2012-12-02_16-34-49_882 2012-12-04_10-39-06_799

Hey guys! Sorry it’s been a while. It’s been kinda crazy over here the last few days with a sick boy and trying to gather paperwork for our short sale. So today we’re just hanging out in our jammies trying to get better and trying not to get sick. Jack has had a fever for 4 days now. A really high fever. I don’t know how high since I don’t have a thermometer but it’s really freaking high. I took him to the doctor and he just has a virus. So that’s good news. Hope he’ll start feeling better soon. Just today he started getting a cough. 😦 Okay, but you have to see this video. Even when Jack is sick he is still so silly.

Love him.

Haven’t been able to go running this week and use my new app called RunKeeper. I got it last week and have been dying to use it. It is really awesome and if you run or are thinking about running you should get this app. It gives you detailed stats about your pace, distance, time and calories burned, you can view a detailed history of your runs, it also gives you detailed plans to help you achieve specific fitness goals. Like my goal is to be able to run a 10k by April. There are so many other things it does. It got me excited about running again cause I started to loose interest. Hopefully I’ll be able to use it soon.

Although I haven’t been running, I have been able to go to CrossFit this week. Gabe has been staying home with Jack and I have been taking Evy to the gym. The workouts have been great this week and I have been completely sore. Love it. I was starting to get sad about my progress in CrossFit because I am still always the last one to finish and I use the lowest weight compared to others. But one of the coaches said to me the other day “it’s about your personal best and not comparing to other people in the class.” And I thought about where I’ve come from since starting CrossFit and I have made quite a bit of progress but I also realized that I need to push myself just a bit more. So, I have really been challenging myself this week and upping the weight quite a bit Β and I’ve been surprised with what I’ve been able to accomplish. I’m still the last one finished but I don’t care, I’m progressing. πŸ™‚ And for those who are on the fence about trying CrossFit, just do it! I’ve never ever in my entire life done anything physical. Never played sports, never ran, never danced (except when I was little), I’ve never been excited about going to the gym or working out. It was always a dreaded task. But once I found CrossFit, I now enjoy going to the gym so much and enjoy working out. I get sad when I can’t go. So just do it!

Dinner for Monday was a chicken soup, but I made it with chicken thighs and the soup turned out really greasy. It was really really tasty but greasy and it’s kinda not that enjoyable eating super greasy soup. I would probably suggest just using chicken breast. It included 8 chicken thighs, 6 carrots, 3 celery, 1 medium onion, 3 cloves of garlic, a few cups of water, some fresh thyme and rosemary, salt and pepper. Left it in the crockpot for 8 hours. The flavor in the soup was awesome and it was soooo simple but using chicken breasts next time for sure. πŸ™‚

Last nights dinner was suppose to be turkey burgers. I’ve attempted to make turkey burgers the last few weeks but something always happens and they are never made. Gabe decided to cook last night while I was at the gym. Which was very very nice. He made a ground turkey dish that included ground turkey, carrots, sweet potatoes, zucchini, and some broth from the chicken soup. It came out amazing! I need to start taking pictures of these dishes but I am terrible at taking pictures and I hate unappetizing looking food on blogs so I’ve been trying to stay about from that. HAHA.

Well, we’re gonna have leftovers tonight and I’ll probably make a pizza tomorrow cause I really want pizza!! πŸ™‚

Please continue to pray for my Pastor’s wife who is battling cancer and for the family as well. 😦

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4