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Monday, October 10, 2016

The Weekly Chase #194!

Happy Monday y'all! Like always...the weekend went by way too fast around here!

I started my weekend off with some Starbucks since Friday was National Frappe Day! I even got one for the hubby since I'm such a good wife! ;-)

That afternoon I ran some errands including using Walmart's new grocery pick up service! I made my order on Thursday and then went and picked it up after work on Friday. Y'all! I LOVED this! Not having to go into the store made me so happy! They did a great job picking out my produce and meat. And they gave me a rose since it was my first time doing this! I will definitely be utilizing this from now on! 

The hubby joined me in going to the bank. Archie came along too since he loves riding in the car! He was so funny because when we got to the bank there was a long line. He started whining and barking and we weren't sure why. But then I remembered that the last time he came to the bank with us he got a dog biscuit from the teller. That smart boy remembered and as soon as he got his biscuit he quit whining lol! Little stinker! 

Friday night we went to a friends house for pizza and salad. Then all the ladies headed to the movies to see The Girl On a Train! I read the book and was looking forward to seeing the movie! It was really good!

Saturday I ran my last long run before my half marathon next weekend! I ran 8 miles! I'll tell you all about my run on Wednesday!

Andy and Hayden went on a canoe trip with the Boy Scouts so it was just me and Sawyer on Saturday. He had a birthday party at his gymnastics and had a blast!

That afternoon we took Archie to the dog park. We had it all to ourselves which was a good thing since Archie has gotten really protective of us and isn't getting along with other dogs...and some people. I think we are going to have to do some training classes with him because he saw my neighbor at the end of our walk and went ballistic barking at him. Nothing I did made him stop. It was really frustrating. The thing is...when someone knocks on our door he doesn't bark! He doesn't bark any other time really! He only barks when we are walking him and he sees another dog or person. We aren't sure how to teach him to stop doing this. Any suggestions?

He had fun at the dog park though. He apparently things the picnic tables are for him to stand on lol! 

Sunday morning I slept in until almost 7:00! It was glorious! I hardly ever sleep in since I run every morning. I didn't run until around 7:45 but it was fine because the weather was so great! The temp was 59 degrees when I was running! I ran a 5K and felt great! 

The rest of Sunday was spent doing laundry and getting ready for the new week. Ugh! It's never ending! 

Now it's time for the Weekly Chase! It's a new week and I have new goals to achieve! I hope you will link up your own goals with me too! And feel free to use the badge below in your post too! You can grab the badge HERE! :-)

Road Runner Girl

Here are my goals from last week! 

  • Goal #1: Run every day! Yes! The streak is still going strong! I hit day 870 yesterday!!!
  • Goal #2: Roll, stretch, and ice daily. 75%. I stretched every day but didn't roll every day. 
  • Goal #3: Maintain my weight by logging my calories. Yes! I even ate popcorn and candy at the movies but didn't gain any weight since I balanced everything that day!
  • Goal #4: Move 11,000 steps or more each day this week. Yes!
  • Goal #5: Run at least 1 run under 2 miles. No. I can't seem to accomplish this. I just love running so much! 
  • Goal #6: Take at least one walk this week. Yes! I took two walks almost every day with Archie!
  • Goal #7: Strength train at least 2 times this week. YES!!! Y'all! I finally met this goal!!!! 
  • Goal #8: Complete my October calendar for work. Yes!

Here are this week's goals! 

Every week goals:

Goal #1: Run every day! 
Goal #2: Roll, stretch, and ice daily. 
Goal #3: Maintain my weight by logging my calories.
Goal #4: Move 11,000 steps or more each day this week.

Goal #5: Run at least 1 run under 2 miles.
Goal #6: Take at least one walk this week.
Goal #7: Strength train at least 2 times this week.

Goal #8: Pack for my half marathon this weekend. I've got to get my run outfit together and get everything packed. I'm only staying one night and looking so forward to spending time with friends!

Goal #9: Fuel and hydrate for my half marathon. I need to make sure to drink lots of water this week get in those carbs! We already have plans to eat pizza the night before the race! Yay! 

So that's my plan for the week! I hope you have a great week! 

QOTD: What goals are you chasing this week?




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