Monday, September 26, 2011

marathon Monday....

Happy Monday everyone!!! Hope everyones weekend was just fabulous and you are well rejuvenated and ready for the week :) To kick off this week strong I am excited to announce I am doing a giveaway of my cards over on Henning Love today. Meg is just the cutest thing ever, so head over to her blog and enter to win my giveaway!!!!! and of course check out her blog and leave her some love. 

 My half marathon is in just under two weeks. Ahhhh I cant believe how quickly it is coming up.  The weather in Arizona is not cooling down much,  if anything it has become a little hotter in the last few days. Since then I have decided to find a way to beat the heat!  I am now getting up in the mornings and running at 6:00am when it is a little cooler out.  

The training it getting more difficult these days.  I am past the comfort 5 mile runs and I am running the 6, 7, and 8 miles now.  I have had to turn to some resources to keep me pushing myself.

My newest and best friend has become my Nathan hydration belt.  I am obsessed! If anyone is looking to get a belt, the Nathan is wonderful! I can't even tell I am wearing it.
My ipod! I love this little shuffle.  I have the ipod touch but I have found the little shuffle is exactly what I need for those long runs. 
My bubble gum!! This not only comes in handy on Tuesday's but I LOVE chewing gum and running.  I take all my anger out on every bite. 
Gu! I just started taking the Gu this past week.  The texture is awful but it does wonders for your energy.
All of my key needs to get me through a run!!

That wraps up my Monday! Remember tomorrow is Bubbly Tuesday so be sure to come link up and show me what you are up too.



Cassie @ Live.Laugh.L0ve. said...

You go girl!! Those sound like great things to keep you busy on your run!

Lacy in the Sky with Diapers said...

Yay.... Good for you! I need some motivation to start running again!

navy and orange said...

love the ipod!

xoxo navy & orange

Unknown said...

i should probably invest in one of the color!

Miss Amy said...

Nice work, chica! Gum is a MUST for me on my runs too. :)

Heather @ Finding Beauty in the Ordinary said...

you're so cute!

i didn't realize the weather was so much different in phoenix... it's actually been kind of cold here in the suburbs of tucson. i miss the heat! haha. never thought i would say that.

hope you have a great day! happy marathon training!

ashlyn | nicole said...

stesha you are adorable! :) love you hydration gear! i love mine & the classic bubble gum made me smile! :)

glad your traning is going well!! love you!

drummer said...

hi ..regards from indonesia. nice day.