My Stepmom’s Coming to Visit <3

Short post today, and I think the title may have given it away.  My stepmom is flying in this weekend!!  If you remember, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in January and had a double mastectomy last month.  This is the first time I’ve seen her since all of this cancer business started so I’m super excited!  She’s such a strong and amazing woman – I can’t wait to hug her neck!

She’s flying in for just a very quick visit to watch my stepsister’s college lacrosse game. I’ve been trying to get all my usual weekend stuff done so I don’t miss any time with them.  This included a 10 mile run after work last night. It sounded like a great idea when I thought of it but after not sleeping much the night before and a very long day at work, all I wanted to do was go home and crawl into bed. But I didn’t. (Yay, Gina!!)  Instead, I drug myself to the beach and got going. It was actually pretty nice.

My view. <3

My view. ❤

The first 6 miles went by quickly and then I took a potty stop.  We have a mini-Vegas like casino strip where I live so I ducked into one of their bathrooms. Hooray for not having to use a portopottie!!

Swanky, I tell ya!

Swanky, I tell ya!

Bonus, my running girls met me and finished out the last 4 miles.  I was exhausted the last mile of the run so if I decide to do this again, I’ll at least make sure to get a proper amount of sleep.

Not sure what this weekend has in store, other than watching my sister kill her lacrosse game, but it’s going to be a fun one.  I’m just so excited that Starla is well enough for a visit!!

Question:  What fun plans do you have for the weekend?

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27 thoughts on “My Stepmom’s Coming to Visit <3

  1. Have an amazing time with your stepmom! Running on the beach is the best. It always goes by so much faster.

  2. Way to stick to it girl! Yay, give mama a hug for me 😉 and I will listen to you oh overtraining, I promise! This vacation is just what my legs needed 😉 xo

  3. Great job getting that run done girl! I love running my long runs before the weekend because then I feel like I have the WHOLE weekend to do whatever! Everything doesn’t revolve around my long run lol! Have a great time visiting your stepmom!!

  4. AHH so exciting you get to see your stepmom, and thank god she is ok!! My mom had breast cancer in 2005, and she is doing well today!! YAY! Awesome run, and that bathroom stop is NICE!

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