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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…

Fear - To Run Or Not To Run

To Run or Not to Run that's my question of the day.

If you read my previous post (When Your Run Doesn't Go as Planned), then you know my run this weekend wasn't my best. In fact, it left me pretty sore. I had tenderness all afternoon on Saturday, and most of the day Sunday, I was sore in my hamstring area.

Today, I'm walking without pain, and I was able to do lunges without discomfort. I haven't tried running yet. I plan to run either this evening (probably not happening since I have zero energy in the evenings) or early morning tomorrow. I will have a better idea of how sore I am once I start running.

But it got me to thinking that maybe I should
bail on the Capital 10 Miler race in the next couple of weeks. It seems like I can run 5-6 without too much discomfort, but as I'm trying to increase my distance, I'm feeling more discomfort. Should I bail? Should I push through? Is this pain or just muscle soreness from the muscle being used again? Am I just being paranoid?

If you've ever been injured, then I think you can identify with how I am feeling. It's scary. It's sometimes hard to know when to back off or push through.

I was talking to Hubby this morning about the race. (We also have a scheduling conflict, and I don't want my son to miss an event). Hubby suggested that I run the race, and he will take Lil Man to the event. I can join them later if I finish the race in time. That issue is resolved.

So what's a girl to do?

I think I will go with my original plan and do the race. I feel that I can run at least half of the distance, and then I can run/walk the rest to finish. (Or that's my hope).

I really hope that I don't second guess every racing decision that I make this year.

Do you have any races on the horizon?

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