Special Delivery

03/07/2011 at 4:55 pm 55 comments

Happy Monday! 😀 I know that some of you are on spring break so hope you are having lots of fun and soaking up some sun. Last week I won a Luna Bar Giveaway courtesy of Tasty and Trim and I was beyond ecstatic. Let’s just say I’ve never won any kind of contest, ever lol The fabulous Jessica was nice enough to send me 6 different flavors of Luna Bars which I’ve never tasted before 😀

As she wasn’t nice enough, this came in the box

You guys are just so fabulous, there’s nothing better than opening up a package with such a sweet card 🙂

Thanks Jessica!

S’mores was my first choice and they were going to be my ooiaj topper! 🙂

Apparently word on the street is that I am a collector of empty nut butter jars 😉 My super kind sister (well she’s my bf’s sister) gave me one.

Now that is love 🙂 My boyfriend told me I should start going door to door lol

Last night I loaded my jar up and woke up to this

In my overnight mix I had: 33g oats, 1/4 cup chocolate silk milk (a splash of water),

2 ounces of Dannon Light and Fit, cinnamon, cocoa powder, 8g chia seeds, 1/4 nanner, & sliced strawberries

In the am, I threw in 1/2 of the s’mores bar 🙂

I loved the Luna Bar! It was delicious and the perfect crunch to my breakfast 🙂

Today’s workout wasn’t so great and I can feel myself starting to get weaker. I definitely need to make sure I’m getting enough calories to sustain a good workout.

Bench Press: 55lbs (horrible) I dropped weight and still struggled.

Air Squats: I’m substituting these for lunges until my form is good enough to do real squats. I miss them 😦

Leg Press: 210 lbs

Lat Pulldown: 85 lbs

I’m definitely not where I wanna be yet, I’m not consistently increasing weight which it quite a bummer. Either way I got a good sweat.

Now I’m off to get some studying done or at least try to 🙂 Have a great Monday everyone!

  • Do you have a favorite oatmeal topper? (I couldn’t be able to pick just one)



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55 Comments Add your own

  • 1. katiivey  |  03/07/2011 at 4:58 pm

    Luna bars can make great snacks! Congrats on winning! I’ve yet to win a blog contest but so want to 🙂

    My fave oatmeal topper has got to be nut butter! Peanut, almond…yum! Makes it so much more filling.

    Hope your workouts get better; it’s not uncommon to have times where the weights don’t go up so hang in there!

    • 2. Jenny  |  03/07/2011 at 5:24 pm

      I can’t have oats without pb 🙂

  • 3. Parita @ myinnershakti  |  03/07/2011 at 5:08 pm

    Ooooh, congrats on winning! I love peanut butter and good old fashioned granola on my morning oatmeal! I like to think of it as food for the soul. LOL! 🙂

  • 4. april  |  03/07/2011 at 5:13 pm

    How many calories are you eating? I have a feeling not enough- once you increase your weights will def. go up!

    • 5. Jenny  |  03/07/2011 at 5:23 pm

      I was on a bulking cycle for a few months, then cut back down, and now I’m just maintaining on 1800 calories. I hadn’t weighed myself for a few weeks and now that I did I definitely lost more weight than I intended to so I increased a bit. I just started increasing calories about a week ago so I just gotta give it some time

      • 6. april  |  03/07/2011 at 5:37 pm

        Oh yeah 1800 is way too low- 2200 is probably your maintenence now!

  • 7. movesnmunchies  |  03/07/2011 at 5:16 pm

    luna bar in the oats? LOVE IT ahah!! my fav oat topping is pb- NO DOUBT! defintely up the intake if your getting weaker- thats no good!

  • 8. Ellie  |  03/07/2011 at 5:24 pm

    How fun~Congratulations on the giveaway 😀 My fave toppers are nuts, granola, and yogurt/choc chips. Oh! And puffins haha

    • 9. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:15 am

      I have yet to try puffins!

  • 10. simplynutritiouskate  |  03/07/2011 at 7:31 pm

    I LOVE crumbling granola bars over oats, they give it such a great texture.

  • 11. Sarah  |  03/07/2011 at 7:37 pm

    Those lunas are all awesome flavors! I’d have to say the oatmeal raisin one is my fav 🙂

    Aw, such a sweet thing to give you an empty PB jar (ha, I collect them too!) I’ll bring them to school full of trail mix and leave it in my locker – oh the curious looks I recieve from others!

