For real~!? Since when is 4th of July a serious rival to Christmas and Thanksgiving in the FOOD department? I tried hard to reign in the appetite and the eating but there were BBQs, cookies with red, white, and blue stars sprinkled on top of white icing, huge, I mean HUGE corn dogs (see below):
I truly don’t remember this being a problem in the years past. Thank goodness I was able to get 6 treadmill miles in on Saturday. I took Sunday off and Monday hit the gym hard. I was able to do a 20 min swim, one hour deep water aerobics class then an easy three miles on the treadmill.
At one point, the sun was shining and I headed to my backyard and …
…got in some good reading about Marathon running!
Photo courtesy of Little Buddy
Today I headed out my door with G.Money set to 10 miles. It was beautiful and sunny, a direct contrast to the weekend’s cloudy, cold weather. I wasn’t sure if I would actually get in 10 miles but I just ran and didn’t really pay attention to my stats. At around 5 miles I fond myself in front of the YMCA so I darted in for some water and decided to head for home. I was straight up BORED. That doesn’t happen too often, thank goodness. I even took a new route running on streets I haven’t really ran before. So why the heck was I bored? I also had a lot to do today so I was just thinking about getting home and getting stuff done.
So today’s stats:
I’m ok with my 6.26 miles today. It was a good solid run in the sun!
Today I am grateful for:
A fun-filled holiday weekend!
My most amazing friends who are there for me no matter what! You guys know who you are! Love you my girls! I am also grateful that all of you will be moving with me to NC in the fall! yep, that’s right girlies, better start packing! =)