Exercise/ Fitness/ Lunch

Taking The Chill Off

Hi friends!

Hope you all are keeping warm! I looked ridiculous going to yoga today in my tight yoga spandex pants, a blue Kentucky sweatshirt and my Uggs :). At least I was warm! The class was great……very challenging with all the sloooooooow 10 second chatarungas and flow sequences. My body was thoroughly heated up in now time!

After class I came home and decided to make poached eggs for lunch because a) I was craving something warm and b) I just love poached eggs! I had two eggies on warmed up slices of my italian bread that I made yesterday along with a yogurt and a banana:



I’m so excited because at 2:00 I have my appointment with Anisha, an Ayurvedic Physcian and Certified Acupuncturist. For the month of January they are doing a special where the 30 minute initial consultation is FREE (Yay!) and that’s when she will do the tongue/pulse diagnosis on me to find out exactly what my primary dosha type is and how I can become more balanced and not have any more yucky migraines, skin rashes and anxiety before bed. Afterwards, I’m doing a 30 minute acupuncture session! I can’t wait to share with yall everything that I learn!! =)

Tonight Ryan and I MIGHT be going to a dinner party given by one of the buck’s players at the hard rock hotel OR we might do something more casual (and earlier!) by ourselves because we have to get up at 6 to be on the road to my graduation! The ceremony is at the Marriot World Center in Orlando and I finallyyyyyyy get my nice new chef coat, diploma from Paris and my tall hat!

See ya later alligators—stay warm! My mom and aunt are officially insane and just went for a BEACH WALK even though its like 45 degrees outside. Not this girl. I’m drinking a cup of hot water with half a lemon squeezed into it and its definitely taking the “cold Florida chill” off. Hehe ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  • fitforfree
    January 16, 2009 at 11:03 am

    I went to a yoga class the other day where the instructor played Radiohead and all kinds of fun music and it was great! I’ve never been to a “Grooves” class though….sounds like it would be fun ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll look forward to hearing about the consultation/acupuncture!

  • Marissa
    January 16, 2009 at 11:06 am

    Good luck at your appointment!

  • sweet and fit
    January 16, 2009 at 11:15 am

    you must tell everything about your appt! Where did you go to culinary school? I haven’t seen you talk about it, but then again i have only been actively reading for a couple months. congrats!

    • jenna
      January 16, 2009 at 11:40 am

      sweet and fit,

      I went to Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando…. I did the 15 month baking and pastry program!

  • megan
    January 16, 2009 at 11:20 am

    Oh the acupuncture sounds amazing. Can’t wait to hear what your dosha type is, too!
    I love your eggie sammie ๐Ÿ™‚
    Have a great Friday…and enjoy your night with Ryan!

  • Megan
    January 16, 2009 at 11:24 am

    Oh, how I love acupuncture!!!! I hope you enjoy your session. It is a very cool experience and so weird at the same time.

  • Hilary
    January 16, 2009 at 11:35 am

    those eggs look delicious! I am looking forward to hearing about your experience! My step dad used to get acupuncture all the time when he had carpal tunnel and he said it worked wonders for him.

  • Sharon
    January 16, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Wow, so cool! New chef coat, and those awesome cool tall hats! CONGRATULATIONS!!
    I have never done acupuncture before, hope things go well!

  • Audrey
    January 16, 2009 at 11:45 am

    Congrats..45 degrees? That’s 35 degrees warmer than it is Boston right now, dont feel so bad haha.

  • Kailey
    January 16, 2009 at 11:56 am

    Oh my goodness, congratulations on graduation and getting your diploma and everything! It’s great to see that work has clicked and all is well. Good luck with the accupuncture, you’ll probably learn a lot. Ciao!

  • Sarah
    January 16, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    Oh girl, I would give anything for 45 right now! I just checked online and we are at our high of 11 here in KY. This morning when I woke up, the tv said -1, ahhh!

    Can’t wait to hear about the acupuncture! Congrats on your graduation too ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sarah (lovINmytummy)
    January 16, 2009 at 12:15 pm

    It’s so funny that you think 45 is freezing! It’s all relative I guess.

    Do let us know about the tiny needles. I’m intrigued!

    I think Caitlin was looking for lessons on how to make her eggs benedict look like your beauties!

    Enjoy your day off!!!!!!

