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Things I’m Loving This Morning

by Meghann on January 5, 2011

# 1 : The new curling iron my little brother gave me for Christmas.

 

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Mine broke a couple of months back and I’ve missed having bouncy, flowing curls ever since. Took the new barrel for a test run this morning and couldn’t be happier.

Thanks Ben!

#2: This weather

It’s amazing out there right now. I ran 6 miles and wasn’t cold or hot – it was perfect!

#3: Supporting Family

I registered to run the Miami Half Marathon at the end of this month!

My little brother is such an enabler, but I love him anyways. :)

I’m taking a mini break from speed training (that sub-4:00 marathon was tough!), so the plan is to run the race with my little brother and push him to a sub-2:00 hr goal. He’s more than got it in him, he just needs someone there showing him the way. ;)

(p.s. DO NOT follow the Miami Marathon on twitter. Unless you’re looking for an example of how NOT to do social media, then – by all means – please check them out. They annoy me to no end with their constant contact auto-tweets. grrrr)

#4: Carrot Cake Waffle.

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Specifically left over Carrot Cake Waffles that you throw in a toaster and top with hot cinnamon apples.

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It’s like dessert for breakfast. Love!

#5: Maddie

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What’s not to love? ;)

What are you loving?

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1 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat January 5, 2011 at 8:36 am

I’m loving my Green Monster that I’m drinking right now, the fact that it’s a short week for me because I had Monday off, and my spin class participants that put me in an awesome mood this morning. Have a great day Meghann! :)
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2 Jessi @ naptime diaries January 5, 2011 at 8:39 am

Loving pumpkin oats on a lazy morning while my kids watch Dora:)

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3 megan @ blackberries for jam January 5, 2011 at 8:40 am

I’m loving slow breakfasts and watching the lightly-falling snow outside. And drinking tea at regular intervals throughout the day. I can’t get enough!
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4 kristy @ kristyruns.com January 5, 2011 at 8:43 am

Definitely several awesome things! Those waffles look soooo good!

I’m loving my cherry & chocolate overnight oats in a jar! Mmmmmmmm! :)
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5 Katy (The Singing Runner) January 5, 2011 at 8:48 am

Ummmm… well I’m trying hard to find something to love this morning…. the weather is AWFUL here in Jacksonville (overcast and cold), I start my classes for the semester in (10!) minutes, and I’m having a bad hair day…. hmmm
Oh, I know something that I am loving…. Disney Half- Marathon on Saturday! :D
Guess the other stuff isn’t so bad!
Have a great day!!!!
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6 Kaitlin January 5, 2011 at 8:50 am

Maddie is adorable as usual :)

I’m loving weather above 20 degrees, Justin’s chocolate pb in my yogurt/oats and getting excited for the first day of classes this morning@
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7 Kim @ girlevolving January 5, 2011 at 8:59 am

Funny – I did a very very similar post this morning!
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8 Natalie @ Will Jog For Food January 5, 2011 at 8:59 am

I love that I finally feel my holiday bloat going away!

I love that there was no traffic.

I love that today if my day off from working out :)
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9 Amanda (Eating Up) January 5, 2011 at 9:01 am

I’m loving my last quarter in school. I’m trying to enjoy every second!
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10 Ann January 5, 2011 at 9:05 am

Good post! I’m loving my overnight oats in my new bowl from Anthropologie, the few weeks of freedom I have left until I go back to school, my dog Rose and the fact that I have to go meet my friend at the gym in 20 minutes for a good work-out!
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11 Dori January 5, 2011 at 9:05 am

I am loving my awesome workouts this week and the oatmeal I am eating right now! Also, my brother’s dog who I might get to see in Feb!
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12 Ali @ Ali on the Run January 5, 2011 at 9:05 am

Great list! I loved seeing the sunrise this morning over the river during my morning run.

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13 CMae January 5, 2011 at 9:12 am

I’m loving the last little bit of my Candy Cane Lane tea! And I’m loving that I’ve got a lunch date with friends in four short hours.
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14 Erica January 5, 2011 at 9:16 am

My curling iron just broke too! I need a new one. Glad you like yours :) Beautiful breakfast. <3 the puppers. And I wish it would warm back up in SC. I need at least 60's ;) Enjoy your day
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15 Alicia January 5, 2011 at 9:28 am

I’m loving that I declared today Jack Johnson day on Pandora :) Something to help me get through this cold snowy day in Cleveland.

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16 Hope January 5, 2011 at 9:30 am

Those waffles look amazing! I’m loving that it’s already Wednesday and I that I get a free hot breakfast at work on Friday :)
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17 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday January 5, 2011 at 9:30 am

Man, I haven’t seen a curling iron in ages.

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18 Jess January 5, 2011 at 9:34 am

I am loving the fact that my cold feels much better today, I had a very pleasant workout and my coffee turned out extra delicious for no reason at all :-)

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19 Heather @ Side of Sneakers January 5, 2011 at 9:41 am

I’m loving that I just registered for my 2nd 24 hour bike ride!! :)
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20 Ashley January 5, 2011 at 9:47 am

I’m loving a book I finally get to read and a pumpkin pie spice clif bar
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21 sweeter salt January 5, 2011 at 9:49 am

I love that your brother got you a curling iron! Currently I’m loving my cast iron grill pan (a gift from my brother) and my ice cream maker (a gift from my sister-in-law, yum homemade froyo!).

