I still did my "long run" on Saturday, but i did the bare minimum, and basically it sucked incredibly hard. I had too many beers friday night, and not enough sleep, and those seven miles at a 9:30 pace seemed embarrassingly impossible with a hangover. The last two miles i abandoned the group and slowed down, but luckily a few other people liked my idea and joined me. :) Charlyn was out on the path too, but apparently i missed her because i was so busy trying not to throw up on my compression socks. (which were already stained with beer, because in the first mile, i managed to kick a full tallboy someone had left in the middle of the bike path. Thanks hooligans - i love reeking of beer at 6am.) Needless to say, lesson learned. Time to get serious about marathon training!
Then came the real fun:
We took Waffles, and her new BFF Ellie (our friends golden doodle) To the Montrose dog beach! If you have no interest in 8 million pictures of my dog, you should probably just go ahead and leave now.
|Ellie is ready for fun in the sun!|
|Waffles rocketing through the water|
|Waffles prefers running to swimming, just like me!|
|Waffles does not fetch.|
|Sooooo tired from the beach!|
They grow up so fast!!
This weekend was also the first week of my 20-week veggie box! I get a box of veggies every saturday from a farm up near rockford. This week we got a POUND of spinach, THREE heads of lettuce, chard, radishes, baby greens, garlic scapes, and oh so much more. What does one do with an entire pound of spinach?
I love the veggie box, because now i don't have to worry as much about groceries and meal planning - the farm does it for me. It's also fun to try new vegetables (there is more than one kind of radish??) Let the healthy eating summer begin!