I started back running. My Dad kept asking me questions about how I do it (intervals) and the apps I use (C25K, RunKeeper). Eventually, he downloaded his own apps and now goes with me. He doesn’t run but he power walks faster than I “run”. We did a 5k the other weekend together (along with my sister) and he came in first place in his age group. (Full disclosure – he was the only one in his age group. We actually were the last three to cross the finish line so it was quite hilarious)
It is hard to get back out there with the newborn. The weather has turned really cold so on days I would normally run but my parents aren’t available (my Mom has been keeping LittleP while my Dad and I go out) I haven’t been going solo. Like Tuesday, and today – the two days I would have run this week. So I haven’t run since last week and it is going to really suck tomorrow.
Thankfully, I don’t have to start really training until January so all of the effort I put in now is just prep work.
The family is fantastic.
K is doing so well in Kindergarten, it surprises me how much they have learned already this year. She is reading and writing.
Moose has just made a big leap from baby to little boy. He is extremely opinionated and becoming helpful. Adores both of his sisters.
LittleP is happy and wonderful. She has been sleeping for large chunks of time at night. The other two never slept this well so early. It seems to good to be true! I can’t believe she will be four months soon!
My uncle and grandmother are coming for Thanksgiving and I am beyond excited. I know the family back home is not happy that we are stealing her away but I really don’t care. They show up, eat, and leave – taking an extra plate with them. Meanwhile she has cooked for two days and is left with a filthy kitchen and alone. They have other family obligations, and I get it, but I hate it for my grandmother.
I’m looking forward to the holidays. I have most of the gifts bought. BigP is always the most difficult.
K is looking forward to going out and buying gifts for people this year, she has been putting thought into it. It cracks me up hearing what she thinks people need/want. I love wrapping gifts with her. Too bad she can’t help me with ALL of them.