I hope your Pi Day is going great so far! Back when I taught high school Pi Day was the favorite day of the year (for the students and me:) because all of the teachers brought pie to class to celebrate!
Time for the weekly matters that I feel the need to discuss with you.
*5 treadmill miles @ an 8:23 average pace and this plank routine!
*Rainy day over here which means that TJ’s minestrone soup and steak strips (from Costco) are for lunch… or maybe that was lunch because that is literally the last two food items at my apartment. Oh and we have syrup still but that would be kind of weird to eat with this meal.
*One of Brooke’s current pastimes includes asking Siri random questions and laughing at the responses.
*We saw Zootopia last week and loved it. Brooke now insists on bringing her blanket to the theater to ensure maximum comfort.
*Megan D dropped off her favorite WinCo bin finds and I am now hooked too. On the left—> Peanut Palooza (everything peanut including honey roasted peanuts and white chocolate covered peanuts.. best trail mix ever). On the right—> chocolate sea salt popcorn (each piece of popcorn is covered in chocolate and it is heavenly). Over the years I have come to always trust Megan D’s opinion on food.
*Brooke just nailing the selfie with one of her best gal pals.
*Followed by making a face that I make in about half of my blog photos. Also, she wrote mom and brooke on her paper all by herself and it melted my heart into a puddle.
*I saw this on Pam’s Instagram and could this be any more accurate?!?
*Pretty sure that my sweatshirt string was hooked up in my hair band for many hours while I was packing the other night… I didn’t notice until I looked in a mirror.
*My brother (in Kentucky) knows that the strawberry shortcake from Cheesecake Factory is my favorite so he sent me a picture of it from their daddy-daughter date. Please order this next time you are at the Cheesecake Factory.
*Elmo. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your teeth brushing video. You have changed our lives and you have taken brushing Brooke’s teeth from a struggle to a party and something she looks forward to.
*I USED TO DO THIS ALL OF THE TIME GROWING UP:
*I loved this part from the Hanson’s 1/2 Marathon Method about being tired. There is a fine line between overly exhausted (ummm hello we are choosing to run and train so why would we push ourselves to the point of exhaustion and then ruin the other areas of our lives because we are too tired all of the time) and pushing ourselves hard enough in our training that being kind of worn-out feels like normal or it is kind of expected. It is usually about 5-6 weeks before a marathon when I feel my most tired during training but I always have to remind myself that this happens to everyone and it is to be expected at points during training!
Have any Monday Matters to share with us??
What was your workout today?
Last movie you saw? Was it a good one?
In honor of Pi Day—> Absolute favorite type of pie?
– Banana cream pie (the homemade ones with slices of bananas in it too and 5 inches of whipped cream on top).