Thursday, January 26, 2012

Three Things Thursday

1.  Black Hat

Holy, am I ever looking forward to the weekend.  It's been a really busy past few weeks with a lot going on, so I'm ready for some big time R&R.  Well...it won't really be that restful this weekend, but we've got a few things on the itinerary that I'm looking forward to.  Hubs' birthday was this past Monday, so on Saturday night we're going to a new eatery in town called Black Hat that is supposed to be the hot place to go.  Menu looks pretty interesting - stay tuned for full review with pics.  The other thing that I'm looking forward to is a Sunday morning coffee klatch with B...it's been awhile since we've seen each other, so I'm sure we'll be like a couple of old hens!  Love my buddy B.

2.  Feelin' Better

I've been really, really good on my food and I gotta say...I am feeling so, so, SO much better!  Lots of water, fruits/veggies, no sweets (OK, Hubs and I shared a brownie for his birthday!) and I've really cut back on the dairy.  I was eating a lot of cheese (and Baileys!) and more sugar than I should have over the holiday season and I was feeling really lethargic and crappy.  Always amazes me what a difference healthy food makes!

3.  Mindful Strides Clinic - Halfway!

I gotta say...I'm loving this clinic.  We're halfway through and we're building on what we've learned each class.  Today we actually did some short drills and it was so cool to get a glimpse of what we're supposed to be doing.  In a nutshell, most people tend to sit back too far when they're running and end up reaching with each stride...whereas this clinic teaches you proper form which is more forward than you'd ever imagine, and you're actually using gravity to help propel you along...it totally makes sense when you think about it!  Anyways, here is a video of Marilyn where I first saw her at the Goodlife Victoria Expo...she gives a pretty good introduction of what her clinics teach and gives some insight into body positioning.

4 comments:

TX Runner Mom said...

Enjoy the birthday dinner. I love trying new places!

Deb said...

Enjoy the dinner.

Amazing what a difference eating well makes to how we feel!

Char said...

It's so true about eating healthier, I've had to cut out lactose and the difference it's made to how I feel is incredible. Goodbye nausea, stomach cramps and flatulence. When I eat more fruit and veg and less refined stuff I feel less tired and my energy is more consistent. And knowing I'm eating well makes me feel virtuous.

Enjoy your birthday meal!

Rena said...

That's so good that you're eating healthier foods. I think if I ate better, I'd have more energy.