Day 26:

163.0 today. Up a pound.

Great day.

Jon made breakfast.

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While he made breakfast, he mistakenly told me about an upcoming (business) trip to San Francisco. By noon, we’d finagled our way into a free weekend (preceding the business stuff) with all of our points + perks + rewards. So! That’s exciting. I don’t know a dang thing about San Francisco and didn’t have time to do much research after we figured out the logistical stuff because this had to happen:

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I checked my app at about 35 minutes to see how far I was from 5k. I wasn’t too far off, so I tried to make it under 40 minutes. Official time was 39:18.

I thought my official New Year’s 5k time was 44 minutes for some reason, but I checked today. It was 41:56. So I lied when I said that I’d shaved 4 minutes off my time last week or so. I’m getting close now, though.

I’m pretty happy to see some improvement in just 3 weeks. My average pace was 13:30, so that’s improved somewhat, too.

I guess – as with most things – consistency is key. I’m needing the walks much less (mostly meaning I recover pretty quickly) and I’m actually enjoying the process (if not the drudgery of actually running).

I ate yogurt + blueberries + some rotisserie chicken when we got back from the jog/walk.

Jon made a big pot of chili once we got home – for me – because I had several friends over for dinner tonight – which was much needed and very fun.

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He and Henry retreated to the basement for most of the night and hung out until everyone left.

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They’re waiting for me now to go to bed. We just can’t make it to 11p these days.

(I’m the luckiest.)

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