With a race confirmation, training plan, and no time to waste, I'm all in for my 13.FUN adventure! In fact, I've already conquered two weeks of training and started on my third!
A working mother of two requires me to be creative with my time and energy. I've had to make training a priority while ensuring it has as little of an impact as possible on my family.
This is what my juggling act looks like right now: two days a week I get up and run at 5 a.m. in order to get done and home before my husband has to leave for work. Today was one of those 5 a.m. training days. It is now 6:30 a.m. and I'm sitting here slurping on my protein shake with a conditioning treatment processing on my hair from my shower while I'm typing this blog. I feel accomplished (and a bit groggy) because my workout is already done for today and the house is quiet and still (rare occasion).
One day a week, I run in the evenings while my son is at his golf lesson or soccer practice, and I do a long run on the weekend. My fifth day is usually a strength/cross training day and/or short run.
These first two weeks of training have been amazing! I started my training on vacation and ran on the beach. The water was so good for my soul.
My son and I ran the 4th of July Pennant Race and I ran a 5K PR!
I hear stiring in the house and it is only moments before I must switch into full mom-mode. Time for me to love on my kids. Farewell for now and happy running!