Another long run DONE! I was REALLY dreading running 7-miles today...especially when I saw the forecast saying it was going to be a whopping 28 degrees while we were running. BRR! But it had to be done so I did it. And it actually was enjoyable! Jenny and I live approximately 3 miles apart so we started at my house and ran just past her house and then back to my house. It was a nice change of scenery and I actually warmed up enough to just run in my long sleeved shirt (with tank underneath)! I'm feeling a little sore right now but not as bad as I had expected. Thinking a nice hot bath is in order!
When I got home I decided to try some homemade chocolate milk as my post-run fuel. Remember how I said I'd never be able to keep already-made chocolate milk in my fridge long enough for me to actually drink it? Well, I decided to buy a container of Nesquik Chocolate Milk mix instead. And I hid it. Yep, you read it correctly. I hid it in my lazy susan...and so far it's gone undetected by the hubby and kiddos. Yay!
Can you spot the Nesquik? I at least turned the container around so the Nesquik bunny was facing backwards so he wouldn't be easily spotted! Aren't I evil? Or maybe just very smart.
So I got out my Tupperware Shaker Bottle which I LOVE and filled it halfway with milk, then 2 Tbsp of chocolate mix, then a scoop of protein powder. Shake, shake-a-roo and voila...a chocolatey protein shake! I think I need to tweak the measurements of the powders, because it seems really sweet and the protein powder left an aftertaste. Next time, a little less of both, I think!
Not sure what the rest of our day holds...today is hubby's birthday and he's at an auction. Maybe we will catch a movie later and just relax. That's my kind of Saturday!