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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Monday MisMash

Seventy mile week are becoming the new norm

I successfully took a running rest day this past week. 
See that little tiny 3 mile day.
It is a huge accomplishment for me.  Almost on par with successfully cross training. 
not the I accomplished that too baby steps people
I did however get my long run in on Sunday which I am completely shocked that I did.
The big miles, the run streaking, the kids, the husband, the big girl job, the date on the calendar, all combine to completely exhaust me this week.  I entered the weekend simply needing a break but knowing that I had to get my B2B started on Sunday.
So when Friday came I was all too ready to allow my wake up miles to be my only run of the day.
Followed by....
Roller derby may be in my future

More Roller Skating! 
I think my family should form a team.
We were so busy having a blast that I forgot to take photos.  Luckily the oldest snapped some to share.

 
The hay barn is completely down

After many hours on my feet between running and rolling, I was ready to put my feet up and enjoy our surprise snow storm.  The weather couldn't have been more beautiful.  It was a peaceful end to a very full day.

Why I love PA winters

12 comments:

  1. I like how a 3-mile day is a rest day for you. ; ) You are doing an amazing job with the miles. So impressive!

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  2. Congratulations on moving up another spot...you're now at 66 I see.

    I don't know if the snow storm would be that welcomed here, but having a good treadmill inside would certainly make it bearable !

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  3. Incredible miles, as usual.

    That snowfall looks so beautiful! We are having the wildest winter here... NO SNOW!

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  4. We've had snow in England too. It looked really beautiful when we woke up on Sunday morning. Well done on that 73 mile week, wish I could still get so many in. Not that I would!

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  5. The thought of an almost rest day and x-training in the same week would have been HUGE news. You'll get there. When you're ready. ;)

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  6. That last picture is so beautiful. Mother Nature is quite the artist.

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  7. My running streak friend thinks a 6 mile day is a rest day, so you seem so normal in comparison, ha!

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  8. WOW, amazing mileage! What an inspiration!

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  9. snow really is beautiful... I enjoyed it while it was here in Seattle for that one week haha!! I'm still enjoying my nights by the fire though:)

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  10. You are such an inspiration with your running. I run 6 days a week with Monday a complete rest day. I still feel I need more rest sometimes. The snow photos are fantastic! We don't see that here in South Africa.

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  11. The winter barn picture is gorgeous....really reminds me of the Iowa winters I spent at my grandma's in NE Iowa - a place very special and dear to my heart!

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