I have so much that I want to talk about today and the only uniting factor is that it all happened in my life.
Let me start by saying that I know nothing about fashion, except that pink denim dresses have never (and will never) be in fashion. When I shop I have to take my sister along. I wouldn’t even know where to start.
Saturday we finally made it to the mall and I spent more at one time than I ever thought I would (apart from school) but at least I saved $113 with a 15% off coupon.
So, you can’t see any of the pretty ruffles on the shirt (or the fact that the shirt is blue) but it’s a work in progress. I think I actually look like a teacher here.
After work I headed to the gym to change and back out for a 5 mile run.
Oh my word, I have done plenty of 5 mile training runs before both good and bad. None come close to how absolutely awesome this one was! (aside from nearly getting hit by a car, twice at the same street…once on the way out and the other on the way in)
When the first mile came about and I saw that my pace was 8:29 I was honestly surprised. It didn’t feel hard.
Here are my stats:
Mile 1: 8:29
Mile 2: 9:01 (killer hill…but my times used to be just over 10!)
Mile 3: 8:59
Mile 4: 8:57
Mile 5: 8:02
Now let me tell you about that last mile. I tried to adjust my route so I could end on a downhill. It didn’t work. I thought about pausing the timer, walking the uphill and then finishing on the downhill. I told myself no and instead sprinted through it and saw a 6:41 on the garmin when I finished!
I think the biggest thing holding me back when I run is my mind. When I tell myself I can do it, I do it!
After the run I couldn’t wait to get home to make supper. I know, who am I?
I splurged on some Madras Lentils at Costco so I cooked a package of those while assembling a salad. I really should call it a salad beast.
vegan cheddar rice shreds
I couldn’t even finish the bowl much less the lentils. Wow. I think I might have salads more.
We went to the local hockey game, first time since the old team disbanded and we got a new team. Dad wants the picture. So, here you go: