142.4…Steak and a Race

My husband I went to Donovan’s Steakhouse last night with some friends who recently got engaged.

A glass of Merlot started the evening quite nicely.

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They had a prix fixe special on the menu that looked perfect so I went with that. You picked an appetizer, entree and a dessert. I went with the Donovan’s Chop Salad to start:

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For my entree I choose the petite filet and shrimp scampi:

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The steak was cooked perfectly and the shrimp was excellent! My husband ordered the special too so we each got a dessert.

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I choose the chocolate mousse cake and he got the cheesecake. Both were good but I liked the cheesecake better.

For breakfast I had toast with almond butter and an orange:

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I took the kids to school and went to my son’s parent teacher conference. It was a very positive conference and we got the thumbs up. Yeah!

I came home to do some work. I decided to skip Cardio Muscle class today. I’m running a 10k tomorrow morning and didn’t want to be sore or extra tired.

For lunch I had the rest of the Greek Pasta Salad:

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I ate it cold and it was everything I could have hoped for.

The rest of the afternoon was spent doing laundry, picking up kids and getting part of dinner marinating in the fridge.

Like I mentioned, tomorrow I’m running a 10K. It’s my first race ever. Team in Training wants everyone to have at least one race experience before the half marathon so this will be mine. Fortunately I’m running with a friend so I won’t be by myself. Wish me luck! :)

Ever run a race before? Any pointers for me?

Comments

  1. Good luck tomorrow!!! You are gonna kick some butt!!

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  2. ummm... ya gonna share that cheesecake? kthx!

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  3. Good luck on your race tomorrow! I have no doubt you'll rock your 10K :)
    Looking forward to the recap!

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  4. .Just have fun.

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  5. Don't fear the race. I ran them back in the day and it's actually kind of a party atmosphere. You will do great. I love reading your blog - you are a great lady!

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  6. Do it for fun is always my best race advice. Running with a buddy always makes it so much more fun!

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  7. Is that cheesy? I just meant it in the truest way. Anyway, have fun.

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  8. Good luck with the race!! Are you in it to win or are you like me and will just be happy to cross the finish line?

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  9. Veronica: I just want to finish. :)

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