Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Honey Stinger Chews = Yummm

Rest day today! And I have the day off work...fantastic. However, when I don't do either on any day, I feel really blah since I'm used to doing some kind of physical activity every day! I woke up and tried Power Yoga #3, as well as doing some crunches (bikini season is coming...slowly...but it's coming!). This was my second time actually doing yoga, and I was smart in using a "beginner" version this time. Some of the poses were harder to hold, but I liked when we would "flow" through poses pretty quickly. I like to be's more interesting to me than holding positions. Maybe I'm not meant for yoga?

And let's not even discuss the oatmeal I tried to make this morning. FAIL. I hope my toaster works again soon.

In more delightful news, these babies were delivered by the mailman today:

Honey Stinger Energy Chews!! I ordered a twelve pack, which should last me to the marathon. I've only had the Cherry Blossom flavor, but I went ahead and ordered Fruit Smoothie, which includes cherry, orange, and berry flavors. I'm excited to use them on my long run this weekend!

Also, you can see Gatsby (my lucky elephant!) and Hobey Baker (a tiger from Princeton dressed up like the hockey player...I also have a Woodrow Wilson one...thanks boyfriend!) in the background. :)

Tonight's agenda includes: my first time making black bean burgers (!!) and actually baking those oatmeal chocolate chip cookies that I never got around to yesterday!

Stay tuned for a post on how I got into running, which I'll do tonight or tomorrow...I know you're on the edge of your seat waiting!


  1. I cant get into yoga either, I get bored!

    Cant wait for your post! Enjoy your rest day, its mine too! I wish I wasn't working though :)

  2. I'm not that into yoga either! Just doesn't seem that exciting to me!! You will have to let us know how you like the flavor of those energy chews!

    Black bean burgers... YUM! Please share the recipe if they turn out good! Can't wait to read about why you got into running:)

  3. i like yoga, but i go through phases!

    stinger chews look good - i also HATE gels so am always looking for a good alternative!

  4. I try to like yoga, but I get so bored. Enjoy the oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! I think I am going to have to try the stinger chews.

  5. I've never tried stingers. Sound good, though!

    Thanks for the offer about the gown! I didn't think about borrowing from anyone. Oh well. Now I can have it in my closet forever. Right along with my high school one...

  6. Ooohh, let us know how those black bean burgers turn out! Mine are always kinda crumbly. I'm sure I'm doing something wrong.

    I'm a human nutrition student, and my thesis is on saponins (compound in soy) and intestinal health. :-)

  7. I'm not that into yoga either. It seems too...touchy-feely or something.

    Those stinger chews sound good! I will try them, since GU felt like a brick in my stomach.

    Yay, I, for one, am excited about your running post!

  8. YogaFit is a style of yoga that is all about flowing from one pose to another, with very little static holding until the stretches at the end. Don't know if there are any classes in that offered in your area, but maybe that have DVDs now too?

    P.S. Thanks for the tag. I'll get my answers up soon!