Wednesday, July 23, 2014

My weekend in Phoenix...

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I am back home from a wonderful vacation trip to Phoenix AZ. I love going and visiting my inlaws. My husband has 7 brothers and sisters, so its a huge thing for all of them to be together. We flew out there to celebrate his little brothers 21st birthday. It was a pretty special weekend with this guy...
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Donald, Hannah, and I were able to get a few hikes in before leaving for the ZONA resort to celebrate.
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I love that his family is so active. I have been out there a couple times for races and mountain hikes. Hannah and I on one of our morning ventures...
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We ended up going to a comedy show Friday night that was a lot of fun.
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The next morning we went and stayed at the ZONA resort for the weekend to celebrate.

ZONA will be closing next month for a year long renovation, so it was not crowded which was nice. Especially when your party alone is 14 people strong. LOL! One of the great things about the ZONA was that the pool opened at 6 am, so I was able to get a morning swim in. They have a HUGE pool, so laps were no problem. I was able to swim for an hour without any interruptions.
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I have been reviewing the MISFIT Wearables SHINE for a couple weeks now and I am loving it. I will have a full review soon on the blog. Stay tuned for that, I know your going to love it.
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Luckily they also had a great fitness center on site. The whole family joined in for a morning workout...
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I snagged a quick mirror photo with my mother n law Karen, sister n law Sarah, and her friend Katie after a great sweat session. They look amazing. Like I said before I am so happy that they are so active.
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We hung out at the pool pretty much the whole weekend. It was great to just relax and enjoy my vacation with the hubby.

We ran into a few friends out in the desert. This baby side winder was chillin at the hotel also. Although it was cool to see, where theres a baby theres a mama! NO THANKS!
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I was able to really stick to clean eating while I was out in Phoenix. I think besides splitting a doughtnut with my mother n law on morning and a few french fries at Red Robin, I stuck pretty much to proteins, fruits, and vegis. It felt great. One of my favorite meals was the kale salad at ZONA. It was topped with pumpkin seeds and goat cheese. DELICIOUS!
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I had a great time with my husband on vacation. Its very rare we get time to vacation without our kids, so it was amazing. Donald and I are so used to super active vacations that relaxing at the pool for 2 straight days felt a little strange but definitely needed.  I owe everything I have to this wonderful man of mine. HES AMAZING!
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Now I'm back and in full TRI training mode.

Did you have a great weekend? Did you move?


  1. Love this! I'm so glad you guys had fun. Glad you got to come as well. I miss you guys already! Love you <3

  2. Loved all of the pictures you shared. Looks like you had a fabulous time!