This is The Song That Never Ends

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Warning: Long, LONG post ahead. Proceed with caution.

Want to know what’s better than a blogger meet-up?

A blogger workout meet-up.

Doesn't Jen sort of look like Reese Witherspoon? I think she does.

Tonight, Jen and I died worked our butts off  at a body pump class at my gym.  The picture above is our attempt to recreate the squats track that killed both of us. We didn’t even try to recreate the lunge or shoulder track. We would have fallen off my balcony.

I loved meeting Jen tonight. We had so much to talk about, and I can’t wait to see her this weekend at Heather’s Blogger Potluck Brunch! Thanks, Jen, for working out with me!

Moving right along… I participated in the #fitblog chat on Twitter tonight. It was a lot of fun and I can’t wait to join in on the next one.

Here are two of my favorite tweets from the chat:

@EvanFMFF: Q2 Lots of chocolate milk. I say the milk gets in the way; just have the chocolate #fitblog

@zenlizzie: I think people are more inspired by fit people who are “real” than fit people who never eat pizza or drink beer #fitblog

I completely agree with both of  these statements.

Want to participate in the next #fitblog chat? Check out Katy’s post for more details.

ON TO THE FOOD! Since this is a food blog. Sheesh!

I took my breakfast out on a date to my balcony this morning.

I was really craving banana oats, and the fact that we were out of ripe bananas didn’t stop me from giving in to that craving.

Blogfaces, meet Mr. Blueberry-Banana Oat Smoothie (BBOS)

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • handful of fresh blueberries
  • tsp cinnamon
  • tsp flax
  • tsp PB

He’s pleased to meet you and hopes that you’ll invite him on a date to your balcony, too. I had a runny egg on the side. BBOS wasn’t jealous. He enjoyed the company.

Enough of that.

For those of you who participated in my silly guessing game last night, no, I am not working at my fav. cafe, Uncommon Grounds. Kudos to those of you who know me well enough to guess that. I think I would turn into a bagel if I worked there, and that would be no good. No. Good.

I did, however, eat at Uncommon Grounds today for lunch:

Swoon. I love you, Cinnamon Raisin Bagel with PB and honey.

Like I said in last night’s post, I will not reveal the actual name of the place where I work, but I will tell you that Tay was almost right when she said:

I’m guessing a barista somewhere! Somewhere where they have a salad bar….haha

Yes. I am working as a barista. No. There is not a salad bar. But they do make pretty tasty salads behind the counter.

Close enough.Tay, please e-mail me at beccarose21[at]aol[dot]com with your address and I’ll send ya out a little prize ASAP!

Speaking of that tasty salad from last night, I ate the rest of it for a snack today before body pump.

That just looks so appetizing, doesn’t it?

After pump, Jeff and I whipped up a couple of burritos for dinner.

  • Whole Wheat Tortilla
  • Eden Organics Cajun Rice & Beans
  • Corn
  • Goat Cheese
  • Salsa
  • Frank’s Red Hot

Scarfed it down with a side salad made with romaine and tomatoes.

Dessert was a bowl of cheerios and that’s not very interesting so no picture for you!

I’ll be back tomorrow with a new header, courtesy of my very good friend, Dara. I was very picky and probably drove her crazy over the four weeks it took to finally get my new header right. More on that tomorrow.

Topics to discuss:

  1. Have you ever been to a blogger meet-up? Tell me about it!
  2. Did you participate in the #fitblog chat? If so, what was your favorite question? What questions would you have asked if you had been monitoring it?
  3. Have you ever taken a body pump class? How did you like it?
  4. Have you ever taken a smoothie out on a date? WHY NOT?

Have a wonderful Wednesday! <3

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JavaMochacinoLicious

Don’t forget to enter my Amazing Grass Giveaway! You have until Midnight (EST) on July 14th to enter.

First off, I’d really like to know how the heck I’m supposed to become a world champion scrabble player when my letters look like THIS:

I mean, COME ON! Really?

Needless to say, I lost that game last night. I’ll get you next time, Gadget.

Moving right along, I’d like to play a little guessing game. Which one of you incredibly intelligent readers can guess what my new job is?

Hints:

  • I make javamochacinoliciousdinosaurouses with my own two hands.
  • My co-workers make me awesome salads to take home and stuff my face with after my shift ends…for free

Look at that beaut! I’m not even sure what’s in it. I said, hey co-worker-make me a salad with tons of veggies and nuts and leave out the meat. And, she did, and it was fabulous. The end.

Has anyone guessed yet? Be the first to guess correctly in the comment section and I’ll send ya a cool little prize. (This guessing contest is off-limits to those of you who already know). I will not reveal the actual name of my place of work. That’s off limits to all you creepers out there, but I will reveal what I’ve been doing to make some extra rent and veggie-buying money.

Today was a rest day from working out. Here’s a tip: when your legs are so sore you have trouble getting out of bed, a serious rest day is in order. Even though I was on my feet all day at work, I feel refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready (I’m on a ROLL-haha, not funny, Rebecca) for my blogger meet-up workout with Jen tomorrow. Can’t wait! We’re going to a Body Pump class.

Breakfast this morning was HTP-inspired.

I whipped up Caitlin’s Ultimate Grilled Banana Sandwich.

I added grilled peaches to the mix. Oh my yum. I should have kissed this sandwich before I ate it. It was so decadent and melty. Definitely a great way to start my Monday.

After a few hours of lounging and reading blogs, I got hungry for a snack.

Amazing Grass to the rescue!

Check out that ingredient list! Ah-mazing! I made a quick smoothie which contained:

  • 2/3 of a frozen banana
  • Amazing Grass Kidz SuperFood
  • Tsp PB
  • 1/8 cup oats
  • Peach slices
  • 2/3 cup vanilla almond milk

Lunch was leftover mac&peas

And a StrawberryRomaineBlueberryTomatoKooloo Salad (Don’t as why I typed it like that-no clue)

On a date:

My salad was drizzled with Annie’s Lite Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing, and my mac&peas were doused in Frank’s Red Hot. Nice balance, I’d say.

Anyway, I’m off to engross myself in google reader and twitter bliss. Catch ya later blogfaces!

Aside from playing my little guessing game in the comment section, tell me what your favorite board game is.

Have an awesome Tuesday! <3

PS: MY POWER JUST WENT OUT and then CAME BACK ON AGAIN. Aliens? Dinosaurs? Ahh! Save me, blog friends!

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