Monday, January 9, 2012

Healthy Girl

This weekend was really all about getting back to a healthier place. The Holidays are so joyous and fun - so many outings with Friends and Family but tend to be laden with dinners out and flowing adult beverages (not that I'm complaining!). But I tend (well, really try!!!) to be healthy with my choices day-to-day. I do good all most of the year til about Turkey day, then I'm lax for a month - with no time like the present - I got back on that 'healthy' course.

I stayed away from the Boob Tube and read for hours. No literally, hours - I think I clocked near 7 total hours - 3.5 in bed on Saturday morning!!! I am currently engrossed in 'The Girl Who Played with Fire' - totally recommend it!

Stocked the house with more 'fresh' choices to snack on.

Made a batch of homemade granola (Shown over plain yogurt)- which by the way, so easy and soo good!!! You can see the whole recipe here.

And hit the gym hard! Boy was it rough - taking a break from going to the gym is always nice during that period but once I go back I always curse myself.

How were your weekends?

24 comments:

  1. I'm dreading going back to the gym. And back to university. And back to everything else that is not my homecountry.... :( That said, I really should pack now...

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  2. Very inspirational post. My goal is to drink more water this year, I am so bad about doing so.
    BTW, I have that same bowl but in white and I love it.

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  3. This is exactly my goal for this week! Looks healthy, refreshing and delicious!

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  4. I am jumping on that train today. I need to! Your granola looks delish!

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  5. It sounds like you had a really productive weekend. I need to get myself back into the gym, I have already conquered the "reading more" resolution! Granola..yumm

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  6. I went back to the gym too -- so necessary. That granola looks so good. Danielle's instagrams were drool-worthy.

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  7. I have been "detoxing" and running for about 2 weeks now, so I took the weekend off and went a little crazy ;/ But I am back in gear today!!

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  8. Looks like a very healthy weekend! I have the same running shoes - love 'em!

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  9. I feel like I was tremendously lazy other than my haircut and boozing with friends. I so need to get back on the health wagon. Just...so...lazy...haha.

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  10. Great post! I also have made a promise to myself to watch less tv & read more books! Especially in a bubble bath with a glass of wine ;) And I have the same fruit bowl!

    http://www.theprettyfactor.blogspot.com

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  11. I had a great weekend! I got a bunch of photos I need for yearbook at school and I ran a half marathon at Disney on Sunday morning! Overall very productive in that regard but then I was down for the count the rest of Sunday. Didn't get to do the normal grocery shopping, etc.

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  12. Okay, where to start. This is such a killer post! The Girl Who Played With Fire is a KILLER book, I thoroughly enjoyed it and am now in the middle of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. I want that same Ikea bowl for fruit too! Every time I go I look and think that! I need to make your homemade granola, it looks sooo yummy! And your Nike's are so rad!
    xoxo
    Lia

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  13. Good for you! Lately, all I want to do is read. Hit the gym this AM and it was rough... already sore!

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  14. you are so on top of it! i did none of those things but I really should! I have a kindle too and I freaking love it!


    love from San Francisco,
    Britt+Whit

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  15. I too have been on the healthy kick...or at least trying!! That granola looks absolutely HEAVENLY!

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  16. that friggin granola looks amazing Taylor!!

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  17. That homemade granola looks delish! I'll have to try your recipe.

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  18. I'm totally with you -- it's time for some detox! I've been hitting the fruit and the gym hard too.
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  19. totally agree - I'm definitely on a path back to a 'healthier' place myself!

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  20. I will get back to being healthy next week. My bro is still in town and there's no time for gym or diets. =( Oh and I definitely need to try your homemade granola recipe.

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  21. I want a batch of that homemade granola-- looks right up my alley!!!

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  22. Way to go! I need to get back to the gym, but it's so hard to find the time :/

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  23. Your photographs are amazing! I like your style!

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