It wasn't the worst run ever.
It certainly wasn't the best.
I was hoping yesterday's 18 miler
would be more like the 16 miler I did last week(ish).
That run was wonderful.
The 18 miles- not so much.
It was 72 degrees when I started... at 5am.
It just kept getting warmer as the sun came up.
(I know many of you run in MUCH warmer weather-
but I am so not used to it and my body doesn't handle it well yet!)
Then there was that WIND.
Goodness, I hate wind.
I had to run INTO that wind for the last 5 miles straight-
just amazing planning on my part ;).
Finishing this run was simply wonderful.
SO happy to see that distance click over to 18.
I know it was actually good for me to run in warmer weather...
considering that my upcoming marathon is on July 24th!
Good training to be able to handle the heat.
Then I rewarded myself by taking my kids to the water park.
Kind of the same as an ice bath, right? ;)
On a side note-
the water park gets more relaxing the older my children get.
I can join them on slides, pools, etc...
or hang out on the side and watch them in the kids area.
I could live at this place...
and I plan to for the next 2.5 months.
Thank you, summertime.