Christmas is over…

Christmas was pretty chill for us. We agreed to keep the gift giving to a minimum because we tend to go overboard. I got Willie a head light, Clif Bars and a cold weather pull over. He got me a BOX of Quest Bars and some chap stick. I’m a happy girl. I also got some airline giftcards (cause you know I’m always moving)!  I’m planning out 2014 as I type this…lots of travel to be happening I hope!

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We went to my sister’s house for Christmas. I wanted to get a good picture by the tree and Willie though he would make silly faces at the camera. He had me cracking up when I scrolled through the camera to look at them.

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My sister made a good meal and I was super hungry yesterday. I had greens, fruit, ham, turkey, sweet potatoes, a little mac and cheese and a little bit of potato salad. I waited too long to eat and it put me in a ravenous state.  That’s never a good place to be.  I now realize I have to eat on schedule or pretty close to it.  Yesterday was kind of a bad situation.  But it was fun to spend time with my family and just talk.  That’s what the holiday is all about, right?

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Me and my siblings! We never have pictures together…and I was missing my two brothers so that kind of sucked.

8 miles done but it was kind of rough! Note to self: treadmill calories start over after 1000! #runchat #running #training #marathontraining
This morning I was trying to keep my schedule. I still have to teach my cycle class this evening but I missed my run yesterday. I wanted to run outside but it was a little too chilly (I’m a wimp) and the sun wasn’t out enough for me (whimp x2). I took it to the treadmill to run my 8 miles this week. It was supposed to be my mid-week long run but now it’s fallen at the end of the week. It went well and I kept it steady and didn’t push too hard. Plus I ran with some buddies.

So what did Santa bring you for Christmas?

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  • Robin

    AHHHHHHH, youre such an inspiration, thank you! great pictures by the way! You make me want to workout just reading your blog, so in the AM that’s what I ll be doing and thinking of you and Willie, and how once I get the first workout in after this holiday season the others will be easier. Do you count calories??……Robin

  • Robin

    Did it! First one down after the Holiday and it felt great! 40 minutes of weight training this morning!