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Wood Watches For Men

Beautiful and stunning… those are the words that popped into my head when I opened the box. Truly breathtaking, and honestly I usually don’t get this excited over something unless it’s some running or fitness gadget. But Jord took my breath away with their wooden watches. .

If you’ve never heard of Jord before, they are known for their 100% natural, hand-finished authentic wood watches. Jord watches come in various styles and colors. From battery to hand wound, there is truly something for everyone. And if you are looking for an awesome way to present and store your watch, Jord does that too. Can you imagine giving this to someone as a gift?

The presentation alone in my opinion is a gift. But the beautiful watch inside will definitely bring smiles.

(And if you are l…

Holy Hills

I didn't really want to get out today and run. Are you noticing a theme here?? But I told myself that it was today or it wasn't happening. The dreadmill just wasn't an option today. I couldn't stand the thoughts of trying to do 4-5 miles on the belt. 

It was in the low 40's, cloudy, had been misting rain, and overall just bleh outside. But I rolled the bottoms of my feet with a golf ball. I stretched my calves. I stretched my IT band. And then I put on my running gear. 

I have to say I really like my Brooks Women's LSD Lite Jacket II. It's lightweight and super reflective. All geared up, out the door I went. 

I started out running at a comfortable pace (10's). The last time I ran this route I ran the first portion in the 9's but I was trying to take it easy. I just wanted to run at a slow comfortable pace. This was my first run outside longer than 3 miles and I was adding in hills. It took a little less than a mile before I felt it.... the reason why I do this. No, not a runner's high. It was simply the 'aaaahhh' moment. 

That moment when you feel your body relax a little, you settle into your comfy pace, you notice things you wouldn't otherwise notice about your surroundings or even yourself, that moment of just being.... that's my 'aaahhh moment'. I knew then that I had made the right decision to take the time for this run. 

I will admit around 3 miles I was feeling the hills. I was hoping my route was close to 5 but not much over. It worked out perfect that my route was 5 miles today. The hills were tough; my pace slowed. But overall, I was pleased with my pace and the run. 

Rest today tomorrow. 

Follow up dr's appointment on Tuesday. 

Hoping for good news. 


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