Work out tip Wednesday: You up for the Challenge?

Last night hubby and I went over to the Heppinstal’s to play some games for my dear friend Teracita’s Birthday! Let me tell you a little about my friend Teracita, she is one of the most kind and generous people you will ever meet. She is always smiling and laughing every time I hang out with her, she’s one of those people that you just love to be around all the time! I am so blessed that we are starting to hang out more and continuing to build our friendship!

Here are some pics from the nights festivities:

Dinner: Veggie Pizza I had two slices. I came to the party right after kickboxing so I was STARVED (not the best idea I should have had a snack first)!

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Friends: we played this Pictionary telephone game that was hilarious! Check out one of the pictures someone drew for the phrase Born in America.

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Teracita and I

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Dessert: the warmest gooiest brownie I have ever had!

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I also got a fun package in the mail yesterday, but I will have to wait to show you later…. I know the suspense is killing you!


This morning I remembered that I had bought something this weekend to cook for breakfast and hadn’t tried it yet. Since today is my OFF DAY, I decide to bust it out. This is for all you Latin food lovers out there!!! When I was a kid we use to eat Charizo for breakfast all the time, and it was so yummy, but so fattening. But when your a kid who cares. Well I had given it up as an adult until NOW!

Introducing Melissa’s Soyrizo!!! Melissa’s Soyrizo is actually an all natural, pure vegetable product, yet incredibly similar to chorizo in many ways.

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I made myself a Soyrizo and egg burrito with one egg and a little Colby jack cheese. With a fresh picked orange from the tree in the backyard, and a cup of Hubbys coffee. I wish I had salsa but we were all out!!! This stuff taste just like the real thing, it was perfect! Has anybody else tried this???

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Have you been challenged lately? Have you REALLY been challenged? Well, I have, and that’s because of some wonderful people out there who are putting the challenges on! My tip for today is all about joining a challenge, not to win a prize, of course that would be nice, or to start one of your own, to do it for yourself!

In that past couple months I have done two challenges, the POTM, and the HBBC. Both challenges made me push myself . The POTM, Pile on the Miles Challenge, helped me run more to stay in shape and burn fat through Thanksgving. The HBBC Holiday Bootie Buster Challenge, helped me to get off my butt everyday and do SOMETHING through the Holidays. Both challenges helped me to track my workouts which was fun and exciting, it was great to see how I did over the span of thirty days.

Today, I am joining RuntoFinishe’s Sexy Sick Pack Ab Challenge! Amanda is so great to be putting on another challenge, she truly is an inspiration to me. I need some strong abs as a runner and what better way to get them them to be held accountable by other to push myself. I am going to be doing Jillian’s 30 Day Shred video for 30 days, the goal is to getting a STONGER CORE! I will keep you all posted.

What’s the last challenge you did, and how did it help you with your fitness goals? Are you going to join or start a challenge?


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