In fitness news, training for the half is going really well. I ran 12 miles this past Friday. I had a little trouble on miles 1 and 10-11. The longer my runs get the more I enjoy it though. Does that make any sense? During the run I might be hating myself for it (not literally) but when I'm finished I have the greatest sense of accomplishment and SO much energy! It's fabulous! I have already decided I am signing up for another half marathon in the fall. Originally I had someone sign up for this half with me but she is no longer doing it. My original goal was just to finish with her (she has a slightly slower pace than me) but now that she is not doing it, I can't decide if I should set a time goal. I've never run a half marathon before, so regardless, it will be a PR for me :)
a close up of the detail
It's actually a Thirty-One bag, the Cindy Tote to be exact. It gets the job done though!
On to the question you've all been wondering: Where have I been? Well, I've been working, spending time with my husband and family, spending (not nearly enough) time with Jesus, preparing and helping with a 'health' class each Thursday, continuing to train for the half marathon coming up in two weeks (YAY), showers and birthday parties, looking for new (clean) recipes, sleeping and somewhere in there trying to find some 'me-time'. Oh yes, and not in that order. I think about blogging often, the time just hasn't been there. So for those of you who are reading this and have stuck around in my absence, I will return again soon, but for now I leave you with a HUGE