Hey guys – Happy Monday!  This post is going to be really quick because it’s stormy and I shouldn’t have the computer on – good thing I can type 120 words a minute!

For the record, I had no mojo on Saturday to move at all.  But, as luck would have it, I scored a pair of Saucony shoes at my local thrift store for $5 – barely used and when I got home I looked them up and they retail for $74 – nice!  So when I got home I had to try them out and I did a quick 30 minute walk around my neighborhood.

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Hannah worked the morning shift and when she got home after we had lunch, we were going to go to the YMCA where Jacob and Hannah belong, but Hannah asked if she could take a quick nap before we went.  One thing I know about that girl is that when she decides to take a nap, she takes a nap and I knew 30 minutes later she wasn’t going to get up.  I ended up going to my local gym and did a 5k:

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We had hoped to go to a ribfest but the weather was crappy.  We weren’t even sure if we’d be able to see the fire works near our house but the rain stopped.

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I slept in until 10:15 yesterday morning – so crazy!   I was determined to make yesterday more productive.  I did laundry, did some cleaning, meal planned and grocery shopped.  I made it to the gym again and I definitely had my mojo back – I ended up doing a 5k on the treadmill at 10% incline!

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Right before I went on vacation, I was sent a Grilling Pack from Red Gold Tomatoes.  Check out their Facebook page for a chance to win a Big Green Egg!  I was making skirt steak tacos last night and decided to see if I could make a salsa with their canned tomatoes with green chiles.  Truth be told, I never really thought of using canned tomatoes to make salsa.  I had some dried pasilla peppers – all you have to do is soak them in hot water for about 3-5 minutes until they are soft so you can puree them.

  • 1 can Red Gold Tomato tomatoes with green chiles (hot)
  • 4 dried pasilla peppers (soaked in hot water for 3-5 minutes)
  • juice of two limes
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Just throw everything into the food processor and that’s it!

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Guys – this might be my new favorite salsa.  It’s smoky, has just the right amount of flavorful spicy – I literally could have made a meal out of just the chips and salsa! 

I ended up buying a new scale yesterday at BB&B because I had a 20% off coupon.  This Weight Watcher scale after the discount was $25.  It shows your weight, amount of pounds of fat, etc.  172.1 pounds, 61.8 pounds of which are fat, I am 36% fat, my bones are 5.9 (which is normal for my age) and water is 46.8 which is also in range for my age.

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Your BMI is 31.5, indicating your weight is in the Obese category for adults of your height.

For your height, a normal weight range would be from 101 to 136 pounds.

So yep, still obese for my height – so I need to kick my exercise up a notch and REALLY concentrate on what I put in my mouth this week.  I enjoyed my vacation, but now it’s time to get back on track.

Let’s kick some ass this week – okay!  Cheerleaders welcome – have a great Monday!