A Cookie the Size of My Head & Summary 9/30-10/6

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This weekend went by too fast. You know when people ask you on Monday what you did over the weekend and you’re like, “I have no idea.” That’s how I feel, but I’m gonna blame the grogginess on allergies again. Between all the Zyrtec and Grand Theft Auto-ing happening in our apartment at the moment, we still managed to get some important things done. Like buying  a new mattress, and seeing Wavves live on Saturday night.

Sunday was a full day of hanging out and started it off with a run. We didn’t last too long because again, it was 85 degrees and humid. I still have hope that Saturday will cool down for these races *Please race gods, cool the weather for the races!*

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He’s just this cool. (and don’t mind the mattress garbage on the floor)

Later on Cameron took me to REI which is this awesome outdoor sporting goods store. They had Brooks & Nike gear and a ton of nutrition options so I was pretty happy and ended up walking out of the store with 2 different brands of electrolyte drink tablets. They had Nuun (my go-to), but I was feeling experimental so I grabbed Hammer Nutrition Grapefruit tabs & GU Brew Lemon-Lime.  I also picked up my tried & true 2X caffeinated Jet Blackberry GU for Saturday’s race and a flavor i’ve never seen before — Cherry Blaze. Cameron tried convincing me we needed a hatchet, or a Bear Grylls approved hunting knife. We are the opposite of the hunting type so just the thought of owning these things made us laugh.

Complimentary Competitor Magazine, don't mind if i do!

Complimentary Competitor Magazine, don’t mind if i do!

We get hungry when we shop. Please tell me we’re not the only ones… Anywho we ended up at a Indian restaurant down the road and it was delicious!

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My favorite part of Sunday was definitely picking up a bottle of wine, heading home to relax and watch Harry Potter (the Order of the Phoenix) :). They were selling cookies at the beer store’s register and had to have one. Sometimes I’m demanding, especially when my sweet tooth kicks in. I pretend this is one of those things Cameron finds endearing.  The cookie looked better than it tasted, but even a bad cookie is better than no cookie at all. I know, i’m so wise.

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Weekly Summary

Monday: 10m Long 8:27/pace, 3:00 plank

Tuesday: 4.5m Easy, 25 min Chest/Biceps, 20 min Abs

Wednesday: Rest

Thursday: 8.2m Tempo 8:03/pace, 15 min Abs

Friday: 4.75m Easy 11:06/pace, 15 min TRX arm workout

Saturday: Rest

Sunday: 4.7m Easy

Total Miles: 32.2

Who’s getting ready for a race this weekend?

Favorite Cookie? 

I make pumpkin dark chocolate cookies…

Author: She's Going the Distance

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