Tuesday, July 9, 2013

To Quote the Great Jackson -- "It's good to be home"

Posted by CheapRunnerMichelle

As you all know Mike was on vaycay last week with the kiddos at the cottage...although I had to slave work Tues-Fri...I stayed at the cottage as well...I just drove back and forth everyday...so I guess that kinda means I was on vacation too?!?...ok well not really...but whatever

....it was soooo worth it to get to do this


Getting ready to enjoy a campfire

Get my wall squats in


All kinds of blood vessels popping

Get an early morning beach run in (even if I did getting the runner woe's)


Ready to Run

Got to see J hang out (literally) in his "new" cottage relaxing place


Cheers from the Hammock

...and a little of this with my boys on Saturday

A Rare Beach Day

On Sunday Mike and I got to run together (yeah...thanks MIL!)...but the humidity of like 500% really kicked my running butt...and I only made it to 7km


Post Run Hydration

...so after all the week's activities there were some sweet treats at the mailbox! About a year ago I signed up for a monthly beauty sample subscription...the membership has since changed...and comes every 3 months now instead...I think this was my best box to date...lots of goodies inside that I can't wait to try!


Loose Buttons Box

....and who doesn't love to receive some lululemon in the mail!!!!


Lulu Goodies

...I also finally got my income tax return cheque too...sorry - no pic of that ;)

Although it was a change of pace and a nice little break being "away" last week...there sure is something to be said about having a routine....which means that this is how my Monday morning started...back to a 5:30am wake-up call


We will PUMP. YOU. UP.


What's one of your favourite "routine" things to do?

Who's training for a race? Where and when?

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13 comments:

  1. Sugar Coated SheridanJuly 9, 2013 at 9:01 AM

    Oh I just love some family time! I am a Type A personality through and through so a routine is like music to my ears :)

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  2. My nightly routine is something that I've done for so long I wouldn't know how to let it go - every night I lay out everything I need for my early morning workout (even on vacation!).
    I did a little Body Pump this morning - it looks like we have the same barbell!

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  3. Charlotte@CommitnessToFitnessJuly 9, 2013 at 11:23 AM

    Looks like some great family time! i like my weekday morning routine of waking up at 5:30 to workout. but i gotta say i prefer my weekend routine of waking up around 7, getting coffee and then working out :)

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  4. I'm like you... I HAVE to put my clothes out the night before

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  5. It's amazing how your body gets so use to the routine you give it...glad it does 'cause it certainly makes those 5:30am wake-up calls more managable :)

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  6. Your fam is way too cute! I'm so happy you guys had some time away, even though you had to work a bit. Do I spy a pace setter skirt? Also what's the multi color stripe item? I have to know these things, dang it!!

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  7. Are those Lulu running shorts I see in that clear bag?? Let me know what you think of them!!! I have to write out my workouts, that makes them more of a routine for me. No big race schedule, but I am looking for one!!! Love the family pics!!

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  8. CheapRunnerRhodaJuly 9, 2013 at 11:40 PM

    It is a racer back lulu tank. I have the same one and love it!

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  9. I'm sure you'll see a better pic of it real soon ;)

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  10. Yes they are...since I already have probably 15+ pairs (seriously I do)...it's definitely safe to say that I luv them!!! They are the run speed shorts

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  11. Fit 'n' Well MommyJuly 10, 2013 at 12:53 AM

    Looks like a fun time with family! My favorite "routine" thing to do is working out. It is such a big part of my daily life. When I don't workout, I don't feel like myself and I can get pretty cranky! :)

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  12. Kinda sounds like cheapRunnerRhoda and I when you don't feed us :)

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