It felt so good to have the whole gang together last night!
We started off Father’s Day with breakfast burritos, presents and Skye chewing on the corners of her blanket. Knox is all about the tag on his blanket and Skye just loves those four corners.
We hit up church and Andrew and I found the toy that will keep Skye entertained during church for a good chunk of time… POLLY POCKETS (with pieces that she can’t swallow:).
One of my running partners sent this image after our run on Saturday and it perfectly described how I felt. Thank goodness for rest days because I need them.
After church I fell asleep on the couch with my rapid reboots on and going along with Skye crawling on top of me. I woke up feeling sooo much better.
Brookie was dropped off. They were very excited to see each other.
Skye decided to have some Cheerios for an appetizer.
Sidenote: I saw this on IG the other day and it made me laugh so hard:
And then we had everyone over for a burger bar.
My sister made homemade Heydays. These used to be my dad’s absolute favorites but they don’t sell them anymore.
It’s race week! I haven’t raced a half-marathon in years and years. I’ve used them for workouts but I haven’t raced one since when I first met Andrew. I’m not super excited for the 3:30 a.m. alarm clock but I am excited for the distance and to do this with my running friends. We will still do a speed workout this week so we won’t be tapering like normal but I’m going to focus on all of the positive thoughts, getting as much sleep as possible and drinking a lot of water this week.
I’ve had a few requests to share how I am meal prepping each week. I mean, it’s like my third week of doing this so I’m pretty much a professional;)
This week I am going to make a few meals from this cookbook. I completely forgot that I received one when I did the Runner’s World races in Pennsylvania. <— We did a 5k and 10k one day and then a 1/2 marathon the next day.
There are a few recipes in here that look really good. I ordered a few of the cookbooks that you recommended and I can’t wait for them to get here!
On Saturday I did all of the grocery shopping that I needed for the week and also made the Molasses Granola Bars (from here). They are ridiculously good and such an easy snack for Andrew to eat at work and for Brooke, Skye and me to eat at home. Knox did not like them because he is convinced that granola bars must contain chocolate chips;)
Next time I will make two batches.
On Sunday I made the recovery quinoa salad (2 batches because we go through it so fast), superhero muffins (the first version of them with the zucchini) and the brussel sprouts all from Run Fast. Eat Slow. I also made our favorite power balls and packed everything up (and some to take over to my grandma).
I don’t know who I am anymore because I’m really enjoying creating in the kitchen…
The most viewed posts from last week (in case you missed them) were:
Has anyone ever done back-to-back races before?
-The Runner’s World one is the only one I’ve done and it was tough!
How do you fuel during a 1/2 marathon?
-I for sure take 1 gel and sometimes 2.
Did you have a special blanket when you were a kid? Those of you with kids… are your kids obsessed with blankets?
Have any favorite foods items that are no longer sold?
-Anybody remember the cereal Raisin Squares? I would be so happy if they were sold again. Best cereal ever.