the dailies : 10.11.11

daily word: 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? – Matthew 6:25-27

daily sweat: Favorite workout day of the week! Cardio kickboxing/strength circuit/new to yoga class. Love it.

daily dish: Just my favorite dish today…and possibly ever.

1 frozen banana

3 Tbsp protein powder

1 Tbsp oats

1/4 cup milk

Blend in a food processor, top with blueberries, devour. SO GOOD.

*I took 18 pictures of this because I had it for breakfast and dinner…but NONE of them uploaded. Thanks for nothing, Android.

daily mile(s):

Day 32: the view from here

Day 33: you had me at hello

(I still think Denver was my favorite place of all on the trip (other than the obvious favorite, Green Bay. Duh.))

Day 34: in bloom

Day 35: expect the unexpected

(And I still love that sign.)

Day 36: i was ready for some football

(Different year, different time zone, different end result…same Sunday routine.)

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the dailies : 10.4.11

daily word: “The kind of fasting I want is this: Remove the chains of oppression and the yoke of injustice, and let the oppressed go free. Share your food with the hungry and open your homes to the homeless poor. Give clothes to those who have nothing to wear, and do not refuse to help your own relatives.

Then my favor will shine on you like the morning sun, and your wounds will be quickly healed. I will always be with you to save you; my presence will protect you on every side. When you pray, I will answer you. When you call to me, I will respond.

If you put an end to oppression, to every gesture of contempt, and to every evil word; if you give food to the hungry and satisfy those who are in need, then the darkness around you will turn to the brightness of noon. And I will always guide you and satisfy you with good things. I will keep you strong and well. You will be like a garden that has plenty of water, like a spring of water that never goes dry. Your people will rebuild what has long been in ruins, building again on the old foundations. You will be known as the people who rebuilt the walls, who restored the ruined houses.”

– Isaiah 58:6-12

daily sweat: cardio kick and step class/mile run/new to yoga class

daily dish: assorted/miscellaneous/healthy/sort of

daily mile:

Day 29: varying degrees of disappointment

the dailies : 9.13.11

daily word: “And don’t be wishing you were someplace else or with someone else. Where you are right now is God’s place for you. Live and obey and love and believe right there.” 1 Corinthians 7:17

daily sweat: 60 minute Cardio Kickboxing Step Aerobics class. Kicked my rear…literally and figuratively. I can’t wait to do it again next week!!!

daily dish:

breakfast:

Greek yogurt with banana, triple berry jam, pineapple, walnuts, and honey. Odd, but good.

lunch:

Spinach and arugula salad with white beans and hummus. Tis the season for sides of applesauce…and all things spiced! This gingersnap Larabar was amazing!

dinner:

No documentation, but dinner was a warm quinoa and bulgar salad, Italian style. Tomatoes, cannellini beans, olive oil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. With a Kashi dark chocolate coconut bar on the side. And caramel corn!

daily mile:

Day 9: forgetting football and floating the flathead