  • Sarah W.
    January 16, 2009 at 12:18 pm

    How do you poach your eggs? Do you have an explaination somewhere on here? thanks

    Congrats on the graduation ceremony!!! soooo exciting!!!

    Ooh accupuncture – can’t wait to hear about it

  • justjen
    January 16, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    45 degrees would be great…but I won’t hold it against you because I bet in the summer you’ll be hot hot hot and I’ll be nice and cool in the mountains. I hope your appointment goes well!

  • Jenna 2
    January 16, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    I can’t wait to hear about your appointment! so interesting!

  • Maggie
    January 16, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Oooo lucky!! Stay warm ๐Ÿ™‚ Can’t wait to hear about the appt.

  • Danielle
    January 16, 2009 at 12:43 pm

    I hope your appointment goes well, acupuncture just isn’t for me but I’m interested to see how your body reacts to it.
    And yayyy for graduation! How exciting can’t wait to see pictures.

  • Shelby
    January 16, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    45*??? It’s -17* here!!!

    Do tell about your experience! I’ve always wanted to find out my dosha and try acupuncture, I can’t wait to hear about it.

  • Beadie
    January 16, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    I can’t wait to hear all about your appointment!

    I love poached eggs, too!

  • VeggieGirl
    January 16, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    Gotta love those chatarungas!! My favorite plank pose variation ๐Ÿ™‚

    Enjoy the appointment!!

  • melissa
    January 16, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    wow beautiful poaching job!

  • Ashley
    January 16, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    i really can’t wait wait to hear all about your session! and YAY for graduating! so exciting ๐Ÿ™‚

  • AshleyH
    January 16, 2009 at 1:48 pm

    I hope you hear lots of interesting and useful information at your appointment. Since I suffer from all the same problems I hope they could help me too.
    I did that 70 min free class you were talking about. I thought it was okay. I am getting sick and wasnt feeling that great if that changes anything. I also felt like the transition from eagle to half moon pose wasnt explained very well I got really lost! ahh! But I liked the variety of poses. It involved poses that I have only practiced in my classes never in my downloads so that was good!
    Oh and congrats on graduating! exciting!!

  • Brittany
    January 16, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    Your poached eggs look perfect… how’d you cook them?

    I canโ€™t to hear the feedback you get from the Ayurvedic Physcian, hopefully he/she gives you a lot of insight.

    And a HUGE congratulations on graduating- Iโ€™m sure you will look very cute, as well as, professional in your new coat and high hat!

    Lastly, I have to admit that I am a huge fan of the hot water sipping. My boyfriendโ€™s mother was told to do it from her acupuncturist. She convinced me to start doing it too- after few weeks I realized I started craving it. Now I drink hot water more than tea. I know some might say it doesnโ€™t have any tasteโ€ฆ but Iโ€™m hooked!

  • K
    January 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    Hooray for your graduation ceremony tomorrow!! Enjoy the appointment today – I’d be too nervous to do that!

  • Rebecca
    January 16, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    Woah, acupuncture, I always wondered how it all went about. I can’

  • Rebecca
    January 16, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    ( it sent before I was done, sorry)
    * I can’t wait to hear all about it!

  • April
    January 16, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Where in KY do you live? I live in Lexington.

  • Allison K.
    January 16, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    ooh! can’t wait to hear about how you liked acupuncture!

  • emily
    January 16, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    I want to learn the secret to the perfect poached eggs as well! And I can’t wait to hear about the appointment, that has always been something I was curious about.

    • jenna
      January 16, 2009 at 4:11 pm

      emily and brittany,

      I have a poached egg maker! that’s my big “secret”! haha ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Meg
    January 16, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    I wish I could officially find out what my dosha is! Can’t wait to hear how it goes. Yeah for graduation!

  • Michelle
    January 16, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    I went to an aryuvedic doctor yesterday. I was a screaming Pitta. Amazing things. Will be interesting to see what yours says. No bananas for me. No egg yolks either. But I woke up this morning with my cup of hot water and grated ginger..amazing. Oh and no fruit with your meals…looking forward to comparing notes.

  • Lindsey (Mrs. LC)
    January 16, 2009 at 7:35 pm

    As I was getting ready this morning I saw a commercial for Publix where they were talking all about their fresh, whole grain, made-from-scratch multi grain bread. I thought of you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Brynn
    January 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    I can’t wait to hear how you like acupuncture. I’ve been wanting to try it for a couple years now to help with my migraines but I haven’t yet.