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A bathroom audience

Now that this week is almost over, here's a recap of last week's running...
  • Five runs
  • 50.1 miles
  • 8:12 min/mile average pace
I finished the week with a 10 mile run on Saturday with some of my favorite runnerd friends. Although I am very much a solitary runner, I always enjoy mixing things up and catching up with these girls while logging some miles!
Heather, Janice, Me, Rachelle & Julia
The run was the perfect start to an amazing day. I was honored to share a special event with Julia, and then we had an art birthday party for The Princess, who turned eight on Friday.
I got in seven miles in Tuesday morning. I decided to postpone my hill workout since it was snowing and ridiculously windy. The seven miles verified it was a good call.
Then in the afternoon I went to Target with my Bean. One of the joys of motherhood is going to the bathroom in a public restroom and having your child, who is only a foot away from you in the tiny stall, stare at you the entire time you are going. I even point out repeatedly that she gets mad if anyone looks at her while she goes to the bathroom. But apparently that only works one way in her little world.
I got in my hills during a 10 mile run yesterday. I'm here to tell you that all hills are not created equal. There are some steep, painful booty busters within a few miles of my house.
This morning I got up early and was out the door at 5:30 am. I'm not really a morning or a night person. Basically I just really like my sleep. But it was worth it to celebrate the birthday of a good friend. What better way to celebrate than a group run?!? I only knew the birthday girl and one other darling preggo runner, and immersing myself in a group of strangers is not easy for me. The fact that we were all runners made it easier to get myself out the door, and it was worth it. I had a great time logging miles with and getting to know these ladies.

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