Back from the Weekend!

Sorry for the long break in posts! It has been busy around here! So I think I’ll pick up on Saturday when I made a huge accomplishment that I didn’t think I could do! Saturday morning I was up at 5 am getting ready for my first 15k! My mom and I did the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k. She did the 5k, and I challenged myself with the 15k. I was so nervous. I had only made it to about 6 miles in my training so I.was going a little over 3 more miles than I had ever done. In the end I ran the whole 9.3 miles and I paced myself with an 11 minute mile the whole way through. I finished faster than I anticipated, and it wasn’t as hard as I believed it would be. I met my parents at the finish line…..

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Finishing strong! Afterward we headed over to the post race party to get our Finisher’s mugs.

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Complete with hot chocolate, banana, chocolate fondue, marshmallows, pretzels, and a mini rice krispie treat!

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I was so excited with my accomplishment, and it got me even more excited for my upcoming half-marathon next month. Unfortunately, I had to go to work afterward. My legs were killing me, and still sore today. 😦 Overall, Saturday was a pretty excited and exhausting day! Yesterday, I went with my brothers, sister, and our friend Ben to Exposure, an indoor rock climbing facility. I decoded to just watch them climb, since my legs were still recovering, and really hurting.

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I mostly just had fun watching them climb. Especially when they were attempting the the slanted walls. I get dome good entertainment out if that one:) Today I’m still taking it easy with the workouts. I spent about 20 minutes this morning just stretching, and I have an 11 hour shift at work today, so im doing my best to rest as much as I can.

Breakfast:

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Smoothie time! Made with….

– 1/4 cup crushed pineapple

– peach Chobani

– 1/2 banana

– unsweetened chocolate almond milk

-half scoop vanilla protein powder

And my last bit of trail mix on the side.

Now its time to head off to work. Have a great Monday!

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