Good evening! Sorry for the extremely late post, I was carving pumpkins with MeghannPresenting Jack (on the right) and Jackie (on the left)….

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And we made pumpkin seeds!  We did three different varieties (salty, sweet, and spicy).  Pictures and recipes coming tomorrow!

 

Before our Halloween festivities, Meghann and I went to the gym and did an INTENSE spin class and then a RELAXING yoga class.

 

Sping was super challenging and fun! I just love doing jumps on the bike and speed intervals.  Here are my statistics from spin:

 

  • Duration: 59 minutes
  • Average Heart Rate: 147  bpm
  • Maximum Heart Rate: 190 bpm
  • Calories Burned: 427

 

In between spin and yoga, I drank a Muscle Milk Light Cookies and Cream smoothie (1 scoop + water), which I brought in a little zip-a-loc baggie to the gym.

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And then we did a 1 hour power yoga class, which felt awesome, as usual….  I think one of my life goals is to be able to do Warrior 3 without falling over.

 

We came home and ate a quick dinner while carving pumpkins.  I had 1 cup brown rice, 1/2 a sweet potato, broc, and some leftover chicken.

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Other Eats of the Day

 

My two mid-day snacks consisted of yogurt + cereal

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And around 4 PM, I had two pieces of WW toast, some PB, and 1/2 a banana….

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And before spin and yoga, I had a glass of milk blended with 1/2 cup of frozen peaches…

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Good night! Sleep tight! šŸ™‚

{ 13 comments }

 

  • Anonymous October 23, 2008, 8:10 pm

    wow. that is an INTENSE two hour workout!! do you ever feel like you’re overdoing it? two hours is somewhat excessive… in my opinion

  • Allison October 23, 2008, 8:10 pm

    I’m excited for the pumpkin seed recipes!!!

  • amy. October 23, 2008, 8:13 pm

    awesome workout! cute pumpkins too šŸ™‚ i recently roasted pumpkin seeds with my friends, but just used salt. so im excited to see how you ‘spiced’ them up !!

  • Caitlin (see bride run) October 23, 2008, 8:20 pm

    anon – hi there! no, i don’t think today was intense at all, especially because the second hour was yoga… which is basically laying on the ground. šŸ™‚ plus, you’re talking to a woman who usually runs 25 – 30 miles on a week and just completed a half marathon! šŸ™‚ it was a great way to spend 2 hours with a friend (meghann) and i actually found it to be quite a relaxing work out. most of my daily work outs only last an hour or so.

  • magpie October 23, 2008, 8:59 pm

    I am so excited to carve pumpkins this weekend šŸ™‚ Yours are adorable!

  • *Andrea* October 23, 2008, 9:38 pm

    can’t wait to see the pumpkin seeds recipe! so fun! my roomies and i are carving ours this sunday so maybe we can make the seeds too šŸ™‚ yayyy so pumped. yoga and spinning sound like great workouts at your gym!

  • just me October 23, 2008, 11:06 pm

    i wish i had the talent to carve pumpkins!!! i’m so jealous!!

    and the pumpkin seeds sound great!

    have a great friday!

  • eatingbender October 23, 2008, 11:30 pm

    Yay for pumpkin carving with Meghann! And (from a few posts ago) GORGEOUS bridesmaid dress. I absolutely love the color and have never seen it in a wedding before so yours is just gonna be stand out spectacular :o)

  • glidingcalm October 24, 2008, 4:23 am

    haha nice pumpkins!!

    And I LOVE your bridesmaid dresses! Yellow is such a great color…and maybe someday when that day rolls around for me… I think yellow would be high on my list for a color scheme as well. CLASSY and fresh.

    Love the BBQ tofu sammy from earlier too….but you probably could have guessed that!

    HAPPY FRIDAY CAITLIN!

  • Sammie October 24, 2008, 4:47 am

    I have only made salty pumpkin seeds – I bet the sweet ones are yummy. Cute pumpkins!!!

  • Caitlin (see bride run) October 24, 2008, 4:51 am

    andrea – yay for pumpkin carving with roomies!

    just me – if by ‘Talent’ you mean almost stabbing myself in the arm 20 times, yes… I have pumpkin carving talent šŸ˜›

    gliding calm – thanks!! most people look nice in yellow, so it’s a good bridesmaid dress color choice!

  • VeggieGirl October 24, 2008, 4:52 am

    Love your eats, love your pumpkins… LUV YA!! :0)

  • Meg October 24, 2008, 5:36 am

    Sounds like you guys had fun. Love your handiwork!

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