Beating the Soon-to-Be Winter Blues

Winter is getting ready to show her ugly face here in Nebraska soon.

As in tomorrow, soon. BLAH!!!

Knowing my window of opportunity to ride was quickly closing, I text my girl Tyree yesterday at 3pm and we were on our bikes and in the wind by exactly 4:45pm.


Impromptu ride…. And soooo worth it. Totally needed that open crisp air in my face. We rode for a while and then made a pit stop at The Rusty Nail for some dinner and a cocktail.


I chose a mushroom Swiss burger and Tyree had the burrito plate. Warm, delicious and filling. Vodka and sugar free redbull also made its way onto our tabs. Wonder how that happened…


Perfect little evening if you ask me.

This AM I woke up and whipped up an oatmeal pancake. First time making something like this and I was pretty pleased with how it turned out. I think I will continue to tweak ingredients as I go, but for the first one, I was impressed.

Oatmeal Pancake

1/2 cup oats
1/3 cup egg whites
2 Tbsp. PB2
1 Tbsp. Plain Greek yogurt
1 packet of Stevia

Mix, spread on heated griddle, lightly brown each side, soak in syrup, enjoy!

This recipe was 264 calories, 35 grams carbohydrates, 24 grams protein.


I have a full day at work today. Hello meetings!!

After work I teach TurboKick at the Y from 4:30-5:15 and then it’s off to In This Moment concert at Sokol with my girl, Tyree!!



Have a Great Day, all!!

Girls Night Out – P!nk Concert!!!


Went to THE.BEST.CONCERT.EVER last night!!

Seriously, P!nk is amazing.   Her energy, uniqueness, originality, quirkiness, artistic outlook, vocals, style, edge.  The fact that she is her own person and encourages non-conformity just ups her likeability by miles.  

It was a fun Saturday night of dinner, drinks and music with 7 great friends.  I’d say that the majority of people attending the concert were females, also out for a fun Girl’s Night.

My crew met up for pre-game dinner and drinks at Brewsky’s.   It took us about 30 minutes to even find a place to eat as everyone else had the exact same idea.  I am positive that not a single one of us actually tasted our food once it was placed in front of us.  Inhaled it!  ha



P!nk’s opener, The Kin, were really good!  Have never heard of them, but will definitely be looking up a few tunes to put in my iPod!  They had a little U2 flair to them, in my opinion.  Very unique style.  Kinda Cute, too. 😉



And then the wait, for P!nk!  



Tyree, Me and Kayla



She didn’t hold anything back.  Her Acrobatics… Holy SH!T.  The girl is fit and fierce. 






I absolutely loved her performance of “Try”.  She started out in her silks, singing her heart out, all the while gracefully and beautifully putting on a performance that takes guts, skill and strength. 






She ended the song, Try, with her dance partner, which again, showcased her artistic ability, strength and stamina.  I love how she puts sexuality into her performances by way of grace, beauty and art.  Not one part of it is inappropriate or tacky.  Some artists need to take a few pointers… ahem.



Check out this video to see her performance of Try.  This wasn’t taken at the concert we were at last night, but from another city tour.  Courtesy of YouTube. 🙂 


She played Piano, drums, the whole bit.  She also made a point to remind us that she does NOT lip sync, and gave us a few pointers on how to catch people who are lip-syncing. =D



Her closing performance of “SO WHAT” was un-freaking-believable!   Flying across the entire Arena singing and flipping… the whole works!  She is so bad ass.




You must watch the video.  Do it.  Now.


I can’t even begin to explain how much fun that concert was.  I have been to so many concerts and this, hands down, was the absolute best.  If you have a chance to see her in concert, do yourself a favor, and GO! 


Hope you all had a FANTASTIC weekend!!!