The purple PureFlow 4s.
They just arrived yesterday on my parents’ doorstep and we embraced for a bit. They came just in time for marathon training to start on MONDAY!
Won’t this purple color just look so good with my bright red and especially sweaty face that comes along with summer training?
Brooke gets super excited anytime we see anything that is purple and then she says, ‘Mama, look… it’s your FAVORITE color.’ She knows what’s up.
Just the usual summer afternoon shenanigans going down in Brooke’s world. I had a big piece of lettuce in my teeth so I cropped that out for your viewing pleasure.
We tried out Ivie Juice Bar in Provo for the first time.
I went for the Beach Babe and Brooke chose the Sunrise smoothie.
Another check for our ‘eat something cold and refreshing each day this summer’ streak. I could eat this acai bowl every day of my life and be happy. Utah people—> try this place out!
Costco won Brooke’s heart when they had princess nightgowns. I have a feeling it is never going to come off.
Who needs a foam roller when you have a toddler that will walk up and down your legs for that deep tissue massage that runners need so badly.
TBT to last June (14th, so almost a year ago) when I had the hardest race of my life. The Utah Valley Marathon is going on this weekend but I will be in Seattle so I will miss out this year (I run the full or half almost every year). The race is incredible and insanely gorgeous but man… I hit the wall 40593 times last year during the marathon.
I was coming back from injury (5 weeks of only pool running leading up to the race) and mentally I was a wreck. BUT it is races like this one that make us so much stronger. I remember thinking about this race and how I finished it even though I was THIIIIIIISSSSS close to quitting during the Boston Marathon two months ago. When things started to get really hard (around mile 22) at Boston I just kept thinking about how I finished an even harder race (for me) in the past and it helped me to push through the fatigue again!
Bad races happen. It’s normal.
I sweep my floors every day yet somehow there is always popcorn on the floor under my desk (aka the kitchen table).
Popcorn is currently the base of my food guide pyramid.
What was the hardest race of your life? Give us the details please!
A food or snack that you are currently addicted to?
Favorite acai bowl toppings?