May Flowers Bring…..Heck, Bring on June!

Umm………So, It’s June! June 3rd to be exact and I have no clue where the last few months have gone. Can you believe that we are into June already…sunshine, flowers, warm weather….Oh So Good!

I’ve been a little MIA lately – it’s all good. I recently got my running mojo back and that makes me happy. We’ve been outside A LOT… which makes me happy.

Lilly and I hanging out before her Bluenose 2k Kids Run.

Me and my BIg Girl - Bluenose Kids 2k Run

Me and my BIg Girl – Bluenose Kids 2k Run

May went a little like this:

1. I forgot to set goals

2. Life went on :)

On a more serious note, I went to Toronto for a conference and had a good time however learned I don’t want to be away from my girls THAT long again. I ran a sub 60 – 10k (PB 57:17) at the Bluenose Marathon and was completely sore for three days afterwards and then took about a week off from running. C’est la vie! 

Zoo with our girls

Zoo with our girls

June Goals:

Me:

  • Run: 4-6 days per week, at least twice outside (Note my husband is away a fair amount so can be a challenge)
  • Two workouts a week on my lunch break with my co-worker Melissa (one running outside and one T25 workout in the boardroom)
  • EPIC Canadian 10k Race on June 28th/ Trip to PEI :)
  • Lower my expectations on what I can accomplish when my husband is away (this is a hard one for me)
  • Be in bed by 10pm (this is a constant challenge)
  • Treat myself to something special (Hair cut already done, massage appointment booked – Look, I’m already rockin’ this one :)
  • Walk the Plank Challenge – see below…but basically I’m going to turn into a Pirate and work on “walking the plank” so I can rock out my Tartan Twosome (Maritime Race Weekend) 5k and 10k in September….This may get extended into July and August…100 Days … maybe. @GoodLifeFitness

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Walk the Plank Goodlife Fitness Challenge June 2014

Family:

  • Play outside with our girls as much as possible
  • Date night with hubby when he is home
  • Teach Lilly how to ride a pedal bike as opposed to her balance bike #physlicalliteracyskills
  • Celebrate Lillian’s 4th… FOURTH BIRTHDAY – when did THIS happen???????
  • Lilly’s goal: To actually listen to Mommy/Daddy the first time (ba hahahha …yeah right)
  • Hilary’s goal: To sleep through the whole freaking night for more than 2-3 nights in a row….common, Mommy and Daddy are tired.

Hilary’s 18 months old today!!! Woah!

Hello 18 months old!!!

Hello 18 months old!!!

Other:

  • Clean the house and have Yard Sale
  • Home reno’s: painting, new stairs outside and some other random stuff
  • Blog – update the banner / Facebook Page and Instagram <– come check us out!
Small bike a.k.a. balance bike and Lilly dressed herself :)

Small bike a.k.a. balance bike and Lilly dressed herself :)

And now I’m off to run 7-9k in the heat…it’s +19c currently…fingers crossed it’s not too hot to run mid day :)

Good thing I drank my Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer drink…think I’m going to NEED it today…. #fuelyourbetter (I love this stuff).

How was your month of May?

Any big or little plans for June?

Are you loving the weather lately?

 

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16 thoughts on “May Flowers Bring…..Heck, Bring on June!

  1. I’m exhausted reading your goals, but love every one of them! I especially love your goal about getting Lilly to listen! HA! :D
    Totally loving this weather lately – If I could be outside each & every day I would.

  2. May was a successful month in my racing world… I’m feeling a little sad it’s over but ready to set and tackle my next set of goals:)

    June is my month of having fun! It’s the end of the school year and all of the races that I do will be for fun!

    I not only LOVE the weather but I’m loving the longer days… I love summer… why can’t it be like this all year!!!!

  3. Wow. You are putting me to shame! :) I am just trying to get outside more these days… and get my eats back on track after all the birthday indulgences.

  4. Great goals! I want to try and get to bed earlier too but when my kids are finally asleep I like to enjoy what little me quiet time I can get lol!

    I like that plank challenge too! I might have to join you!

  5. Sounds like a good month!
    May was okay. I checked my millage and was surprised :) then I hit an injury so I’ve had this week off…Boo! Can’t believe we’re 6 months into the year!

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