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Short Week

by Meghann on October 20, 2008

Another weekend has come to a close and another Monday is here. This Monday, however, does not bother me as much since it will only be a four day work week for me. J Friday I am packing up and heading to my old alma mater for some football action. Go Noles!! I can’t wait! Only four more days until I reliving my college days (minus the late night fried chicken runs).


This morning really was not that painful to get up and run this morning. I never had a chance to do one of my long runs this weekend, so my legs were craving some running attention! I did a nice easy run and time had allowed it I could have easily gone much, much farther!


Morning Stats:

Distance: 4.86 miles

Time: 50 mins 28 secs


I never had a chance to work my abs yesterday so after my run I buckled down on the floor and crammed in a 10 minute ab session.

o       50 Crunches (x2)

o       50 Reverse Crunches

o       50 Side Crunches (on each side)

o       25 Combination Crunches

o       50 Bicycles

o       50 Rope Climbs ( legs up in the air, lift shoulders, and act like you’re climbing a rope by putting one hand on top of the other as you reach up)


Breakfast this morning was quick and easy. I had my leftover Pumpkin Spice Muffin from my lunch at Mimi’s Cafe on Saturday and some fresh pineapple and grapes.


This muffin was just as great as the one I sampled on Saturday. I am so thrilled that I asked for it in a to-go box right away so I could enjoy it this morning.


I hope everyone had a great weekend and are ready for another work week!

1 caitlin October 20, 2008 at 8:55 am

im very jealous of your pain free run. my leg is killing me post-that 5 miler yesterday! 🙁

2 VeggieGirl October 20, 2008 at 8:59 am

Just a 4-day week for you??? Score!!! Enjoy 🙂

Great run, fabulous breakfast = you always start the day the same, fantastic way!! 😀

Happy Monday!!!!!

3 tryingtoheal October 20, 2008 at 9:15 am

ohhhh…i love anything at mimi’s cafe…i always get the sports omelette…or whatever it’s called. my dad always gets the muffins, but it’s always blueberry…i’ll tell him to try that one next time!

glad you had a nice run too! and yay for 4 day week!

4 Bobbi October 20, 2008 at 9:26 am

I tottaly forgot about Mimi’s, I need to get out more!! Sounds like you have a great weekend ahead:) Have a happy Monday!

5 Amy October 20, 2008 at 9:30 am

awesome workout & delicious looking muffin! yay for short weeks 😀

6 gina (fitnessista) October 20, 2008 at 9:32 am

what a great workout!
i havent had mimi’s in YEARS- i forgot about how delicious that place is!
hope you have a happy monday!

7 Megan October 20, 2008 at 9:37 am

Happy Monday! I will take some of the muffin! YUM!

8 Lori October 20, 2008 at 9:55 am

I love Mimi’s Cafe muffins. I can never seem to finish them with my meal though. I always save them for later too. Looks great! Have a good week!

9 Kristie October 20, 2008 at 11:06 am

Mm muffins, great way to start off the day. Especially paired with a nice long run! Have a great rest of the day and shortened week, woohoo

10 biz319 October 20, 2008 at 11:17 am

Lucky with a 4 day week – so does my daughter!

I haven’t made muffins in ages, now that the weather is cooling, I’ll have to make up a big batch.

Happy Monday!

11 Mel October 20, 2008 at 11:48 am

Lucky you with a four day week!

That pumpkin muffin looks yummy…

12 jenngirl October 20, 2008 at 12:22 pm

Great run! I’m jealous of your short week, college football games are the best! I know you’re excited 🙂

Yummmm pumpkin muffins….

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