Good morning my good friends!
How was ze weekend?!
I spent mine back at my old college stomping grounds with the gal pals, eating nachos, late night pizza, and fireball shots.
Just like the old days…except for far less drinks and passing out at midnight. We have officially surpassed the college days.
After the drive home and a round of grocery shopping, the little bit of daylight left and a whole 2 hours of actual sleep, I knew my 9 mile long run was not gunna happen. This whole daylight savings is really grinding my running gears.
I refuse to torture myself that long on the treadmill. Instead, I took it easy and planned to somehow sneak it in tomorrow. Plus I’m really anxious to see how the vitamin C works out.
I did manage to get in a tough, but oh so rewarding tempo run on Friday. I averaged a 9:20 pace, even with my slow starts and finish, and brief walking period. These are the kinds of runs that make you feel so strong and remember why you love pushing yourself through.
This is your brain on running.
Since I have a recipe post coming to you later this week, I thought I would take my half-awake (because I’m optimistic) mind off of thinking too much, and share some of my favorite posts recently. Here’s some link lovin’ for your Monday!
Coconut Sweet Potato Pie -Back To Her Roots
For those who are pumpkined out by the time Thanksgiving gets here.
Easy Chickpea Pot Pie -Oh My Veggies
I could easily wrap up to some Hallmark Christmas movies with a big bowl of this.
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries & Feta -Peas & Crayons
This very well may be making it to the Turkey day table. With a few test runs just to make sure beforehand. 😉
Should You Focus on BIG Muscle Groups in a Workout? -Cotter Crunch
How it could help you work out more muscles than you expected.
How To Workout with Kettlebells -The Lean Green Bean
My new found love for kettebells appreciate these easy but effective tips.
All rise the mighty kale! Bring more of these on the East coast please!
Maybe one day I’ll do the gu, but for now I’m sticking to the peppermints.
Make it a great day!
What’s one fun thing you did this weekend?
How long have you known your best friend?