Monday, May 25, 2009

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

What a weekend!

Just wanted to check in since I have not had the opportunity :) 

My weekend has been wonderfully busy. I had two weddings Saturday, one Irish and one Scottish and they were absolutely beautiful. I love to see the different traditions and can't wait to see the videos when we are done.  

Sunday and Monday I did my walks and managed the 60 miles but much like the picture of Steve boy did I need a nap. I'm in need a some suggestions on blisters and keeping hydrated so I'll need to do some research. It was fun and It felt really good :) 

Now if I could get the donation portion down I would be set. I just need to figure out some fun fundraisers to go with my weekly walks.

I am off to take my sweet daughter to Disneyland and will be back later to post a couple of pics. 

Hope you all have a wonderful Tuesday!  

Much love!  


Sunday, May 10, 2009

My first big walk ...

Sunday, May 10, 2009

So for those following my blog I was set to walk 6o miles this weekend. I was sick with the flu most of the week but  felt pretty sure I could start this weekend. 

I got a little bit of a late start Saturday morning but was raring to go. It was a little foggy and a smidge over cast but just cool enough that it felt great. I was making good time all considering and was averaging 12 minute miles.

As I started on my walk I realized I need to prepare just a bit more  for the next walk :) At mile 5 did I notice I left my new Spark water bottle at home. No prob, I'll just grab one on my way along the path. Mile 7 no store in sight so by mile             8 I had to call my  husband who ran out a bottle of water to me by mile 10. Other than that little set back I was still feeling good and bopping along to some great music my daughter added to my ipod.

Just before mile 15 my hubby stopped in on me and brought me a camel back so that I would have plenty of water. He is so awesome  :) Mile 15 I had some lunch and took a break...probably too long  and was not too eager to get going again.

Mile 20 I started to realize maybe my body wasn't fully  recovered  from the flu and that I may not make 30 mile  today :(

So by mile 22 I had to call my hubby to please pick me up.  Although I was disappointed about not making it all the way I was proud to have made the 22 miles.

So what I got from yesterday is I need to prepare better ( water ..check!), put some sunblock on ( sunburn protection .. check!) and always have a positive attitude. That even though things may not always go as planned its still okay to celebrate your accomplishments.

Next weekend I will be ready to go and I will be excited for as many miles as my body will allow because I know next week it will let me go even further.

I hope you all have had a most wonderful weekend!

much love!


Friday, May 8, 2009

1st leg (30 miles) of my 60 mile weekend - week 1

Just wanted to pop on real quick to say that tomorrow will be my first 60 mile weekend for 6 months :) Wish me luck and I should have some pictures of the path along the way. I think I'll take them every 5 miles as to not bore anyone. So if you are traveling along the my path along Irvine Blvd through Irvine and Tustin. Give me a wave or honk your horn :) I'll be the one with the pink shirt and big smile walking for everyone that has been touched by Breast Cancer. Love ya! I'm off to bed since 5:00am comes nice and early :)