I spent all day yesterday cleaning up the house and getting ready for my sister, niece and nephew to come and stay with us. I did squeeze in some time for TurboFire 45, cooking and a little reading. 🙂
Plus we went to Best Buy and Home Depot to look at washers and dryers. We also looked at cameras – we are thinking of getting one for J’s mom for her birthday. She is taking a trip to Italy in October and we think she could use a better camera! J really liked this one: 🙂
I finished The Lovely Bones! To be honest it was a very depressing book. What I didn’t like was the description of Heaven – it sounded like a sad place. If you’ve read the book, do you agree? I wanted to finish it because I want to move onto a new book:
I’ve had it since Tuesday but I haven’t had a chance to open it up. The Lovely Bones was pretty depressing, so I am looking forward to reading a much more positive book.
Here are some of my favorite OB posts from last week:
There were more, but these three stood out to me, in the best way possible. Thanks ladies for the great posts!
Today I used up some Farmers Market goodies while making lunch. I wanted to celebrate Pancake Sunday in honor of HEAB.
I made Potato Pancakes.
I used a recipe that you can find *here*. But I didn’t fry them in oil, and I used oat flour instead of regular flour.
Here is the “batter”:
In the skillet:
And the final product, topped with eggs:
The verdict? They were ok. Once J and I dumped salt on top of these babies, they were ok, but they really lacked flavor. Next time I will add more seasoning, and I will make them thinner – the outside was nice and crunchy (like hashbrowns) but the inside was pretty soggy 😦
So I threw them out and we had some cinnamon toast instead. 🙂
So I’ve been totally putting my 10 mile training plan to the side and only using TurboFire. Why? Because TurboFire is fun and running just hasn’t been as much fun. This week I need to start focusing on running more, or that 10 mile is going to feel like a marathon.
You know what might help? Compression socks. 🙂
Good thing I won a pair from Shelby’s giveaway on Eat, Drink, Run! I hope to get a pink pair just like Shelby:
Thanks again Shelby!
Don’t forget that my OpenSky shop opens tomorrow – woohoo!
Did you write an OB post? Tell me and I’ll go check it out!
What do you do when you lose motivation to workout?
Do you wear compression socks?