I don’t usually punctuate blog post titles, but when I do, I use an Oxford comma. I’ve always been prone to include that last comma in a list, and this recent court decision will keep me punctuating. It also shows there is no such thing as too much attention to detail when you’re a lawyer. Now that I’ve gotten through my nerdfessions, let’s move on to the Runfessions that Marcia encourages us to make every month.
Last week I rearranged my workout schedule to give my cranky knee a rest before the GW Parkway Classic. (If you missed my recap, make sure you check it out here!) While I usually don’t run the day before a race, I didn’t want to miss yoga on Friday, so I put off my one and only run of the week until Saturday. Who would have thought this runner ever would be making yoga a priority?!
April showers bring May flowers, but they couldn’t get this girl to run on her treadmill. When I woke to rain last Saturday, I didn’t even think about staying inside. Luckily the rain was light, and our neighborhood already is bright with flowers.
I am bad about stretching after a run. Although I usually take a few minutes to stretch after my weekend long runs, that’s probably because I’m also checking my Garmin data and selecting a picture for my FitSnap photo. I almost never stretch after my weekday runs, and I’m even worse about stretching after race. I don’t think I stretched at all after the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run (although I did take a post-race ice bath), and unless you count the few stretches we did at the end of indoor cycling class on Monday, I didn’t stretch until the Tuesday after the Parkway Classic–and only then because I was glued to the last few minutes of Big Little Lies. Maybe that’s why I need to make yoga a priority!
This week I had a business trip to Chicago that I could have gotten out of, but who would want to miss
running along the Chicago lakefront a day of firm leadership meetings?
Yes, running was the highlight of this trip, although the sparks that flew in some of the discussions kept things interesting.
When the forecast for my one morning in Chicago called for rain, I was annoyed, but not deterred–I added my light rain jacket and hat to the running gear already tucked into my suitcase. It did start raining Wednesday night, but Thursday morning the Weather Channel App lured me outside with this window of opportunity.
It was drizzling when I left my hotel, and outright rained for about 1/2 mile, but then it cleared up and turned into a lovely morning,
I am really struggling with my blogging mojo. I still LOVE the friendship and sense of community, I still love reading about what YOU are doing and what’s on YOUR mind, and there is still plenty I want to write about, but
I just don’t have as much time as I’d like to spend on blogging it is just not my top priority lately. I’m not closing up shop yet, but I’m trying to let go of the pressure that makes me feel stressed when I choose puttering, reading, or napping over blogging.
Since we still have a few more days left in April, the May Ultimate Coffee Date link up isn’t until next weekend–May 6th. Please come back to join us!
Did April showers force you onto the treadmill?