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by Meghann on May 1, 2009

My Sister and I switched places this morning. Usually I am the one bounding out of bed and begging her to run with me, but this morning it was all about her. She jumped on my air mattress at 7:00am asking if I was going to join her, but after not going to sleep until 2:00am and an 18 miler planned for tomorrow I had to politelfully decline and watch her go out the door with out me.

I have to admit the runner in me was very jealous, but I knew it was the right thing to do for my body.

So instead of running I did the Yoga for Runners on My Mom and Aunt started for the first 5 minutes with me, then gave up and instead took pictures of me attempting the moves.


You like my sports bra and snowflake boxer short ensemble? ๐Ÿ˜‰

I then did Wigg’s Ab-solutely routine. Again, my Aunt started with me and then bailed halfway through. lol

I was very excited to hit up one of my favorite breakfast joints in Tallahassee this morning called Jenny’s Lunchbox.


Unfortunately it was another one of those instances when I was looking at the menu with different eyes. They offered no fruit salad what so ever or whole grain pancakes. Bummer.

I did the best I could do and ordered the Veggie Egg White Omelette with Home Fries and Dry Wheat Toast.


I ate all of the Omelette, 1/4 of the Home Fries and both pieces of toast. For not running in the morning, I was very hungry.

After breakfast we ran errands around town and I got a cute dress to wear tonight as well as my eyebrows waxed.

We have early dinner reservations, so just went with a light lunch. I had a small salad and a sliver of my sister’s spinach pizza from Momos.


Momos is known for pizza slices the size of your head. I used to practically live there back in college. Aww… memories! ๐Ÿ™‚

Now I must get dressed because its time for pictures, food and graduating. Yay!!!

1 Sharon May 1, 2009 at 11:51 am

Oh wow, super fun! And mmmm pizza! Have a blast today!

2 Ryane May 1, 2009 at 11:54 am

18?! Good luck!

3 Elina May 1, 2009 at 11:56 am

I hate when restaurants don’t offer healthier options. I always feel like I’m punishing myself eating a nasty salad or flavorless grilled chicken:( I think you did pretty well though ๐Ÿ™‚

4 Leah May 1, 2009 at 11:58 am

Enjoy the rest of your day!

Kudos to your aunt and mom for trying some of the yoga!
5 minutes is 5 minutes well spent!

5 runsarah May 1, 2009 at 12:00 pm

have fun at the graduation tonight!

6 Nicole May 1, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Have fun tonight!

7 Kristine May 1, 2009 at 12:12 pm

I totally agree with you about diners/breakfast food places not having healthy items! It is frustrating and I always feel like a fool asking for so many substitutions! In today’s society, they really should offer healthier options EVERYWHERE! Haha..wouldn’t that just be ideal?! ๐Ÿ™‚ Have fun tonight!

8 Mica May 1, 2009 at 12:15 pm

Love the graceful yoga pose in the hot morning ensemble. In fact, I think you should wear it to your sister’s graduation tonight. ๐Ÿ˜‰

9 Matt May 1, 2009 at 12:21 pm

Mmmm… Diner food!

10 Marissa May 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm

Love the shorts!

11 megan May 1, 2009 at 12:31 pm

i love rest days because they give me a great excuse not to go running. is that the wrong attitude?

12 Missy (Missy Maintains) May 1, 2009 at 12:53 pm

MMM your breakfast looks so good. So does that pizza! I am hungry now even though I just ate lunch!

13 runeatrepeat May 1, 2009 at 1:08 pm

I love when someone else gets a pizza so I can just have 1 slice ๐Ÿ™‚

14 biz319 May 1, 2009 at 1:11 pm

Glad you made it safe and sound – good luck to your sister tonight!!

15 Kristi @ Sweet Cheeks May 1, 2009 at 1:48 pm

Hope you have a great time tonight!

16 Amanda May 1, 2009 at 2:13 pm

Wow, 18 miles .. I guess that marathon is soon!! Way to be smart about your running ๐Ÿ™‚

17 rhodeygirl May 1, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Have I ever told you that I really love your blog? You have a very real approach to things and always share that which I love. And I love hearing stories about your life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Have so much fun tonight!

18 ksgoodeats May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm

Congrats to Kelly!! Have fun tonight!

19 Emily May 1, 2009 at 3:32 pm

you’ll def be happy tomorrow that you took it easy on yourself today!

have a great day! congrats to your sister!

20 weight and meditate May 1, 2009 at 3:51 pm

I feel you on the restaurants not offering the healthy stuff, but you did a good job anyways!

21 Amandaa May 1, 2009 at 4:04 pm

yay! new dresses are fun. as well as spinach pizza.

22 abbyhealthychic May 1, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Love Yoga for Runners! My roommate and I have the DVD and do it all the time in our apt. Good luck with the 18 miler!

23 Melissa S. May 1, 2009 at 4:17 pm

yay for graduation and congrats to kelly!!!! have a great time tonight!!!

24 JohannaB May 1, 2009 at 4:51 pm

I found your blog from Jenna’s blog and I’m really enjoying it. You did a great job on the food at the diner and I loved your yoga pose. I’m not even that advanced yet…

25 Melissa @ For the Love of Health May 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm

Good luck with 18 miler!! Awesome!
Breakfast looks amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚

26 homegirlcaneat May 1, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Man there is nothing worse then being forced to order something you don’t wanna order at a restaurant! But your creative self got around it and your brekky looks fab! Have fun today!!

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