February 2012

WIAW + Out of the Ordinary

by Jillian on February 29, 2012 · 16 comments

Today, I did some things that were really out of the ordinary. 1. After doing an upper body strength training workout, I gave this new rope toy at our gym a try. Joe and each pulled down on the rope for 2 minutes, 2 times. It literally works your entire upper body and I felt […]


I have been craving a black bean sauce since it was on one of the special dishes at the restaurant on Saturday night. I decided to try making my own at home. Since I am leaving town in a few days, I wanted to use up some things I had on hand: brown rice and […]


Monday Musings

by Jillian on February 27, 2012 · 8 comments

Well hello there! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. When I don’t post for a day or two, a bunch of thoughts build up. Sometimes I feel like I restrict myself as to what I let myself write on here. I’m trying to get out of that habit, so here goes for a […]


Walking Incline Intervals & Warm Bloobs

by Jillian on February 24, 2012 · 14 comments

I just can’t shake this sickness. I don’t understand. I don’t know if it’s allergies because it’s non-stop and has been on and off since the beginning of February, or if it’s me adjusting to a new work environment and being around a lot of people. In any event, it’s just annoying. I hate sore […]


My First WIAW {What I Ate Wednesday}

by Jillian on February 22, 2012 · 12 comments

I’m about to do something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time. Yes, that’s right! I’m jumping on the bandwagon. If you’re not on it, go read about it on Jen’s blog, Peas and Crayons! I decided to take on the veggie challenge. Let’s start with yesterday’s lunch, shall we? I had leftover […]


Progressive Long Run & Repetitive Eats

by Jillian on February 21, 2012 · 11 comments

I’ve been eating the same food now for weeks. Are you sick of seeing sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, white beans, and brown rice? I’m not sick of tasting it, so get used to it! Last night’s dinner was inspired by “I still have brown rice in the cabinet” and “I just bought fresh produce”. I […]