    Fav oatmeal topper: nut butter!

    • 12. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:15 am

      Haha that’s a smart idea! Can’t wait to try the oatmeal raisin

  • 13. Mary @ Bites and Bliss  |  03/07/2011 at 8:15 pm

    Lucky for you for winning, talk about a good prize!!
    I know it’s kind of lame, but my favorite oatmeal topper is bananas. That, or pudding. 😉

  • 14. Olivia  |  03/07/2011 at 8:28 pm

    Can’t believe you’ve never had those flavors Lunabars!! smores used to be one of my faves until I discovered chocolate raspberry, chocolate peppermint stick, and cookies and cream delight! Oh, and oatmeal raisin cookie-ahh ok they’re all great! Your oats in a jar look FABULOUS too! (thats like one of my fave pb!)

  • 15. BrittFit  |  03/07/2011 at 8:32 pm

    obsesssseddddddd with luna bars!!!!!!!!!! ugh so jealous of your delivery!

  • 16. Jess  |  03/07/2011 at 8:46 pm

    Luna bars are soo good. I can’t eat oatmeal without bananas!

  • 17. Sophia @ Raven Waves  |  03/07/2011 at 8:48 pm

    Congrats on winning the giveaway!! Your oatmeal mix looks so good!

  • 18. Colleen @ The Lunchbox Diaries  |  03/07/2011 at 9:04 pm

    I can’t have oats without banana and PB!! But I love adding nuts or jelly or granola or nutella… 🙂

  • 19. thefitacademic  |  03/07/2011 at 9:34 pm

    Congrats about winning! I never win anything either! It’s so frustrating b/c the hubbs wins stuff all the time! But what’s his is mine, so I guess I have luck through him : )

    • 20. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:16 am

      Haha you win too 🙂

  • 21. Kate (What Kate is Cooking)  |  03/07/2011 at 10:31 pm

    I love anything on top of oats. Lately it’s been nut butter and a baked good of some kind 🙂

  • 22. Tara  |  03/07/2011 at 10:47 pm

    I love love love love love the new chocolate coconut luna bars. They are like caramel delight (samoa) girl scout cookies! Soooo good! If you haven’t already, you need to get your hands on that.

    I almost never top my oats! I usually just mix in fruit. Maybe that’s why I’m not as thrilled by oats as the rest of the blog world?

    • 23. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:17 am

      Girl start topping those oats! 😀

  • 24. Gina  |  03/07/2011 at 11:13 pm

    Enjoy your Luna bars! They are delic!

    I love topping my oats with fresh fruit. So good 🙂

  • 25. Angie @ The Fitness Apple  |  03/07/2011 at 11:24 pm

    I LOVE luna bars! they are one of my favorite bars!

  • 26. kbwood  |  03/07/2011 at 11:48 pm

    ahhh loveeee lunaS!
    and OIAJ .. yum!

  • 27. allieatfood  |  03/08/2011 at 12:44 am

    Congrats on winning the giveaway! That’s awesome. I love almost empty peanut butter jars 🙂 I’ll start the collection with you!

  • 28. Nicole @ Of Cookies & Carrots  |  03/08/2011 at 2:20 am

    oh gosh oatmeal toppings… I love to mix in instant coffee and cinnamon, and top with good ole pb. but a small handful of kashi golean is always godo for some crunch! (i’m obsessed with crunch)

    those oats look amazingly delish 🙂

  • 29. Sara @ Nourish and Flourish  |  03/08/2011 at 2:37 am

    I’m a huge Luna bar fan! White Chocolate Macadamia is my favorite flavor…You should definitely try it next!

    I’m probably the only blogger who doesn’t eat oats every morning… Maybe I need to try topping them with a bar!?

    Hope your workouts improve soon!

    • 30. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:18 am

      O0o0 I didn’t get that flavor, it sounds delicious

  • 31. Kate  |  03/08/2011 at 8:13 am

    what a great win! my fav oatmeal topped would have to be a blob of coconut milk yogurt. it makes them so creamy!

    • 32. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 10:18 am

      Coconut milk yogurt? Do you make that?

  • 33. Hannah (BitterSweet)  |  03/08/2011 at 8:58 am

    What a fun package! I really like the caramel Luna bar when I’m craving a treat, since it seriously tastes like a candy bar.

