I like fluorescent colors a lot.  

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Emilee and I went out for a run Tuesday morning before she left and it felt very early to us and we felt very cold and creaky.

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Three bubble baths a day keeps the doctor away… At least that is how Skye thinks that saying goes.  

This girl lives for bubble baths.

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Andrew was able to come home for lunch in between trainings yesterday.  Clearly, I lost the church dress battle yesterday.

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There is a slight chance he came home to eat because Spring Training has started;)

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We made it over to TJ’s after school.

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And made the world’s easiest dinner.

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Off to ballet…

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And then we ate dessert together. 

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Three tangents for today:

1.  The other night as I was complaining about the smallest scratchy throat on the planet to Andrew, we came to the conclusion that I (well, Andrew said runners to make me feel less alone in this;) have selective pain issues ha.  

He said that when I CHOOSE the pain I can handle it well and probably too much of it (ie ending up in the med tent at the end of my first sub-3 marathon;) but when I don’t choose the pain, I DO NOT like it.   I can tune out running pain very well but the rest… not so much.

The Utah Valley Marathon tagline is, ‘Pain We Enjoy’ and I couldn’t agree more.  I’ll keep choosing this pain because it is a lot more fun than any other type of pain:)

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2.  We were all over at my mom’s house the other day for dinner and we noticed on her Aura Frame (which has been her favorite present ever… we highly recommend it) random pictures of Andrew kept popping up like this picture he took at Ikea to know what frame to get in the storehouse area.  He realized that he had accidentally chose to send all of his pictures to her frame rather than the select few of the kids that he meant to and my mom just assumed he had meant to send those photos….  It just looked like he was sending a bunch of pictures of himself or he and his buddies that my mom doesn’t know etc.  He’s lucky he didn’t have anything embarrassing on there haha;)

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3.  Andrew sent this to me because this is me anytime we try to watch anything.

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Do you have Selective Pain when it comes to running and the rest of life? 

If you are tired when watching a movie… do you turn it off and go to your bed, gladly let yourself fall asleep while it is still on or fight through the fatigue and stay awake until it is over?

Any easy dinners from TJ’s that you love?  Share away because I loved having dinner ready in a few minutes.

Share a tangent with me today!

We don’t get the chance to run together very much anymore (remember how our second date was a trail run?!) so I am very happy that we now get the chance to lift together.  Our relationship really thrives when we have things like this that we are doing together because otherwise kids, routine and work … Continue Reading

I hope you had a great weekend!  Here are a few pictures from our weekend! We went to church on Sunday. We spent hours on the trampoline because it was 50 degrees. We had snack plates and stayed in our jammies for a big chunk of Saturday. We read books. My mom had a bday … Continue Reading

Happy weekend! 10 miles with Emilee on our normal loop that we seem to never ever get sick of. Absolutely obsessed with these and needing to buy many more pairs now so I can just always have a pair on 24/7. Skye is doing great on her potty training (thanks to Brooke haha). Ski day. … Continue Reading

Started off my morning with two friends and 8 miles. And then Andrew, Skye and I hit up our weight room. I am starting very small with this because I don’t want to get injured or be so sore that I can’t run! It’s really nice to do this with Andrew so he can help … Continue Reading

My first ‘monster’ workout back was accomplished and I’m positive I would have quit (after the first interval) if I was on my own… thank goodness for training partners. I had toast with almond butter and sliced bananas for breakfast and then met up with Emilee about 45 minutes after that. I haven’t taken caffeine … Continue Reading

First, let’s catch up on the last two days! Monday’s run: A slippery one with Emilee of 10.1 miles @ 8:42 average pace. Tuesday’s run: 8 miles solo in 17 degrees @ 8:08 average pace. The highlight of my Tuesday run was seeing my niece on her way to her carpool. She told me I … Continue Reading