The weekend recap of a lot of fun and my best friend!

February 9, 2014

Man, I am tired!

It was a really fun weekend. Friday I got my booty up early for 30 minutes of cardio before work with Kelly. After, it was a great day at work and I rocked a head braid. I am finally getting better at doing those. I had my doctor's appointment at 1 PM to get my vitamin B12 and weigh. I lost 2.1 pounds last week. My total down since November 25th, 2013 is 28.1 pounds. It got even better when my doctor told me that last week alone I actually lost 3 pounds of solid fat. He said that is almost unheard of so he was really surprised. The scale showed only a 2.1 pound weight loss because I am adding muscle. Which we all know weighs more than fat, but is much more dense. 

After work, I hit the gym again. I did 30 more minutes of cardio and an upper body weight circuit. By the time I finished, one of my best friend's Jennifer, was pulling up at my apartment to spend the weekend with me. Shortly after she arrived, we took off to Zappata's, one of our favorite Mexican restaurants for dinner and a well deserved blackberry Margarita!

After dinner and a lot of talking, we went to WalMart so I could get groceries and we could get some things for her, so she did not starve to death. Ha. She is not a fan of all of the "weird" things I eat. So funny. After groceries, we both really tired from the long day. The rest of the night involved getting her addicted to "Party Down South", my new reality TV addiction. It hits home to me because Myrtle Beach is my second home!

Saturday morning, we slept in. I made coconut flour biscuits from scratch and Jen was not a fan! Ha. She then opted for eggs. At least I had some for her!

After breakfast we were dressed and out of the door. I took her to my work to show her the office then we did some shopping. Of course Ulta was one of our stops! After shopping, I devoured a Quest Bar then walked to the gym for cardio and an upper body weight circuit. It was a beautiful, sunny day.

After a solid workout at the gym, it was time to shower and get glamorous (duh) to go out for a little fun. 

We went to uptown Charlotte to go out for dinner at "Whisky River". I live in south Charlotte, about 15 minutes away from uptown, so I don't go there a lot. It was fun to try something new with Jen! But I am not of fan of driving through. $15 parking and a lot of one way streets? No thanks. I would like to live there one day, but I would live at a place where I could walk most places.

I was a lot of fun! Whisky River is in the Epicenter, which is awesome. The atmosphere was great, the setup was great, and the food was REALLY great. I had the unhealthiest quesadilla of my life. It was spinach and mushroom. That doesn't sound bad, right? It was loaded with cheese and fried. Naughty, naughty, but at least it was delicious. I can't wait to go there again.

After dinner, we came back to my part of Charlotte so we could go to the movies. I finally, finally, finally got to see "Wolf of Wall Street". I have been dying to see it. It was SO. damn. awesome. It has to be one of the best movies made. I have never laughed so much in my life. The acting was out of this world. Jonah Hill and Leonardo together is the best. I thought Leo could not get better from "The Great Gatsby" but I was so wrong. His acting amazes me. I can't for the movie to come on DVD so I can buy it. Lots of drug use, sex, hot women, and crude comedy - my kind of movie right there!

I could not believe how long the movie was though. It was midnight by the time we left so we went back to my apartment to go to sleep. We slept in until 10 this morning and it was glorious. Jennifer left shortly after because her daughter was getting sick.

I dove right into my Sunday routine. I went to run some errands then came back to clean up some and prep my food for the week. I was getting really tired. I'm sore for a lot of hard cardio and two days in a row weights. But I knew I needed to push through and go to the gym for legs. My legs are the strongest part of my body and I love to work them because I push so hard. I was not feeling it today. However, I made myself go because I know tomorrow is my rest day from the gym. And I am so glad I did. I had a killer workout and the soreness is already creeping in - my favorite.

Nothing better after a long, hard leg workout then some deep stretching. And with that, I have finished my week of training and can't wait to relish in my day off tomorrow so Tuesday I can get back to kicking ass.

I'm pooped now though. I'm off to finish laundry, take a bubble bath, make dinner, and watch an explosive episode of the Atlanta Housewives. Seriously, those women are crazy. I can't wait to see what happens this week!


  1. I indulged in some margaritas myself this weekend!! Thank goodness I didn't slack at all with my workouts this week since I definitely didn't slack on indulging myself on my birthday haha. Congrats again about losing 3 solid pounds of fat! That's insane, girl!!! Beast mode!

  2. You did such a good job this week with working out! I LOVE that you can go out and have fun, but also kick ass in the gym. #youremyfavorite

  3. You look soooo pretty without makeup!!! You should rock it more often! :)

  4. You always have the funnest weekends!

  5. GET IT GURRRRLLLL!!!!!!!!!

    ps. what are you doing tonight??

  6. Looks like you had tons of fun!
    Awesome progress too. c:


  7. yuck, i hate leg day! i'm more of a "bro workout" kinda gal but i do legs anyway even though i hate every second of it.

    Vodka and Soda

  8. Everytime I check in on you you're getting hotter and hotter!! Keep up the hard work girl. It's showing!!

  9. Looks like a great girls weekend! How were the coconut muffins? I attempted coconut flour pancakes this weekend, and they had zero taste; they were so bad.

  10. i love your nikes!!! and the pic of you in the sun glasses with the hair up is adorbs!!!!

  11. You are doing awesome girl! Looks like you had a blast with your friend. The Quesa looks so good. I really like the side braid too! Leg Day is my favorite too since I can go so heavy, though I am usually sore for like 5 days after. Haha!

  12. $15 parking, ouch! That area looks really fun, though! And I agree, Wolf of Wall Street was so funny and so good!

  13. WoWS was amazing. And YOU are amazing - I wish I had even a smidgen of the discipline you have. I have completely lost my motivation - I've only been going to the gym once a week. I really need to get my act together!

  14. Aw, it sounded like you were such an accommodating host to your bestie even though she didn't like the biscuits you made, haha.
    Also, I really liked The Wolf of Wall Street. Even though it was a long movie, it held my interest the whole time!

  15. Sounds like a fantastic weekend with your friend! I want to see Wolf on Wall Street! My husband saw it and said it was awesome!

    That blackberry margarita looks delicious! I only like margaritas when they are flavored.

  16. sounds like a great weekend!!!

    That margarita looks amazing and I dont even drink!!!

  17. Awesome job with the gym, girly!! I need some of your motivation. I still haven't seen the Wolf yet, but I LOVE Leo. I hope you enjoy your rest day!

  18. You are so pretty without makeup! Not many of us can pull it off but u rock it! Also, love the braids. I def loved Wall Street Wolf! It cracked me up that you marked it "Lots of drug use, sex, hot women, and crude comedy - my kind of movie right there!" LOL

  19. What network is this "Party Down South" show on? Sounds like something I'd like.

  20. Oh wow! what a loss! Congrats on that! Thanks for stopping by on my blog and commenting! I appreciate it, I am following you right back on GF ! I haven't seen the Wolf yet!

  21. Congrats on your loss! Thats great! Glad you had a good weekend. You deserve it! Take care of yourself and have a great week!

  22. I love leg days too! My legs are stumpy, but they are strong. LOL
    I really want to see Wolf of Wall Street in the theatre, before it's on Netflix.
    Great weekend! I went to Charlotte back in November...but mostly for a football game. Womp womp!


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