sandwich, anything with hummus is delish in my eyes:D

  3. vegetarianontherun on July 28, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    I had a hummus sandwich for lunch, too! I bought the TJ's hummus sampler and I am quickly eating my way through it…embarrassingly quickly…

  4. Anna on July 28, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    Hook me up with one of those sandwiches, please! Hummus and veggies on whole wheat is my favorite.

  5. roseyrebecca on July 28, 2009 at 10:39 pm

    Mmm Homemade hummus!! Sounds amazing! I just checked out your breakfast cookie recipe too!! I think I might go make one right now!!

  6. melissa on July 28, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    the sammie looks amazing!

  7. Laura (On the Threshold of Greatness) on July 28, 2009 at 10:48 pm

    Homemade hummus… yum!

    I have a breakfast cookie waiting for me at work tomorrow! 🙂 I meant to have it today, but I'm an airhead and forgot about it.

  8. Jocelyn on July 28, 2009 at 11:04 pm

    that was so nice of her to get you a little gift!!! She sounds funny 😉 And that hummus sammy looks ammmazing!

  9. Nutritious is Delicious on July 28, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    That is too funny!
    I just made some hummus too! 😀

  10. wholebodylove on July 29, 2009 at 1:05 am

    Where do you find sprouted sour dough? Sour dough and rye used to be my very favorite breads.

  11. just me on July 29, 2009 at 1:25 am

    hahaha…pokemon. some people say the darndest things!

  12. Lauren on July 29, 2009 at 7:27 am

    That sandwich sounds devine. I probably would have ended up taking a sneak sample too! 🙂

    Hope you have a wonderul day beautiful girl!

  13. Erica on July 29, 2009 at 7:42 am

    Owww homemade nut butter! This client is a keeper 🙂 Sounds like a nice day. Your homemade hummus looks VERY yummy. I love making my own vs going store bought, its nice to be able to control all the ingredients 🙂

  14. Ada on July 29, 2009 at 8:21 am

    Aww that was sweet of your client to bring you a present! That sandwich looks super delicious, by the way:)

  15. K from ksgoodeats on July 29, 2009 at 8:34 am

    Sprouted sourdough? Um, yum! That sandwich looks incredible!

    Child's pose is the best yoga pose known to man – hands down my favorite 🙂

  16. lilearthmuffin on July 29, 2009 at 9:07 am

    That sammach looks delish! Im having a similar sandwhich today for lunch – i cant wait hehe!

  17. britt on July 29, 2009 at 9:39 am

    that sammie looks so good…i love hummus!!

    and how sweet of your client to give you a food processor!

  18. Laura W on July 29, 2009 at 9:41 am

    lol- You sounded like my roommate when you joked that all you did yesterday was work on your tan. I don't know how you guys can lay out for long in the hot GA sun! I last for a few hours, max… but then again, I have a fair complexion and you guys don't!

    I never knew what the spiky balls (twss) were for– maybe I'll try that out after I finally figure out the bosu!

  19. Angharad on July 29, 2009 at 10:53 am

    Homemade hummus? Yes please!

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