fun facts friday

December 30, 2011

1. I basically suck because i never did announce my winner from the Serve giveaway. Te winner is Leila from Spinach and Skittles. You just won $100! Email me for prize details.

2. I’m not allowed to ever go back to work again — at least until I’m done watching Friday Nigh Lights. I will continue to say this over and over again.. but where in the world was I when this was on TV?

3. Charlie and my nephew are the best of buds. How stinkin’ cute is this picture?

4. What are you doing for New Years? Did you even know it was tomorrow? I did, but we still don’t know what we’re doing. Personally, that’s just fine with me, but I know the Husband wants to do something. I’m lame. He’s not.

5. I leave for Orlando in 5 days. In five days I will be in the happiest place on Earth! #sopumped

6. There is still no chance of snow in the 10 day forecast right now. What. The. Heck. Winter!!!!

7. I don’t know what I’m going to do when I go back to work — I’ve been getting up past 7:00 every  morning this week. 5:00 is going to seem torturous come January 9.

8. We are having friends over for dinner tonight and they requested something that I have made and posted about. I’m not disclosing that top secret information though, because I know they read every day. (Thanks Bradley and Megan!)

9. Does anyone else get confused for trash pick up day during weeks that have holidays? I know trash day is tomorrow because it’s pushed back a day, but about 90% of my neighbors have their trash out today which makes me nervous that I did something wrong. Anxiety much?

10. One more 8 miler tomorrow and that’s it for long runs before my half! You can find me next Saturday crossing the finish line with Mickey.

11. I feel like I have had my cold for like three weeks. It needs to leave. Pronto.

12. Happy Friday!

{ 43 comments… read them below or add one }

Claire @ Live and Love to Eat December 30, 2011 at 7:53 am

I don’t think we’ll do anything for New Years – and I’m totally okay with it! Have a great weekend.


Faith @ For the Health of It December 30, 2011 at 7:53 am

Ahhhh you’re coming to my town – I can’t wait to see what you get into here! PS – if you’re looking for an awesome place with vegetarian and dairy-free stuff (they’re actually a totally vegan restaurant) you should check out Ethos :D


cleaneatingchelsey December 30, 2011 at 8:28 am

Thanks for pointing that out to me! Our first day in Orlando we’re actually going to Universal, and I just looked it up and Ethos is halfway between Universal and Disney – I think we’re going to make a stop there for dinner!


Faith @ For the Health of It January 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Hmm, I’m not sure which program you used, but Ethos is actually further north than both Universal and Disney. It’s right past downtown, so about 15 minutes from both parks. It’s still worth the drive, but I didn’t want ya planning a quick 2 mile drive and ending up on the opposite side of town.

Have fun!!


Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers December 30, 2011 at 7:58 am

5 Days?!?! Woop woop! You’re so ready; you’ll do great!


cleaneatingchelsey December 30, 2011 at 8:29 am

Thanks, Tiff – I hope so!


Gina @ Running to the Kitchen December 30, 2011 at 8:01 am

We don’t get confused on trash pickup because my husband refuses to GET our garbage picked up! We have a really long steep driveway and he says it’s not the money but the fact that we’d have to lug garbage cans up and down the driveway. So we pawn our garbage off on his work’s dumpster or my parents. Classy. Really.
Hope you guys figure out something to do for New Year’s!


Khushboo December 30, 2011 at 8:05 am

Wow your half marathon is so soon! Something tells me you are going to nail it!


Julie H. of Spinach and Sprinkles December 30, 2011 at 8:06 am

How weird is it that while I’ve been sick I have made BFFs with Friday Night Lights on Netflix! :)
……I neeeeeed snow too! (and it needs to get me a late start to school or two!) I don’t want to wake up at 5:23 on Tuesday, I may not make it! My body may throw a fit and stay in bed. Those kids may just have to teach themselves ;) HA!


cleaneatingchelsey December 30, 2011 at 8:29 am

We’re just twins, that’s all.


Brittany @ GOtheXtraMile December 30, 2011 at 8:09 am

First of all, that is the cutest picture of all time. Second of all, you put Friday Nigh Lights just in case you want to edit! I know we all know what you mean though :D
And third of all, you are going to rockkkk your half!!! Have so much fun !


cleaneatingchelsey December 30, 2011 at 8:30 am

Thanks – I’m quite the typo queen!


Kaila @healthyhelperblog! December 30, 2011 at 8:09 am

You have off till January ninth!?!?! SO LUCKY!!!


Kinley @ Better Off Barefoot December 30, 2011 at 8:42 am

Wow, Disney is coming up fast!! Seems like so long ago that registration opened! Good luck with your last long run!


Hilliary @Happily Ever Healthy December 30, 2011 at 8:54 am

The picture of your nephew and Charlie is adorable! That is def. a picture to put in a frame! Enjoy your time in Orlando!


Melody December 30, 2011 at 8:55 am

Well our garbage is always pushed back a day on holidays……or so I thought. Regular day is tuesday but I thought “I’ll just put it out wednesday” and also had anxiety when half my neighbors had their heaping bins out tuesday (but figured they’re always early with the trash anyway and I’m always last-minute larry running down the driveway in my heels as the garbage truck pulls into the subdivision) Needless to say, I missed garbage this week by waiting a day :( So did my neighbor so that makes me feel better. My boyfriend and I are also lame in that we aren’t doing anything for New Years, don’t like crowds or fighting for parking spaces, or drinking, so we’ll be home and probably asleep by 11. We’re not even old! Best of luck and have fun with the marathon! Enjoy Florida!


cleaneatingchelsey December 31, 2011 at 7:43 am

Oh no!!! I’m sorry you missed garbage day.


