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It was the first official week of summer, and we met it head on. There’s really no other way to do it, am I right?
Sunday – rest
After our morning errands, it was time for an event I have been working on with the St. Augustine Moms Blog: our Summer Explore Tour. The goal is to have some great parent/child meetups at different parks and playgrounds throughout the summer where people can connect and enjoy some outdoor time.
Our first one was a huge success!
Afterwards, little man had a friend over and they had a fun night hanging out.
Monday – Florida Striders Memorial Day 5K + 90 minutes SUP yoga
First thing Monday morning, I was out the door for my very favorite 5K: the Florida Striders Memorial 5K. You can read the recap here.
When I got home, I had just enough time to shower and toss together a few quick dishes for a get together with friends. It was a lovely afternoon together, and the kids had some more playtime.
My day wasn’t over yet! I had been invited by K to go to a SUP yoga class with The Salty Paddle. I love this local company and it’s been quite some time since I’ve practiced on a board, so I was all for it.
The water was rough that night so I struggled a little, but being out on the water in the setting sun was really all I needed.
Tuesday – 9 Round + 2 miles, walking
I started Tuesday with a 9Round workout (my 20th, if anyone is counting),
and I even got to enjoy a manicure and pedicure since my neighbor invited little man to join their family for a few hours at an arcade.
That night, while little man was in Scouts, one of the other moms and I went for Pokemon Go walk. We chatted and bolstered out Pokeball stashes. When I picked up little man from his meeting, he gave me some awesome news: he had earned his Scout rank and his Totin’ Chip! We were so proud!
Wednesday – 6 miles, running + 9Round
Much as I didn’t feel like it, I went out for those six miles. Sometimes, getting out the door is half the battle.
Guys, it’s hot out there.
I also took on a session of 9Round. This one was not so great: burpees, push ups, frog jumps, box jumps…. All of them are my nemeses. I couldn’t wait for that green light to turn red.
Thursday – 2 miles, running + 9Round
I convinced Mr PugRunner to go for a run with me first thing in the morning. It was late so we didn’t get more than two miles.
Since he was so motivated, I also talked him into a 9Round workout. It was a great one and I’m so glad we got it done together!
Afterwards, little man and I had a bunch of errands to run together: a trip to the Scout Store for uniform shorts, the pet store for aspen shavings for Hufflepuff, Target for odds and ends, and the music store.
For a clarinet. Someone is starting private lessons next week.
That evening, I had a wine tasting girls’ night out. The class was focused on the wines of Northwest Pacific and we got to sample eight different vintages.
Afterwards, we grabbed dessert at the Cheesecake Factory.
It was a beautiful night with such beautiful friends. I consider myself lucky to know them.
Friday – rest
After a late night, I had literally zero desire to do any kind of workout. I did some work, ran a few errands and helped Mr PugRunner get set up for a culdesac party we were helping to host.
It was another super late night, but we had a lot of fun chatting with neighbors and friends. The kids played super hard and little man had one of his buddies spend the night. I really love how the kids just swarm together
Saturday – Flat Abs Challenge Day 1
My MRTT group does a monthly challenge, and June is dedicated to Strong Abs. The goal is to do an assigned core workout for each day of the month, and so we will see what happens. You know that I’m not always great with these kinds of challenges, but I’m giving it a go.
Little man had a coin collecting merit badge clinic that afternoon. It was a free event and a really nice way for him to earn his first real merit badge. He did all the advance prep and completed the advancement at the clinic.
We dropped him off at another friend’s on our way home and then we crashed. Sometimes, it’s just good to chill on the couch with leftovers and a movie.
While I managed to complete about 82 miles for the month of May, I only ran 11 this past week. I made up for it with lots of 9Round, walks and yoga, but I still prefer the feeling of running.
Reading has been great! I’ve moved on from Game of Thrones to Clash of Kings (book 2 of the Game of Thrones series), and I am looking forward to some solid reading time next week.
I had to get back into the sparkling water groove again. It’s just too hot to not be drinking water constantly, so I’m getting my fluids with bubbles and flavor. It’s working.
To be honest, we haven’t cooked anything earth-shattering gin quite some time. We have been out and about, visiting with friends and not home enough to make big meals. It’s ok, but we do need to get back into the home-cooking habit.
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