I didn’t sink it Part II!

I had my outboard training today along with taking my written and knot test!  I didn’t sink the boat (or anyone in it getting thrown off) and I passed my test!  Yay! 

But do I get to relax?  NO!  We have nasty nest checks tomorrow (I keep repeating to myself as I whine, “I love my job…I love my job…I never want to sit at a desk for 8 hrs…I love my job…I love my job…”) and other craziness but then we get Sunday off (in which I’m hoping if all goes well tomorrow, I’ll be in Tampa watching and visiting Meghann and Caitlin while they run their races, along w/ meeting lots of other bloggers for lunch!) 

Then it’s back down to the Glades for gosh knows how long as our official season starts on the 1st in which, ergo: madness.  Yack.

Anyhow…here are today’s eats.  I woke up at 5.45am this morning to do work out!  Yay for me being hardcore!  I so didn’t want to get out of bed because i was so exhausted but alas, I did…and did my workout on the treadmill (GASP!  We know how I HATE the treadmill!)  I ran a solid 4 miles, which went like this:

  • 0.0-0.5: 9.15 min mile pace
  • 0.5-3.0: 8 min mile pace
  • 3.0-4.0: 7.30 mile pace (holy moly I was hauling butt!)

It was good and I was watching the news so I was entertained (I live where we don’t have tv…so news is def a rarity!).  I felt good afterwards, though my quad was def a little soar…must ice tonight now.

Breakfast was the same as it has been all week since we have no refridgeration or microwave: Breakfast cookie~  This one had rolled oats, dried raspberries, cinnamon, banana and an apple cinnamon zbar.  Was def delish and lasted me until 1pm (when I ate it at 7.30am!)

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Lunch was in a hurry at the ramp right before my test: maple pb w/ banana on ww and 3/4 of an orange (I shared w/ my coworker).

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We headed out and did some outboard boat driving then had to head back to our trailer and endure the 3 HOUR DRIVE BACK, in which I got to sit in the back btw two boys…joy.  But I def fell asleep.  Hah…and my head tilted so far to the left it still hurts.  I also had a caramel brownie luna bar.

Dinner was FABULOUS.  I wanted something w/ lots of veggies and fresh and omg homemade.  I came close.  1/8 of a pineapple w/ 1/2 a butternut squash as fries, mixed salad w/ light dressing and a quorn chicken patty on ww w/ mustard.  Soooo full by the end of it.  Yessum.

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Oh yes, and after all that learning about boats, we saw this on the way home:

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Yikes!

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21 Responses to I didn’t sink it Part II!

  1. shelby says:

    That flaming boat picture scared me!!!

  2. jenngirl says:

    Man you killed it on the treadmill this morning, NICE!!

    Hope all goes well tomorrow, and you get to watch some cool racing!

  3. Laura says:

    Whoa! I have never seen smoke that black before!

    Hope you have a great weekend!

  4. Dana says:

    aww you can def. add me! woo hoo for passing your test good job!

    And you are fast! I just started running—I hope I will be as quick as you:)

  5. Sarah (lovINmytummy) says:

    I’m impressed with the treadmill run, to the news, no less. I need VH1 or a good reality show to lose myself in.

    Glad your boat didn’t go up in flames. Have a good workend!

  6. flower says:

    That last picture is a bit scary!!
    Congrats on passing your test :)

  7. aussirish says:

    wow awesome run stats :)
    congrats on oassing the test!
    have a nice sunday off girlie
    xxxx

  8. emilydh211 says:

    Have fun with the blogger meet up! I wish I could come and meet everyone, unfortunately I like about 10 hours away from Flordia :(

    All the eats look fabulous, esp. the dinner!

  9. Gina says:

    Congrats on passing the test!! Sounds MUCH better than sitting behind a desk for 8 hours :)

  10. Balance, Joy and Delicias! says:

    congratulations on your test! that’s great!
    and also have a fun weekend meeting up with bloggers.

  11. Meg says:

    What a scary pic!

    Congrats on the test!

    Have a great Saturday!

  12. glidingcalm says:

    omg that fire is INTENSE. i hope nobody was hurt!

  13. foodsthatfit says:

    Yea for passing the test! Good job on the treadmill, that is impressive!

  14. Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter) says:

    Congrats on passing your test and for not sinking the boat! Nice treadmill run as well little Miss Speedy. :)

    Eats look yum, especially that veggie filled dinner.

    Hope you make it to Tampa for some fellow blogger time.

  15. HangryPants says:

    Hey Melissa, You won the granola on my blog! I sent you an email about it. I need your address pleaassse. Have fun w/ Caitlin and Meghann.

  16. BOBBI McCORMICK says:

    look who has some speed!!!!

  17. Brandi says:

    yay for not sinking it!

    that boat picture is crazy!

  18. biz319 says:

    Nice job working out this morning! That is really fast!

  19. Ryan (chasing daylight) says:

    OMG I must have been RIGHT behind you because I saw that boat too after the smoke had died down a little bit! Crazy!

    I’m SO excited you’re going to the lunch tomorrow! I can’t wait to meet you :D

  20. Marianne says:

    Good job on passing your test!

  21. Thinspired says:

    That is some awesome running. I really need to get my speed up–I couldn’t hold an 8-min mile pace for more than two minutes I bet!!

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