September Monthly Update

Wow. What a month. I can hardly believe everything I managed to cram into September. Here’s a recap.

Races Run: 4.

States Run In: 3 – Illinois, California, and Minnesota

Miles Run: 35.4 (All but 3 of those miles were in races).

Medals Earned: 4.

Life’s List Items Crossed Off: 5! (All running-related)

  1. Earn the Disney Coast-to-Coast Medal
  2. Complete the Windy City Challenge
  3. Earn a CARA Participation Award
  4. Qualify for the Half Fanatics
  5. Win my age group

Books Read: 2

Concerts Attended: 2 – Ben Howard and Ben Folds Five

Professional Athletes I Shared A Drink With: 1.

September Highlights: 

  • Disneyland!
  • Getting to celebrate my nephew’s first birthday and cuddling with him.
  • Seeing Ben Howard live.
  • Getting 7 new interns at work and learning how to manage them.
  • The end of the CPS teachers’ strike so that we could finally start up some of our reading programs.
  • Beer and bacon tasting at Paddy Long’s
  • Guinness and Oyster Fest
  • Hanging out with Jake Peavy
  • Growing Up with Harry Potter/J.K Rowling Book Release Party

Goals for October

  • Sign up for the gym.
  • Work out 3 times a week.
  • Monster Dash half marathon. (NOT aiming for a PR)
  • Be more consistent in using MyFitnessPal
  • Read the new J.K. Rowling Book
  • Lose at least 5 lbs
  • Win my “no drinking” bet with a friend.
  • Invite people over for dinner, instead of going out to eat.
  • Decide on my November race.

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