Travel, Tempo, and Fun

Hello Wednesday….
I am traveling this week, and one of the perks is I got to see Miss J while enroute…Isn’t that just the best when travel plans, and friends can be mixed and you get to see someone while traveling. I LOVE it, and J is/ was the best host. We both had some work to get done once I arrived, so we worked, and then enjoyed a fantastic lunch here.
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It was so so yummy! I went with the enchilada’s a cheese one and a chicken one- we started of course with chip, and they had 3 different dips for them, we also got my favorite- queso and guac!!! So good! After lunch we took this lovey for a walk, I loved how we are downtown but it still has lots of green areas and parks.
June 17 1After our walk we headed to a gym my friend loves to try a Curved Treadmill class. If you have never run on a Curve treadmill- there is no motor so to speed up you run further forward on the belt, to slow down you run further back, it takes a little getting used to, but it really helps you focus on balance, form, and speed you yourself can generate, I love it. The class ran in 4 cycles, tread’s, floor, tread’s, floor ( or vice versa) and each cycle was 9 min’s, with 2 mins break. It flew by and I love the teachers style, he focused on a lot of independent leg – which as a runner I LOVE!!! If your ever in Dallas, check out this class. I loved it! This photo makes the teacher look like it’s an 80s workout video- I swear he was not ha, and his music was super good and made you want to sweat.
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Then it was off to another meal- I seriously could get used to eating all this yummy food. Everything I have had was amazing! Our next stop was dinner here. It was Epic. We got a flat bread, a tempura broccoli, asparagus, and the worlds best Mac and Cheese.
June 17 2They “theme” of the menu was small plates but we 110% did not leave hungry it was so good. The flat bread was fig and goat chesse and just amazing! I need to make it at home ASAP! Of course the company was the best part of the day/ night.
June 17 3  Tonight I am over the moon excited to try this place. It is a little road side “shack” that serves an amazing menu of taco’s. Look how adorable this place looks!
Velvet TacoAnyone been to Dallas before?
When you travel do you try and visit friends?
Do you go to the gym, explore outside, or take classes to stay healthy when you travel?
Favorite kind of taco?

Things I am Loving!

Happy Thursday!
I am so motivated by people who “do it all” and “follow their passion” but it’s scary and hard to do that! More on me following my dream’s later, but if you are in the process, it’s scary trust me, but trust in the plan, and surround yourself with people who believe in you. And know it’s okay to CRY, and I mean those ugly, big bawling tears, they are okay I promise.
Today I was back in the gym bright and early and rocking my favorite T “More then just a pretty Pace”.
April 23 BThen I was off to a meeting at the Edward Kennedy Institute in Boston! Have you been? No matter your political sides it’s great, and so much fun. It’s interactive and historical, and really brings learning to life. It’s free for marathon runners through Sunday as well!
April 23 AAlso in world breaking news I turn the BIG 3-0 this year. Crazy I know. My dad reminded me today I will always be his little girl, and I almost cried again ha. Oh how I love birthday’s but some years they are tough huh?!?! So in celebration I am doing this 5 mile race Sunday ( my actual Birthday) so if you live around here come join the party!
April 23 CIn other news around the world and how each of us is special and unique have you seen this video? These children were blindfolded and found their mom’s by using their own senses other then their eyes, it’s amazing. Don’t compare yourself too much to others we are all special, unique and different.

We forget how special we are when we keep trying to “measure up” and compare ourselves to others. Of course this made me cry too! Also kids and their parents, and what they do for each other. This dad ran the Boston Marathon and lead the pack for the first mile and a half just so his Kids could see him on TV. So amazing!
April 23 D…because even though the announcers didn’t know the name of the guy leading the race after the first mile, two little girls back home in Texas did. Coolest dad ever in my mind!
Also if you want to read about the top 15 Marathon’s check out this Bucket List of them!

On a completely different note I often hear people ask, but how do I get a Six Pack, or I stopped drinking why don’t I look like a magazine cover? Read this article here on the REAL COSTS of getting lean.
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It’s a pretty great read on the real things you need to give up, the more sleep you need, and the real possible results for each level. Check it out and let me know your goals.
Also my favorite people are having a sale on their new collection! https://marbleheadmarathoner.com/2014/12/18/this-has-been-a-good-week/9-6/ April 23-26, all styles in our seamless collection are 20% off with free shipping. Use code DREAMSEAM at checkout.
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How is your week going?
Are you a museum person?
Favorite athletic brand?
Are you a big fan of crying or hate it?