Never growing up. Not not not

Holy smokes you guys!  Y’all are an amazing, supportive bunch.  Thank you so much for every single comment on yesterdays post.  Mike + I read every single one and they made us smile! 

If there is anything I wish for everyone, women especially is to have a backbone, stand up + fight for yourself.  Don’t be a victim.  You are only a victim if you allow yourself to be.

I’m no expert and I definitely don’t have it all together, but Mike and I have trained for situations like this and there is no way I’d ever had the confidence and ability to do what I did without him.  That’s a whole other post.


We had some last minute company join us.  Our friends Brian + Cindy’s daughter Genna randomly decided to come visit.  Isn’t she the cutest thing ever!?

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Apparently I need to invest in some wrinkle cream.  Sorry world, spending money on running and races > anything else.

Breaking news!!  I’m finally running 4 miles well within the 8 minute average pace.  It’s been a goal of mine to get back to my pre-injury fitness level, {which by the way isn’t really that fast, just fast for me} and I finally feel like I’m making progress.  I swear Tums are magic and I made sure to give my doc a hug for the best run-life advise ever.  He was so stoked he also gave me a double high five.  He is sorta the best!

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Lu and I had big plans to climb rocks and work on our big life goal of becoming beach bums the rest of the day.  We are overachievers like that.

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Lu wanted to share this shot with you.  She made sure to tell me she took it on her iPod without a filter or altering.  Girlfriend’s quite the photographer.   

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So we climbed rocks and ate applesauce crushers because we are refusing to grow up.

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On a side note, Sperry’s are the best rock climbing shoes ever.

After climbing rocks, we decided to check out this trail in Pacific Grove.  We always drive by it, but never stop.  What is wrong with us?

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We walked along it all the way to Asilomar Beach in Pacific Grove.  I wish we would have brought Bam because half of the beach is off leash.  Next time buddy.

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It was so beautiful I couldn’t stop snapping pictures. 

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File this under things bloggers do to get the perfect shot.  Pretty sure I’ve reached a new life low. Winking smile

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Then did some cartwheels on the beach because, well…..why not?

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Who’s with us on this whole never growing up thing?

What are you current running goals?


17 Comments on “Never growing up. Not not not

  1. Looks like a great day, nothing wrong with ‘not growing up’. 🙂

    So glad you are okay, and proud of you for how you handled everything!

  2. Growing up is soooo overrated… I always think why was I in such a rush when I was younger ya know? I appreciate your zest for “never growing up” and I’m trying to incorporate it with YOLO…. I’m hoping btwn the two lifestyles I can be one kick ass fun loving mommy…

    My current running going is to break 1:30 in my half in two weeks…. I’m praying for good weather… if the sun is shining and its not windy or raining I SHOULD be good….I’m sooo happy that you are making a come back….

  3. Hahaha you on the ground taking the pic- laughing cause I’ve been there! And when you said you and Mike have trained for situations like the other day, it reminded me of how my dad used to make my sister and I practice falling (like if you are shoved) and getting out of a choke hold LOL. Odd fam, I know. We used to think it was hilarious when we were kids, but now it’s something I appreciate.

  4. You are slowly but surely convincing me that I need to visit California. Current running goal= getting my average mile time below 9 min/mile for anything 6 miles or less. I have never seen these numbers, but know I can get there with a little hard work.

  5. It’s great to never grow up. I called the inlaws yesterday and asked them to hike chocolate eggs for us when we come over on Sunday….yes….I’m that girl!!!

    Running Goals? Just to stay pain free from the ITB issues.

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