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No Beck Today...

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Today we walked/jogged 13 miles to prepare for the St. Jude's Half Marathon in Memphis next Saturday.

It was a SLOG; we've only been back from Nepal/India for a smidge over two weeks and I had that sinus infection and....we haven't had much time to prepare.

Yes, even though we were hiking, it's NOT the same as doing half marathons, and half marathons don't prepare you for hiking! It seems like we are ALWAYS scrambling to prepare for our events!

So no Beck today, but hopefully I'll be ready to move on in the book tomorrow.

We're still eating turkey, how about y'all? emoticon

Happy Sunday, everyone!
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  • CINDYSDAY
    We have some Ham left but the turkey is all gone! I hope that you are able to get it all done!
    1422 days ago
  • GABY1948
    She even says we can take a day off to work on something. We didn't have turkey so I am good....neither of us really likes the whole turkey thing....I just like it in sandwiches!

    Have a GREAT day, Sue!
    1422 days ago
  • KANOE10
    I am eating turkey still and froze half of it. Good for you getting ready for that event. You are doing great.
    1422 days ago
  • SANDICANE
    YUM on that turkey...don't cha just love left-over turkey???

    Ahhhh, you'll be ready for that 1/2 marathon...and Beck will be there tomorrow...she waits for us to be ready for her....
    1422 days ago
  • NANCY-
    Thank heavens, here turkey was gone on Saturday!
    My son will be in Memphis on Sunday for work, not the 1/2 marathon. You continue to amaze me with your stamina.
    You go Girlfriend!!!
    1422 days ago
  • SWEDE_SU
    that's no mean feat, getting through that slog! emoticon
    1422 days ago
  • LESLIESENIOR
    Yikes you are so amazing!!!!!!
    1422 days ago
  • SUGAR0814
    Hope your sinus infection gets better soon! Great job on finishing 13 miles! You're ready for the race. You will be amazing!
    1422 days ago
  • AJDOVER1
    You're my hero! I love the way you and your DH are together in your travels and fitness.
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    1422 days ago
  • KENDRACARROLL
    I just finished a Thanksgiving leftover lunch. Our fridge is so full, I think we'll be eating leftovers until Christmas…

    Another half marathon! You guys are really brave!
    You're absolutely right - hiking and running are two completely different animals. I've tried this walk/jog thing before, but really didn't have any fun doing flat pavement or track. For me it's hiking all the way.

    Got wet (and cold) on today's hike. We cut it short a bit (to 7 miles only), since the weather kept getting worse as we went along. We did however make the first peak we had planned on bagging. Lots of scrambling, lots of fun!

    Enjoy the rest of your day!
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    1422 days ago
  • WATERMELLEN
    Good for you, getting through the slog!!
    1422 days ago
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