Tuesday, February 4, 2014

From one Extreme to another

Posted by CheapRunnerMichelle

Good morning friends....I will apologize if today's thoughts aren't 100% coherent this morning - I feel like I am running on fumes.

When we last spoke I was on my way out of town on a business trip, and while I agree that it is nice to change things up and get out of the office (and snow for that matter)...it's still work...and you're still away from your loved ones.

Due to bad weather on our flight out Thursday night...we were...yes you guessed it...delayed. Which meant that we didn't end up arriving at our hotel until 1:30am..,I was feeling a little spun and not ready to settle down, so I did what any normal person would do...I headed to the treadmill for a 7k run


Friday brought some dreary weather - which made it a good shopping day at the outlets. Saturday bright and early we were off to see...oh I don't know...like 600 wedding gowns (btw - that is NOT an exaggeration). After a long tiring day of dress selection - it was time for...a staff meeting (awesome - do you note my sarcasm?!?) Our day didn't end until about 11:30pm...Sunday brought on much the same - just sub out prom dresses for wedding gowns. BUT Sunday night did being quite a treat!


A few weeks back I ordered an Erin Condren planner - it was going to cost me like $40 in shipping alone to send it to Canada, so instead I opted to ship it to a friend's place in Florida and just pick it up on this trip...so far I LUV it!!! I haven't really had a chance to use it much yet...so I'll let you know more about it in a few weeks once I've had a chance to use it!


Yesterday - we got some time in the sun before having to head back into the office - I'll spare you a pic of my overly rosy skin...but let's just say that this was a necessary purchase last night


I was able to pic up a few other "new Favorites"....do yourself a favour, buy this ASAP - trust me - you won't regret it


Well now it's back to reality aka the polar vortex...oh yeah...and the fam!

All in all it was a whirlwind trip, and I was only able to get one run in while I was away...but c'est la vie...so back to training...since Mike signed us up yesterday - for you know - just a little 30k in March ;)

Where was the last place you travelled to?

Do any of you travel for work?


  1. Love your planner! I would kill for some poolside time right now!

  2. Glad you got in some pool time (even if it did result in a bit of a burn!).

  3. I have heard great things about those planners! Glad that you were able to get some sunshine while on business trip, I miss warm weather! Last place I traveled was to Vermont this weekend. Although it was still cold and snowy, still felt nice to get away for a weekend!

  4. Weedend getaways are awesome...they are a great recharge

  5. hehe...I'm just looking at it as my "base" for when we head to the DR next week ;)

  6. Ooh! I have to try that After Sun! I've never heard of it before but it would definitely come in handy :)

  7. Ahh 7 mile run at 1:30! I love it!!! Hope you are enjoying the warm Florida sun! PS I totally need that planner. Looks amazing!!!!

  8. candy to vaseline ratio, 3:2. nice!

  9. It is very refreshing, and I like the is is a cross between a gel and a cream
    Thanks for stopping by Lora...if you have a blog - please send us the link - would love to check you out!

  10. bah...bah...no more sun for me :( I have back in a snow storm

  11. Sugar Coated SheridanFebruary 5, 2014 at 11:52 AM

    So after seeing all your sunny pics, I am so super jealous! Let me know how you like your Erin Condren planner too! I have wanted one for literally 2 years now and just flat refuse to pay for one (even though I know I would use it). :)

  12. Amy @ fitnessmeetsfrosting.comFebruary 5, 2014 at 12:11 PM

    OMG how is the Sour Patch gum?? I'm addicted to anything Sour Patch, but have yet to try that.

  13. it tastes EXACTLY the same...do yourself a favour...go get some at Target ASAP!!!

  14. So far...I'm loving it...I'll probably do a review on it sometime next month, once I have had a chance to use it for a bit...I'm with you - I think it's pricey...but I decided to bite the bullet and just go for it

  15. a 30K run. are you doing ATB by chance? I am so maybe we will see you there.