Eeekk…. I got so distracted reading other blogs and random stuff during my late night “office hours” just now. Why does that happen?
Taught a 45 minute BOSU class
Ran 9 or so slow miles with my hefty running buddies
I had intended on getting a little speed work done on the treadmill before teaching my class, but It took us over 30 minutes to actually get out the door this morning so that plan went to the crapper. Which is funny, because if someone would just use “the crapper” rather than having lovely mishaps, we might get places on time for a change.
Yes, this is my life.
Some mornings I know I’m going to run hard and I have to mentally prepare for the workouts when I start my day. I thought that was going to be today, but things happen. Life with toddlers happens. I had to change my plan of attack and decided I was just going to run about 8 miles today with the stroller and not care how long it took.
I’m not going to lie, sometimes when I’m running with the stroller that first mile notification on my Nike+ app seems similar to the mile 1 marker in marathons. It’s just a tease. Running with a stroller just isn’t easy. I had to remind myself a few times at the beginning of the run that I’m blessed to even be able to run with the stroller, that I’m lucky my boys love it and that I had an amazingly beautiful day to be outside.
My darn GPS was off and when I knew I was supposed to turn and had ran about 4 miles, it said I was only at 3.6 miles. Instead of turning around, I kept going even though I knew the GPS was wrong. I ended up going an extra mile (and having to make one additional pee stop for a certain someone).
Favorite part of the run was looking at these cute yellow flowers and going downhill for about 2 miles. Least favorite was going back up that same darn long hill.
(I have a Jay Leno chin thing going on there. I’m not sure what that’s about. No offense Jay.)
Speaking of stroller running, it probably wouldn’t be that bad if I didn’t have to lug around a ton of extra things with us (snacks, wipes, extra clothes, water, etc.).
We may have been a little over the weight limit. Hmmm…. I should probably look into that.
The boys and I braved the mall afterwards without the stroller. Not the brightest idea.
But, we scored in Target. Yep, that’s right. We have a Target at the mall. We just got a new three story one with escalators for your cart.
How cool is that?
You know what else is cool? You can fit a regular size cart in the big bathroom stall.
Oh and yeah, I guess that’s how the “cool kids” wear their hats these days.
Let’s see, here’s some eats from the day just in case you care. I used my last two kabocha squashes this morning.
I really need to get that video up of how we make it. I actually should be doing that now rather than boring you with all this other nonsense. Oops.
Oh well, I topped the squash with vanilla dream protein frosting, PB2, chia, coconut oil, almond butter and SunButter. Yep. All that because I was indecisive so I just went for them all. Now I’m going to see how long I can stay away from the store and not buy more squash. It’s a little test. I’m hoping to make it a week, but I’m not sure I can go that long.
Oh and I guess I should disclose that while I’ve been hogging the new Hot Oats over here, they boys have been eating these.
I know they’re not the healthiest choice, but they have actual dinosaur eggs that “hatch” into little dinosaurs when the hot water mixes in. It’s pretty darn exciting.
I didn’t even know they made these, but I got a fun little shipment in the mail the other day. It was the prefect snack to get me through the afternoon (AKA- our trip to Target).
Later this evening STUFT Daddy and I were talking about dinner. I asked him if he wanted roasted veggies to go with cheesy bread. He asked me if I was going to roast vegetables for myself.
Silly silly silly.
And….. I ended the night the same way I started the day, only it was an almond milk peppermint hot chocolate rather than a mocha.
And now, well, now instead of answering a bazillion emails, I’m going to bed. Wait, I’m starting the dishwasher and then going to bed.
I’ll try not to be so “Chatty Cathy” in my next post. That’s not cool, but I just can’t help it sometimes.
Have you ever been to a Target with more than one floor?
By the way, do you know that Target prices are different at different stores?