I love eating. Especially stuff that isn’t good for you. Donuts and I are total besties. I love going for a long run and treating myself to donuts. Because seriously who can eat just one? Recently I have found myself following blogs about people who run and also have a love for sugary treats. While browsing one of those blogs I came across this amazing donut chart. Of course I felt the need to share in order to justify my donut habits. Now I am off to eat a donut.
What have I been doing? Running. Have I been writing about it? Nope. But, that doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. Promise. I have crossed over to the 20+ miles a week range. It feels like more because the Mississippi Delta is hot. And humid. And pretty miserable. Daily I second guess myself, was this really a smart plan? Training for a marathon in the heat of a Mississippi summer? Nope, probably not. But, I am committed so here we go.
5/4-6.5, 5/5-5, 5/6-Rest, 5/7-7, 5/8-Rest, 5/9-5, 5/10-4
I had a bit of a set back a few aches and pains which caused me to cut back a bit this week. And the rain, oh the rain.
5/11-3.35, 5/12-4, 5/13-Rest, 5/14-10, 5/15-4, 5/16-Rest, 5/17-Rest
Teehee, get it, my jam. Too much? Nah. One of my favorite ways to spend a spring weekend is sitting in the sun listening to amazing music with my fella. Welcome to last weekend. We ventured to Meridian, MS. Super cute downtown by the way. The Farmers Market, and the PIE! Oh MY! If you ever find yourself in Meridian have some brunch on the balcony at Weidmann’s Restaurant and save room for the pie. Oh, the pie. We then skipped across the street (not literally, it was more of a slow walk) to a super cute beer garden that had an amazing beer selection (I am currently crushing on the Traveler Grapefruit Ale, it tastes like summer) and then we found ourselves on the front lawn of city hall taking in some amazing tunes by super talented musicians at the Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival. Weekend well spent! Best act? Steep Canyon Rangers by far! That fiddle player…wow. Also, this past week they announced the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival lineup—Old Crow Medicine SHOW! What?! I can hardly contain my excitement. Happy times, happy times ahead.
As we know, or at least you are starting to realize, I am constantly obsessed with random stuff. Currently, I am obsessed with “Life Unexpected.” Actually, it has to come to an end because I just finished the last episode and omg. What a drama! Not only are the main characters familiar faces from my high school WB dayz (yes, I just spelled dayz with a z), um Dawson’s Creek and Roswell anyone? But, the love triangles, the lies, the high school drama. Fantastic! Looking for a series to keep you busy for the next few days? I highly recommend “Life Unexpected” on the good ole Netflix. Also, the soundtrack! Yummy. You can thank me later. Now enjoy these happy flowers on my mantel. It is spring y’all!
Can we talk about how much I love the song, “I don’t Like it, I Love it!”? Because I do. Get it Flo Rida, Robin Thicke, and Verdine White.
But what do I love even more than the actual song? This video. Sean Hayes you make me cry laugh. That little guitar. Kills me. Also, this gem below is pretty fantastic too. Both will put you in an awesome mood instantly. Promise.