Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Running, Eating and Shopping

Posted by Anonymous

Yesterday, I got my first run in since last Wednesday.


Foot felt pretty good but my right hammy was still quite sore. I did some good stretching post run and massaged it off and on throughout the night last night. This morning my foot felt tight and my hammy felt a little better. I guess it is a back and forth game right now. Hopefully both cooperate for Race Day on Sunday.

So, for today, that is all the running I have to talk about. What do I do when I don’t talk about running? Talk about food and shopping of course.

I love fruit smoothies and once the nicer weather arrives, that will be my breakfast every morning. I have never really been into the whole fruit/veggie smoothie combo thing but last week, I came across a frozen fruit/veggie combo in a bag that you can make yourself at home. The bag said you can make 3 smoothies out of the bag and it was $4 (way better than the $5-$7 for 1 that they go for at the smoothie bars), so I snagged one up. I gave it a try yesterday.


The instructions say to mix it with milk or juice. I tried it with this Slim Tropical Mango juice and it was quite delish!


I have also been enjoying some chili, crackers & hummus, and my new favorite fruit-mangos. Up until about 2 weeks ago, I have gone my whole life thinking I hated mangos. Not so true anymore.


I did a little shopping on the weekend. I made a rule for myself when I moved last Fall. For every new piece of clothing I add to my closet, something must go. I simply do not have the room, like I used to, for excess clothes. Well, I seem to have forgotten that rule. So after my shopping on the weekend, I decided it was now time to go through my closet and start sticking to my rule.


2 garbage bags full later (I will donate to a Used Clothing Store), my closet now has room!

What has been your fruit of choice lately?

How often do you purge your closet?


  1. I try to do a yearly purge - actually when I switch my winter/summer stuff around so I guess it's 2x a year. Shoes are my weakness - I hate getting rid of any ever!!!

  2. Heidi @ www.idlehide.comMarch 26, 2014 at 10:27 AM

    hmmm, that's an interesting bag of fruit/veggies. Veggies are surprisingly easy to sneak into smoothies, as long as you don't mind the green shade;) Sounds weird, but I have back luck with creating smoothies...they never taste good so I leave it to Kenny to make them;)

    Nice shopping spree! I'm definitely due for one!

  3. Christine@ Apple of My EyeMarch 26, 2014 at 10:57 AM

    Mhmm that smoothie looks delicious! And I really like your shopping rule. Clothes tend to pile up for my closet when I should really be clearing out the items I never wear anymore!

  4. Oh I really need to purge my closet! I love hummus - it's a weekly staple for me as well as smoothies! My favorite is one with strawberries, bananas, spinach and coconut almond milk!!

  5. You sounds so organized Kim! I could learn alot from you.

  6. It has been that green shade that has scared me off for so long!

  7. It tends to just catch up with us every once in awhile eh?!!

  8. Oh that sounds really good!

  9. Amy @ fitnessmeetsfrosting.comMarch 27, 2014 at 11:09 AM

    Haha I should have you talk to my boyfriend- he doesn't like mangoes!! Picking my favorite fruit right now is way too tough of a questions ;)

  10. Amy @ fitnessmeetsfrosting.comMarch 27, 2014 at 11:09 AM


  11. katie @ fromicecreamtomarathonMarch 27, 2014 at 3:38 PM

    That's funny about mango's! I tried one years ago and it wasn't ripe, so it was bitter and just disgusting. I thought that was just the normal flavor of them. I couldn't imagine how people could eat them!!
    Recently I decided to try them again, making sure to get a ripe one this time. And it was amazing. Now I love them!!

  12. I think that must be what happened to me too! I am happy you are a fellow mango lover!