Run Nelly Run

Run Nelly Run

Running through life as self-proclaimed house wife, mother, homeschooler, and wanna-be chef

We meet again!

This week has been exhausting! I have upped my miles and the weather is getting nicer so that means besides running a lot more…I’m also spending a lot more time chasing my two nuggets around 😉

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Bodhi never liked his strider bike, however, Trout has taken to it and is riding it around like a pro!  He is getting so confident in his abilities that he was trying out some sick tricks, (as Bodhi put it).  

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Highly recommend these bikes…but I also forewarn….some kids love them and some hate them…I had both ends of the spectrum…you just have to roll with it.

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Trout found a huge stick in the yard; wind here can be brutal at times and trees drop “walking stick” sized branches all the time.  Trout picked up the stick and immediately had a deviant look on his face.

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Thankfully Bodhi was on his scooter and was able to move fast enough to get away…I’m telling you…these two are marathon training enough….my running is actually considered my “down-time”; I’m serious.

I got a text this evening from a friend who joined me in my attempts to gain strength by sprinting, (running as fast as we could…which sometimes meant crawling) up our local stairs/work out spot.  Last season I was able to make it up and down the hill 20 x’s….Tonight….I made it up 10 x’s and I was perfectly okay with that.

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Finally, a picture that does the slope some justice…it’s steep.

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We meet again! my stair crew! Bodhi and Trout have grown so much since fall that they are now schooling all of us big people on the hill/stairs.  I am calling my boys’ bluff next time they decide to tell me they are too tired to clean up their mess 😉

Tomorrow will be a nice slow, easy run on the treadmill and hopefully some time spent on my yoga mat.  I have my biggest mileage yet on Saturday and I am trying to conserve all the energy I can so that I am not burning myself out….Juggling motherhood and life with marathon training can be tricky business at times.

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