Weekend Recap #3

Another Monday means another weekend has passed! Time to link up with Meg and Katie again!

This was a weekend of working (and apparently taking too many pictures of myself). In fact, here’s one of me from this morning – Super proud of myself because I lost two pounds since last week – woo!

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I love wearing leggings on Mondays. I’d rather have casual Mondays than casual Fridays! Thankfully my job is pretty relaxed when I don’t have events.

So anyways, back to my weekend. Friday started at my full-time job and then I headed out to my second job for my first closing training shift. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. … It was a long, but rewarding day!

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After that, I passed out on my couch watching YouTube videos.

On Saturday, I drove up to my hometown to have lunch and start planning Ireland stuff with my dad. OH, AND I GOT TO SEE THE PUPPIES (and cats and birds and horses … not the guinea pigs, though)!!!

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And yes, that is a black lab in the cat tree. He’s a weird one.

Once I got back to Green Bay, I headed over to Bonsai for sushi and it was SO good! Dangerous to know there’s a sushi place on my way home so I need to stay away from that. Oh, and there was a beautiful sunset – this picture doesn’t do it justice.

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I didn’t get much sleep that night (thanks a lot, brain) so the 5:30 a.m. wake-up call on Sunday was not very much appreciated. I grabbed my Spark, somehow got my contacts in and took off for my first opening shift at the gym. Thank God I can wear leggings and a my work shirt – didn’t have to think about wardrobe!

After a long (but fun) shift, I took a walk, ran some errands, ate some Chipotle (of course) and fell asleep on the couch at 4 p.m. watching YouTube videos again. I finally got some energy and made myself some Quest cookies (which is super easy and the best wayΒ to eat Quest bars in my opinion). Oliver helped.

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In case you’re interested, this is how I make my Quest bar “cookies”.Β 

1) Take your favorite quest bar (mine are cookie dough, the oreo lookin’ one and s’mores) and put them on a plate. Heat them up in the microwave for 10-11 seconds, just enough to soften them.
2) Cut softened quest bar into as many pieces as you want and put them on to a cookie sheet (make sure you use coconut spray or something so that they don’t stick to the pan).
3) Place under the broiler in the oven for 3 minutes or so. I actually stand by the oven and watch them because they don’t take long and I’ve burned them before.
4) Take them out and enjoy! They’re a little crunchy with a soft middle. YUM!!

And then, I won’t lie, I went and laid on my bed at 7:30 p.m. and don’t remember anything until I woke up this morning. Exhausting, but rewarding weekend!

How was your weekend?
Have any of you tried quest bars before? What’s your favorite kind?

10 comments

    • Jessie says:

      Yay, I’m excited to read about it! Thank you! πŸ™‚ (Also, P.S. let me know if you get an email with this reply. I tested out some stuff on Friday and I’m hoping it’s working!)

    • Jessie says:

      You know, I still don’t know if the printed leggings look “good” on me, but they’re so comfy that I just don’t care. πŸ˜‰ And I wear a shirt long enough to cover my backside, so it all works out.

    • Jessie says:

      It definitely is, but so far I like it! Plus I get a free gym membership. And there are cute boys. It all works out. πŸ˜‰

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