Life has been NUTS lately! Seriously I have been running around doing a little bit of everything over the last week or so. What I haven’t been doing is a whole lot of running although I have been getting in some great CrossFit workouts! So I am gonna try to include a workout during every post that I expect everyone to try and I’ll include a few additional fun add-ins too! So here is the workout I think you should all try, my confirmation weekend overview, and a really great trail run!
- Run 1/2 mile warm-up
- 25 Jump squats
- 15 push-ups
- 10 pull-ups
- 20/each walking lunges
- 10 burpees
Complete 3 times (minus the run)
Which if you are doing the math, in a very minimal amount of time,
- 75 jump squats
- 45 push-ups
- 30 pull-ups
- 60 each leg lunches
- 30 burpees
You won’t be sorry! Do it for time and try to push yourself!
So when I was a baby my parents had me baptized and then in second grade I made my First Communion and then somewhere between then and now I missed making my confirmation! So as you may remember from a few months back I attended some adult classes for 4 weeks so that I was prepared to make my Confirmation and this weekend was the big event! The real Bishop was even there!
And Tim’s mom was kind enough to be my sponsor!
It really was a unique experience getting Confirmed at an older age. I think I liked it better because it helped put things into perspective…. the conversations were more meaningful I think. I was able to relate them to more experiences throughout life. Although the one 8th grade girl whose last name must have been at the end of the alphabet which landed her in the back with the adults seemed very kind and mature for an 8th grader! But man I bet those girls were cold- their dresses were very SHORT and did not look warm at all!
We had a celebration at home afterward where Tim was kind enough to make dinner for us and we snuck in a few family shots!!
And it wasn’t just my Confirmation day that was special on Saturday- it was also Tim’s little brother Tanner’s sweet 16 birthday!! It seems crazy that Tanner is already 16… makes me realize how long Tim and I have been together because I remember Tanner being so young when I first started coming around and now it is 16 years old and will be getting his license soon! Just crazy!
The other day I met my mom at Hubbard Valley Park in Seville for a trail run! I really haven’t done much trail running so I was amazed at how different the run felt. I did a 5K and then did some hill sprints before the day was up. There was something really freeing and refreshing about running in the woods… except that I have been reading too much of The Hunger Games so when I was running through the open field I was certain I was going to get shot with a bow and arrow. I know I know sounds silly but hey that is what I thought of! What do you want me to say… those books are very well written and it just seems really real!
Hill Sprints went great….
But I made sure to stretch…
And my mom rocked her hill sprints!
I think I would love to plan a trail run once a week and then 2 longer runs a week. If I could get in a 3 week cycle I think it would be perfect. Now, all I need to do is find the time to do this! I think I may have to start waking up early in the morning again… I wish we had a nice straight path really close by that I could get an hour or so in before work even starts. I know I know I should just suck it up and get up early in the morning but it is really hard because I don’t end up going to bed until like 10:00 and 6-7 hours of sleep just won’t cut it for me!
When do you work out?
Did you complete the workout above? Tell me about it!