ISLAGIATT: It Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time!
When I saw this message, I had no idea what it meant. No one else did either so what did we do? Google it! It’s a marvelous way to describe the day so I’m going with it as the theme for this race recap.
ISLAGIATT #1– Registering for this race. I’ve known…
If you are reading this on Sunday morning, I will hopefully be eating hills for breakfast. I’m running the inaugural Summerfest 10K. The joke about this race is that you can PR on this course…IF you’ve never run a 10k before. Sounds like fun, huh?
I’ve only run one 10k before. That was 2 years ago and a relatively flat course. I’m hoping to PR but it all depends on how nice the hills are to me.…
High Five Friday is here again!
2. Blogger friends are the best. This Embrace the Hill tank from Sarahis absolutely perfect – great fit, super soft all while the money goes to CHaD in New Hampshire. It’s also Boston colors to motivate me for my goal of a BQ (one day…). It is also my high school colors. I may…
I purposely took some time off because I was questioning…Is it an injury?
Let’s back up. Two Saturday’s ago, I ran 16 miles. I felt pretty good through all of it. Mariette and I did stop a couple of times to stretch. I’m not sure if it was during one of those times or after Sunday’s…
It seems like every time I grocery shop, a zucchini or three lands in my cart. No matter what time of the year, it happens magically. Some weeks, I’ll grill it, toss it in a stir fry, or shred it and add it to my morning oats. This time of year is when our garden starts to produce mega loads of zucchini so there’s no need to buy it in the store. Our bumper crop gives us plenty!
A favorite sweet…
Just popping in for meal planning for the week. I can’t get enough of the grill right now. Turning on my oven does not even sound appealing even though the humidity has dropped quite a bit.
We’ve been loving grilled pizzas lately. The crust gets so crisp and the smokiness adds a nice flavor. I’m excited to try the rainbow flatbread grilled. It’s just so pretty!
What’s for dinner this week?
I’m a huge fan of the running skirt.
It’s odd but I only seem to wear them during a race. It’s like I’m “dressing up” for the big show. I can be girly yet kick some serious butt…or at least try to.
I didn’t know this till recently but the running skirt is turning 10 years old! It all started on September 12, 2004, when Nicole DeBoom won Ironman Wisconsin wearing her original running skirt…
Let’s slap some skin for High Five Friday!
2. Caprese Quinoa Bake – so gooooood! I used THIS recipe as a reference but mostly did my own thing.
3. Sunrise or as I like to call it RUNrise.
4. Pleasantly surprised when a Starbucks barista popped out of nowhere while I was shopping at…
On Saturday I ran 16.5 miles.
It’s been over a year since I’ve run that many miles and spent that much time on my feet. When you haven’t done it in awhile, you forget about how much can happen during those 2 hours of running.
It’s a lot of time to have a lot of thoughts.
My thoughts on a long run are usually all over the place. Some are quite wacky. Thankfully, I had company for 11 of those…
Just popping in for a quick meal plan for the week. We’re enjoying a lazy, summer weekend. I hope you are too!
What’s for dinner this week?
Sunday: Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Monday: Pick your egg + avocado toast
Tuesday: Caprese Quinoa Bake
Thursday: Grilled Veggie Fajita Salad
Saturday: Grilled Fish Tacos
What are you having for…