Thursday, August 14, 2014

Thinking Out Loud [Early, But Not Early Enough]


Thanks to Amanda for hosting the link-up that rocks my socks!

1.  Getting up at 4:00-4:30am isn't cutting it for swim workout mornings.  I barely had 30 minutes to knock out a good workout yesterday morning, and I only got 1100 yards.  Meh, it's a workout, right?  I'm not tri'ing anytime soon, and this is cross-training, so it should be easy.  I would just like to have more time, is all.

(Poor me, huh?)

Pretty water by the time I left yesterday (around 6:45am).  I took a couple of blurry pictures before this when it was dark; clearly I wasn't happy with them and wanted a fresh one.


2.  Chef Harry made the most delicious pasta dish the other night, and I had to share it with you.  He sent me the recipe a couple of weeks ago and said that he wanted to try it.  I was working on a few things the other night, so he took over and made it by himself (it was supposed to be a *team* effort).

Click for the recipe ~~~>  Fusilli with Basil, Tomatoes, and Avocado Sauce
(it's a Runner's World one!)


 3.  Life is Buddhaful.  For real.:)


 4.  The /R/iver /R/unners meetup last night was freaking fantastic!  It was about 70*F, a slight breeze, and a badass turnout.  Harry and Fearless Leader Greg, and Jeff and Mike wore matching outfits.  Steph and I were bummed that we didn't get the memo.


I needed an easy run night, instead of speedwork.  I was in luck, because that's all Steph wanted for the evening, as well.



5.  I have been extremely successful in lowering my sugar and sweets intake this week. I think I should get extra points for turning down sweets at work, since THAT'S a thing.


6.  The coolness of the past couple of days has really gotten me excited about Autumn.  We are pretty far away from it, but I can't help but long for all things pumpkin, crunchy leaves, and snuggling up watching scary movies.  Random:  thanks to Susie and Marcia, I really want to go horseback riding.  I used to ride (jump/hunter), and Fall was always my most favorite season in which to ride.  The horses get so giddy.

7.  Ummmmm...this is happening?


8.  I will never cease to be impressed with ridiculous applications in pop culture.  Case in point:  Siri making a Simpsons reference.


9.  Me, as a baby.  Because it's also #TBT.


10.  TEASER OF THE YEAR:  I have some REALLY EXCITING NEWS to tell you all, but I can't QUITE tell you yet!  Hopefully I can tell you tomorrow!

No, I'm not knocked-up.  <3

Have a rockin' Thursday, y'all!

9 comments:

  1. Oh teasers are just mean! LOL. Super cute baby pic. And the weather this summer has made it not feel much like summer at all. Much better for running at least!

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  2. Nice job at turning down sweets at work. That's a nearly impossible feat!!!

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  3. Swimming of any kind at that hour (including back float) is badass IMO. Please send your Chef Harry my way. The Caveman can barely boil water.

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  4. You know that I love a good teaser :D Waking up at 4-430 is insanity regardless. I wouldn't get into a pool at that hour if you paid me. Running is a different story, but swimming and getting into cold water. NO.
    Zoe should apply to the internet cat video festival, don't you think??? That tshirt is buddha-ful, for realz. I want one! Have a great day!

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  5. I LOVE the Siri Simpsons reference! Ahhhh! FXX is showing all of the episodes back-to-back-to-back... starting on August 21st, and I absolutely CANNOT WAIT.

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    1. You get the beer, I'll bring the pizza. WE ARE DOING THIS.

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  6. I love waking up super, super early, but I don't think there's any way you could convince me to get into the water at that time. That being said, I'm not a water person in general and usually prefer to stay dry by the water's edge :P A hike on a forested trail, on the other hand... I'd be ALL over.

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  7. Waking up at 4:00am to workout is a level of hardcore I hope I never experience. LoL.... you are an inspiration for sure!

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  8. Ahhh, cliffhangers, how I hate them!

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