Non Scale Victory Friday!

It’s been a great week! As difficult as it was to go back to work after my short weekend in Virginia Wine Country the week went by so quickly! Last night I got to see a close friend who is currently house sitting near my work. We got Indian food at Passage to India and then gluten free cupcakes from Lilit Cafe.

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YUM!

I ate the peanut butter and chocolate one last night and it was delicious. I can’t wait to have the Cookies and Cream one later.

On to my Non-Scale Victories for the week!

  1. I got back out there and ran three days in a row! This is the first time in a while that have had a consistent running schedule since I sprained my ankle and it felt so good to really get out there. Each run was great and I didn’t have to stop and walk once. And the third run was….
  2. Interval training! By the third day in a row I wanted to run, but I really did not feel like going back to the park and running another 2.5 mile loop. It just sounded so boring, and honestly I think my body was tired. I’ve only done interval training one time before with a group of friends a couple months ago. I still had all the information they gave me so I found a high school track on my way home from work and had at it. It felt great! It was just what I needed and it kept me focused and I felt great after. I think this is something I’m going to incorporate in my training on a regular basis from now on.
  3. I bought an immersion blender! This one to be exact, and now I can make healthy mayonnaise even more conveniently using this recipe. Okay, so maybe this isn’t a non scale victory but I’ve been on a very strict budget recently and I’m very excited about my shiny new kitchen tool, so I’m sharing!
  4. I realized that there’s been a definite shift in my thinking recently. I’ve generally just been much more positive. It’s been pointed out to me by a few people in my life and I have to agree! I used to spiral into negative thinking so easily, and little things would completely derail me, but I’m just not experiencing those emotions as much, or as an intensely anymore. I can have a bad day and it’s not hard to pick myself up and get back on track the next.

 

To close off I am currently obsessed with this song and I had to share. I have been listening to it on repeat for the past two days, I almost have all the lyrics memorized…

As always don’t forget to share your Non-Scale Victories below and have a great weekend!