Happy Friday to everyone! Or if it’s not your Friday, I hope it’s getting closer to your rest days. For some reason this week I was tired, just plain tuckered. I think a lack of sleep had a lot to do with it, and that’s exactly what I plan to do this weekend is get some rest! Even though I was really tired I still managed to make it to the gym and work pretty dang hard 4 out of the 5 days. My stats for a kickbox class were 197 max HR and I burned 532 kcals! Wow, that’s the most I’ve burned in a 1 hour class. I think when I make it on Monday, I get on this gym streak that I don’t want to break. I just feel so good afterwards, plus I like to eat! What’s your motivation to get in physical activity?
Weekends are just glorious to me, and too dang short in my opinion! I’d like to live in places like Europe where lunch is strewn out over 2 hours and maternity leave is months at a time for mom and dad! Life’s just too short, but we have to make those dolla bills somehow, sigh. I’m still working on the career of my dreams that I never tire of, does this happen in real life?
I don’t have too much planned this weekend (gasp!) besides getting some rest and catching up on things. Because I am such a planner by nature, I just wanted to give you a sneak peak to the method of my madness. I usually plan the meals for the following week on the Friday before. This is when I go grocery shopping too, right after work. This way I don’t have to worry about it over the weekend when it’s a madhouse out there, and I can focus on prepping other things for the week.
I use a program called OneNote to plan most things like recipes, menus, classes, and miscellaneous things like wines to try, books I like, meetings or travel plans. It’s a really great program. I just set up a table like this for each week and change it as things arise and don’t quite work out. Plus you can put pictures anywhere you want with lots of cool backgrounds and colors. Those are some pictures of our eating adventures when we went to Portland. Such a cool place! I should do a post just to reminisce because we went before I started my blog.
I also can store all my recipes and print new ones to the files that I want to try: (these granola bars from Angela at Oh She Glows look awesome!)
Here’s the line-up for this coming week so far (we’ll see how it goes). I usually make 3 larger meals and then we have leftovers from those the rest of the time and for lunch. Stay tuned, and hopefully I’ll get to posting them!
Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
Any fun plans?