Friday, 11 February 2011

An Unexpected Afternoon Off

Good afternoon bloggers!
I have an unexpected afternoon off and thought what better way to spend it then getting in a blog post! Having time to write a post without any rushing and needing to get into bed is a rarity these days so I shall soak it up : )

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I for got to mention the other day that I went to see Black Swan

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Natalie Portman was amazing in it, I loved her anyway but maybe even more now!

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I thought the film was really good but have to admit it turned my stomach more than once!

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It was definitely worth my stomach turn though the clothes were beautiful!
Have you been to see this film yet? Are you a dancer do you know this world? I am not and never have danced but a client of mine that has seen the film really could relate from her time as a dancer.......its for sure a tough world and I'll be honest I'm glad I'm not a part of it : )

Anyways onto today...........

I wasn't up as early as usual so had time to have breakfast without rushing which was nice!

1/3 c oats made with 1/3 c each of kara coconut milk and water + 1 heaped spoonful of peanut butter and a small apple on the side

Breakfast was delicious and after eating it I got ready and left to get to the gym to see my first client.

Then it was yoga time! Yep I was off to Bikram again today, wow it was like an oven in there today I was sweating buckets! I had a really good practice today, I love the tiny progressions I get in every class I go too. It is in every class too, I can hold a pose for the full 1 minute or straighten my leg a little more they are small progressions but each and every one make me smile and feel alive!

Before my yoga class I popped into Infinity Foods to buy some soy yogurt and came out with all this! They had some goodies on special offer and i couldn't resist : )

2 pots of soy yogurt, 1 gluten free cake mix, 1 box of organic free range eggs, hummus, 2 apple pie nakd bars and 2 vegan dark chocolate and honey combe bars!

I'm looking forward to trying one of these!

I freshened up after my sweat fest then made some lunch:

I had an urge for eggs, I haven't eaten any in ages. I made a mushroom and egg burger......

.........and teamed it with some steamed veggies in a little vegan pesto.........

..........oh and a couple of hummus dollops!

Then I fed a recent addiction............

Beet + Chocolate Smoothie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Topped with with a little soy yogurt and raw chocolate covered mulberries!

Man this was good!

I plan to do nothing for the rest of the day, I was going to bake some brownies but have decided not to as I'll probably just sit and eat way to many! No dvd's and a peppermint tea beckons and maybe a little of that honey combe chocolate but I guess you wont find out until hmmmmmmm Sunday! Yep I'm off to Hastings straight after work tomorrow and I'm not taking my laptop which means Sunday eve is when I plan to be back : )

Have a fab weekend my lovely readers and enjoy the rest of your Friday x x

Questions:

Do you know ballet?

I have never danced, my sister used too and I remember once trying on her points and thinking she must be insane to put these uncomfortable shoes on even if they were beautiful! I would like to try it now purely for the exercise benefits and to maybe wear some of those beautiful clothes and actually look good in them!

8 comments:

  1. I did ballet when I was little, I would have continued to do it but I got very ill and had to leave the class, once I got better I never went back, which I think was probably a good thing! Love your infinity foods haul, honey combe chocolate sounds delicious! Oh and can I ask - how do you make your chocolate beet smoothies?

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  2. I trained in ballet from the age of 4-19 when a back injury put me out of the picture. In hindsight it was a good thing because that is what turned me on to yoga and pilates so I wouldn't be doing what do now I guess!

    It's a really tough world. And bitchy as all hell!

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  3. I did ballet until I was 5, then we moved to Denmark for 6 months and when we came back I never carried it on. I loved the wrap around cardi the best! :)

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  4. I haven't seen the movie yet but really want to! I've heard it has a few tough scenes but is amazing! I danced growing up. It can definitely be tough. YUMMY breakfast. Oats + apple are delicious together. I would have used those apples as oatmeal scoops. And I miss Bikram! I will definitely be taking a class after pregnancy ;) Thanks for the sweet comments on my blog. Enjoy your afternoon off and your weekend

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  5. I love to watch ballet, no good at it though :-( I'm actually quit nervous to go watch the Black Swan.

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  6. I really want to see Black Swan, but it doesn't really float my boyfriends boat, so will have to find some friends or go on my own :-)

    I have that problem with health food shops as well - I always buy way more than I meant to!

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  7. I haven't seen Black Swan but it does look really interesting. I hope you have a fab time in Hastings. Love the health food haul!

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  8. I have to say I'm not a fan of soya yogurt... although I've only tried the Alpro brand so I think I might try another make and see if I can be converted?! and your eats look lush as usual :-)

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