a busy weekend!

our weekend kind of started on thursday when we headed out to dinner on a really beautiful night...

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mike has turned me into an oyster person and these were really good {i actually think it is mostly the mignonette sauce that i like!}

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friday started off with a girl wod at crossfit: "gwen". she is not really considered one of "the girls" anymore, but she used to be. 

gwen was 15-12-9 clean and jerks. you were not allowed to let the bar rest on the ground at all between reps, only between sets. i used 73# and finished in 5:05... it was weird not having a set amount of rest time between each set, so i kind of followed the other two girls who were doing it at the same time as me. mike was behind me so i couldn't gauge it off of him. overall, i felt like i could have done more weight and worried less about time, but it was a good one.

then we went and hung out by the pool for a little bit and brought the dogs, which they loved...

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and friday night, we went to our most favorite place and enjoyed an awesome dinner and hanging with our favorite bartenders! it was a pretty great day :)

saturday was oly for me and we worked on clean and jerks. this video is pretty bad, but it was the shortest one i could find to show you what a clean and jerk is!!!! i cleaned 133#, which is way more than what i used to be able to clean {i'm not positive, but i think the most i did at my old gym was 115#} and i cleaned & jerked 128#... pretty good for my first time doing it!

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later that afternoon, we headed over to our friends' gorgeous new house for their daughter's second birthday party. i didn't take any pictures, but it was an "under the sea" theme {good thing i wore my mermaid dress}, and all of the details were pretty much the cutest things ever. 

after what felt like a non-stop busy few days, today we laid low. mike cleaned a lot, i kind of helped him, he grocery shopped, did laundry, i guess i laid low and mike did lots of things?!?! he's a good man. and we took the dogs to swim in the pond and made their day.

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i did make this delicious dinner, though! well, mike made the chicken, but i made the broccoli and chopped salad {it's all about the teamwork!} it was the perfect dinner to start a fresh new week!

see you tomorrow with my workout and some new favorite things!!!

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