Taper Miles, Gumbo and Wknd Recap.

Hi there and happy Monday to you! It is a chilly morning here but I managed to squeeze in a quick 10k before the busy work day. I have to say it was like pulling teeth to get me out of my cozy bed this morning but I did it. So I’m giving myself a gold star for good measure.

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Let’s recap the weekend a bit…for the most part it was uneventful since it was cold, wet and rainy. But it made for some pretty restful days mixed with a little productivity.

Saturday morning my ride or die run buddy met me super early for 12 easy/taper miles in the ‘hood. It was freezing and somewhat of a downpour towards the end of this run but we made it. Girl talk while running makes things better.

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That night was pretty chill…I caught up on most of my shows including the Real Housewives of the OC reunion. Whoa what a hot mess. Part of me wants to like Kelly even though she is a bit of a trainwreck. But you have to admit she brings some entertainment to the show.

Sunday morning I got up and did some solo miles. I kind of enjoyed getting in a good run by myself. I run with folks a lot during the work week so nowadays solo runs are a real treat. Just rocking out to my music with some pretty overcast skies.

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And I ended the night at mama’s…she made a huge pot of gumbo and invited friends and fam over. It was like Thanksgiving all over again. I loved the addition of turkey smoked sausage thrown in there. Gumbo…perfect for cold rainy weekends.

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56.5 miles done last week for the taper. I’m going to be ramping right back up after Sunday’s marathon in preparation for some more big races in early 2017. Stay tuned!

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How was your weekend? Are you looking forward to anything this month!?
The Dallas Marathon…26.2 number 22 in 6 days, baby!

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