I feel like I was away from the internet for a while this weekend. I did check into my Words with Friends yesterday afternoon and posted some pics to Flickr but otherwise, I was far far away from the land of the connected. And you know what? I liked it.
My parents got into town around 6:45 or so Friday evening and I had spaghetti all made and waiting. Having fed the kids earlier kept them happy while they waited, knowing Gramma and Papa were getting there soon. Ash and I filled up on carbs and chilled for a while but tried to get into bed relatively early. Our alarm went off at 5:30 AM the next morning and we did our pre-race routine and drove to Boston, Georgia. I was nervous leading up to it but not so much the day of, honestly. I started off at a fairly good pace and not until mile 11 did my body really start to hate me. But I set a PR of 2:23 – which is 13 minutes faster than my first time – and was pretty happy. My goal for the Disney half in January is to cut at least 7 minutes off that time. I’m going to train with some speedwork this time to help reach that goal.
After we got back into town, we made hamburgers and fries and the kids and Ash took a nap while my parents and I went to the produce market. My mom and I got pedicures after and then in the evening, we all went for Mexican and margaritas. Woo hoot! Had a blast and fell asleep on the couch by 9:30.
Isaac would NOT wear his Thor helmet but at least we got relatively good shots.
I truly enjoyed my weekend but I am glad my race is over and that all my busyness over the last weeks few culminates in Trick or Treating tonight. I want to relax!
So since Monday’s Music Moves Me meme is – oblivious – Halloween based today, I’m going with Rob Zombie. I love him, I really do. His videos are pretty creepy so here goes my parental advisory notice:
Living Dead Girl – Rob Zombie
Dragula – Rob Zombie
Happy Halloween, everyone!