Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Fairest Week In Review: 2/18

MOON: Sorry about being late - just got hit with a bad cold/flu. It's still in the beautiful morphing stages so we'll see what it turns into. :/ It's really bumming my running schedule out today. How are you?

JENN: Bleh. I hate when being sick messes with your running schedule! I find that working out can help when you feel like you have a bit of a cold, but anything more extreme and you're outta commission. I think the rule is above the chest symptoms = go ahead and run, chest symptoms = DO NOT RUN? Never mess with your lungs.

MOON: I can be down with that. And if you can't stand... Don't run. This is the rule I am following today! Yesterday I went for it and I felt EHHH, but today it's not happening.

JENN: HA. I should say so! How was running last week, then? Can you console yourself with former glories?

MOON: Ha, indeed! The last 4-5 weeks have been amazing, actually. And Monday I had a breezy 7 mile run, so at least I ended on a good note. How was your week?

JENN: Pretty good! I actually made it to 30 miles, which is my unofficial goal marker. My official goal marker is 25+ - I'm trying to be a little less hard on myself if I'm busy. I mean, God forbid I only run 20 miles one week, right?

MOON: Ha, yeah, shame on you! Thirty is great! And if you ever feel bad about 20: remember! We are spoiled with treadmills. Imagine 20 miles outside.

JENN: Haha, yeah. At least it's not consecutive! Did you have a good Valentine's Day weekend, anyway?

MOON: Yes! We actually went for a run together on Valentine's Day.

JENN: Awww, nice!

MOON: How was yours?!

JENN: Good! Quiet. We made food (well, he made food; I made cupcakes) and watched The Prestige. I'm glad we decided to stay in; there was snow that night and it looked rather questionable out there.

They call me Flash Beagle. 

MOON: We had just made it to our destination and then the "thundersnow" came.  This is off-topic, but I won't be able to continue thinking about running until I get this out there: I hate sensational weather jargon.

JENN: Haha, I hadn't heard the thundersnow thing. Sounds like a name a seven-year-old would give a pony.

MOON: I almost didn't believe it until I saw it on an official weather warning for the area.

JENN: More things to hardly believe: roundup!

- Running, Loving, Living discusses SAD. Totally get that feeling.
- Why I runDisney conquers the  20 mile run.
- We Run Disney has a few favorite (running) things. Yay Ravennas!
- Home is Where the Mouse Is has advice for runDisney beginners.
- Prairie Princess Runners go over runDisney race etiquette.
- A Pinch of Pixie Dust shares an AMAZING view of the Magic Kingdom.
- eatingWDW eats at WDW on the cheap.
- Davelandblog offers a retro look at the Haunted Mansion.

Don't forget, you can follow us on Twitter @fairestrunofall. To see how our training is going, check out Jenn's dailymile here and Moon's dailymile here. If you have any questions for us, leave a comment or email us at fairestrunofall@gmail.comSee ya real soon! 

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