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weekend.

How was your weekend?

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It’s still stupid hot in Nashville, but at least the mornings are starting to cool down. Went on two lovely runs with friends who also like to wake up at 6 a.m., even on Saturday and Sunday :)

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Lizzie and I headed to the airfield for a nice flat run. Seven miles with some stops to say hello to Katie and Anthony, who were both out for runs at the same time!

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On Sunday I met up with Katie for a few quick miles. We had the streets to ourselves.

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My sub-8 days are over, but that’s okay! Have you heard rumors that women are faster after they give birth? Guess we will find out in 2017!

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On the food front, my mom and I went cast iron crazy on Saturday and made Dutch oven chili + skillet corn bread. Embracing my Southern roots!

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We made this “game day chili recipe” (plus bell peppers) and thought it was a winner. Now I just have to start watching football to complete the equation…

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Cool enough to eat outside! Anthony and I ended up partying with my parents past 10 p.m. which is truly wild for us.

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Must have been those crazy mocktails my mom made.

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Other weekend adventures included eating a bunch of breakfast tacos for Katie’s birthday:

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And doing a bunch of random chores around the house, such as packing up all of my normal-sized clothes as I embrace my new “extended” look.

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Speaking of which, we find out the gender of little lamb today! If you still want to vote now’s your last chance. Big news coming tomorrow!

  • Have you heard that women get faster after they give birth?
  • How early do you usually wake up on the weekends?
  • What football team are you cheering for this fall?

4 thoughts on “weekend.

  1. I had not heard that women get faster. I had my third baby 15 months ago and I am still much slower than pre-pregnancy, but with 3 kids I also have a lot less time to run!!!😋

  2. I got faster after my first and even faster after my second! I credit stroller runs for the speed… ? Maybe? I also make my workouts count because time is precious so lots of hard speed workouts that are done in 30 minutes…. squats while I’m brushing my teeth … that kind of silliness :)

    • squats while brushing teeth – that is dedication! :) what kind of running stroller do you have? do you recommend it?