I hope everyone is having a GREAT Mother’s Day! I feel like everyday should be Mother’s Day. You are are AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL!!
This week was just one of those weeks! I was EXHAUSTED. I spent the beginning of the week with my sister and mother and each day came home late and ready for bed (they live about 30-40 minutes away). I didn’t run on Wednesday (5 miles) and almost skipped my run on Thursday.
So much rain in the Chicago area. That really dampens the mood. It was gorgeous on Monday and then rain and more rain on Tuesday and Wednesday. There was a little rain yesterday afternoon, but thankfully none today.
On Wednesday the students made some Mother’s Day gifts. So cute! They also made a certificate and wrote a letter for mom. I was a bit sad for one of my students because her mom died the last week of March. I did talk to her (and dad) before to let her know what we were going to do and gave her the option of participating or going to another classroom. She decided to do the activities with the rest of us. I also asked again each time we did something new to make sure she was still OK with it.
For Teacher Appreciation Week the students made cards for me. Love each single one! I love that some of them talk about Lola. 🙂
This week consisted of 3 runs. I ran 4 miles on Thursday (in another new to me place), 6.78 on Saturday, and 3 on Sunday. Also, I ran at Lake Katherine, really close to where my mom and sister live. Very pretty!
On Saturday I went back to The Morton Arboretum to do 1×8 minutes, 1×4 minutes, and 4×2 minutes with 2 miles warmup and cooldown, and 2 minutes recovery between each interval. I really wanted to do this close to home because it is flat but want to get into the habit of running every Saturday at the Arboretum. The workout alone is tough but add in the hills and it is even more tough. I survived. 🙂 I will admit that I did have to stop a few times during the first interval because I received a few texts that I had to check and respond. Overall, pleased with how I did.
Linking up with Kim and Deborah for the Weekly Run Down.