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Active weekend and blisters to prove it!

Sunday, August 25, 2013

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So yesterday I did my first race...ever. OK, so it was only a 3K but it was a race. I actually got a medal for third place!! My runner hubby almost cried. Now, that being said, I still walked a few times so I consider myself pretty lucky for getting a medal. The more serious runners were doing the 5K or the 10K, which my husband did and got second in his age group,(see what I am dealing with here!). Anyway, at least now I understand the feeling one has afterwards and I got wonderful shout out messages from my daughters, which was awesome. Yep, the old girl still has a little kick left.

Well, now its Sunday and we had decided a while back that we would like to do a bit of hiking. We wound up going 7 miles and I have about 4 blisters to prove it as I wore my hiking shoes instead of any broken in sneakers, as he did. Good news is that it logged over 700 calories but the bad news is...I'm beat!!!

Oh well, the weather is lovely and dinner is pretty much made at this point. I guess I will worry about these tired toesies tomorrow.
Hope you all had a lovely weekend!!!
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ps: I would show you the blisters but some things are better not shown:)
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VOLARI52 8/26/2013 7:54PM

    emoticon on the medal..... emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 8/26/2013 9:07AM

    disagree we should show are medals with pride and your blisters are your medals. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon have you booked your next race yet emoticon

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DDOORN 8/25/2013 8:56PM

    This weekend was just positively AWESOME! Kudos to getting out and making the most of it! :-)

Don

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MIRMIUM 8/25/2013 8:20PM

    haha I think I can imagine the blisters quite well! Congratulations on competing in a race and winning a medal! I bet you are feeling pretty awesome right about now! Extra kudos for doing a challenging hike the next day! You are on fire!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 8/25/2013 7:37PM

    Congratulations to both you and your hubby. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MOM2ACAT 8/25/2013 6:17PM

    emoticon That is awesome that you finished, and in 3rd place too! You rock!

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CATLADY52 8/25/2013 5:45PM

    That you could walk is great news. emoticon I guess you'll be wearing sneakers next time.

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