  • 34. fashionfitnessfoodie  |  03/08/2011 at 10:13 am

    I love the s’mores luna bars!! They are delicious. The luna bars always have the best flavors. That’s so funny that people are saving their pb jars for you!

    • 35. Jenny  |  03/09/2011 at 9:46 am

      The more the merrier lol!

  • 36. Alyssa  |  03/08/2011 at 11:11 am

    that bar looks AMAZING.

    I JUST bought some cinnamon swirl pb&co peanut butter, and I’m super pumped to try it in some oatmeal!

    I thiiink my favorite topping is bananas and pb. 🙂

  • 37. This Italian Family  |  03/08/2011 at 11:35 am

    Your friend has good taste in PB! I use this same kind! 🙂

  • 38. Holly at Greek Yogurt and Apple Slices  |  03/08/2011 at 11:39 am

    DANG girl, you are rockin’ the leg press! That is awesome 🙂
    & that is too funny about your bf’s sister- extra pb jars are always a good thing!

    • 39. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 6:22 pm

      I will never turn one down 😉

  • 40. Jessica @ Dishin' About Nutrition  |  03/08/2011 at 12:30 pm

    ugh you lucky duck! I have entered so many giveaways and haven’t one a single one yet 😦 boooo haha I’m such a whiner… My oatmeal toppings change frequently but right now I am rocking the almond butter, flax seed, sugar-free syrup, cinnamon, and banana.

  • 41. Casey  |  03/08/2011 at 3:10 pm

    My favorite oatmeal topper is a milk floater and cinnamon!

  • 42. Katie  |  03/08/2011 at 5:53 pm

    Wooooooohooo for an awesome giveaway win!!!

    I just tried the NEW luna chocolate chunk and its amazing as ever! I cant find it around here, I found it back home and should of bought more!!!!!!

    Happy Tuesday!

    My fave oat topper lately has been crushed spelt pretzels!!!

    • 43. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 6:24 pm

      I’ve never tried crushed pretzels!

  • 44. paoang  |  03/08/2011 at 6:10 pm

    Oooh congrats on the giveaway girl!!! Lunas are yummy 😀
    And amazing workout as usual!

    My favorite oatmeal topper is deff PB- I can’t have oatmeal without it!

    • 45. Jenny  |  03/08/2011 at 6:24 pm

      Oatmeal without nut butter is just blasphemy! 😀

  • 46. Jenn @ Peas & Crayons  |  03/08/2011 at 6:20 pm

    I looooove baked apples with cinnamon on my oatmeal! but i havent made it in forever and have been on a huge -smoothie-for-breakfast- kick

    your OOIAJ look great!!!!

  • 47. Hollie @ Lolzthatswim(andRun)  |  03/08/2011 at 6:22 pm

    Not so much a topper but more of an addition of pumpkin into my oats. It makes them so much more creamy and nom.

  • 48. Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin  |  03/08/2011 at 10:06 pm

    Congrats on winning the giveaway! I haven’t ever won one yet. 😛

    Bananas are a MUST for oats. I can’t have a bowl without one!

  • 49. megan @ the oatmeal diaries  |  03/09/2011 at 6:00 am

    Your OIAJ looks amazing! With oats I have to go with the classic- pb and banana!!

  • 50. Brittany (A Healthy Slice of Life)  |  03/09/2011 at 7:25 am

    I’ve still never tried a Luna bar. I need to add it to my Bucket List if I ever expect to do so. 🙂 Smore sound delish!

  • 51. Kelsey @ Clean Teen Kelsey  |  03/09/2011 at 10:07 am

    I’ve never tried Luna bars. You’ll have to let us know which is your favorite. 🙂

    Hooray for empty nut butter jars! Don’t worry, I had three or four nearly-empty jars in my fridge at one time. I was saving them for OIAJ. 🙂

  • 52. Kayla  |  03/09/2011 at 1:11 pm

    Yum, luna bars are delicious. Welll, the only flavor I’ve tried is Nutz over chocolate, it’s pretty much amazing.

  • 53. leashieloo  |  03/09/2011 at 3:11 pm

    I’m in the vast minority, but I don’t like my overnight oats cold. But I do love to top with fruit, almonds, and nut butter!

  • 54. Be fit and be fabulous  |  03/10/2011 at 11:00 pm

    Smuckers Natural Peanut Butters is the best!

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