I think Frosted Flakes are officially my good luck charm because I ate them before my run and felt amazing yesterday.
I was feeling so good that I decided to add a little fun to my run with fartleks. I’m not sure how many I did but I just kept repeating this for a while—> The first 20 seconds of a minute fast and then the next 40 seconds slower. I even had a sub 8 minute mile in there which made me very excited.
Try this out if you need to add a little fun (I really did keep thinking this workout was so fun because those 20 seconds actually go by really fast) to your runs. It made the miles go by so quickly.
PS I saw this the other day and it made me laugh. I didn’t realize that Garmin was down until somebody told me in the comments one day that it was but WE NEED OUR DATA so I’m glad it is working again.
PPS Becky asked me where I got the tank that I was wearing the other day and it is here but I feel a little bit like a fraud wearing it now… I am VERY high maintenance these days with things like what I want to eat (and when I want to eat), how I control our house thermometer and how I sleep;)
I got back from my run and joined Jasmine for some cantaloupe and stretching.
My most nutrient dense meal of the day was a breakfast burrito with veggies (not pretty but quite delicious) and the rest of my day involved rolls, bread and every carb I could find:)
Just as I was about to run out of all of our bread in the house, a neighbor dropped off raspberry muffins for us. The timing was almost too good to be true.
For a very random tangent—> Every time I eat a muffin I think of the muffin top episode of Seinfeld where Elaine will only eat the tops of muffins—> “It’s the best part, it’s crunchy, it’s explosive, it’s where the muffin breaks free of the pan and does it’s own thing.” I want a muffin top store here.
The girls and I made it to the park for a little while.
And then we needed to get Brooke some new shoes for her baptism pictures (she will be getting baptized soon and we are having pictures taken before then). They talked me into going into the Disney store while we were there and Skye is getting pretty good at wearing her mask (for short amounts of time). I just put one side up on her bun and she is good to go.
DEFINITELY needed some couch time after the mall with a 2 year old ha.
Later on Andrew went out for his long run. He had 12 miles to accomplish and he is getting so good at taking gels while he runs now. It takes some serious practice getting used to these things and I have a friend that will even just eat them as snacks every now and then when she isn’t running just to get her stomach used to them.
My nephews came over and we got some new books for them to help them get ready for some big changes starting in a few weeks!
And two more things that I have to share today—> I caught this picture of them laughing together and it melted my heart. Built in best friends.
Alison Wade shared this on her newsletter… Sydney Masciarelli ran a 5:08 mile WHILE dribbling a basketball?!
Have any secret talents like Sydney?! Or something that you could set a world record for?! TELL ME!
Tell me what your last speed workout was?! How did it go? Have a favorite fartlek type workout that you do?
If you had to choose only one energy gel/chew to use for the rest of your running days… What would it be?
What is the last thing that made you laugh?