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Hello there you blank beautiful screen. It's been awhile. I took a little time last week to just step back, disconnect, and honestly breathe. I felt myself needing a breather and a moment to adjust to going back to work (part-time), Lil Man going to school full time, soccer and running for him, and just daily life. You know what I mean.

My typical morning is starting to consist of some type of early morning workout, rushing home to get lunches made, making sure I'm back in time so hubby can get to work, grabbing a quick shower, getting Lil Man to the bus stop, finally getting breakfast for me, packing my work bag, getting laundry started, cleaning up the kitchen, taking the dogs in and out and in and out...  and if possible I try to get caught up on email/social media before I head into work.

But I'm back and feeling a little more like I have things under control. I think I'm finding

When The Road Calls

There are some days that the treadmill just won't cut it. You know what I mean? Well today was one of those days. I had planned on attempting my first 5 miler (since injury). And the thoughts of being in my basement, on the treadmill just didn't sound like the way that I wanted to do it.

I had originally planned to meet some friends at 5:30am, but those plans changed. Instead, I was able to run an hour later (hello daylight)  However, I had my (affiliate link) Knuckle Lights ready. I love my knuckle lights and use them quite often. I actually forget I'm even carrying them.

So I got dressed to attempt my 5 miles, opened the door, and it was snowing.


I smiled, kissed Lil Man and Hubby goodbye and
off I went. The first mile or two, the snow was falling at a steady rate. After that it eased up. But it was beautiful, and it was what I needed today.

Nothing like a bone chilling running to clear your head.... :) 

Slower than pre-injury, but I'm trying to focus on each new milestone with this injury. 


So I'm pleased with myself for 5 miles today. And I'm glad that I was able to get outside for today's outdoor workout with the #LJFitChallenge

So, do you exercise outside in the winter? 



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  1. Good for you! I run outside year round, but I draw the line at zero. Today we're below so it was the mill for me.

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    1. I'm with you. The wind chills are below 0 here today... it will be a TM day for me :)

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