A new month, new start

September was here and gone, how did that happen? I had big goals for the month and well things didn’t quite go as planned! Cooper has decided he's anxious with O at school and started eating every nonfood item in site so bad in the crate for him until we solve this issue.

September Goals

Family/Life


·                     Develop consistent weekday school routine- Still working on it
·                     Meal prep on Sunday and make 2 meals for the week- Not doing great!
·                     1 more apple orchard trip- Nope
Running/Fitness
·                     5K in 22:00- 20:28!!
·                     Stick with my workouts- Morning workouts were rough
·                     200 miles in September- 180.9
·                     Track nutrition and focus on intake- Nope, MFB hasn’t been touched in about 3 weeks!
·                     Taper!- I did this!
Last weeks's "long run" with friends

September brought kindergarten for O, busy fall weekends to get in the last outdoor activities: corn maze, bonfires, cheerleading at football and of course last long runs!
Yearly picture in the corn pit

October is here and as I sit her chilled refusing to turn on the heat I’m not ready for winter to be near. A few big things this month in running and life…

October Goals

Family/Life


·                     Meal prep on Sunday and make 2 meals for the week
·                     Plan fun day over school vacation
·                     Work on earlier bedtimes
·                     Find a book to read

Running/Fitness
·                     Marathon #28 pain free and comfortable
·                     Start new lifting routine
·                     Find a fun new crosstraining activity
·                     Ragnar Tennessee





Comments

  1. You did really great with your running and fitness goals...I can't even imagine running nearly 200 miles in one month! Hopefully October goes even better!

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  2. Jen, great goals. I have no doubt you will stick with them this month. I am so looking forward to fall running, I just need to stock up on my cold running gear since we have been so hot here in California.

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    1. Fall running is wonderful! Have a great season running in cooler weather

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  3. I love your goals and your photos of your kids!

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  4. I love setting goals at the beginning of each month!! You have a fantastic blog!! Also fall running is the BEST!

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  5. That is some great mileage in September. I remember a while back you had an injury, you must have come back from it strong.
    Good luck in your #28th marathon. OMG #28 that is AMAZING!!!!

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