Back to Normal Business

Good Morning and Happy Labor Day!

We are officially back in Denver, settled, and back to normal business after a whirlwind weekend in New York.

Well, it’s back to business for a few days at least…

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That’s right all, 5 day.  5 big ones until the big day.

I must say, going to a wedding across the country a week before your own may not be for everyone, but we made it!

This morning, I woke up ready to reset my body and find some routine to settle into until our own craziness begins.   After a weekend of exploring a new area by running, by body was more than happy to take a reset with some yoga.

I stepped out into my own personal yoga oasis for a morning of  stretching and healing.

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Pretty sweet set up I have there on our upstairs patio, huh? 🙂

Workout for the Morning:  YOGA for runners.

My travel and running fatigued body was VERY grateful for some TLC.

I spent some time this weekend thinking about how I was going to structure my work outs this week.  I know that flexibility will be key, but because I’ve been thinking ahead I’ve structured work outs in a way that I WILL be able to be flexible.

First, I didn’t take Friday completely off like I normally do.  I knew that traveling makes me stir crazy, so getting a quick and dirty work out in was best for all involved :).

I skipped a true long run last week, and just integrated some longer runs during the week, and left myself open to do shorter runs over the weekend, when I knew I’d be traveling and have less time and access to equipment.

Overall, it’s worked out very well and I now have a very loose schedule for the wedding week.

Workout Plan for WEDDING WEEK

  • Monday:  YOGA YOGA YOGA
  • Tuesday:  4 easy miles
  • Wednesday: Easy day: yoga + strength for arms and abs (8 minute videos anyone? 😉
  • Thursday:  Long Run
  • Friday: Hike with friends
  • Saturday: Wedding Run in Golden with my Maid of Honor
  • Sunday:  Back in being a newlywed 🙂

So, yes, it looks very different than my normal schedules, but seems like a good set up for a busy/amazing week.  What do you think?

And now, I’m enjoying some morning coffee while chatting with you and planning out our Labor Day.

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Adorable, no?

So far our Labor Day includes:

  • Trip to the vet for updated shots for Gusman
  • Trip to Macy’s for returns and possible wedding day gifts for each other
  • Unloading some exciting wedding gifts (pictures to come 🙂
  • Pizza night
  • Possible movie night

I also may squeeze in some strength strength for runners before starting the day. . . yoga and coffee has woken up my muscles 🙂

I’ll be back later this afternoon to continue the New York recap!  Wedding post to come!

Question for the Morning:  Please tell me what you’ve been up to!  I’ve missed everyone!

 

6 thoughts on “Back to Normal Business

  1. Oh wow, only one week until the big day? Awesome!!! You two have a honeymoon planned? I can’t wait to see photos of the wedding!
    My week’s been uneventful but the next few days are going to be CRAZY!

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