8 miles @ 8:19 average with Emilee and I’m feeling great post-marathon.
I did a short core class and a lot of stretching and foam rolling BEFORE my run yesterday. The old me would never recognize the new me.
Other things concerning running that I do now that I would have NEVER done ten years ago with my running:
-I take a gel every four miles during a race… the old me would start at around 15 miles and then crash and burn.
-I am wearing different brands of running shoes (I STILL CAN’T BELIEVE THIS ONE but plantar forced me into Hokas and trying new things and I love it now).
-I wear whatever running clothing feels good and comfortable to me according to temperatures… I used to care so much about what people thought about my clothing choices.
-I run easy days at a pace that feels easy that day and I don’t care what that ends up being… but it used to stress me out.
-I never listen to music anymore (I think there is just too much noise all day now and I need some quiet ha) and the old running me loved running with music and spending so much time on my race playlists.
-I shower hours after my runs now and the old me would have thought that is terrible but this is what kids did to me;)
-Running me now needs about 30 minutes to get out the door for a run, the old me could be out the door in three minutes.
-I finish my run and go straight to our second refrigerator for the good stuff… feel free to come over and drink one with me whenever you have a chance. I used to wait so long to eat after a run and now it is my first thought.
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We also went on a walk with my sister and Skye wanted me to show you how she can ride off the curbs now. She will be in the mountains with Andrew any day now.
Of course there was a lot more of this.
Andrew brings me candy home from the store, I bring him a tub of ranch home from the store.
For dinner (I cooked three nights in a row?!), we had the family’s favorite—> BBQ chicken pizza.
Skye calls it, ‘Dream Pizza.’ If you need a reason for a Sam’s Club membership, do it for the pizza dough that comes perfectly frozen in a circle. You just let it thaw and rise for a few hours, and it is perfect.
Every single night, Beck tries to convince us that he should sleep in Brooke and Skye’s room.
Can we talk about Sara? I love this so much and she inspires me big time. Running is truly the best because if we want it, we can go for it no matter where we are in life. I can’t wait to see what is next for Sara:
Tell me some ways that the old running you wouldn’t recognize the new running you!
Did you share a room growing up?
-My sister and I did until she broke my heart and moved away to college;). My parents then bought me a white poodle to sleep with every night to get though missing her.
Ranch and pizza… yum or no thank you?