Double or Nothing

Today was definitely a double layer day!  Eileen and I were determined to stay on our running schedule, but it sure was cold out!  The coldest weather I have run in.  I usually layer certain items for winter running, but today was the day to double up on everything – even socks!

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So we headed to the least windy spot we could find and got 4.5 miles in.  When we were done the temperature had risen to 16 degrees.  I sure hope it warms up before Friday!  It was fun though and I felt great the rest of the day.  Well… except for my ankle.  :(  I am not sure if it was the cold or the hills I have added back in, but it is not great tonight.  Keeping my fingers crossed that ice and my brace have it better before Friday!

I shopped for all of my juice produce today.  I am excited to try these recipes!  They sound pretty good actually.  I love carrot ginger.  Mmm.  And roasted beets are one of my favorites.  I have to admit that I never buy beets though.  The red stain keeps me away.  They do look a bit intimidating, don’t they?

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I am hoping the boys will like the recipes too.  They were excited that naval oranges are in the stores again.  They are giant and so sweet!  Such a great winter treat!

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We have a new ping pong player in the house lately.  Every time Ken, our big white cat, hears the ball he comes running and gets in on the action.  It’s great – as long as he is helping your side!

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I’m sure you can tell he didn’t give me permission to take this picture!

So, I am wondering, what is the coldest and hottest weather you have run in?

 

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