So technically this was week 1 of the training plan for my fall marathon, the Erie Marathon, but there were a lot more important things going on! We had several really big events going on this week, but as far as workouts went, I did “enough”. Here’s how my week went…
Mon – 5 miles, Monday Runday #4! These were much needed miles. Coming off of that garage sale last week (my house is a freaking mess!), and heading into graduation and my daughter’s birthday this week (I need to plan and get stuff done!!), my mind is toast. Not to mention the pile up of work projects, my stress level is at an all time high. But, things are going to happen if I’m ready or not, so I’m just going to roll with it and do my best to enjoy it all 🙂
Tues – Rest day. I skipped my bootcamp workout this morning so I could wake up my son for school. With only a few more days left in the school year I wanted to make sure I was home to wake him up 🙂 I know he’s almost 16 years old and can wake up on his own, but I’ll take this fleeting time together for as long as I can get it! We also got my daughter’s car in the spirit.
Weds – 5 miles, with MP pace miles. Despite wearing my speedy shoes today, this run was a challenge! I swear I’m still feeling a bit janky from that bootcamp workout last week (skaters are not my friend!!) It was sprinkling when I started running, and got a little heavier in the middle. In the end, I did hit the paces on this run (3 MP) so it’s fine.
Then I sent my daughter off to her last day of high school. It’s fine. Just fine. Hold back the tears 🙂
Thurs – 2 mile run. Just a quickie this morning before the senior breakfast, graduation practice and senior picnic. It was a little chilly today (68 degrees) but that didn’t stop a huge group of seniors from going on the slip and slide! They had so much fun doing this. I’m glad my daughter decided to join them. She was hesitant at first, but had a blast.
Fri – 3.5 mile run + strength workout. It was a rainy day, so I ran on my treadmill. I only got 3.5 miles done instead of 4 because I wanted to wake up my son on his last day of school 🙂 Goodbye sophomore year!! The weather was rainy, but I’m sure everyone was just so happy to be done with this school year they didn’t care!
After I dropped him off at school, we took my daughter to the gym with us. It was funny because after one set on each machine she would inform me how tiring each exercise was. LOL!! I’m not sure her gym visit was all she hoped it would be.
Then, it was time for the big event… graduation!! The ceremony was great. We still had to wear masks, but students were able to cross the stage without them. And afterwards I think pretty much nobody cared about wearing them at all! The senior video was a tear jerker. They all looked very happy and we were super proud. And that’s a wrap on high school. 🙂
Sat – 8 miles, long run. I ran with some friends for my long run.
Since the weather was crappy on Friday, the girls missed out on taking pictures before graduation. Rescheduled photo session today! As you parent know, high school goes by in a flash!!!
Sun – 2 mile run with the birthday girl. Yep, today my daughter turned 18! Yikes, so many things going on for this momma!! We spent the day at a farmers market, going to the park and will finish the day with a cookout, cake and ice cream.
Here’s a funny… seen on Instagram. Someone asked my daughter if she met the president today too!! Nope, not her – but that really would have been a nice birthday treat!
Only one more big day coming up for me soon, graduation party in two weeks. It’s going to be a bit out of my comfort zone, so I hope being prepared makes it less stressful. Fingers crossed!
Q: Do you like hosting parties?
NOPE, I do not! 😆