Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Frozen Running (and I don't mean outside)

This weekend, over 90,000 runners ran for Meg. I was one of them. She was tragically hit and killed by a drunk driver a week ago, leaving behind a husband and 3 small children. My heart just goes out to her family, I can't even imagine.
I ran 13 miles on my treadmill. It was just too cold outside, and I love my treadmill, so that worked out great for me!
Yesterday we actually had a gorgeous, sunny day- in the 40's! There was no way I could not go for a run, even though it was my scheduled rest day. If I had more time, I felt like I could've ran at least 20!
We got several inches of snow today, so that means I didn't have any daycare kiddos, so I got the day off! It has been so nice and quiet. I could definitely get used to this!
 I've been wanting to see the movie Frozen, I've heard so much about it. So when I found out I could watch the full movie on Youtube, I knew what I was going to do today! I got in a 3 mile treadmill run, then sat down to watch it. Here it is, if you want to watch it. I loved it!


 I want to answer a couple questions about my juice fast. It felt SO good to eat food again! As much as I wanted to stuff my face with food, I knew that would not be smart at all. I started off with just a small salad and some fruit (that I didn't have to juice! Yay!), and gradually went back to eating normally. I lost 8 lbs. Not bad for 5 days.
 
A little teaser... in the next few days I'll have 2 giveaways for a couple of insanely awesome races!! Stay tuned!
katie

27 comments:

  1. I hadn't even heard of that yet! Thank you so much for informing me of that, such a cool way to remember somebody and what a turnout! Almost 100 thousand people "going" to the event on Facebook!

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    1. Yes, it was an amazing turnout! I absolutely love how this community supports eachother.

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  2. I ran for Meg this weekend too. I can't get her and her family out of my head - it's so tragic, and it could happen to anyone in an instant.

    Thanks for the Frozen link! I will definitely check it out!

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    1. Good for you, Jen. I have found myself thinking about them everytime I run!

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  3. I ran for Meg too. Such a sad story that really could be any of us.

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  4. I think I'm gonna take my girls to see Frozen when it hits the dollar theater. Looks like such a cute movie!

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  5. Ahhh!! I've been wanting to see it! Wonder if I could get my boys to watch too??

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    1. I'm sure you could. My 14 year old stepson watched it and liked it!

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  6. I ran my half marathon in Key West on Sunday for her. I wrote at the bottom of my bib, "for Meg". Very very sad.

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    1. Awesome job, Lorenda! What a great way to honor Meg as well.

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  7. so so sad about Meg!! :( what a tragedy!!
    what did you think of Frozen!?!?

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    1. Yes it sure is. :(
      Oh, I loved Frozen! See it! With your sisters!! It is so sweet. The music is awesome too.

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  8. my kids have been raving about that movie...just might have to watch it this weekend!

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