Monday, April 29, 2013

Feeling accomplished!

What an awesome weekend I just had.  There was nothing particularly amazing about it, but the weather finally soared into the 70's and that alone is enough to raise my spirits sky high!  I was able to break out the shorts and t-shirts and be outside without freezing my ass off for the first time in MONTHS. 

But the main source of feeling so good was getting a bunch of things accomplished.  I keep a "to do" list on my tablet and some of the outside things that I've wanted to get done have been sitting on that list since the beginning of the year!  So just being able to cross them out gave me such a feeling of accomplishment!

In other news, it is now less then 2 weeks until my half marathon.  I am both excited and nervous.  Marc and I were in the area this weekend, so I drove the course.  It is a toughie, that's for sure.  Lots of hills, including a steep one that looks to go on forever at about mile 10.  

Yesterday I ran 14 miles and came in at a 7:58 per minute mile average.  For me, that is a spectacular pace. So if I can come anywhere near that on the actual race, I will be happy with my performance. 

My weight is holding steady right where I like to see it, so I'm pretty happy about that, too.  I'm not going to tell you it's easy - it's not, at least not yet.  But I was able to eat this weekend without obsessing over calories.  It's a bit tougher today, because I am always SO HUNGRY the day after I run a lot of miles.  I'm trying not to snack before lunch.  Hopefully the cup of coffee I just brewed will help!

Hope everyone had as great of a weekend as I did!  Can't believe that May will be here this week!  What are your goals for May?


  

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  1. My goal for May is to keep on track and get in exercise EVERY SINGLE DAY!

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    1. That is wonderful and you already have a head start!!

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  2. I also have a list and started on it Sunday. Where is your marathon? Would love to be at the end cheering you on.
    Sue

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    1. It ends at Davidson Nissan on outer Washington - I expect to cross the finish line somewhere around 9:45 - hoping, hoping!!!

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