Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Tomorrow is a day for family, being thankful, and let’s face it – lots of food!!
I finally used up my last Vue cup in my Keurig coffee maker and I am back to using regular k-cups now.
I was excited to try out the butterscotch coffee. It was very good – the perfect amount of flavor!
Yesterday morning, I didn’t go to the gym because Jacob had his first orthodontist appointment to get his braces tightened (I don’t miss those days!). The appointment went really fast and we were in and out of the office quickly.
We came home and Jaden and I decorated the fridge and worked on some snowman ornaments.
I loved how the ornaments turned out! We just put cotton balls into a clear ornament, added a face, and then hot glued on the pipe cleaner and pom poms to look like earmuffs.
In the afternoon, I had physical therapy. Since I ran four minutes on Sunday, I was able to run five minutes at physical therapy yesterday.
I have been trying to increase my speed a little bit but my physical therapist said that it would be better for me to work on endurance rather than speed. She said I can add two more minutes to my running time but not to worry about going fast.
I’m going to try to stick with about 5 mph as long as my hip feels okay and work on being able to run longer, not faster. I’ve noticed that the faster I run the more I feel it in my hip so I’m going to make sure to take it slow.
This morning for breakfast, I had apple cinnamon steel cut oats.
I saw these at the store over the weekend decided to given them a try. Thankfully, they were really good because they were buy one, get one free at the store so now I have twenty packets of oats.
I’m letting the kids sleep in a bit today because we’ve been getting up early the past few days and Jaden was so crabby all day yesterday. Once they wake up, I plan on going to the gym and then going to the store.
On Thanksgiving, we go to my grandparent’s house every year. On Friday, my mom, brother, sister-in-law, and niece come over to our house and I cook Thanksgiving dinner. So after the gym I need to get the rest of the food for Friday.
On the menu for Thanksgiving Friday:
- cheesy potato casserole
- corn casserole souffle
- cranberry sauce
- one baked potato for Jaden because he is obsessed
- pumpkin pie
I plan on making the potatoes and stuffing ahead of time so I can just pop them in the oven when the turkey comes out. Yum!
I have been eating so much more this past weekend and this week than usual. Holidays are always so hard because there’s so much delicious food everywhere. I am looking forward to getting back on track after this weekend.
Have a great day!
- What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Do you cook?