Rebecca December 30, 2011 at 8:58 am

Yay for races in warmer climates! :) Hope you beat the cold soon…down the herbal tea and green smoothies!
This is a rare year that I’m actually going out for a New Years party. Usually we just stay at home in our jammies, have movie marathons and bang pots at midnight #classy


Maria @ Beautiful Busy Bee December 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

don’t freak out or anything, but i live in central texas, where friday night lights is made, and my mom has seen the actor who plays the coach more than once in real life. also, i had a friend who used to live next door to the guy who plays the quarterback. good luck with your half marathon! :)


Liz @ An Interesting Year December 30, 2011 at 9:17 am

OMG I just started watching Friday Night Lights too and I CAN’T STOP. I am totally addicted, and am also going to have to quit my job. Whoops.


Sarah December 30, 2011 at 10:00 am

I have absolutely no idea what im doing for new years. Im kind of lame too and dont feel like doing anything. And i get confused every week what day trash day is. Its been the same days my entire life yet i still cant remember if blue is monday wednesday or thursday.


Erica @ For the Sake of Cake December 30, 2011 at 10:12 am

Love that picture of Charlie & your nephew; so cute that he kept his tennis ball in his mouth!

Can’t believe it’s almost time for your half! I remember you posting about just booking the trip. Very exciting!


Meg @ My Chocolate Covered Life December 30, 2011 at 10:33 am

I go back the 3rd, payback for getting out the 16th. It is going to be so tough.


janetha December 30, 2011 at 10:49 am

Kids with dogs–the combo always melts my heart.


Brandi @ Faith Fitness and Laughter December 30, 2011 at 10:56 am

Love the picture with Charlie and your nephew! :) 9) I totally know how you feel! Where I live they push the days forward, so like if it’s Friday that they pick up trash and it’s a holiday, they do it on Wed. I hated it when I would forget they did that!
Have a great night with your friends!


Katy (The Singing Runner) December 30, 2011 at 11:13 am

Number 5 should read…

5. I leave for Orlando in 5 days. In five days I will be in the happiest place on Earth (with Katy!!!) #sopumped



Olivia@unleashingmymind December 30, 2011 at 11:27 am

I’m sooo jealous. Have fun in Orlando :D Haha I don’t know what I am doing on New Year’s Eve and I am perfectly fine with that as well!


Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin December 30, 2011 at 11:32 am

I can’t believe your half marathon is so soon! Good luck on your last long run. :D

I’m going to a party on NYE… but I’d be just as happy staying home. I doubt I’ll even be able to stay awake until midnight!


Kris | December 30, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Happy Friday!!

WOOOO HOOOO!!! You’re going to crush your race!!! Are you freaking excited or what??

Hahahha, I couldn’t imagine getting up at 5am, thats crazy!!

I think we’re going to see Mission Impossible 4 on NYE, party animals over here ;)


Amber K December 30, 2011 at 12:52 pm

My husband and I have never done anything for New Year’s and so we both want to. But we still haven’t figured out what to do! It’s tomorrow…so yeah we have to get on that.


nicole marie December 30, 2011 at 1:26 pm

what is charlie planning to do during your orlando hiatus? i think his girlfriend gwendolyn might try to sneak over if she can secure inexpensive airfare. :) LOL! x


Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga December 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Have fun in Orlando! You know you will…it IS the happiest place on earth, once you get past anyone who needs a nap or is having a tantrum. Lol. Seriously have a BLAST!!!!!!


Lindsay @ Lindsay's List December 30, 2011 at 2:03 pm

I’m coming to dinner next. And I want something completely new and never before seen. Mmkay?


Lindsay Loves Veggies December 30, 2011 at 2:31 pm

I am so with you on being lazy about New Years plans! The bf wants to go visit friends out of state, and I would rather either chill at home, or go to a friends party in the city. He’s definitely the adventurous one in the relationship. :)


Katie @ Peace Love & Oats December 30, 2011 at 2:50 pm

I keep forgetting it’s almost New Year, but now I’m in NC with my friend Amy Lee


Colleen @ The Lunchbox Diaries December 30, 2011 at 3:20 pm

You’re going to kick half marathon ass! But since it’s Disney – maybe I should say “half marathon butt.” Either way – you’re going to be great! xo


Rachel @ Eat, Learn, Discover! December 30, 2011 at 3:38 pm

omigod cutest picture ever.
Good luck with your half, and have fun in orlando!!


Lindsay @ In Sweetness and In Health December 30, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Hope you feel better soon!! That’s a long time to have a cold! And I apparently need to watch Friday Night Lights. I’ve heard great things about it but for some reason have never watched it. I’m so jealous that you’ll be going to Florida so soon…you’ll have such a great time!


Kit-Kat December 30, 2011 at 5:46 pm

I wish you luck on your run :-)
How long have you been running (as in minutes and miles?)


Kaitlyn@TheTieDyeFiles December 30, 2011 at 6:49 pm

My roommate and I put pur trash out early, whoops! We don’t have New Year’s plans yet. I’m secretly hoping my boyfriend wants to stay in and snuggle. Odds are slim.


Leila @ Spinach and Skittles December 30, 2011 at 9:07 pm

Haha, I always get confused on trash day after a holiday. Thanks for the serve credit! I’ve never won anything before – you made my day!


Emily December 31, 2011 at 10:58 pm

I don’t have any exciting plans for New Years either. I’m such a grandma! Oh well.
I’m sure you and your hubby will have a lovely night, no matter what you wind up doing.
And yay for having your last long run tomorrow! You’re going to kick some serious butt in your half. Can’t wait to hear about it! (:


Sophie @ threetimesf January 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm

Adorable pic! I <3 Charlie!


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