The one with my Five Friday Favourites

Number one: running again. What is it about running that just feels so so good and simultaneously burns and is physically incredibly uncomfortable? I don’t really understand it but I am not going to question it, I am just happy to be doing it again. Even though it makes my forward fold look even more ridiculous than normal.

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Number two: Running in Sydney is pretty wonderful. There is always something new to see and the weather is actually perfect right now, a little cooler than it was in the height of summer, just right for running.

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Number three: I have been loving fruit this week. I amย not always in the mood for fruit even though I know it is good for me, but this week I have been eating more of it and it has been sweet (wow I am so witty ๐Ÿ˜‰ ).

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Number four: These muesli bars (you guys in America would probably call them granola bars, every time I say muesli bar to Curtis he looks at me like I’m an alien ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). I finally bought some to help with my “I’m ravenous from waitressing and not eating anything for four hours” issue and these have made a big difference. Plus they were super reasonably priced and for some reason getting the crunchy variety had way less fat than the non crunchy variety? And more fiber! Sold.

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Number Five: Completingย the week of yoga with Sarah Beth.

It was nice to try out the week long series, I liked how Sarah Beth did a lot of different poses in the videos and made them a little more intense in the last few days too. I don’t know if it was just really hot when I did the Saturday session but it had me sweating really fast! I very much enjoy her practical teaching style, and I really think if you want to get in to a bit of a routine of yoga these would be great.

Now I am excited to get on with a little more spontaneity with my yoga and do my own thing and maybe try some other Youtube classes too. Michele from PaleoRunningMomma did an amazing post recently on a home practice guide of classes and I am pretty excited to try out a bunch of those too.

And this is what my post-yoga inane-happiness smile looks like. I am always ridiculously blissed out after yoga practice, it is quite different from running where I am usually slightly wound up and want to do a thousand things at once.

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What are some of your Friday Favourites?

Favourite fruit? – I think for me it is bananas or mangos.

How do you feel after a run? And how do you feel after yoga? – I feel usually either hyped up after a run or sometimes (not that often luckily), really exhausted. After yoga I usually feel reeeeally calm, and very at peace. Sometimes a little sleepy ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

 

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8 Responses to The one with my Five Friday Favourites

  1. babycrowyoga says:

    I loved this post and the photos – esp the fountain with the cranes at Darling Harbour. Wish I’d been running with you, so the pics were a good substitute for that. I smiled reading! Great that you’re up and running again. Take it steady though, nothing fancy for the sake of your ankle! x

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  2. Looks like a great run! I really enjoyed running in Sydney when I was there- such spectacular views! My favorite fruits are blueberries and papaya…I can’t get enough!

    I think I might check out the yoga videos you were doing…I’m finishing my phd dissertation right now and pretty stressed, and I think a little more yoga in my life might help! If you have any other recommendations, please let me know!

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    • Ooh I love papaya! If you do a recipe with that I will be very happy ๐Ÿ™‚ have you ever done yoga before? I can totally reccomend a few faves for stress!! You are such a machine for doing your dissertation, imagine how incredible it will feel when you’re finished! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Wow, Sydney is so beautiful. I’m jealous! I love all of the new lingo I am picking up – Muesli bars. If my house, or car, or desk drawer was without a granola bar, I think I would go into some sort of low blood sugar crisis. They are the go-to snack for my family. But of course we buy them in the huge Sam’s (Costco) bulk size, in 4 different flavors!
    Hmmm, after a run I feel super accomplished and really relaxed. And stinky.

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    • I wish we had Costco here! Haha yeah it’s funny how many differences there are in our lingo! Also our accent is very different, I said to my bfs mum the word pest and she thought I was saying pissed! Oops!
      Lol oh yeah, especially running in sydney- get me to the shower asap ๐Ÿ™‚

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