Saturday, August 17, 2013

Drinking the Kool-Aid

My only girl cousin on my mom's side came into town from Connecticut on Thursday, the same day I was busy with this:

That baby has my whole heart and I cannot wait to take her on runs with me. 

Since I was a horrible cousin and didn't spend any time with her the first day she was here, I've been making her drink the workout Kool-Aid with me.

My legs felt totally detached from my legs during the first 3 miles I ran. I think it had to do with the fact that I was up until 2 in the morning the night before and then woke up at 8:30 when boyfriend came home from work.

I was not going to let myself get away with a crappy run, so after my shoulder routine, I decided to run 2 more miles.

Those two miles were so much better. I guess my legs were awake or something. 

Today, I forced boyfriend and cousin to drink my Kool-Aid. There were curse words during the hour long HIIT video I forced them to do with me.

I love forcing people into my healthy lifestyle because they always thank me later. We cooled down by playing Rummy.

Then we went on a field trip to the library. I haven't been to the library since I was about 7 years old, but my mom needed to pick up some books for her students since school starts soon. We ended up here, of course:

I practiced my puzzle skills.

And boyfriend got cozy with an underwater animal.

Speaking of boyfriend, we were messing around today and I told him that I bet my back was more muscular than his, so we took some photos.

I definitely win! I was really excited because I never see my back, so I was completely kidding. Low and behold, it was true! Also, my back isn't sunburned, that's just how the picture turned out with the lighting.

I also go extra spoiled today. Boyfriend likes to give me gifts randomly as an "I love you, so here's a present just because," and today was one of those days.

It's not one of those rings yet, but I did send my dad a text to try and freak him out. It didn't really work.

Tomorrow is brunch at my dad's and long run Sunday. We will see how far I get since I haven't done a long run in two weeks. I'm kind of nervous but excited at the same time. I also get to hold this little one again!

Any plans for Sunday??


  1. 1. You should totally go visit your cousin in CT and then I come meet you as well! NY is not that far from CT :)
    2. Your niece is so cute!!! What a sweet time for your family.
    3. Look at your back girl!!! You seriously rock!!! Whoop whoop!!!

  2. Aw, gifts for no reason are so nice!

    I'm jealous of your back muscles girl!