Literally, my buns almost froze off of my body today! Sooo cold! I had to park about a mile away from where I work and it was only 15 degrees out AND windy. No bueno. I was not dressed appropriately. My bad!
Today was also a big day for me: I had my first official WOD at Centerville CrossFit!
The skill was:
Hang DL (deadlift) – I did it w/65 lbs…I’m not the best at Olympic Lifts so I’m taking it slow and working on form
The WOD (Workout of the Day) was:
30 KB (Kettlebell) swings (I did 35 lbs for 20 reps and switched to 26 lbs for the last 10)
30 skater lunges
30 C2B (chest to bar) pull-ups
30 box jumps
30 KB Snatches (18 accidentally 30 per arm)
**I was the 3rd fastest, but the people who finished ahead of me modified their pull-ups with bands and used much lighter weights…not sure why I felt like I needed to justify that, but I guess its because these workouts bring out your competitive side!
The rest of the day was crazy! I was the co-chair for this 200+ person luncheon commemorating local humanitarian contributors. That had me working from 9AM – 2PM. The rest of my work day was spent playing catch-up. I got super hungry at 3PM and decided to snack on this new bar!
Has anyone had these before? I LOVED this one! They are made my the makers of the Boomi Bar which was one of the first GF bars I ever had. I was bummed when they went away, but Kind Bars are a close and similar second. The Rise Bar was delicious and kept me nice and full. It is 280 calories, so its a heavy snack or post workout snack.
For dinner, I made Shepherd’s Pie. Something I haven’t had in a LONG time. I’ve really wanted to try it with mashed sweet potatoes, but Hubs really likes “regular” potatoes. So I figured I’d let him indulge
Browned lean beef on the bottom, layered with a frozen veggie mix (peas, carrots, corn and green beans), and topped with mashed potatoes and cheese. I sprinkled chives on top for an extra kick. I decided to cook it in my Pampered Chef cooker from my mother-in-law. We love this thing! You can also use it in the microwave.
Isn’t it cute?
After dinner, I completed one of my projects!
I made a photo display with some of our photos from Italy! I love it, but it will really tie in well once I’ve transformed our living room. I got the frames from Home Goods and the shelves from Home Depot. Hubby was my hero and he put them up for me Love you, hubs!
He did such a great job!
This room is just so barren! I’m planning on covering the couches myself (uh oh) and buying a few accent pieces. Plus, the piano should go where the T is (or right under it) and I’m going to get a rug to tie it all together. I think some end tables with lamps are in order as well. Here is the room I’m hoping to replicate, but better
I don’t plan on changing out the light fixture, but perhaps having some cute accent lamps would be nice? The rug, I’ll move to the dining room I love being able to cross things off my to-do list!
How was your day? How do you measure success in your life? I love checklists