Monday, July 29, 2013

Monday Motivation

Posted by Anonymous

Good morning Everyone! Happy Monday morning and the beginning of the work week. Its back to work here for the 3CheapRunners. I didn’t get to see the other 2 this weekend and I missed them greatly! Thankfully I had this pic to keep me from missing them too much.


I switched things up for the weekend and went to visit a good friend, with another good friend, in another city (Sarnia). She has a pool and the plan was to have drinks and visit in the sun by the pool, but with our lovely 20ish degree (high 60ish degree) weather, it was a little chilly for that. We hung out in her sunroom instead.


Do any of you have those friends that you don’t see very often but then when you do, you just pick up right where you left off and have soo much to talk about? That’s what it was like. We talked for like 12 hours straight. We almost forgot to have dinner. If it wasn’t for her lovely husband who cooked us a spectacular meal, we would have cruised right on past meal time! We had steak, shrimp, asparagus, yellow beans and taco salad. We were so hungry we all scarfed it down before I even had a chance to take a pic.

Anyways, now here we are back to Monday morning! The beginning of a new work week! A do-over chance. Last week I was in a terrible mood at work (waay too much going on right now) so I had a little pep-talk with myself this morning.


And a couple other things -“No rolling your eyes at stupid questions, and if anyone makes you angry when they speak to you-just walk away”. I have already been able to practice both of those things! Not sure if that is good that I got practice or not… I really thought the stupid questions were over.. Oh and I almost forgot-“STAY POSITIVE”.


This week, I plan on getting a lot of running in!


And getting in at least 1 run that is longer than 16 km (10 miles).


Anyone else give themselves a pep-talk this morning?


If so, please feel free to share what it was about. We would love to hear.


  1. This is taking me practice as to who is posting! making me read the posted by haha
    Sorry (New reader)
    Most of my friends are like that, as I moved away from Massachusetts and left my friends there, and most of the friends I made in Chicago in grad school, moved away as well. But whenever we meet, its like time froze until that moment!

  2. Gotta keep you on your toes Declan!
    Thanks for reading...I'm enjoying your blog too, seems like we are at pretty similar places with our running.

  3. I love the quote about thoughts eventually being your destiny - so true!!!
    And, we have friends like you talked about - the kind where you can go long periods with no contact but then pick right up like it was yesterday!!

  4. I give myself a pep talk almost every day just to get out of bed! I will say that taking a vita b6 before bed is really helping. ;)

    I love friends like that! I have a few.

  5. I need those orange leggings in my life! They are adorable!!

    Have a great week!

  6. tots love the orange capris with the tank - so bright and cheery!

  7. I started my day with a quote by Oscar Wilde "Be Yourself, Everyone else is already taken". I hit the gym and I swam without comparing my stroke (speed or accuracy) to those beside me!

    I hear you - This weekend was much too cold for my liking. I managed to swim outside once but had the chills upon coming in.

  8. Love those pants! You need to come here- it's been 95 degrees (F)! You can definitely get your sun and drink on!

  9. Awesome! Love friends like that.

  10. Lol, some days it is just required eh?! Glad I not the only one.

  11. Thanks! They were a serious bargain from Lululemon.

  12. Thanks :)

  13. That's a great quote! I am gonna remember that one!

  14. Sweet weather! Cool thanks. We'll check you out.

  15. Katy @ Naner-A-DayJuly 30, 2013 at 1:06 AM

    Love the orange pants! Adoooorbs! - Katy @ Naner-A-Day

  16. Sugar Coated SheridanJuly 30, 2013 at 8:53 PM

    LOVE positive quotes...And I am loving your tank in that picture!!

  17. Thanks! I did wonder about them before I got them but so glad I did! Something about running in cute clothes makes it more fun!

  18. Thank you! I love all the options it gives me!