Thursday, November 19, 2009

Can You Hold The Door?

I have this neighbor in my building who is such a piece of sh*t! He is soooo rude and inconsiderate…whenever he is coming in the building or leaving, he NEVER EVER holds the door. He never smiles or say hi, he is just so FO! And the sucky thing is that we have things in common. The other day he was walking in and was carrying a Kettlebell and I was impressed/excited to see someone who is also active in my building but too bad it’s this Dark Cloud. I am assuming that he is just a miserable soul and has nothing to do with me so this post is dedicated to him “May the light in me, Salute the light in you” Namaste.

Moving on to greener pastures aka my Green Monster =). I continued the challenge and had another GM for Lunch ayer with

  • Spinach
  • 1/2 a Banana
  • 1/2 a Kashi Packet
  • 1 tbsp of PB
  • 1 scoop of Chocolate LMM
  • Splenda


For din din I baked an Apple with Cinnamon, Pumpkin Spice, and Splenda and paired it with one Morningstar Farms Chicken Tender.


And Campbell’s Butternut Squash Soup (I love this)




And as always my “cookie dough” for Dessert. I may have had 1 or more servings of this….don’t judge lol


I skipped a second workout ayer because my lower body was sore and just got some rest. I have to remind myself that rest is crucial.

This morning I did 50 minutes with my Wii Fit and burned 419 Calories in 50 minutes. Someone asked me if you really get a good workout with the Wii Step and honestly it’s like anything else you do. You can ride a bike at the gym in a turtle’s pace OR you can go to a Spin Class and burn a ridiculous amount of calories. It is not the machine that sets the tone of your workout, it is YOU and what YOU put into it. So yea I can go up and down the board like an 80 year old granny or I can haul ass and run up and down like a maniac (insert 80’s Flash Dance song here)

For Breakfast this morning I had a Banana with PB and my usual coffee


I hope you guys are getting updates!!! I don’t want to lose any of my readers.

Have a great day, and in the words of Biggest Loser “what have you done today to make you feel proud"?”



  1. Nothing yet! But I plan on leaving work early to get some me time and do zumba!

  2. Haha! OMG, most of the people in my complex are like that. I moved here pretty recently and everyone seems pretty tight-knit and whenever I say good morning or something, I get greeted by DEATH stares. Where's the neighbourly love?! Ack.

    Today I made myself proud by eating a decent amount. I am ignoring the fact that part of that included an entire squash and now I have a squash baby.

  3. Love the new look. After I read a "NYC girl trying to find her Zen", I started to read you latest post, and I was thinking, what happened to this girl's Zen. And then I got to the end of the paragraph and was relieved that you dedicated the post to the rude neighbor :) All you can do is be kind and friendly to him, and eventually this will be returned, whether it's from him or someone else.

    Lovin' the Green Monsters!

  4. He does sound miserable, couldn't have anything to do with you! I see people like that all the time, but I still smile and say hi ;-)

  5. Nothing :(...I actually called in sick today...although I'm not really - I just can't face the thought of going in there - my mind is all confused and mixed up . I just feel stressed with doing yoga again this weekend and hoping it's the right thing and unhappy with my job...and just want to sleep and eat and be so lazy. God i feel horrible . And it's only Thursday, so tommorow is going to be such a long day and work and then training in the evening (although that's 'relaxing' ). I think I'm just 'afraid' of it more than anything...anyways, i feel horrible but might actually just go to a movie to forget about things and try to relax :( hope your day is better girl :/

  6. I had my green drink for breakfast!! Yea!! and I did the 30 day shred! Woo hoo ...

  7. I LOVE the new look of your blog! It's looks great :)

    We would never judge you for eating ANYTHING, come on, we're foodies!

    Today I have been really good at keeping on target with my daily schedule, which makes me VERY proud!

  8. I'm so glad you asked because im really proud of myself for doing this:
    I ordered lunch, ate exactly half and told the waitress to wrap the last half up. I feel great and now i have dinner ready to go!

    mmmm sushi for lunch and dinner!
    I want that cookie dough!

  9. I hate rude people-especially those who don't hold doors! In the words of Stephanie Tanner-how rude! lol

  10. thank you so much for all the great comments and regards to my new lay out...I was bored and needed a change to go with the new domain

    EML, chickie you don't sound good, I am happy you took the day off. We all need a personal mental health is crucial! If you don't want to do the Yoga class anymore, I honestly think you should stop. You have been battling with this for quite some time and you should be enjoying it and not dreading it. We already have to do things we don't want to, why add one more to your plate? Just stay positive chickie =)

    Dawn, yay you! you are totally kicking butt today!

    Ellie, great job honey =)

    Sarah, kill them with kindness lol

    FFF, I try to spread positive energy even to those who don't deserve HIM lol

    Mo, great job chickie! that takes a lot of will power lol...I think you will love the "cookie dough"

  11. ughh i really have no patience for rude people. At the gym I work at tehre is this one guy who alwatys comes in and never says 'how are you' or anything he just screams "YEAH??" as if it is a question...what am I supposed to say to taht?! ughh it really frustrates me!!

    anyways, your smoothie looks great! I have that same container!!

  12. LOL today I did the 30 day shred video. Totally made me proud!

  13. i did not kill any of the children today while teaching, pretty proud of that!

  14. I made it through my boring training! That is about it though...long and crappy day :-/

    And what a jerk! Don't let him get you down! Love what you said about how "its all what you put into it." So true!!

    Love the new site!

  15. Wow I like the changes, nice work Mari...

  16. People are so weird. Don't let that guy bother you. He seems like he's just not worth your (or anyone's) time.

    Love the baked apple with the chicken! I have been obsessed with baked apples yesterday. Best dessert ever.

    I am proud of myself every day that I make good choices. Self control is key.

  17. You are right on! Its all about what you put into it!

    My neighbors are obnoxiously rude also. There are only 20 apts. in my building and you'd think people could say "hello" when I great them.


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