In keeping with Red’s now infamous format I think I’ll keep up this monthly recap deal. I like looking at my stats and it gives me something to blog about when I’m having blog writer’s block. It’s a win-win really.
I love October because it means my favorite holiday is nearly here! Halloween rules! Here’s the rundown on September.
Run 144 miles. Well hello mega marathon training!
Bike 91 miles. Much better than last month but I still need to up this.
Swim 8 miles. Better than last month. Gotta keep upping it until that Frogman 5K!
Races Nada. Lots of training but nary a race in sight.
Current Reads After realizing last month that my reading had fallen into a rut I finished two books in September. I reviewed one of them, The 25,000 Mile Love Story. In addition to that one I read The Fault in Our Stars and I think I mentioned how much I absolutely LOVED this book. It’s beautiful and sad and funny and just so damn good. Go pick it up right now! I’m currently reading Catch-22 and it’s pretty funny. I didn’t ever choose to read this one in high school so I figured I’d “catch” up. Get it? Har har.
Current Obsession Sleep.
Current Song There’s nothing really popping out at me right now. Although, I do love the Soul Train/Daft Punk mash up video that features the Soul Train dancers.
Current Need More hours in the day to get all these workouts in. IMChatt is gonna prove how creative I can be with a schedule. For real.
Current Triumph Becoming a brand ambassador for Spandits! I can’t wait to tell you all more about this! In the meantime, go check out the line. Fabulous!
Current Bane of My Existence Figuring out how to eat gluten free. The S.O. was recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease and it’s been a challenge, more so for him of course, but I am also finding it hard to make things he loves (hello, chocolate chip cookies) without gluten. I know it’s better for us in general, and quite honestly, I thought this whole gluten free thing was a trend. Boy was I wrong! It was actually making him sick! And as it turns out, it’s much better to skip the gluten in general.
Current Goal Not miss any running workouts this month. Last month’s goal was to have more fun training and I think I did that pretty well with the exception of that awful 15 miler. I was even smiling at track!
Current Indulgence That TV show Sleepy Hollow. It’s not that great but it’s sorta Halloween-y so I’m going to keep watching.
Current Blessings Figuring out what was making the S.O. sick so that we could fix it and get him feeling better! And being able to run all these dang miles.
Current Excitment Halloween and going to DC to cheer my face off for the many, many friends and S.O. running MCM!!!! It’s going to be amazing. Leave me a comment if you’ll be there. I’m sure I’ll be in some sort of costume holding some sort of ridiculous sign. Ha!
How was your September? Excited for Halloween too?
Don’t forget to enter the contest to win those Blues Festival tickets! I’ll select the winner Friday!
I have a recipe for gluten free chocolate chip cookies – I will send it to you 🙂
Great month recap B.S. Love that video!! 🙂
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So much running! You need to be that shark for Halloween.
You definitely had a great September, love those running miles- you are going to rock JAX marathon (especially in sassy pants), of this I have no doubt!!
I'm excited for a race I do every year that falls near Halloween. It's to benefit the local sports foundation and everyone dresses up in costumes to run–it's a shitty course for a 5k but I've never raced it, always run it for fun. This years costume is going to be EPIC!
I will be at MCM! Totally nervous as it is my first marathon but I just want to finish!
After work today I am going to go and buy the 25,000 mile love story because your review sounded like its a book right up my alley. Plus, the exerpt was really good too 🙂
I don't always comment but I always follow, thanks for the great reads! and you are going to rock your marathon! 🙂
Welcome to GF club! I still eat it more than I should. I just prepare myself for it. Aka no pizza on 15+ mi long run weeks! 😉
GF is tough, but totally doable. Glad he figured out what was bugging him (though I didn't know he was having issues) but always nice to figure out what's going wrong, especially when there's an 'easy' fix (no surgery, meds, etc). At least there's tons of recipes on the interwebs! Woot woot Spandits!