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My peanut butter consumption is at an all-time high. In the last 24 hours I’ve eaten…

Peanut butter toast on Great Harvest Whole Wheat Cinnamon Raisin with honey, bananas and cinnamon.

Plain Greek yogurt with apple butter, Trader Joe’s Trek Mix Granola Cereal and peanut butter.

Apple cinnamon oatmeal with pumpkin in the Trader Joe’s peanut butter jar that I finished off when I ate the peanut butter banana toast.

I received a request to post my playlist from last night’s yoga class.Β 

My Wednesday night hot vinyasa class at Y2 is a party! πŸ˜‰ We sun saluted, back bended, inverted, flowed, crunched and flowed some more before finally enjoying 10 minutes of pigeon and savasana on the floor.

Today is my first “full-time” day at Metro Fitness Club! Even though I announced my new position last week the agreement was that I would be kind of in and out until March 1 as I wrapped up other commitments. It felt so good to wake up this morning and know I was heading into the club for the day! It’s been a great first day!

And can we please take a moment to appreciate the view from my office? I have been longingly gazing at Yoforia all day. It’s 80 degrees in Charlotte today. Frozen yogurt, please!

Peanut Butter Runner was nominated for “Best Personal Trainer Blog” in Fitness Magazine’s Fitterati blogger awards!

I was super shocked to receive the email from Fitness notifying me that PBR was nominated. You can vote here!

HAPPY MARCH 1st!!!Β Come on, spring!

{ 51 comments… add one }
  • 1
    Sana March 1, 2012, 4:55 pm

    Happy First Day πŸ™‚

  • 2
    Amy March 1, 2012, 4:59 pm

    I heard today’s Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day! So you are on the right track. πŸ™‚

  • 4
    ashley March 1, 2012, 5:16 pm

    Hope your first day was fantastic!! I am loving the fabulous temperatures this week! 75 in Birmingham right now. πŸ™‚

    • 5
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:54 pm

      it was wonderful. thanks ashley! i am seriously so happy with the warm winter we’ve had in the south this year!

  • 6
    Dayna March 1, 2012, 5:33 pm

    Hope you enjoyed your fist full day! Just voted πŸ™‚

  • 8
    Alyssa @ Fit and Fun in Third March 1, 2012, 6:31 pm

    Congrats on being nominated!! Voted! πŸ™‚
    Also, peanut butter consumption can never be too high….

    • 9
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:55 pm

      thank you! and i agree. i think i’ll have to incorporate it into dessert too!

  • 10
    Emily March 1, 2012, 6:35 pm

    its completely fitting seeing as how today is national peanut butter day πŸ™‚ i had some this morning and am feeling as though that is certainly NOT enough for today! congratulations on the nomination! i love your blog and you so deserve it!

    • 11
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:56 pm

      agreed! i think i’m going to eat ice cream with a reese’s cup for dessert!

      thank you for the comment and for reading my blog! πŸ™‚

  • 12
    Matt @ The Athlete's Plate March 1, 2012, 6:42 pm

    Peanut butter owns my soul πŸ˜‰

  • 14
    Amy March 1, 2012, 6:43 pm

    There are so many days where I think, “Gosh, I have eaten way to much PB today!”

    Hope you had a great first day at Metro!

    • 15
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:56 pm

      i know the feeling all to well…then i just switch to another type of nut butter! πŸ˜‰

  • 16
    Mary @ Bites and Bliss March 1, 2012, 6:48 pm

    I go through a jar a week…sometimes faster than that!

    • 17
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:56 pm

      i probably do too between all the different types of nut butter i have open!

  • 18
    jennyv March 1, 2012, 7:15 pm

    Easiest vote ever. Really.

    • 19
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:57 pm

      thank you so much for taking the time!

      • 20
        JennyV March 3, 2012, 5:57 pm

        Also, thanks for the playlist! I’m not one of your yogis (I’m in Iowa!) but I started downloading most of the songs and my husband loves them too!

  • 21
    Cindy March 1, 2012, 7:52 pm

    I voted for you!

  • 23
    pamela March 1, 2012, 7:56 pm

    SO glad you had a great day. On my way to vote!!

    • 24
      Jen March 1, 2012, 7:58 pm

      it was wonderful and felt like the right place to be! thank you for voting!

  • 25
    Miriam@Bellaspire March 1, 2012, 8:11 pm

    You definitely deserve this one! You are such an inspiration of balance and health. Your blog was the first healthy living blog I read and you were my inspiration to starting my own healthy living blog. Definitely voting for you!

    • 26
      Jen March 2, 2012, 4:11 pm

      thank you so much for reading and for your kind words!

  • 27
    Kate March 1, 2012, 8:17 pm

    Yay!!!! Thanks for posting, Jen!!!

