We Did It!

28 Dec

Christmas is now officially over 😦

I had such a great weekend spending time with family, playing games and of course giving and receiving presents!  My hubby and aunts/uncles both outfitted me to continue running in the burrr cold weather.

I look pretty fast right?

On Saturday mom and I went for a nice 30 minute run so I got to try out my new gear.  It was so nice and comfy and warm to run  in, I loved it!

Friday before Jacob woke up Christmas morning I did 50 minutes of yoga, and then on Sunday all 4 of us were able to do 100 PUSH UPS!

This is the after picture.  It was tough but we all managed to do the 100 push ups.  I am so proud of my mom and aunts.  I knew they’d be able to finish and I’m so glad they stuck with the program.  I am very impressed!

I was glad to get all of the exercise in that I’d planned.  We ate very well all weekend.  My stomach will be happy to get back into my normal eating routine again.  Let’s just say I ate more than I like to.

Speaking of eating, here’s a Roasted Red Pepper Hummus recipe.  Try it out and let me know what you think.  I’m a huge hummus fan and this one’s got a bit of spice in my opinion.  Probably from the roasted red peppers.

A new week of moves begin today!  The lower body move of the day is the Laying Leg Lift.  This really works your glutes.  Hope you like it.

Happy Monday!


8 Responses to “We Did It!”

  1. thelocalguide December 28, 2009 at 7:44 am #

    nice running outfit indeed.
    100 push ups all of you? gratz!

  2. Katie O. @ Fit to Wed December 28, 2009 at 10:39 am #

    congrats on finishing the program, that’s awesome! I love your new hat!

  3. your aunt carol December 28, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

    Fantastic! Love your running outfit too. You look great. Sorry that I wasn’t one your the aunts there with you doing the pushups or celebrating Christmas with you.

  4. Erica December 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm #

    LOVE the new gear. You look rocking…super fast for sure 😉 Thats so fun that you all did the pushup challenge together. mmm homemade hummus <3.

    pumpernickle bread? I haven't had that in forever- soooo good! I need to get some

  5. Aunt Arlene December 28, 2009 at 9:58 pm #

    We truly could not have done it without you as our never waivering coach. You were never in doubt (and we were never too sure). Thanks

  6. marla (Family Fresh Cooking) December 29, 2009 at 5:44 am #

    You r so cute in your new running gear. I used to love running in the cold, it was my favorite time outside (other than skiing!!)


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