Prepped & FFF Features

Posted: April 15, 2011 at 8:01 am

I feel like yelling a great bit “Hallelujah” because Friday is FINALLY here!!!! Seriously. Could this week have been any slower? Monday and Tuesday seemed to zoom past, but then I kept thinking it was Friday on both Wednesday and Thursday. I guess I really want the weekend to get here. I have a little something to look forward to after all…

5k bib and shirt

Last night, I decided to go ahead and pick up my race stuff. I was glad to see a Thursday afternoon pick-up option because it meant avoiding Friday afternoon traffic in Atlanta. I can assure you that is never fun to get stuck with. I still had to deal with some traffic though and was happy I had an easy dinner planned for when I got home.

bbq tofu

BBQ Tofu Wraps again! We had them just two weeks ago, but I seriously can’t get enough. I never thought the day would come that I would crave tofu. Now? Devoured!

eating wrap

After dinner, I went ahead and organized my playlist for the race. A bit random, but they are all songs that get me going. I picked something motivational to start me out and then things that make me push it to keep me moving at the end.

  • Our God – Chris Tomlin
  • I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  • Raise Your Glass – Pink
  • Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • Firework – Katy Perry
  • Survivor – Beyonce
  • Fighter – Christina Aguilera
  • Gives You Hell – Glee Cast version

Now, today I plan on taking it easy so my legs can feel fresh and ready tomorrow morning. WISH ME LUCK!!! And since tomorrow I plan to share my race recap, I will now bring you the FFF Features a day early. Happy Friday!

Featured Workout: Cathe CoreMax DVD

I plan on resting my legs today, but I figured it would be a good time to break out an old favorite abs workout. I rarely do abs exercises besides planks a couple times each week because abs get worked during so many other activities. It’s still fun to do a session of core work at times though, and Cathe always delivers.

Featured Meal: Yogurt Bowls

yogurt on the go


Featured Cuteness: Getting So Big!

baby b tummy

He’s growing, growing, growing! Part of me is excited that he’ll sit up on his own, crawl, and more before I know it. Then, the other half wants to put it all to a screeching halt.

Featured Quote:

When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown

Featured Reading: Beth @ Beth’s Journey – Breaking The Cycle


If you enjoyed my post yesterday about food balance, then you will love Beth’s very real and open sharing of her own experience. She is an inspiring lady!

Brittany @ A Healthy Slice of Life – Healthy vs Low Calorie


The debate on whether low calorie makes something healthy. Brittany lays it out so well.

  • What song would you HAVE to have on your workout/race playlist?

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90 Comments to “Prepped & FFF Features”
  1. katie says:

    Hey Tina! It’s been a while since I commented on your blog.. But I have been admiring your beautiful son and had to tell you its amazing how god worked all things out for your good like He always does.. I remember back when you were trying to get pregnant…and now look…He is a living testimony of God’s faithfulness! 🙂

  2. Love the adorable baby pic! I don’t have one particular song that’s always on a playlist, but I always have to have one “long” song so if I’m getting tired I can put on a song that’s around 6 minutes and just tell myself to run til the end.

  3. Ahhhh!!! I can’t wait to hear all about your race! You are going to be amazing! 😀

  4. I can’t believe how big baby B has gotten! I just want to pinch his little cheeks!

    Good luck with your race! 🙂

  5. Cutest baby ever! 🙂
    And…I’m so excited for you tomorrow! Go Tina!

  6. jobo says:

    LOVE your playlist! Many of my faves. And that is by far one of my most favorite quotes too AND my fave core DVD from Cathe. Love that one. Have a great race, you will do awesome!! (and B is adorable!!)

  7. Good luck on your race tomorrow! A good playlist is essential- you will do awesome!!

  8. Errign says:

    Ahhhh Baby B! So adorbs!

    GOOD LUCK on your race tomorrow – you’re going to ROCK it! 🙂

  9. Aw, your little guy is the cutest ever!! I am definitely going to try your tofu wrap ~ I just discovered teriyaki tofu and I am totally lovin’ it! It would be perfect for a wrap.

    Good luck tomorrow ~ you are going to be amazing. Can’t wait to hear how it goes.

  10. Good luck tomorrow! I have a race tomorrow am too and need to put together my playlist as well. Thanks for the suggestions. I am loving The Craziest Thing by Darius Rutger and Rolling in the Deep by Adele.

    Have fun tomorrow!

  11. Cate says:

    I like the featured quote this week!
    Good luck tomorrow! I am sure it will be great and have fun! 🙂

    Recently I have been listening to a book while running, but most Glee stuff is good during a run!

  12. Love that picture of B! Good luck with your race — can’t wait to hear all about it!

  13. Good luck tomorrow! Can’t wait to hear how you do! 🙂

  14. Congrats on your race!!!!!! I want to hear good news 🙂

    Your little one is so stinking cute…..oh my goodness!!!

    Where have I been?! Your blog is so gorg now!!


  15. Allie says:

    Baby B is getting so big 🙂
    Yay for tofu!!! Good luck tomorrow, I have a race too so I shall be thinking about you!!

  16. I love “Our God” by Chris Tomlin! Good luck tomorrow Tina! 🙂

  17. Brenda Whittemore says:

    It is so much fun for me to be able to follow your progress! I am so inspired by you. Can’t wait to read about your race!!!! You go girl!

  18. Can’t wait to hear about your race! Good luck!! 🙂

  19. Look at the hair on your little boy! So precious- I can’t wait to be a mom some day 🙂

  20. Karolina says:

    I love the race playlist- looks great and motivating to me:) Hope the race goes well, and I’m excited to read the recap!

  21. Julie says:

    Hi Tina, I was thinking of you on my run this morning since I know it is 5K day!! Here are some more songs to add to your future running playlist: How He Loves Us by David Crowder Band, Stronger by Kanye West, Life is a Highway (the Cars version by Rascal Flatts), I Love Rock and Roll by Joan Jett and the Rockers, You Never Let Go by Charlie Hall, Invade by Watermark. All these are on my playlist!!

  22. Tina I’m so excited for you! haah i kinda got butterflies after this! 😛 You must be nervous but you’ll do so well I know it! Oh, I love some of Chris’ old songs. Do you know sarah groves? and um…phil wickham, shane and shane, kristy nockels, etc.? haha just sayin’ they have some awesome lyrics!

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