    I am with you on high pb consumption. I’ve been using pb flour in my oats to curb my obsession with real pb – almost out and can’t wait to get back to my fav TJs jar of perfection.

    Congrats for your nomination and for completing your first full day!!!!

    • 28
      Jen March 2, 2012, 4:11 pm

      you’re welcome!

      i have pb flour in my pantry but i never use it. i’ll have to try it in my oats!

  • 29
    Michelle March 1, 2012, 8:26 pm

    I just voted for you, good luck!! Yoforia is definitely my favorite self-serve yogurt place in Atlanta and I think I’ve tried them all. There’s something about the flavor/consistency that I like better than the others. Luckily I live near one and treat myself most weekends! God only knows how often I would go if I worked across the street from one. Good luck with that! πŸ˜‰

    • 30
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:40 pm

      thank you for voting michelle! i really like yoforia too. we have menchie’s here and i like that too. i am going to have to be super careful this summer not to spend my whole paycheck on froyo! πŸ˜‰

  • 31
    Holly March 1, 2012, 8:42 pm

    A coworker was eating PB with an apple today. I was very PB jealous!

    Happy 1st day!

    • 32
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:39 pm

      haha – i love PB jealousy. i would totally have it too! first day was great! πŸ™‚

  • 33
    Alaina March 1, 2012, 8:50 pm

    Congrats on the nomination!! I’ll be voting for you!

    You sure know how to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! πŸ˜‰

    • 34
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:39 pm

      thank you alaina! and yes, if anyone knows how to celebrate peanut butter lovers day, it’s me!

  • 35
    Ally Garner March 1, 2012, 9:04 pm

    Ha! I love that you play Flo Rida & Lil Wayne in your yoga class. That’s awesome. Congrats on your first full day! Big blessings for many happy, successful years to came πŸ™‚

    • 36
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:32 pm

      yep, we keep the playlists fun and the classes super hard and sweaty. it’s awesome! thank you for your comment and well wishes!

  • 37
    Ashley March 1, 2012, 9:19 pm

    The weather is incredible today! My lunchtime power yoga class was outside and it was fantastic! Congrats on being nominated for the award – you deserve it! I voted!

    • 38
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:31 pm

      i love outdoor yoga when the weather is nice. thanks for taking the time to vote!

  • 39
    Lee March 1, 2012, 9:55 pm

    I want to find a yoga class that plays music like that. All the ones that I’ve ever tried are either no music or very new-agey music.

    • 40
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:31 pm

      the studio is awesome! the classes are hot, sweaty and fast-paced with fun music. it’s like no other yoga! i have yet to find anywhere in ATL that even slightly compares.

  • 41
    meghan@strugglemuffins March 1, 2012, 10:17 pm

    Congrats! So many exciting things!

  • 42
    Louly March 1, 2012, 10:47 pm

    Wow! You’ve started March off right! Congratulations on all the good things today brought for you – so exciting and much deserved recognition for your hard work. Thank you for sharing your journey to challenge, inspire and help us all with ours πŸ™‚

    • 43
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:30 pm

      thank you so much louly! it was a great start to march! πŸ™‚

  • 44
    Lisa March 2, 2012, 8:08 am

    Voted! While I don’t think I have ever commented on your blog before you are my most favorite blogger.
    You just seem like the kind of gal I’d love to sit down and drink wine and eat cupcakes with.
    Enjoy all the exciting changes in your life.

    • 45
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:29 pm

      lisa – thank you so much for voting and for the sweet comment. i LOVE wine, cupcakes and conversation! πŸ™‚

  • 46
    Lindsey @ Cardio Pizza March 2, 2012, 8:38 am

    Congrats on the new position! It sounds like a fantastic job – and what a beautiful facility!

    • 47
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:29 pm

      thank you lindsey! i feel so happy to be here!

  • 48
    Nadine March 2, 2012, 10:21 am

    I’ve just started reading your blog and really love it – so not surprised that you were nominated for best personal trainer blog! I work right down the street from your new office so I recognize the view and you have a bonus of a great coffee shop below you! Just wanted to say how much I enjoy your page and I’m glad to know that someone else eats as much peanut butter as I do ( :

    • 49
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:28 pm

      nadine – thanks so much for taking the time to comment. i’m so happy that you found my blog and are enjoying it. i am in trouble here because i have yoforia, pizza, wine, chocolate and coffee surrounding me! eek!

  • 50
    Linda March 2, 2012, 12:45 pm

    I recently took a couple of yoga classes with you at the Y and loved them! Someone told me you had a blog and I recently started reading it and think it’s great. You do a great job mixing food and fitness. You’ve got my vote!

    • 51
      Jen March 2, 2012, 3:28 pm

      Linda – thank you so much for checking out my blog and coming to yoga! I appreciate you taking the time to vote! πŸ™‚

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