Good Workout, Unexpected

Sometimes I wake up knowing I’m going to have a great workout.

Today was not one of those days… but I surprised myself and had a great one! Don’t ya love it when that happens?

I was nice and sweaty by the end of my cardio session which looked like this:

A 30 minute interval treadmill workout

30 Minute Treadmill Workout

…Followed by 20 minutes of light cardio on the elliptical with two bridal magazines.

I met up with Ryan as he was finishing his workout. As we were walking out we couldn’t help but laugh because Ryan was the one carrying my bridal magazines. Here he is, this beefy muscle guy, walking around with girly magazines. Gotta love it! 🙂


Breakfast came together quickly!

Last night I prepped some oats to use in a breakfast bowl with Greek yogurt and sliced strawberries.

Oatmeal + Yogurt + Strawberries

I didn’t reheat the oats because I really like cold oatmeal (weird, I know). I loved this combination!

Thursday Morning Breakfast

Oat 'n' Berry Bowl

Now I’m off to an Invisalign appointment before heading to work!

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Breeze Comfort Giveaway Winner

I love that you guys are as obsessed with sports bras as I am! 😀

The lucky winner of the Breeze Comfort sports bra is Blair!

Blair said, “I love sports bras in bright colors! I always like to sport a peppy outfit when working out. While I’m not the type to put on makeup and do my hair for a trip to the gym, I think wearing something that looks put together vs an old ripped tshirt actually pushes me to go harder!”

Congrats, Blair. Please email me at with your contact information to receive your brand new bra!

24 Responses

  1. Those berries look amazing. What a wonderful breakfast!
    I’m glad you had a great workout.
    Topics to write about? BodyPump! BodyPump! BodyPump! 😉 🙂

  2. Yes, unexpectedly great workouts are the BEST! A great way to start the day, too! 🙂

  3. Congrats on to the winner!! Love overnight oats, those strawberries look so fresh and delicious!! Have a great day 🙂

  4. I love when that happens! 🙂

  5. That is funny to think about Ryan carrying your bridal magazines!! What a guy!!

  6. Haha I love how you always squeeze in exactly 50 min of cardio.

  7. I wouldn’t mind some more wedding posts!

    Your strawberries look perfectly red!

    • gosh i wouldn’t mind that either! i gotta hunker down on this wedding planning! next up: selecting bridesmaid dresses, the dj & the officiant! ah!

  8. I love when a workout is unexpectly awesome. A rockin AM session makes the whole day better!

  9. I love your blog, so it may take me a while to think about a topic for you!

    Those action shots of Sadie look great, she’s such an adorable dog!

  10. Way to go on the awesome workout!!

    I like eating cold oatmeal too!! It would have totally made me gag when I was a kid, but I love it now! 😉

  11. Your breakfast looks DELISH!! I have never had cold oatmeal before, but now I really want to try it! What kind of oatmeal do you use?

    • i use old fashioned quaker oats (or the generic brand of old fashioned oats). i cook them like instant oatmeal (w/ water in the microwave for a minute) but i like them more than instant oats b/c they’re “chewier.” 🙂

      • I like chewy oats also! 🙂 Do you cook the old fashioned oats in the microwave before putting them in the refrigerator overnight? Also, I was wondering if you’ve ever tried overnight “oats” with barley or quinoa?

  12. Hey!! Love the workout–I’m gonna copy it VERY soon!

  13. maybe a day in the life kinda post?! eats, work, fun etc…. ooooxxooxo

  14. I love days like that. I wish they’d happen more often. Dreaded workouts are the worst to get through.

    I like cold oats too. They’re more filling to me for some reason.

  15. i’ve never tried cold oats but they do look delicious!! something about warm bananas, cinnamon and nut butter in my oats is too hard for me to make the switch 😉

    great workout! i need to incorporate more interval cardio in my routine like you do

  16. looks like a fun workout! i cant bring myself to buying bride mags so i just got to B&N and read them. is that stealing? haha. how is the wedding planning going? i would love to hear more about it since i am in the same boat right now!

  17. Simple, yet amazing breakfast, Julie!
    Congrats on the great workout, girl 🙂
    Have a wonderful Thursday!
    Brazilian XOXO´s,

  18. congrats on the awesome workout and having an awesome fiance that will carry your mags 🙂

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