• Just Call Me Rocky

    June 3, 2010

    Ok, so I lied. I ran up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and acted just like Rocky. I couldn’t help myself! ;-)

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    This photo was actually taken next to the “Rocky Steps,” but I’m sure you can imagine my excitement! ;-)

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    Rocky!

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    Jenna and I participated in Sabrina’s bootcamp class this evening. It was an awesome full body workout! And we got to run up and down the stairs a bunch of times, so I was a happy (and sweaty) camper!

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    Before bootcamp, I ate a slice of pizza and drank half of an iced coffee at the airport. Let’s just say it wasn’t the best choice before a workout.

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    Shower then dinner out on the town! :mrgreen:

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    Meghan@traveleatlove June 3, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    Fun! We went to Philly on a class trip and everyone ran up. Parts of the city are really nice. Have a good night!

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    Nicole @ Making Good Choices June 3, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    I love running up (or walking too) those steps! My husband used to live there so we would do it when I would go down there. Have fun I love Philly!

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    mary June 3, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    you’re so bad ass! :)

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    Stacy (StacyGrowsHealthy) June 3, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    That looks like a lot of fun running up the stairs. I love working out in groups and bringing it outside must have been fun!

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    Courtney June 3, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    I did the same thing while we were in Philly for the marathon–totally not ashamed!

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    Estela @ Weekly Bite June 3, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    I’ve always wanted to run up those stairs :)

    Have a great dinner!

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    Michelle @ Give Me the Almond Butter June 3, 2010 at 8:39 pm

    I love how you workout on the same day you travel, I could never do that.

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    Maria @ ahealthierMaria June 3, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    Y’all look just like him in the 1st picture! ;)

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    Stacey@http://stacey-healthylife.blogspot.com/ June 3, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    Her workout bootcamps look so fun and a great workout.

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    Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] June 3, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    You + Jenna are too cute! Thy skyline of the city is just beautiful! Great spot for a picture : )

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    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is June 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    So cool! You guys are too cute.

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    Hannah June 3, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    Is it bad that I’ve never seen Rocky?! Regardless, looks like you had a heap of fun :) Hope the rest of the trip is as yummy and laughter-filled!

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    Whitney @ Whitinspired June 3, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    Haha…that is too funny! Sometimes, you just have to have a slice of greasy pizza :)

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    becky June 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm

    YAY PHILLY! Glad you guys are having fun!

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    Emilyeatsclean June 3, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    Cute pics…..looks like fun!! :)

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    Erin June 3, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    Looks like you’re having a great time and getting in a good mix of exercise and yummy food.

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    Kellie June 3, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    That top picture is a framer. Too cute!

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    Shannon (The Daily Balance) June 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    LOVE IT! so cool ;) I actually JUST watched all the rocky movies for the first time this past weekend, so this is so relevant!

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    Jessica @ The Process of Healing June 3, 2010 at 9:17 pm

    Wow, love that!!!

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    Daisy June 3, 2010 at 9:18 pm

    cutest bloggers ever!!! have fun tonight.

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    Lindsay @ Summit Sandwiches June 3, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    I think everyone who visits Philly has to do the Rocky pose on the steps. It’s almost a requirement if you go there!

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    Kati June 3, 2010 at 9:23 pm

    So fun! Stairs are a great way to switch things up!

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    Ellie June 3, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    How fun! Did you jump around when you got to the top. I feel like my friends and I always run up buildings with lots of steps and jump around just for the fun of it

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    Lauren @ eater not a runner June 3, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    So fun! Love Philly :-)

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    Lisa (bakebikeblog) June 3, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    haha love those pics!!! What fun!!!

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    nicole June 3, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    Im in philly!!! have fun!

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    Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday June 3, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Oh that’s a must do, for sure!

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    Ann @ Appalachian Appetites June 3, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    So awesome to see two of my favorite bloggers together!!

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    Hayley @ Breath of Fire June 3, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    I was born in Philly! I moved when I was two, so I don’t remember anything, but I can’t help but feel a little proud of my roots. Love both you and Jenna!

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    Mary @ Bites and Bliss June 3, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    hahaha I didnt know they had his foot prints up there! that’s awesome!

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    Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life June 3, 2010 at 10:10 pm

    You guys are too cute! Have lots of fun! :-D

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    Lynn (The Actors Diet) June 3, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    ha you’re too cute! i’ve been to philly a dozen times but have never done that – i always see people doing it though!

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    Tammy @ Defining Wellness June 3, 2010 at 10:50 pm

    So neat to see you two in Philly! Can’t wait to finally meet you tomorrow!

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    Melissa @ For the Love of Health June 3, 2010 at 10:52 pm

    nice photos! I can’t imagine eating that before a workout- my stomach would not be happy as it sounds yours was not LOL
    have a great time in Philly! that’s a city I def want to visit!

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    Andrea June 3, 2010 at 10:59 pm

    Welcome to Philly! I live about 5-10mins give or take traffic from the art museum! I read your blog all the time and this my first comment! There’s so many things to do in this city! I hope you have a great trip! If you’re looking for a good wine bar with food – check out Tria!

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    Andrea June 3, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    also tomorrow is the start of philly beer week – there’s an opening tap event plus many more throughout the weekend.

    here’s the link – http://phillybeerweek.org/

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    kendra June 3, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    Tina! I’m a loyal follower (of all your blogs!), and I’m trying to find your 3-minute oatmeal cookie recipe, but I cant seem to!
    Would you mind re-posting the link on honor of Cookie Friday? or maybe you could just email me the link to your recipe? (fraisesdubois@gmail.com)

    Happy upcoming weekend!

    kendra

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    Kim June 3, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    Hi Tina!
    I have recently lost 70lbs, and for to long I lived in fear of gaining even one lbs of that weight back. You have inspired me, daily, to eat a healthy balanced diet, and to HAVE FUN! You are an amazing romodel and woman and I love your blog. Thank you for your daily dedication!

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    Jackie (Peaces of Earth) June 4, 2010 at 12:16 am

    So awesome!!! I was born and raise on the East coast, living in NY and Boston and have NEVER been to Philly! Well, technically I have but it doesn’t count. :) I want to run up those stairs!

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    Heather Rose June 4, 2010 at 2:58 am

    That pistachio pizza looks amazing! I need to find something like that in my neck of the woods. I’ve always wanted to check out Philly, looks like a great trip so far!

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    Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly June 4, 2010 at 9:41 am

    Haha…I TOTALLY would have done that too!!! No worries!

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    Kelly June 4, 2010 at 10:54 am

    Welcomeee! We used to have to run those in high school for track and xc practice. Brutalll!

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    Erin W. June 4, 2010 at 11:19 am

    I ran those steps when I visited Philly too. And then I went and stuffed my face with cheese steaks. :)

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