Laura
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22 Nikki T January 5, 2011 at 9:52 am

Lovin’ my McD’s coffee…mmmm!
And the fact that in 4 days I will be on a plane to Orlando!! :)

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23 Marisa January 5, 2011 at 9:57 am

I am loving the picture of Maddie! :) And that I leave on a long vacation starting in LA and ending with my first half marathon ever in Phoenix!!!!

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24 rebecca lustig January 5, 2011 at 9:57 am

loving the SUN. i need to shine all week– gonna need some sort of energy booster (in addition to my usual coffee consumption of course) :)
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25 Kelly January 5, 2011 at 10:03 am

Umm, the fact that it’s Wednesday? Happy hour tonight with friends?
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26 Gabby (Quest for Delicious) January 5, 2011 at 10:13 am

I’m loving the fact that two of my best friends are visiting from out of town!

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27 Matt @ The Kitchen of a Runner January 5, 2011 at 10:23 am

I am loving panaches, burgers, and running ;)
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28 Mimi January 5, 2011 at 10:26 am

I’m loving winter break right now. I’m certainly keeping busy with other things, so it’s nice not to have to worry about school!
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29 Emily @ Write Twenty Eleven January 5, 2011 at 10:32 am

Carrot cake waffles? Yes please! Could you use the recipe for pancakes, too?
Congrats on signing up for the ING Miami Marathon!

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30 Whitney January 5, 2011 at 10:56 am

Way off topic but, it’s office “food day” tomorrow….What can I make that’s healthy??? Help!!! :)

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31 Whitney January 5, 2011 at 10:59 am

Way off topic but, it’s office “food day” tomorrow….What can I make that’s healthy??? Help!!! :)
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32 Shanna, like Banana January 5, 2011 at 11:24 am

I’m loving savoring my maple nut coffee all morning.

I’m loving crips mornings and warm sheets.

I’m loving that it’s already Wed!

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33 Sara January 5, 2011 at 11:35 am

ahh i need to make peace with my curling iron again! i loveee the way it looks but im so lazy :)
xoxo
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34 Kacy January 5, 2011 at 11:42 am

I’m loving water right now. I have been having a hard time hydrating lately because it’s been so cold but I can’t get enough this morning. Oh and the new dress I’m wearing today that I got on sale :)
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35 Chelsea @ Strawberry Sweat January 5, 2011 at 11:48 am

One word: TEA! I was on vacation for the past couple days, and I really missed being able to get a hot cup of tea whenever I wanted.
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36 Kristen January 5, 2011 at 11:50 am

I’m doing the Miami Marathon, too, and yea, their social media/marketing/PR really sucks. I think I’ve received like 2 emails total, and I’m not even wasting my time following them on Twitter. Kind of a bummer, that race has a lot of potential!
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37 Jess (Daly Authenticity) January 5, 2011 at 11:53 am

To be honest, I am really loving the fact that I can work out again, after being on crutches for almost 5 weeks due to a torn hip muscle. There is nothing like getting a good sweat session in, I know you can agree Meghann!

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38 Michelle January 5, 2011 at 12:11 pm

I’m loving the banana/chocolate chip pancakes my husband made for me after my 4-mile run. And I’m loving that my hubs has a job interview today in his DREAM industry! Think good thoughts!!!

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39 Maryann January 5, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Im loving leisurely mornings since im still on winter break :)
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40 Ali January 5, 2011 at 12:39 pm

This post reminded me that I really need a curling iron! I’m loving my new Chi hair straightener and all of the new binders I just bought to get organized for my 2nd semester of grad school. Such a nerd :)
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41 Katie January 5, 2011 at 12:44 pm

Goat’s milk yogurt mixed with PB2, the Buckeyes winning last night, and my husband!

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42 Aron January 5, 2011 at 12:46 pm

That is the sweetest pic of Maddie <3 SO fun about the half!!! I think pacing people is one of the most fun/rewarding experiences :)
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43 Allie January 5, 2011 at 1:09 pm

I’m loving being on break for a few more days… I’m loving seeing pictures of Maddie!! She is so cute :)
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44 Christin@purplebirdblog January 5, 2011 at 1:17 pm

I sure do love that Maddie face!! Cuuuute!
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45 Teresa @ Teresa Tastes & Travels January 5, 2011 at 1:46 pm

I’m loving this post–and that delicious doggy! So cool that you’re running with your bro. That’s awesome!

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46 Sarah (Sarah Learns) January 5, 2011 at 1:53 pm

i’m loving your big announcement!! so happy for you!
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47 Cynthia January 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm

I am loving the book Hunger Games. It is awesome!
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48 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) January 5, 2011 at 3:39 pm

I love that your brother gave you a curling iron!
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49 Satrijoe January 5, 2011 at 3:44 pm

I stumbled into your blog when I was checking your tips for the Disney marathon.

Realized a couple of coincidences: My debut in marathons was planned for the Palm Beaches Marathon (your sub-4h one) but I thought I was not ready so I postponed it to the Miami Marathon (which you will be running too – the half I know).

So maybe I will see you there.

Good luck with your new endeavors. Lots of changes in 2011, huh!

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50 BroccoliHut January 5, 2011 at 8:20 pm

I am loving hot baths after long runs and any song by Ke$ha. I’m just being honest:)
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51 Kim January 5, 2011 at 8:50 pm

Maddie is the most gorgeous little thing…. ahhhhh!!! :)

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52 Lacey @ Lake Life January 5, 2011 at 9:52 pm

I’m loving that I decided to move my Wii to the bedroom so I can watch streaming Netflix before bed. Now if only Glee was available instantly…
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53 Nikki January 8, 2011 at 10:12 am

I got that same curling iron for Christmas! I haven’t used it yet, though.

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