Yesterday I did 8 miles @ a 7:18 pace with 8 x 45 seconds (1 minute recovery after each one) FAST. I came home and foam rolled for a very long time because it seems to me like one of the law’s of physics = your body will be as cranky and as angry as possible during the taper.
I only have short runs from here on out until the marathon. Just two more runs to be exact.
It’s always fun when you leave your water bottle in the car overnight and then discover that the remaining water turned into ice in the morning. That is how you know the weather is just delightful:) Arizona, I’m really ready to spend some time with you.
December 1st means the holiday attire is in full force which Brooke is already loving.
We met up with the sissy for lunch and do you spy our twinner freckle boxes? Okay, so when we were younger they really were identical and not so much anymore but we still think it is cooler than it really is.
Twinner salads too except she had to ruin hers with pickled onions.
I tried to explain to Brooke the importance of sleep during race week and how we should take a nap together but she disagreed.
Gurus sweet potato fries. This is on my list of top 5 things you have to eat if you ever come visit my area. Dipped into fry sauce. Just ridiculous.
Brooke rocked it in the ornament making last night too. Target has the best easy crafts ever.
This is where I need your help. I love advice. Like love it. I need all the help I can get in every aspect of life ha but let’s zone in on running today.
First, Michele sent me this text full of amazing tips and it was just what I needed!
I need your advice too. We all experience a wide range of emotions and pain throughout a race… none of us escape it:) So what is it that YOU do to help you keep moving forward? What do you do to help you to hit your race day goals? What do you think about? What mind games do you play? I will be rereading your comments over and over again leading up to the race so please share what you do during a race to help you to have an awesome day! Fill me in on your thoughts/mantras/quotes/anything… I NEED YOU… just 5 more days!!!!