Hello! I hope you all had a great weekend. Ours was very low key… or, I should say mine was. Scott, on the other hand, was pretty flipping busy.
Between Friday night to Sunday night, he had a dunk show, two Pistons home games, and practices to keep him occupied for the majority of the weekend. I was sad that I wasn’t able to spend much time with him, but I really did need to dive into some projects and catch up on life. It was kind of nice to have the excuse for some solo time.
Understanding this, Scott wasn’t bothered by me missing the games, and I deemed this my “catch up and prepare” weekend. Friday night started with a trip back to the gym to take a small group strength training class. It kicked my booty (just as I expected it to) and I spent around fifteen minutes foam rolling and stretching afterwards.
I took a hot bath when I got home and felt like a million bucks. You guys should all try that combo: strength training, stretching, soaking. Trust me!
Scott got home as soon as I put sweatpants on and asked if I wanted to go to dinner. Sure… in my sweat pants. Don’t judge me. We kept it casual and drove over to a nearby Italian spot called East Side Mario’s.
Both Scott and I had a craving for pasta and shared a ton of food!
He ordered his own pasta dish, so we both had plenty to take home.
Scott left for work around lunch time on Saturday, and I didn’t see him again until late that night. I had one huge goal for my day, and that was to create and organize my own personal training folder.
I needed a system of organization for all of the templates and documents I have acquired at the gym over the past week, so I put my love for office supplies to use and gave them all a category and place to call home. I know… #dorkalert
Since I took my CPT test close to two months ago, I know I could use some brushing up on formulas, terms, fitness testing procedures, and anatomy.
It took about three hours, and I made copies of specific pages from my NASM book, my anatomy coloring book, and also created my own word document filled with information I could easily need and reference down the road. It was very time consuming, but well worth it.
Plus, I got to hang on the floor and play with this guy…
He’s a great
distraction working buddy.
I spent the rest of my Saturday night finishing up the Christmas decorations and cleaning the house. I know, I know… so glamorous. I’m getting old. It’s fine.
Scott let me know he would be on his way home around 11 p.m. (they went into overtime!) and I knew he would be hungry. I kept snacking throughout the night to hold me over and heated up our pasta leftovers (with the addition of marinara sauce) for dinner as soon as he walked in the door.
Pre-made Italian + Shark Tank sounds like a fantastic Saturday night to me.
Sunday wasn’t much different! Scott left for work in the morning and I streamed our normal church service online. I caught up on a lot of emails, projects, and spent a lot of my day working on the new site. (Ahhh! I am excited for the progress and really can’t wait for it to be done!)
I left the house mid-afternoon to grab groceries and randomly got the urge to get some Christmas shopping done.
That pretty much consumed the rest of my day. It happens.
I returned home around sunset on a mission to make a new soup recipe!
It’s a hearty Italian tortellini soup that I will be sure to share with you tomorrow. It’s hearty, healthy, and so, so good!
I spent the rest of my night wrapping presents, working on the new site (again), prepping posts for the week, and watching all the Christmas and Toy Story movies in the background.
I feel super lame for barely leaving the house this weekend, but I also feel very pleased with my productivity. I got a lot done, y’all. Don’t you just need weekends like this every once in a while?
Scott and I have two holiday parties to attend tonight, so I am looking forward to spending some time (outside of sweat pants) with him later on.
I better run. See you back later this afternoon with a post all about getting Z’s. Happy Monday!
Questions of the Morning
• Any holiday parties on your radar?
• What are you wearing?
(Going for the ugly Christmas sweater and Santa hat, or keeping it dressy with the classic holiday party attire?)