The Day Before

Posted: November 4, 2011 at 6:19 pm

It’s only Friday afternoon and I already have so much fun to share with y’all! I have a feeling this weekend is going to be nothing but excitement, fun, and smiles. So, let’s get to it – Fun Fact Friday: “The Day Before” edition.

I most definitely brought my nearly empty jar of White Chocolate Wonderful peanut butter with me to create Starbucks oats in a jar for breakfast.



And the Skinny Peppermint Mocha is, in fact, fabulous.


Caffeine doesn’t have any power over my ability to pass out in the car.


And I have no shame in using the “I’m running a half marathon and need my rest” excuse with Peter.

I’m still afraid I forgot to pack something for my race.

If I didn’t have to wake-up super early tomorrow morning, I so would have signed up for one of the late night walking ghost tours through Savannah.

I love creepy ghost stories.

I once met Paula Dean.

But I didn’t even know who she was because I was young at the time.

Don’t forget. Daylight savings is this weekend.

The thought of gaining an extra hour of sleep after running 13.1 miles and getting to actually enjoy the sleep because children won’t rob it from me = priceless.

Although, it also means an extra hour of missing these two.

Yes, I miss them already.

I think I have a pretty rocking playlist.


Almost all of those songs are new downloads.

I often get Amazon gift cards. I use them all for two things – diapers and music.  #winning

Speaking of diapers and music, I’m still annoyed that Braedon refused to do his little dance to the Party Rock Anthem every time I pulled out the camera yesterday. How do they know?!

Last fact? I’m ready. Ohhhh am I ready!!! I will make sure to update from Facebook and Twitter shortly after with results and then you’ll get a full recap here soon enough. Wish me luck!!

  • Would you do a ghost tour?
  • What would you use an Amazon gift card for?

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26 Comments to “The Day Before”
  1. Emma says:

    Good Luck!! I’m fighting nerves & hoping I get some sleep tonight but very excited. Wishing the weather was going to be a tad bit warmer, but will be a blast either way:) Have a great race!

  2. Rebecca says:

    Good luck!!

    I love that like half your list is “Christian” (some of it more obviously so) music like Tobymac. Also “Loser Like Me” is one of my favorite Glee songs. 🙂

  3. Have funnnnnn!!!!!! You are going to rock that race!

  4. Emily says:

    I would love love love to go on a ghost tour! I’m obsessed with “Ghost Hunters” shows!
    Kids and cameras: It’s like when you run the bathwater for your pup and they hide for the next week and you never can catch them. HOW DO THEY KNOW?

  5. I went on a ghost tour when I lived in Charleston, it was a lot of fun! And I buy EVERYTHING on amazon! I’m obsessed! haha actually talked about it on my blog today!

  6. I ate at Paula Dean’s restaurant before she was famous:)

  7. jess says:

    YAY!! Run happy tomorrow Ms. Tina!!! <3

  8. jobo says:

    LOVE your playlist, especially LMFAO as the second to last song. That will def keep you going!! And you will TOTALLY enjoy that extra hour of sleep on Sunday. How perfectly fitting is that?! GOOD LUCK TOMORROW!! Can’t wait to hear how it goes!! KICK ASS!

  9. Rebecca says:

    Instead of a Peppermint Mocha and perfect oatmeal for breakfast, I had a lame bowl of cereal. Instead of a race tomorrow, I’m going to be locked away studying. In other words, you are going to have an awesome weekend!! Enjoy every minute! 🙂

  10. I read this post at the perfect time–I was JUST thinking about how I’m in the mood to find some new music. Guess I’ll be checking out your playlist!

    And thanks for the Daylight Savings reminder…I had no idea it was this weekend! Oy, that would have been an interesting experience..

  11. Good luck!!! I have done 3 Savannah ghost tours (um, excessive?) and they are AWESOME!!

  12. lindsay says:

    Oh i am super excited for you! I am there in spirit cheering you on. Hugs to you and you are ready!

  13. Lauren says:

    Good luck sweetie! You’ll do great! 🙂
    My dad just met Paula Deen the other week. She came to Hershey for a tour and he was in awe. (HUGE Paula fan!) Her picture now sits on his fridge front and center. 😉

  14. A mother’s dream!! An extra hour without the kids being on the same “pre-time change” time! Can we trade places??

  15. 1. I am so excited for you for tomorrow!!!!!
    2. I am obsessed with White Chocolate Wonderful and sf peppermint.
    3. I can’t believe you met Paula Dean!!!! I spend more time watching her show than I’d care to admit….

  16. Best wishes tomorrow! That playlist looks awesome, enjoy every step!

  17. Kiah says:

    Kick butt, manana!!

  18. Hilary says:

    All the best tomorrow…you will rock it I’m sure! I totally agree about the skinny peppermint mocha…had one yesterday and LOVE! I would probably spend an Amazon gift card on a cookbook or DVDs of a favourite old tv show.

  19. I love Amazon cards. I just got one from my new employer and can’t wait to use it for Kindle e-books.
    Good luck on your race. Can’t wait to read the updates!

  20. white chocolate wonderful is my FAVORITE jar to have oats in a jar in! SO good!
    and the playlist looks awesome! good luck in the race I can’t wait to hear how it went!

  21. Christy says:

    Best wishes for a great race today! I will be running too. Love your blog! 🙂

  22. Good Luck with your race! I am hoping in 2012 I’ll do my first half marathon. Love your play list, having a rockin’ play list is the way to stay motivated.

  23. All the best! You’ll be fab 🙂

  24. Mariel says:

    ghost stories are creepy! fun sometimes; but they creep me out 🙂

  25. Good luck!!!! I’ve been wanting to try the white chocolate peanut butter, but I’m convinced I’ll love it so much the entire jar won’t last a day in y kitchen. I wish I could find an individual squeeze pack!

  26. I know I’m way too late to wish you luck darn it. I know you’re going to do so well and am so excited for you!

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