Well folks, another week is in the books. Is it just me or does it feel like time is moving a bit to quickly these days. I feel like I just finish hitting ‘publish’ on one Motivation Monday post and it’s already time to draft the next one.
This past week was another scorcher. With humidity, temps were into the 100′s. It. Was. Hot. The week became more about finding fun things to do that didn’t involve melting and doing our outside time either early in the morning or before bedtime.
Saturday I was scheduled to do an 11km run. I was able to get in 2.5 miles at the track at the local pool my Tuesday swim but couldn’t find anyone to watch my kids for a second swim day. I had my Saturday route mapped out and was able to feed the baby, get Fit Boy settled into playtime with daddy and be out the door just before 7am. It’s a good thing I’m committed to my No Excuses lifestyle because I was so tired that I could have easily gone back to bed for a few more hours (actually, I did for 20 minutes and then dragged my sorry self out the door). Even at that early hour I was dripping with sweat only a few miles in. Thankfully I had my trusty Nuun with me to keep me hydrated. I ended up taking a wrong turn on my first loop that cut out nearly half a km from my overall distance. I didn’t realize this until I got home and checked my distance (the one downside to running intuitively…and forgetting what road to turn off onto).
I felt great after! I was so sweaty that Fit Boy thought I had peed my pants because there was sweat dripping everywhere! He looked at me and simply said: “Mama’s pants aaaaaaaall wet. [Fit Boy] pants aaaaaaaaaaaall dry”. I love that he gets that mommy runs but doesn’t get that mommy sweats. I actually sweated so much that the scab on my forearm from my oven burn fell off.
This week I have 3 runs scheduled and I’m hoping to get in 1-2 swims. My swim buddy is working a different schedule so I will be going on my own.
Have a great week!