I need a volunteer on race day…

Seriously. After yesterday’s tempo run, I’m convinced that if I could just have someone volunteer to run in front of me with some type of flat screen on their back that is playing Game of Thrones, I could probably win the race.

Again, I did a 2 mile warm-up followed by 5 miles at 7:13 min/mi (4:29 min/km) and it was totally manageable…but I suspect mostly because I am COMPLETELY sucked into the awesomeness of GOT. I just finished Season 1 and because I only watch GOT while running, I can’t wait until I get to jump on the TM again!! LOL So yeah, let me know if you want to volunteer for this job!

On Sunday night I was invited to a friend’s house for dinner and I so immediately offered to bring dessert. It was a little self-serving because I had been craving Nanaimo bars.

Now, I know these are a Canadian specialty so if you had not yet had these, you MUST if you ever have the chance (simple ingredients: sugar, butter, cocoa and a little dash of vanilla, eggs, graham crumbs and coconut). It was just two of us for dinner so there were SOME leftovers (LOL) and I brought them into work…yeah, they were gone in about 2.3 seconds.

Last night I went over to a friend’s house…and hung out in their hot tub.

Ok, this isn’t THE hot tub – I can SOMETIMES actually not take pics when with people and just focus on them! LOL!

Ohhhhhh, soooooo good. And because yesterday was so “warm” (it was around 3F/-16C with NO windchill), I actually didn’t squeal in between getting out of the hot tub and wrapping my towel around me…actually, truth be told, I just stood there for a while, enjoying the “warm” air. #nojoke #iamcanadian

Rest day today. I love running…but I also LOVE rest days. 🙂

Happy Wednesday!

8 thoughts on “I need a volunteer on race day…

  1. Chris

    Game of Thrones follows the books pretty well but they are really long. I have read all of them and they are a bit ahead of the tv show so it is fun to watch other people be completely shocked watching an episode because you know what is going to happen.

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    1. 50statecanuck Post author

      That’s just it – my mouth is open in shock the entire episode…and because I’ve heard people say that basically any character is at risk of getting chopped (literally) from the show, I NEVER know what is about to happen!!! I just about died when the dragons hatched yesterday!! LOL!!

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