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Vlog: Heat Almost Beat Me

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So today was my 8-miler. Thanks to MapMyRun, I know I did the full distance. However, it didn't go so great.

I should start out by saying, Praise Jesus, I made my goal this week and ran three times.

Today was extremely rough, though. It was supposedly only 81 degrees, but it felt like 100 with the humidity. I had to walk about four times, which isn't bad, I know, but I wasn't expecting it. I was actually expecting, and hoping for rain because of this:


Granted, it does say Saturday, but there was a 40% chance of rain today. I planned to run in it anyway and had dreams of cooler temps. Apparently it rained nearby, but not along my running route.

So here I am walking on the vlog...okay, it's not like it's shameful, but I really wanted to run the whole time today. I'm just bummed that I didn't. I even stopped to sign a petition for 4 minutes because a lady bribed me with a cold water bottle.

Sorry it's a little hard to hear. There were wind gusts…

Failing

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After my one four-day running week, I've had two weeks in a row where I only ran two days. Talking to hubby, I don't think we'll be able to do Hood 2 Coast for a couple more years. I still haven't done any meal planning. I'm failing at my goals already.

I could come up with all sorts of excuses. Bathroom project, which I have very little to do with, but it has affected things in the house such as making me obsessed with sweeping. Went out of town for Easter. Out of town most of last week until Sunday for a wedding that I was in. In less than a month, two more weddings to attend, both out of state. Late nights, no desire to get up early. Don't usually anyway. Went straight from Fall to Summer here this year and it's getting really hot already. Animals. Love them but they take up time.

  If I stop and think too much about it, I could get overwhelmed about my goals and plans. I like being organized, and these days I'm not feeling on top of th…