Tuesday, January 26, 2010


That is exactly how I felt this morning…but before we talk about that, let’s do a little recap.

Eats and Workouts

My Sunday Dinner was inspired by Mo’s Recipe for Korean Tofu. I mixed together Chopped Onions, Minced Garlic, Sesame Teriyaki Sauce, Red Pepper Flakes, Szechuan Chili Paste, and a splash of water. I topped a piece of Tofu with this mixture and baked it in the oven for about 20 minutes at 350. I paired it with Kale Chips sprayed with Pam, Salt, and Grated Parm. This was a really good recipe but next time I have to make it HOTTER!




On Monday morning I had Kashi Oatmeal with PB, 1/2 a Banana, and my usual Café con Leche for breakfast.


I left work early for a doctor’s appointment but first I came home for a quick workout; I did 40 minutes of Jillian’s Boost Your Metabolism and burned 365 Calories. For Lunch I made a Quesadilla with 1 Tortilla, 2% Mexican Blend Cheese, Reduced Fat Sour cream, and Salsa.


After my doctor’s appointment, I went to train my client and burned an additional 247 Calories.

After my session, I went to my friends house for din din. We picked up food from Goody’s and I had the Goat Roti.

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After din din, I did another “workout”…YES People the drought is officially OVER! Thank you Jesus!



As I mentioned before, I took some time off from work so that I can use my vacation days before D Day. The plan for today was to go to the gym early with my sister and then do some shopping. But that is not what happened.

I decided to have a Banana before heading to the gym.


I then got ready and headed out to pick up my sister…I walked to where my car was parked but another car was there… “this IS where I parked it” ((((looking around the block and no sign of my car))))) and then it hit me, DADDY! if you are a loyal reader of Namaste Mari, you know that my dad is known for not paying his parking tickets and since my car is registered under his name; they usually take MY car. I called my dad and asked him if he had any outstanding tickets…noooooo I don’t. Are you sure???? Yes I am positive. Hmmm not so much! he had 4 tickets, all for expired meters! so basically 1 dollar in quarters turned into 702 DOLLARS. And it’s not that my dad does not have the money to pay these tickets, he is just very forgetful when it comes to it and I am usually the one that has to deal with the consequences. Now you see why the title of the post is FML…

Instead of getting to the gym at 10am, we got there at 1! I hopped on the treadmill and started Day 2 of Week 2 of C25K and then it hit me “SHIT I forgot to put the paper on the car to prove that we paid off the tickets so they don’t tow me again” I hopped of the treadmill and RAN to my car. I then came back and completed the run and then did legs and arms with my sister and burned 497 Calories in an hour.

We then picked up my niece from school and got some Subway for Lunch; I had a 6 inch Honey 9 Grain Sub with 3 slices of Pepperoni, 3 Slices of Salami, 3 Slices of Swiss, Olives, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Peppers, Sweet Onion Dressing, and Chipotle Dressing.


After lunch, we headed to do some shopping but first I got the crap scared out of me! You guys alllllll know that I am scared of birds and this is what I was greeted with…

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My niece and I ran back around the corner so fast and waited for my mom. There must have been over 100 birds flying around and making so much noise…I thought I was in an Alfred Hitchcock movie. They also left a few treats on my car and I had to get it washed on my way home…damn you birds…damn you.

We went to Old Navy first and this was a great time for a photo op…


I picked up a couple of shirts from Old Navy and then we headed to Tar-Jay and I finally got some Luna bars! And dried fruit. I can’t wait to try these bars =)


When I finally got home, I did Jillian’s Wii Game which focused on Lower Body and I burned another 340 Calories in 35 minutes. This is my last week of my Jillian Challenge AND I only missed one day so far =)

For din din I had Oikos Honey Yogurt with 1 tbsp of PB of PB and Dried Fruit.

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I have so many blogs to catch up on…Have a great night!


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