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Caught in the act

by Meghann on February 14, 2012

Pinterest Fail :(


Really, this one was my fault. The avocado wasn’t ripe enough and it just went downhill from there.

Here was my original inspiration.

It sounded easy enough:

  • Cut avocado in half
  • Remove nut
  • Add egg
  • Bake at 350 for 5-10 minutes


But, yeah, the under-ripened avocado mixed with a wobbly yolk that decided to spill over the edge was not a good combination.


Oh, well. I’m sure I’ll try it again. I’m not ready to give up that easily. :)

Lunch ended up just being a bunch of leftovers instead.


The last slice of cauliflower pizza


Edamame (plus about 15 – 20 more that I couldn’t stop snacking on while trying to figure the egg-in-avocado out.)


And cheese stick


It worked. :)

Race Photos

The official race photos for the Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Pete 1/2 Marathon were released yesterday. The official photos are the best because every runner has this mental image of what we *think* we look like out on the course – strong, lean, perfect posture, big smile (HA!) – and then we get our photos and realize it’s more like this.

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Oh, yes. That’s what a real runner looks like – all squished and hanging on for dear life. At least, that’s what this runner looks like. ;)

In all fairness, there are runners out there who take amazing race photos and I bow down to each and everyone of them. There were even a few from this race’s batch that weren’t terrible, but it’s the hilarious ones that are always my favorites.

Like getting caught taking photos on the pier

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or playing grab-sy with my shirt

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or adjusting my earbud

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or giving it my all at the finish line

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So. Close. Must. Push. Harder.

Those are the photos that tell the real story of the race.

It’s not always smiles and thumbs up – though I do have a couple of those too…

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It’s hard work, funny faces, and not giving a care in the world what you look like when you cross that finish line – only that you DO cross that finish line. That’s the most important part after all. :)

Oh, and can we talk about how many photographers were out on that course? Probably the most I’ve seen at any race. I will give kudos to Rock ‘n’ Roll for that much.

And I have to give a shout out to my friend Callie for having the cutest race photo ever.

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Adorable! I love her smile. And her beanie over her visor. It’s the best. :)

Speaking of Callie (and everyone else who ran St. Pete on Sunday!) here’s a round-up of race day posts from my fellow bloggers who kicked booty in the half. Check them out! :)

If you ran the race please leave a link in the comments and I’ll add it to the post!

What’s the best things you were ‘caught’ doing in a race photo?

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