Thursday, August 15, 2013

Three Things Thursday

1. MDI training. I did an easy four miles this morning. I gave myself one extra recovery day yesterday after Monday's hilly 10-miler, so my legs were fresh and ready to go. It was a crisp morning with not a cloud in the sky. It was a just about perfect progression run that was only thwarted in the third mile when I had to stop for traffic and didn't pause my watch.
Mile 1 - 9:33
Mile 2 - 9:25
Mile 3 - 9:30 {lost about 20 seconds due to drivers not stopping for pedestrians (me) in the crosswalk}
Mile 4 - 8:43

2. Spandits! Seriously, you need to get yourself a pair (or two or more). The girls and I decided to get these for the Spartan Race in November. 


They are so soft and perform amazingly! Spandits! is a small Maine company owned and operated by mother runners and offer so many fun patterns. Really everything I want in a running garment! I think I want to get something in this pattern for MDI in October. 


Check them out at spandits.com.

3. Porch progress. Today the boys and I finished up laying the pavestones and built the step. You don't know how happy having a step again makes me. The porch renovation still has a way to go, but the major part of the building is done. Here's a little look at when I just started working on it to where it is now - 





3 comments:

  1. Ok I"m going to go look at those spandits.

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  2. Ah, Spandits! So glad to hear they are as comfortable as they look. Always happy to support business from my home state!

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  3. I did the same exact 4 mile run tonight! My splits were almost identical to yours! MDI 65 days! YIKES, I mean WOOHOO!

    CARRIE the porch/pavestones looks amazing, I need you to come to my house. We have so many projects. Anything in the house we can handle but outside we're a hot mess, we don't know what the heck we're doing!

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