I spent the weekend away from technology- no instagram, no blogging, no twitter… just Kyle and me! But before I recap our weekend, I have to tell you my horror story from last friday.
I Slept Through My Alarm
Last week we had ACLS (advanced cardiovascular life support) training on Thursday and Friday. Thursday was a teaching day and Friday was the day we were to take our written test and be tested on leading a simulated code scenario. Thursday evening I was all set to study the notes I had taken that day, but spinning class was calling my name and since it’s unusual that I feel such a strong desire to hit the gym, I went with it!
There was hardly anyone in the class but the energy was high and I got a great workout. After class, it was already close to 8pm and I was tired. So I decided to go to bed early and get up earlier than usual to study. I set my normal 2 alarms (one 5 minutes after the first one) and I fell fast asleep.
Class on Friday started at 8am. Imagine my panic when I rolled over in bed, looked at my phone, and saw 8:07 am! Without thinking, I threw on some pants, a cardigan, and a scarf. I put my hair in a bun on top of my head and threw a headband in my hair to make myself more presentable. I didn’t worry about makeup or deodorant. I grabbed an apple to eat in the car and was out of the house in 5 minutes tops.
The entire time I was driving downtown to the hospital I was panicking because not only was I SUPER late, but I hadn’t studied AT ALL.
Praise the Lord for nice people because when I arrived 30 minutes late, the instructor said it was fine. She assured me that I had only missed some review and that as long as I had studied, I would be fine…. Great.
During the next few hours of practice code simulations I payed attention like my life depended on it. I took notes, asked questions, and made sure I knew exactly what was going on. Thank goodness for sharp study skills last minute because I passed the simulated code scenario and got a 100% on the written exam!
Phew!! What a way to end a ridiculously stressful morning.
Since I didn’t have time to pack lunch on Friday morning, I bought a veggie wrap which actually was pretty tasty! I was craving sweets for dinner so I made a quick batch of protein pancakes with a greek yogurt and PB2 frosting.
I’ve seen about a million recipes for protein pancakes and I’m sure they are all delicious. I’ve tried some with cottage cheese, banana, greek yogurt, oat flour, the list goes on.
When I make protein pancakes, I use a no-frills recipe: 1 scoop protein powder + 2 egg whites + splash almond milk.
These babies were good!
Kyle was here all weekend and it was wonderful! It’s always great when he’s here and so sad when he leaves
- We went to spinning class at the gym Saturday morning.
- We went shopping at the mall- Kyle had Christmas money to spend!
- We went out to dinner at Oakleys- our favorite restaurant (see previous reviews here and here).
- We rented and watched Ted. I wouldn’t recommend watching this one with kids!
I did some more juicing. This concoction has spinach, kale, carrots, celery, cucumbers, and an apple.
All in all, it was a great weekend and I’m refreshed and ready for Monday!
What did you do this weekend?
Have you ever overslept and panicked? Tell me I’m not alone!!