Hello! Last night I headed to Florida on a red eye. Red eye flights always seem like a great idea until I feel ‘off’ when I get to my destination. At least I know the drill… melatonin, eye cover, ear plugs, socks, hoodie. But I still didn’t sleep as much as I thought I would.
I grabbed an iced coffee at the airport and Ben swept me off to paradise.
And by ‘paradise’ I mean Dunkin Donuts.
Free donut?! Sign me up!!
Then, we went to actual paradise = Ben’s fam’s timeshare in southern Florida. They’ve went every year since he was a little kid.
After a drive south we arrived to a pretty quiet beach. Everyone was inside because it looked like it was going to storm. I took a solo walk on the beach that was super super solo – did everyone know something I didn’t?
It was a pretty chill night and I tried to get to bed early to get on east coast time. I need to wake up early to run before it gets to 100 degrees and 99% humidity.
I managed to wake up around 6am but didn’t get out the door until about 7am – that is not early enough. I might need to run at 4am, or maybe stop running all together until it’s not ridiculously hot here (read as: maybe December, maybe).
I set out for a long-ish run and missed the mark a little. I managed 10.5 miles but it was super slow and sweaty. Oh, and I fell.
I fell. Again. I am good at falling. I should be proud of my falling skills – think positive!
I fall about 3 times a year so at least this is 1 down – 2 to go.
But before I fell I spotted three manatees! This made my entire life. I LOVE manatees. I have always always loved them for some reason. That’s why I hang out with Ben, for the manatees. Everything else is just a bonus.
Check out this video I caught of the manatees on Instagram!
So, I was still flying high from my manatee spotting when I fell. I popped right back up and kept going. I’m sure a bunch of cars passing by saw me because the street I was on was fairly busy but the speed limit is slow.
Post run green smoothie! Now I’m headed to the pool (in the shade) I’ve gotten enough sun for today thank you.
Marathon Training Week 3:
Sunday – Rest from running and Upper Body 21 Day Fix
Monday – Laguna Hills Half Marathon – 13.1 miles
Tuesday – Shake out 4 mile run & 21 Day Pilates
Wednesday – 5 miles easy & 21 Day Dirty 30 workout
Thursday – 10 miles & lower body fix
Friday – Rest after red eye flight
Saturday – 10.5 miles in Florida