… Santa still dishes out some pretty cool stuff! It’s also really nice feeling knowing that when you’re talking about running and gear and training, your family is actually listening.
The Hubby gets top marks this year with coming through with the one thing that I really wanted(but didn’t want to ask anyone for since it is more expensive) (and had been scoping out since Black Friday):
Although now that I think of it, since he is the Official Race Photographer, this may not really be for me…. hmmmm
Mom gets the ‘Best Present’ award for this beauty:
She personally made this (and my brother wants you to know that he drilled the holes). My answer for how to hang my medals was not going to be this cool.
I also got some excellent cold weather running gear, including a new head lamp!
I’m also really excited about the Nathan fuel belt! As my runs have been getting longer I’ve been in need of more water and some snacks-on-the-go. This will be perfect!
Exercise-wise, last week it just didn’t happen. I was getting sick, I was constantly tired, and there were just a ton of things that had to get done before the holiday. I only racked up a measly 2 points for the Holiday Bootie Buster Challenge, but my weight was still down for the week, so I’ll count it as a win. Sometimes you just need a break.
Original weight -11/20- 221 pounds
Week 1- 11/27- 220.2 pounds
Week 2- 12/04- 222.8 pounds
Week 3- 12/11- 220 pounds
Week 4- 12/18- 219.2 pounds
Week 5- 12/24- 217.8 pounds
If I can keep it together for one more week, I may be able to pull out a full 5 pound weight loss in 6 weeks. Not record setting to be sure, but still notable progress and I’ll take it.
I hope you all had an equally Merry Christmas, and have an even better Happy New Year! I’ll be starting my New Year off right by running the First on the First 5K, put on by my favorite race organizers M3S.
What will you be doing on New Year’s Day?