|Adopt this lovely gal!|
On Sunday, we visited our local humane society and walked a few dogs. This is something that I used to do often, but have shamefully neglected over past months. My husband also came along to help - two dogs can be quite a handful.
It's so rewarding to see a dog flop onto his bed after a long walk. The shelter says that many dogs are passed over simply because they appear too hyper. People don't always understand that the shelter's environment is incredibly stimulating and that the dogs may not have gotten any exercise that day...or even the day before.
|Adopt Pepper! (left)|
If you're thinking about a new friend, I really do encourage you to at least visit your local shelter. Even if you're interested in a specific breed, a little patience will often see one turn up. Also, I was adopted and look how well I turned out ;)
Speaking of turning out well, today is Monday and time to review my goals. I realize that discussing (literally) the same topic every week can be tedious, but this reconciliation really makes me feel accountable during the week. And thank you for your support!
GMAT Not as well as the week before. I've been making a list of which specific math topics need to be reviewed the most. Darn you, probabilities!
Read Birds are so fascinating. Did you know that some lady birds can eject sperm if an undesirable male mates with her? Cray.
Strength I love this, every single time. It gives me infinitely more confidence than cardio ever did and my only wish is that I had started earlier.
Calories I've been counting a little more strictly in efforts to curb my sweet tooth. So far, so good.
Crochet SUCCESS! After four weeks of being a slacker, I started and finished a kitten-sized blanket for the animal shelter...the caveat being that I used scrap yarn and it is hideous. My husband reassured me that the cats don't mind.
This Rice & Lentil Salad from EatingWell.com. Does it count as trying a new recipe if you don't really follow the recipe? I pretty much subbed everything based on what I had.
This Smothered Tempeh Sandwich from EatingWell.com. Made mine open face and omitted the red wine. Can't really go wrong with cheesey tempeh.
Skinnytaste's Pumpkin Muffins. These were amazing. I've made a few of her other recipes and they've all been incredible.
ps - Did you know that Saturday was the first day of fall? Hooray!
Did you do anything fun over the weekend?