50 shades of pink

Workout

Wednesday- 3 miles outside, solo

I texted my neighbor early yesterday morning to tell her to run without me. My leg was feeling okay, but I didn’t want to slow her down. Since Josh was working from home I knew I could go running a little later in the day. When it was time to lace up my shoes, I looked down and saw 50 shades of pink ha

20131120-155633.jpgThat’s 2 pink tops, shoes, and even my bra was a bright neon pink. I guess I was feeling pink yesterday instead of purple.

I started out nice and slow, I just wanted to run what was comfortable and not hurt my leg anymore than what it was on Tuesday. I felt great the whole run, at one point after I got up a hill I just felt like I was cruising. I don’t think I have ever felt that way before. It was awesome. When I got home I looked at my splits and I was blown away!

1 mile: 10:07

2 mile: 7:30

3 mile: 8:30

I had no idea I ran a 7:30 mile! Since I’m still taking it easy since my injury, I haven’t paid too much attention to pace. But it felt so good to see a couple of faster miles in there even though I don’t feel like I was pushing it that hard. It pays to rest and listen to your body and not come back too quick. Just to make sure, I did some more foam rolling when I got home.

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I also sported my new headband on the run. It definitely did it’s job and kept me warm. When I have the right gear for winter running I’m more likely to get out there.

20131120-155647.jpgSince I ran a bit later, I was starving by the time I got home. I made leftovers from Tuesday night’s dinner, Buffalo chicken wraps. I’m loving Iowa Girl Eats blog. Thanks again Ashley for sharing her blog awhile back!

20131120-155504.jpgOh, and I snacked on one of my favorite things, white cheddar popcorn. Is there any popcorn better? I think not. . .

20131120-155534.jpgHope you have a wonderful Thursday! Did this week fly by for anyone else?

what did you snack on today?

what’s your favorite popcorn flavor?

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About Sugar Plum Runner

Welcome to the Sugar Plum Runner! I grew up in WA state, but currently reside in UT with my husband Josh, son Jackson, and 2 daughters Lily and Claire. I love running, but I have never been so inspired to run, race, and blog about it since 4 years ago after I had Jackson. I grew up playing soccer and cheered in high school. My favorite part of both sports(and yes I consider cheer leading a sport) was the conditioning. I found myself running after practice was over on my own. That's when I realized that running may be the sport I really loved.
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15 Responses to 50 shades of pink

  1. Caitlyn says:

    yesss on the white cheddar popcorn love! it’s the best. also the best are buffalo chicken wraps. yay for great splits!

  2. You stud! that is a killer tempo run, I mean it honestly is how you get faster – by taking those breaks and coming back stronger

  3. jumpeatrun says:

    This week has not been going fast for me, but it’s the last full week of school before Thanksgiving and the kids are nutzo! I am loving all your pink!

  4. Runner Girl Eats says:

    I’m obsessed with every recipe I’ve tried from Iowa Girl Eats. Such a great blog for food inspiration!

  5. I’m obsessed with popcorn! I actually love making it in my air popper and then sprinkling it with nutritional yeast and onion powder!

  6. I like confetti popcorn! It’s colorful like me… 😉

  7. I love the white cheddar popcorn! I think that’s probably my favorite. If I’m making popcorn at home though I really like it with taco seasoning – its really tasty!

  8. What a great run! I would stroke out if I looked down and realized I ran at 7:30 mile!!

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