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1.16 | high five for friday!

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…one…  

i started my 8 week workout program from fitness blender this week.  so far so good!  it was only $10 and worth every penny from my limited experience.  it’s challenging, but i like that part of it.  i’m determined to finish this thing.  my food has been on point 80/20 healthy/treat.   i’m all in!

(and thank goodness for social media.  i got to interact with two of my favorite trainers this week.  i got a response to a question/comment from kelli from fitness blender on instagram and some encouragement from jessica smith on youtube, which is awesome!)

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….two…  

as it worked out, i had two days off this week.  that led to an extremely easy week at school.  yeah, i had to hustle on the days that i was there, but it was kind of nice to run errands in the middle of the day and wake up late.  AND monday is a holiday so there’s that. 🙂

…three…

one of my days off was for jury duty.  i was not excited to go, but once i got there, i was very interested.  i’ve always wanted to serve on a jury just for the experience.  the case was basically testing a new assault law in Texas so it would have been new and different. (the law requires that if a person assaults a family member for the second time, he/she is automatically charged with a felony if you’re wondering.)  i was there for six hours until they cut me in the final round.  still, it was a good experience.

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…four…  

it’s one of my 2015 goals to try something new each week.  so this week was the whole foods detox salad.  talk about yum.  it’s super healthy, a little sweet, and crunchy.  you can eat a ton of it too because it’s basically veggies, nuts, and dried fruit.  HERE is the recipe.  i substituted golden raisins for the regular ones because i like the flavor better.

my favorite healthy meal of the week
my favorite meal of the week: whole foods detox salad, avocado with some spices, pineapple, organic roasted chicken breast.

…five…  

on one of my days off, i went to see the movie “selma”.  i’ve been wanting to see it and decided to treat myself to a movie date.  the movie was amazing.  i love how it told the story truthfully and from all sides.  it’s such an important event that we often forget even happened.

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10 thoughts on “1.16 | high five for friday!

  1. I found your blog from the Oh Hey It’s Friday Link up! I’m also a HS Social Studies teacher (Econ & WH). It’s nice to find another fellow teacher. Looking forward to following you blog 🙂

  2. HAHA So glad I’m not the only one that wouldn’t mind serving on a jury just for the experience and to see how it works. But just once… 🙂 And that quote – hahaha definitely laughing!! Thanks for linking up with H54F! Enjoy your extra long weekend (which I totally forgot all about, because when you’re home, you don’t notice these things!)

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