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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.




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I Registered. I Ran. I Finished

I have never been so unprepared (mentally and physically) for a race. My longest run so far was 8 miles since my injury, and that run wasn't pretty.

But I had tons of running friends running the Capital 10 Miler, and I ran it last year. I was registered, and I was going to do what I could do.

I had originally hoped for a 10:20-10:30 pace.. but... well.. that didn't happen. My stomach wasn't happy (had to stop twice for the portapotty). And I could feel the old feelings of 'discouragement' setting in mid race, but I quickly threw those thoughts out. Although I told my friends that I was running with not to wait for me, as I made my 2nd portapotty stop, they did. They ran/walked slowly until I caught up with them.
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It was much slower than last year, but
it was a finish. I feel sore, a little beat up, but so far no pain in the hamstring. Let's see what tomorrow brings. I meet with my personal trainer, and I'm hoping for a good session. I have 2 weeks until my next race - the Hershey 10K, and this race I want to actually 'race'. I know that a PR might not happen, but I still want to run it hard and give it what I've got.

We'll see...

My first race of the season is done. :)



The afternoon consisted of ice cream and compression socks.I ran in my sleeves, but I wore my socks all afternoon. I know it's my personal preference, but they definitely help me with recovery!

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