Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Photo Shown not the women's but men's
Brr, it's cold out there. Okay, so maybe it's not as cold as where we used to live but the temperatures sure did drop last night. I'm using it as a sign though that I really need to get into action to purchase my fall/winter running clothes. I've been wanting to get some running gloves for some time now but haven't really taken the jump to pick one out. Today, I was so cold I went to RoadRunner online (I have a VIP membership) and found a pair. I have really small hands, usually I can fit into kids gloves, but unfortunately it's hard to find running gloves made for kids. I figured if the gloves are too big the hubby might get them in the long run, which he can add to his collection. But (shout out to Natalie), I purchased the Brooks Pulse Lite Running Gloves in black/gray. Unfortunately they didn't have XS but they did have S- hoping they fit. I chose these because the reviews suggested that they were lightweight but warm, thermal so you a bit cooler in beginning but they breath when your body temperature goes up, and because the forefinger has a tech grip and the thumb opens up so that one can use an ipod or cell phone. I'll let you all know what I think when I get them in about a week.
So yesterday I wasn't feeling good, I seem to be getting a lot of headaches here in this house - hope that doesn't mean anything bad. So, I took the day off from running. I did manage to sweat a lot (yuck!) while raking leaves around our house. I think I have a good portion of it done (about an acre) but we just have to find bags to put them in. I wanted to get those really large pumpkin leaf bags but they were sold out last night. These bags aren't my favorite but they do hold a lot of leaves so I'm hoping to only buy a few and get all the leaves in them. Crossing fingers. Then hopefully my husband will have decided on a lawn mower and we can just mulch from that for the rest of the season. Then I also took a .57mi walk with the furry baby down the road to sit in a little park on the lake we live on - something different for fresh air since it was in the lower 70's. Nice!
Other than that, I've just been running around the house getting little things done like laundry and etc. We also got up our blinds in the household which was a workout in its self. Also I made orange cauliflower soup - yum! So, I hope that pretty soon we will get into a normal swing of things now that we are settling more and more. Now I am trying to decide on the best running pants and running vest/jacket.
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