SNAKE!!!!!!!

My day has NOT went too well!! I guess we all have those days and I am claiming today as mine. I was on the ambulace most of the night so I got very little sleep ( I require at least 8 hours), Im that person who literally calculates their sleep. Anyways, I ran some errands today and the one good thing that happend…..

IMG_4496I finally restocked on these bad boys. They are my most favorite snack in the world, seriously, try them!!

So besides being tired I just didnt feel great and it was kinda hot but I struck out to run 6 miles. I always pre plan my mileage, and short of death or getting hit by a car I make those miles happen. Well today mid run I notice my sugar is off and that I really needed to eat, so I stopped at 3 and ate.

IMG_4499I started back for 3 more after consuming large amounts of carbohydrates at my mamas. It was terrible, I had severe side stitches which makes me really think I am dehydrated. I managed to make it through the pain, then this…….

IMG_4498Seriously, me and that sucker ran together for .10 of mile. Im not sure who was more scared, him or me. But I love you guys so I grabbed you a pic!! You are welcome!!

So I did finish the last 3 miles for a total of 6 for the day. It was not pretty at all but Im so serious about my mileage!! See next pic….Im not even kidding…..

IMG_4501IMG_4500Real quick for my running peeps. Its so important as runners that we take in as much fuel as we exert when running. Im the worst. I literally ate a piece of pizza all day and called it good to run 6 miles. I do know better but sometimes I just go against any better judgement that I have. Also as far as hydration, we are coming out of winter where I would run half marathons and not drink at all. Now Im needing to super glue a water bottle to my hand so I can make sure I am hydrated for those hot runs!! In running fuel and hydration really are EVERYTHING!! I am going to really start pouring in the water!!

Happy Running 🙂

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4 thoughts on “SNAKE!!!!!!!

  1. Love your blog, Mindy. Save a spot for me at the Turkey Trot!!! I plan to be READY! Miss my walking, but will get back at it soon.

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    1. You are definitely going to be ready by November!! You inspire me so much especially Sunday while I was doing my long run, I thought about you so much!! You let me know when your ready and I will be by your side. I love you 🙂

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