Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Great Minds…Think Alike

Posted by CheapRunnerMichelle

Happy Hump Day friends!!!

As planned, I was able to get out for a couple great runs over the weekend. Saturday was a nice treat – as I got to get out for a run with Mike (we rarely get to run together…partly due to our schedules, and partly due to the fact that when he “runs” with me…it’s more like a stroll for him).

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After we cleaned up…we headed into town to run a few errands, and while we were there we stopped at the grocery store…I wasn’t planning on picking something up for dessert (we really don’t eat dessert after meals, unless it’s a special occasion or something)…but when I saw this…I just could not say no…decision made – we were eating dessert Saturday night…so I guess you could say that “Saturday” was the special occasion…lol

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They were cupcake “burger sliders”. The cupcakes were cut in ½ , and in the middle was icing for the burger and condiments…and of course they were served with “fries & gravy" on the side (aka cut pieces of cake and caramel sauce)…if you come visit me…I’ll pick this up again for us to share Smile with tongue out

Sunday I headed out for a run with my MIL, we had plans to do 3 – 5K loops…but that plan, for me anyways was foiled after 6k…I ended up chaffing the top of one of my moles off, and it would not stop bleeding…so I was done…but happy that I was able to get out! So I am trying to let that heal, so this week has been a week in the pool for me…between laps and aquafit, I have been in the pool everyday this week. Speaking of the pool…so yesterday – as ya’ll know was Mike’s and my anniversary….look at this shweet present he bought me #not

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…that’s right a swim cap…the one and only thing I asked him not to buy me…BUT he made up for it, with the other gift he bought me.

As Mike mentioned the other day, we typically go away for a few days to celebrate our anniversary…which means that we don’t buy each other gifts (since we would rather travel then spend $ on “just stuff”). Since we decided to not go away this year, we knew we needed to get each other a little something…and as it turns out…we both bought each other the same thing

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…I guess after all these years together…great minds just think alike

Best present you have ever received? Worst?

Anyone else have running/mole issues…any “solution” ideas for me?!?!

8 comments:

  1. Ouchy to that chafing...sounds painful! I always chafe in the oddest places...chafed on my chest after running 10 miles on Sunday and for the life of me could not recall how since I wasn't wearing anything scratchy...LOL


    Those cupcakes are interesting too! I think I'm going to have to put coming to visit you guys on my bucket list so we can all run a race together!

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  2. Yeah...we would love that...you should come run the Niagara Falls Women's 1/2 marathon with us next June!!!

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  3. I will likely take you up on that offer!

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  4. Love that you 2 think so much alike! Chaffing is the worst, I tend to get it most under my arms but well theres always that fun thigh chaffing....ughhhh. Thank goodness for body glide and LOTS of it.

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  5. Ugh to the mole and bleeding - hope it is feeling better!
    You rock that swim cap!!!
    So funny that y'all got each other the same things - had you talked about watches?!

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  6. katie @ fromicecreamtomarathonJune 12, 2014 at 1:04 PM

    Those cupcakes are so neat looking! They look yummy too!
    That's awesome that y'all got each other watches!

    I got BAD chaffing on my last half. That's one of the worst pains ever. Hope yours is getting better.
    And you look cute in that swim cap! ;)

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  7. Amy @ fitnessmeetsfrosting.comJune 12, 2014 at 2:44 PM

    HAHA OMG that's too funny/adorable that you guys got each other watches that are the same brand!! Those cupcakes are adorable and I will be visiting you next week ;) Sorry about your chafing! That sounds awful! Happy belated anniversary <3

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  8. That is so sweet you got each other the same gift! Love it. Pretty watches too:) Thankfully I have not had to deal with chafing too much. Hope its feeling better! There is nothing worse than having something irritate you while running....

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