I DID IT!
I conquered a new distance, 15 miles is MINE babay!!!!
The whole time, I just kept thinking of all you guys and your wonderful, encouraging comments.
I thought of Chandra, who ran her first marathon today.
I thought of Holly who ran her first marathon two weeks ago today.
And Val who ran her THIRD marathon last week.
I look up to all these ladies, and consider them kind of ‘superheroes’ ‘cause they’ve all done what is my ultimate goal. To run the marathon.
I still can’t believe that in less than two months I will be running my own marathon, but then yesterday 15 miles was just a possibility. Today I made that a reality.
Thank you guys so much for believing in me!
I know I didn’t post all my meals yesterday, but they were kind of boring as my appetite is still not quite on par yet.
I did consume this gawjuss ice cream cone, so I of course had to share a pic.
Fudge Ripple + Mint Choc Chip + Ice Cream Sandwich
Isn’t that just beautiful? All those lovely flavors.
This morning dawned bright, cold and sunshiny.
I figured oat bran was called for.
Chocolate chip cookie oat bran
And of course coffee on the side flavored with Mama D’s own Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer.
‘Twas a lovely breakfast.
As I mentioned previously it was gorgeously sunshiny for the FIRST time ALL WEEK this morning.
Um, that lasted until I got out of church.
So my run was enjoyed under a nice threatening bank of clouds that looked like they could at any time. But they didn’t and all was well.
Wanna see my before/after run treat?
I stopped at the gas station to pick up a Gatorade for my run and these babies caught my eye. I figured them for a nice ‘treat’ so I picked them up as well. They were a lovely addition to my day.
I can’t wait to pick out my 17 miler ‘treat’.
In other exciting news I booked a Thanksgiving trip this morning. To NASHVILLE! I haven’t ever been and the sisters and I think it shall be quite fun. We’re going to be in Nashville the 26th through the 29th, so if you’re in the area and want to meet up or just have some suggestions for fun things to do, let me know!
Now I’m off to Ice, Ice, Baby and carve some PUMPKINS. My absolute favorite part of Halloween.