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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

My March Madness

I know there is still one day left in March, but I'm summing up the month a day early and posting my April goals now in hopes of motivating myself by putting in black and white what I need/want to do. Since I didn't have any specific running goals for March, other than to run as much as possible, I'll skip the running recap. Next month will be different though. There will be a plan and the plan will be followed.

Current Book: The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. The Shadow of the Wind was excellent, and Angel's is not disappointing. In fact, if I hadn't borrowed it from my brother, it would be marked up by now. And I am not typically a person who highlights and marks up her books, in spite of my English degree/background. I finally finished Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. It took sooooo long. It is a long book, but it just never drew me in. I would give it a 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Current Shame-Inducing Guilty Pleasure: Putting the RUNNERD store together. Only shame inducing due to the ridiculous amount of time I have spent doing it.

Current Colors: Purple. The Princess has her first soccer game tomorrow, and she is on The Purple Team.

Current Obsessions: Coconut Creme Hershey's Kisses. You MUST try them.

Current Drink: Water, water, water.


Current Song: Lady Gaga's Born This Way

Current Wish-List: Tangled. I was going to buy it today, but it is sold out everywhere!

Current Need: To get registered for the Thanksgiving Point Half Marathon. The price goes up on Friday.

Current Triumph: My little Bean's excitement about starting gymnastics.

Current Bane of my Existence: The article I have due on Monday. The timing couldn't be worse and the interview subjects couldn't be less cooperative.

Current Goal: Sticking to April's training plan and the Thanksgiving Point Half on 4/30.

Current Indulgence: Blogging, since I should really be working.

Current Blessings: My girls, the hubs and my health.

Current Excitement: Going to see My Run tomorrow night with some of my favorite fellow RUNNERDS.

April Goals:

  • Run at least 4x/wk and no less than 25 miles/wk

  • P90X Core Synergistics 2x/wk

  • Upper and lower body strength 2x/wk

  • Cardio cross train at least 1x/wk

7 comments:

  1. I'm loving the Runnerd store!! Totally worth the time :).

    We are rocking the same current song. LOVE Gaga!

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  2. Oh gosh--I LOVED, I mean LOVED, Freedom! I seriously thought it was one of the best ever. We must have completely different tastes in literature!

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  3. Great goals! As the days get longer, I'm hoping to have more time to fit everything in too.

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  4. It sounds like you are really busy but I'm glad you spent all that time on the runnerd store. I've gotten quite a few comments about it! I love it!
    Love your goals!

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  5. Awesome the little one's getting into gymnastics. My little girl did ballet and gymnastics for a while - its a great way for little girls to gain a ton of self confidence!

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  6. A good list.
    Good luck on your april goals.
    Have a nice week end.

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  7. Great goals - you're inspiring me to kick it up a notch this month!

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