It may just be impossible to complete a full (uninterrupted) week of classes this semester. Don't get me wrong though, I'm not complaining! This week was almost full, but my Thursday morning class was canceled due to the crazy wet, slippery snow that pummeled DC again. Will it ever end? Where is Spring? I can't take another month of this crazy weather 🙁 But alas, we must keep truckin' through...the end IS in sight...maybe 😉
As I'm walking in the freezing cold in the city, I ponder the most random thoughts. This weeks nagging question was "why is a venti dark roast cheaper than a grande mint hot tea at Starbucks?" The venti is like $2.58 and the grande tea is like $2.75?! Baffling. But I guess that Mint Majesty tea is a hot commodity :/ <--- That stuff is damn good if you want some yummy tea and not coffee! (Plus the tax in DC is insane! The grande tea is actually only $2.45 or something, but add another 30 cents of tax!) Thankfully I am blessed with an endless supply of gift cards...otherwise this Starbucks obsession would not be possible.
Anyway...while I'm crossing my fingers for warmer temps and possibly get back to running outside this weekend, I'll also be studying for a mid-term on Tuesday. Then I only have one more mid-term on the 18th (after spring break)!? Yea, only 2 of my classes have mid-terms (again, not complaining). Now enough rambling, I know you all are eager to dive-in to this week's Finisher! XOXO
Wednesday: Anti-Inflammatory Cherry Smoothie
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
A little thing called honesty.
It's all about taking it slow and not having expectations.
Sometimes we just have to get lost!
Innocence and childhood is too short.
It's hard to do, but you can.
Really, I am going to start trying meditation again...
You need to be the true YOU all the time.
This was so honest and real in so many ways. You can relate it to more than just motherhood too!
I could have written this myself! This awesome badass women KNOWS what's real! Omg! IN LOVE!
This is another golden post! So so so good!
When you have chronic pain, fitness can be the last thing on your to-do, but you can!
Great post with all the questions you should be asking yourself!
Read this and be educated some more! (Celiacs should NOT be eating at Pizza Hut, just FYI!)
I love Paige's answer!
Must try this!
Just an updated list to keep in mind!
If you don't have time to drool or you haven't eaten...don't click this! (P.S. they're all vegan!)
I always wondered...
That's right, allergies can be grown out of! (Unlike autoimmune disease!)
I'm liking #2 and #7 😉
Or food allergy college student, haha!
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
In case you want to do the reaching out!
Blogging or creating, be brave in all you make!
Great resource list my dear friends!
Don't let yourself be cut short!
Am I the only blogger who doesn't like guest posting?
Sharing, caring, and being nice!
This maybe useful!
Well I just added a bunch to the list!
What exactly are you're end goals?
I really do want to care....but....
Not mine...it's too small :/
Interviews can be pretty damn nerve-racking!
Some great powerful phrases!
When you work from home, take these important wellness steps!
I love these! Now I just need a house to paint....
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Chocolate Layered Banana Bread. Right when you thought banana bread couldn't get any better 😉
Lime, Chili, and Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa. Okay wow....I need this now!
Sticky Coconut Rice with Scallions. Sweet and savory and o so good!
Chocolate Banana Graham Ice Cream Sandwiches (Vegan, Gluten-Free). Really?! How can you not want one!?
Honey Lime Glazed Salmon with Sesame Rice Noodle Salad. This for dinner...everyday!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ Coffee...but I think that's a given! I don't drink it for the caffeine. I really do drink it for the taste! It even kills my tummy...but I love that damn taste!
+ Great strength training workouts this week! It's felt really good, better than yoga this week!
+ Half way through the Spring semester :O Now I have to doing my housing application this weekend though for the Fall.....
So tell me:
+ Do you drink coffee for the caffeine or the taste?
+ What random thoughts/questions have you been pondering this week?
+ Anyone else love that Mint Majesty tea?
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